A.W. Lymn Carlton

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Burton Joyce, Carlton, Gedling, Netherfield and other communities in the Gedling area.

Latest Verified Reviews

David Quinn 24th May 2024

Thank you for everything lovely sending off and my dad would of been happy ❤️

Paul Johnson 20th May 2024

Professional, empathetic and understanding staff all throughout this very sad time in laying my beautiful wife Tracey to rest in eternal peace. Paul, Emma, Ms. Lymn and Nev the bus driver all showed the utmost respect for my wife, our family and friends. Thank you all for guiding us through this awful time. Paul, Sharon, Katrina, Selina, Melissa and Letitia xxx

Paul Quinton 20th May 2024

Paul at Lymns Carlton was very kind considerate and very helpful in every respect dealing with my wife’s funeral. The service I received was exceptional at obviously a very sad and difficult time. Thank you 

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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

Church Street
Carlton
Nottinghamshire
NG4 1BJ

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Call: 0115 961 6180

About Us

G. Harrod and Sons was purchased by the A. W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service in October 1994 and moved from their original building on Church Street to a purpose designed larger office, also on Church Street on 2nd January 2018.

Harrod House features two ample visiting rooms, a family room, a large reception area and cold room facilities. The office has a large private car park with a disabled parking space.

Mark Ridout is the senior funeral director for the area and is assisted by funeral director Paul Richardson and funeral arranger Emma Hemstock.

Opening times are Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. The funeral home can open after hours if you call our telephone number and make an appointment – the phone lines are available 24 hours a day, every day.

This office covers all of Carlton and its surrounding area, including Bakersfield, Bulcote, Burton Joyce, Caythorpe, Colwick, Gedling, Lowdham, Mapperley, Netherfield, Sneinton, St Ann’s and beyond.

The Lymn Rose family has managed the business since its establishment in 1907. Nigel, Matthew and Jackie Lymn Rose are directors of the company.

Latest Obituaries

Peter Alan 'Pete'   Ascough

Peter Alan 'Pete' Ascough

Sep 1955 - May 2024

John Alan   Esam

John Alan Esam

Sep 1945 - May 2024

Maureen Elizabeth   Blackman

Maureen Elizabeth Blackman

Mar 1940 - May 2024

Violet   Booth

Violet Booth

Oct 1923 - May 2024

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 David Quinn 24th May 2024

    Thank you for everything lovely sending off and my dad would of been happy ❤️

  • 5 Paul Johnson 20th May 2024

    Professional, empathetic and understanding staff all throughout this very sad time in laying my beautiful wife Tracey to rest in eternal peace. Paul, Emma, Ms. Lymn and Nev the bus driver all showed the utmost respect for my wife, our family and friends. Thank you all for guiding us through this awful time.

    Paul, Sharon, Katrina, Selina, Melissa and Letitia xxx

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Paul, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review of our services at the Carlton Office and for your high appraisal for my Colleagues Emma, Jackie, and Nev. It has been a privilege for all of us to guide you through this very distressing time following the very sad loss of your deeply loved wife Tracey. We wish you, Sharon, Katrina, Selina, Melissa, and Letitia all the very best in moving forwards. With kindest regards, Paul, Emma, Jackie, and Nev.
  • 5 Paul Quinton 20th May 2024

    Paul at Lymns Carlton was very kind considerate and very helpful in every respect dealing with my wife’s funeral. The service I received was exceptional at obviously a very sad and difficult time. Thank you 

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Paul, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services at the Carlton Office. I’m so very sorry that it has been necessary for you to have had to instruct us following the very sad loss of your beloved wife Annie. It has been a very great privilege for me to guide you through this very challenging and distressing time and I wish you all the very best in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Dean Horsfall 12th May 2024

    Excellent service from start to finish. Would throughly recommend, nothing was too much trouble.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Dean, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for my Colleagues at the Carlton Office. I’m so very sorry that it has been necessary for you to have had to instruct us following the very sad and sudden loss of your deeply loved Father. It has been a privilege to guide you and your Mother together with all the family through this very challenging and fraught time. I wish you all well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul and Team Carlton.
  • 5 Steven Beighton 8th May 2024

    The process was very easy with the help and support from the staff members. They were amazing support throughout the process. I could not ask for any more. I would recommend them to anyone. 

