A.W. Lymn Osmaston Park

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Alvaston, Osmaston Park, Sinfin and other communities around the Derby area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Anne Freeborough 24th Sep 2019

The service from Lymns was brilliant. Mark looked after us so well and made a very difficult time easier to bear. Thank you so much Mark for everything you are brilliant, a very kind and caring man. Excellent service from everyone would highly recommend. Thank you all.

Jason Theaker 21st Sep 2019

Such amazing service and comfort at one of the most difficult times of my life I’m truly grateful for all the help and guidance given to our family words couldn’t even begin to describe our gratitude 

Rajesh Sanghani 4th Sep 2019

Mark at A.W.Lymn was superbly supportive throughouW the planning and cremation process, nothing was too much trouble. He was always available with advice when we needed it. Thoroughly professional throughout

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Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Address
Wentworth House, 337 Osmaston Park Road
Derby
Derbyshire
DE24 8DA

About Us

Located at Wentworth House, our Osmaston Park branch opened in March 2010 and funeral director Mark Chapman is in charge of the office, along with Kevin Hall, who is the area manager.

The premises offer one small car park, a reception area, visitation room, family room, and
cold room facilities. There is also the possibility to accommodate ritual washing if requested.

Mark is available to see clients from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, or at any other time by appointment – our telephone number operates 24 hours a day.

The branch covers all of Osmaston Park and its surrounding area, including Alvaston, Chaddesden, Findern, Normanton, Sinfin and beyond.

Nigel Lymn Rose, former president of the National Association of Funeral Directors’ manages A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service, along with his sister Jackie and his son Matthew.

Latest Obituaries

Jan Nistor

May 1993 - Dec 2019

Linda Beryl Corpe

Oct 1949 - Nov 2019

James Neville Hatton

Mar 1924 - Nov 2019

Herval Clarke

Jul 1934 - Oct 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Anne Freeborough 24th Sep 2019

    The service from Lymns was brilliant. Mark looked after us so well and made a very difficult time easier to bear. Thank you so much Mark for everything you are brilliant, a very kind and caring man. Excellent service from everyone would highly recommend. Thank you all.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I feel I have got to know you and your family very well and I really thank you for entrusting me and A.W. Lymn with taking care of your mum Betty. I am pleased that I have been able to help make your loss a little easier and that you are happy to recommend us to others who lose a loved one. Please feel free to call on me and have a cuppa whenever you are passing. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Jason Theaker 21st Sep 2019

    Such amazing service and comfort at one of the most difficult times of my life I’m truly grateful for all the help and guidance given to our family words couldn’t even begin to describe our gratitude 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It truly was an honour to be able to help you all at such a difficult time and I am pleased that you are so happy with the service we provided. I know that Mr Theaker was such a well-respected and loved person who would do anything for anyone, I only wish I could have met him in person. I am glad that the surprise of the London Routemaster arriving to take the mourners to the crematorium was so special and the applause it received from everyone on its arrival was so amazing. Please remember that I am only a call away and you are always welcome to call on me if you are passing. Thanks, Mark.
  • 5 Rajesh Sanghani 4th Sep 2019

    Mark at A.W.Lymn was superbly supportive throughouW the planning and cremation process, nothing was too much trouble. He was always available with advice when we needed it. Thoroughly professional throughout

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for entrusting me and A.W. Lymn with the funeral of the late Mrs Ganatra. I am glad that despite some difficult circumstances we were able to organise the service for you on the date you wanted. You are very welcome to call on me whenever you are passing the office and if I can be of help in any way then you only have to ask. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Samantha Boiling 23rd Aug 2019

    Mark, Steve and all at AW Lymns gave my Dad the best send off I could have wished for. I had no idea what to do as I had not done this before. Mark took me through it all step by step with so much care and thought it was so much more personal than I could have imagined. I can't thank you all enough. You did my Dad proud and helped me do the same.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Please pass on my personal thanks to Samantha for allowing me and A.W. Lymn to ensure her dad’s final journey was all she wanted it to be.   I am pleased that I managed to help her create a fitting funeral  for her dad along with Stephen Wakeling and ensure he returned to his home town of Nottingham.   It was an honour for me to be there with her and the family throughout, and to be given a little insight to the wonderful man she called dad.   I hope, if she is passing the office, she knows she is welcome to call in, and that my door is always open and I can always pop the kettle on. Thank you, Mark   
  • 5 Gloria Holness-Wilks 1st Jun 2019

    Our family have already used Lymn's on 3 previous occasions. I have already planned and payed for my own funeral as well. I would highly recommend this company.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Gloria, you are a special lady who gives so much to others less fortunate that you and it was my honour to help you with Pat's arrangements and to ensure that everything went as planned on the day itself. I cannot thank you enough for entrusting me to take care of both Pat and your late husband and I am always at the end of the telephone if you ever need me. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Kayleigh Hanson 28th May 2019

