About Us


A headstone is a lasting and unique memorial to a person’s life, it can also be an important step in the healing process, but choosing one is not an easy thing to do.

To ensure a completed memorial stone is an everlasting tribute that can be cherished for years to come, Set in Stone has a showroom at 24 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4PD Tel: 01795 410800 and another at 66 High Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1SR Tel: 01622 679888 so that customers can see first hand what designs our memorial masons can offer in various colours of granite, marble and natural stone such as Nabresina, limestone, slate and sandstone.

No appointment is necessary, people can just call in or contact us between 10 am and 3 pm Monday to Friday and 10 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. Out of office appointments with our memorial masons are also available as well as home visits.

The business is run by Malcolm Mewes, a monumental mason who has been working in the memorials industry for over 40 years. 

“We feel our showroom provides clients with a professional, calm, comfortable and modern environment where they can receive advice they can trust from a wealth of experience. Nothing is too much trouble for our memorial masons. No matter how large or small a person’s order, they can be assured they will receive the highest level of customer service available”.

We stock Kosmolux statues from Italy providing figurines such as doves and teddy bears to full-sized angels and offer the full range of Biondan bronze items, including statues, vases, lanterns and photo plaque frames. We also stock flower vases, flower containers and a large selection of resin graveside memorial ornaments and all our prices are very competitive. Whether you are searching for headstones, kerb memorials, cremation memorials, children’s memorials, vases or tablets, we are bound to have exactly what you’re looking for!

In addition to supplying new memorials Set in Stone’s expert memorial masons can also carry out renovations, cleaning and additional inscriptions to existing memorials. 

All fixing of memorials is carried out in accordance with the National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM) code of working practice.

Free estimates are available along with no obligation on-site inspections. 



24 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4PD

Tel: 01795 410800



66 High Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1SR

Tel: 01622 679888

Renovations and additional inscriptions

 After years of weathering by the elements memorials may require a  certain amount of restoration in order to return them to there original  condition. Our highly experienced memorial masons are able to offer a full gravestone  renovation and headstone cleaning service to meet your needs. This  may include levelling headstones, cleaning, additional inscriptions, repainting or re-gilding of the existing lettering, new flower containers, renewing  chippings, repairs and additional items such as tablets or books.

Memorial headstone before renovation

Memorial headstone before renovation

Contact us by email at setinstonekent@aol.com

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Feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm

Saturday 10am to 1pm

Sundays closed

Home visits by appointment