    Absolutely brilliant no complaints at all. They made it so easy and took a lot of the stress off me the service they provide is beautiful

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this wonderful review which I have of course passed onto Mark. He is pleased that he was able to take a lot of the stress away for you and has asked me to pass on that he is always available if there is anything further he can do for you or simply if you wish to call in for a cup of tea.
  • 5 Michelle Galloway 21st May 2019

    We have come to Lymns twice over 5 years to help say goodbye to my Mum then Dad, Mark is incredible at his job and help us through every step of the process on both occasions and nothing is too much for him - highly recommended 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I would like to thank you both for entrusting myself and A.W. Lymn with the care of your mum and dad when you needed us. I was so honoured to have been able to help you at this difficult time in your lives, and want you to both know that if you need anything at all I am here for you. Your dad was a wonderful man, and I know he would have been so proud of you both at such a difficult time. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Jean Knighton 6th May 2019

    From the very first meeting with Mark Chapman, we were treated with the up most respect and dignity. He was attentive to all our needs, during this difficult time. He went above and beyond to ensure all our requests were met, and to make sure they day went as planned. We would like to thank Mark and all at A.W Lymn funeral services. We would highly recommend their services.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I would like to pass on my thanks and gratitude to you and your family for these kind words, it truly was an honour for me to be there for you and Naomi. I cannot thank you enough for entrusting Naomi’s care and final journey to myself and A.W. Lymn, and I am always here for you if ever they need me. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Darren Rawson 10th Mar 2019

    Mark was wonderful. ..as was Lisa .The whole day was made special and exactly what Sara would if wanted ...Would recommend the service of osmaston park road to anyone who needs compassion, understanding and help xx thanks again to Mark and Lisa x

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was an honour to be able to help you with the arrangements and to be able to make Sara’s coffin choice so personal, as it was painted Sweet Pink as Sara wanted it to be. I would also like to thank you for your kind words and for entrusting me and A.W. Lymn to take care of Sara. If I can be of further assistance at any time you just need to ask. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Sharon Ward 1st Mar 2019

    Absoulety brilliant staff. Mark who helped us throughout was amazing Very helpful and caring. Will definitely recommend this funeral director to any one

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this lovely review. I am so pleased that I was able to help you during this very difficult time and that with my support you were able to create a personalized service with selected music and even a special route to the Crematorium. I am also grateful to you for taking the time to leave this positive review and for your recommendation. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Marion Pauline Hague 9th Feb 2019

    From day 1 Mark Chapman was fantastic. He helped us through one of saddest times in our lives. Nothing was to much trouble. The service for my dad was amazing thanks to Mark and the A.W.Lymn team.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I cannot thank you enough for your kind words, and it was truly an honour for me to help you plan Mr Hague’s Funeral. I thought your choice of wicker coffin with the carnation garland was beautiful and the extra little things during the service made it completely unique. It was a pleasure to get to know you all and to make this very difficult time a little easier. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Donna Walsh 3rd Jan 2019

    Outstanding service from Mark and his team, the service was beautifully done and the support was excellent thank you

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I would like to thank Donna, Daniel and Dean for all of the time you spent with me arranging a fitting Funeral for such a lovely lady, who I had the pleasure in meeting. I would again pass on my condolences to you all and remind you that my door is always open and the kettle will be on. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Roger Sansum 2nd Jan 2019

    I would just like to express my gratitude to Mark Chapman for his kindness, compassion and professionalism whilst arranging my brothers funeral. I would also like to thank Reverend James Lindsay for his support and conducting a very nice and appropriate service. Regards Roger

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am pleased that you were happy with everything we did for your late brother and I was honoured to be able to take care of his final journey. I am also glad that the service James Lindsay provided was as you requested. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Clifton George Brown 29th Sep 2018

    Mark was just BRILLIANT

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I want to just say thank you to you both for giving me the honour of looking after Natalie and arranging her funeral. It has been very rewarding to be able to form a great relationship with you and to be able to make an extremely difficult and sad time a little easier for you and your family. I hope that if you are passing you will call in and have a cup of tea or coffee, as you are both wonderful people. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Elaine Archer 15th Sep 2018

    Just want to say a big thank you to Lymns and especially Mark for not only sorting everything but also going above and beyond with his fantastic support in this very difficult time. He is an absolute credit to Lymns not only as an employee but as a person. We could not have asked anymore. He was very professional, organised and was always available. We would not hesitate to use Lymns in the future and Mark and will highly recommend him to anyone who is unfortunate enough to lose a loved one. Many thanks once again for everything.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I would like to thank you for your kind words about A.W. Lymn and myself as it was an honour to help you and your family at such a difficult time. My thoughts are very much with you over the coming months and if you need to just have a chat or I can help in any way, then please let me know. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 Susan Anne Parker 10th Aug 2018

    Excellent support in everything from start to finish. Would like to thank Mark for his help especially.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was an honour for me to help arrange your mother’s funeral and to make sure all your wishes we met. Thank you for your card and for your kind review. Mark.
  • 5 Alan Biggs 1st Jul 2018

    excellent service all the way through .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am very happy that you were pleased with the service you received from A W Lymn and myself personally and I thank you for your kind words, time and for entrusting me with the care of Mrs Biggs. Mark.
  • 5 Patrick Doherty 21st May 2018

    We cannot thank Mark enough for his excellent care , for making it all so much more bearable and going the extra mile to make sure it all went off without a hitch . I would highly recommend Lymns to everyone .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I really would like to thank you for your kind words and for entrusting the care of your mother to myself and A.W. Lymn. I am glad that i was able to make this difficult time more bearable for you. Thank you, Mark.
  • 5 David Gibson 13th Apr 2018

    Very Respectful and very professional. Thank you

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    David, It was an honour to be able to assist you and your family and to take care of Mrs Joan Mary Gibson, and I thank you for your kind words. Mark.
  • 5 Caron Muldoon 3rd Apr 2018

    We were helped though a very tuff time in our lives. The sevice was professional but friendly and supportive. We were keept informed all the way through, nothing was a problem or to difficult to sort out. I would happily recomend AW Lymn to anyone going through this difficult time.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Marks professional, friendly and supportive service helped make this difficult time a little easier for you and we would thank you for you nice review and your recommendation.
  • 5 Lesley Bennett Collins 31st Mar 2018

    Mark Chapman was amazing, he was supportive, compassionate, caring, respectful and very professional but friendly and approachable. I could not have asked for more, he made an extremely difficult time bearable. I could not fault the service I received from A.W.Lymn from my initial meeting with Derek to all the following meetings with Mark. They all went that extra mile to ensure all my wishes for my son were met. A truly amazing service received from this team and A.W.Lymns should be so proud of this team for all the dedication they showed to provide an excellent iservice to meet the individuals needs. Thankyou Mark and your team for everything you did for my sons final journey xx

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind and detailed review, particularly in regard to the supportive, caring, compassionate, friendly and respectful service offered by Mark. We are pleased this with his support and guidance you were able to create a very special and personalised service for your Son and are glad that he was able to make this extremely difficult time a little more bearable for you and your family. Thank you.
  • 5 Margaret Edwards 26th Dec 2017

    Excellent service and a great big thanks to Mark and James who made the day feel so special and run so smoothly 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are sorry that this is the second time you have needed to use our services over recent years but would thank you for your kind words about Mark and are glad that he has looked after you so well on both occasions. Thank you.
  • 5 Patricia Anne Simms 19th Nov 2017

    Such a very sad time but it made all the difference with the thoughtful friendly atmosphere we recieved on entering your funeral parlour thank you so much mark we will always remember your kindness   Patricia and graham 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for these lovely words, we are pleased that Mark's thoughtful and friendly service helped to put you at ease and support you during this difficult time. Mark has also asked me to pass on his personal thanks for your kind words and to remind you that his door is always open for a cuppa and a chat, and your recipes will be with you soon.
  • 5 David Berridge 12th Oct 2017

    Mark was very good . He helped us through a very difficult time . In a very professional good humored manner. This put us at ease . At a very stressful time. He also makes a very nice cup of tea. Thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Both Mark and I would like to thank you for these kind words. We are pleased that he was able to put you at ease with his profesional manner and occassional good humour, and are glad you enjoyed his tea making skills. Thank you.
  • 5 Andrew Grahame 5th Oct 2017

    Mark and his team were amazing throughout all stages of the funeral. I can’t recommend them highly enough. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this kind review and recommendation. Mark has asked me to pass on that it was his pleasure to meet and help you and your family and he is glad that you thought the service was excellent throughout.

Address
Wentworth House, 337 Osmaston Park Road
Derby
Derbyshire
DE24 8DA

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Anne Freeborough 24th Sep 2019

The service from Lymns was brilliant. Mark looked after us so well and made a very difficult time easier to bear. Thank you so much Mark for everything you are brilliant, a very kind and caring man. Excellent service from everyone would highly recommend. Thank you all.

Jason Theaker 21st Sep 2019

Such amazing service and comfort at one of the most difficult times of my life I’m truly grateful for all the help and guidance given to our family words couldn’t even begin to describe our gratitude 

Rajesh Sanghani 4th Sep 2019

Mark at A.W.Lymn was superbly supportive throughouW the planning and cremation process, nothing was too much trouble. He was always available with advice when we needed it. Thoroughly professional throughout

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