  • 5 Gillian Barszcz 3rd May 2024

    Absolutely cannot fault the service we received from AW Lymm, not only did they take good care of my late sister,they also cared for the family everything we asked they delivered, they created a wonderful service for my sister  I highly recommend this company, Superb professional service just as it should be at this very sad time a big Thank You from our family.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Gill, thank you for the lovely review. It was a real privilege to look after yourself and Russel at such a difficult time. From the team at Carlton.
  • 5 Kerry Tegart 16th Apr 2024

    Excellent service from Lymns in Carlton.
    Special mention to Emma and Paul for the help and support we received.
    Celebrant John Else did a fantastic job in capturing our lovely Paul's energy and amazing character that he was.
    John really listened to how we wanted the service to best suit Paul and he didn't let us down.
    Beautiful touches such as staying close to Paul and delivering with passion from the heart.
    Thank you. X

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Kerry, thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a thoughtful review. It was a privilege for us to help and support you and your family through a very difficult and challenging time, following the loss of your brother Paul. Thank you also for the special thanks for John Else. Emma, Paul & Mark.
  • 5 Antonio Garofalo 8th Apr 2024

    The staff at A.W Lymn Carlton were absolutely brilliant. They were very thoughtful and caring throughout the whole process. A big thank you to Paul who looked after us from start to finish. Nothing was ever too much. Thank you so much for helping us through this sad time ❤️

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Tony, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our service at the Carlton Office. It has been a privilege to guide you and all your family through this very stressful and challenging following the very sad loss of your beloved Mother. I wish you all well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Andrew Curtis 31st Mar 2024

    Paul Mark and Emma lovely people very supportive with myself and my brothers very understanding really fantastic with the way they dealt with my beautiful mum from the day of her sad passing to her cremation thankyou very much and a special mention to Rachel Gibson the celebrant for my mums service thankyou to you all xxxx

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Andrew, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services at the Carlton Office and for your high appraisal of my Colleagues Mark and Emma and for the Celebrant Rachel Gibson. It has been a privilege to guide you and all your family through this very distressing and challenging time following the very sad loss of your deeply loved Mother. I wish you all the very best in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul, Mark, and Emma.
  • 5 Peter Nightingale 30th Mar 2024

    Absolutely the best of the best. From start to finish everything was covered and dealt with. Considering we are talking about the death of someone who was so well loved it was a very relaxing experience. Thank you.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Pete, thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and positive review. It was a privilege for us to take care of you and the arrangements for Jean’s funeral service. Emma and the team at Carlton.
  • 5 Karen Clifton 27th Mar 2024

    A.W.Lymn at Carlton were absolutely perfect. Their professionalism and support were consistent throughout and they showed exceptional kindness. Everything that I wanted for my Mum was taken care of and despite the funeral being a very sad occasion for me it was also exquisitely beautiful and everything that I could have wished for. I cannot thank them enough. They were wonderful.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Thank you, Karen, for such a wonderful review. We know that you had dealings with the three of us, Mark, Emma and Paul, and we are all very honoured by your lovely words. Thank you.
  • 5 Ceri Lowton 16th Mar 2024

    Thank you all for your care and empathy at a very sad time.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Ceri, thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It was our privilege to take care of the funeral arrangements for your Mum. Emma and the Carlton team.
  • 5 Sarah Gately 8th Mar 2024

    Completely professional service from the first initial contact we made right thru to the receiving the final payment request.
    Cannot rate them highly enough and I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone.
    A family firm that employs many people and that have a deep sense of dignity and pride.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. It was certainly an honour to have been present at all stages of the arrangements in making Martin’s service perfect…. “thanks for all the fish.” Mark.
  • 5 Sarah Jane Brooks 7th Mar 2024

    It was a beautiful day, with wonderful people looking after us. Because being in a wheelchair was extremely worrying but it was amazing care that I had and my 86year old mum was treated the same.
    I would also like to mention Keith Brown for such an amazing service for my Husband Gary Brooks. 
    I can’t thank him enough for such a wonderful service from his Heart.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Sarah, Thank you for your very kind words about my Colleagues at the Carlton Office and the Funeral Celebrant Keith Brown. I’m so very sorry that it has been necessary for you to have had to instruct our services following the very sad and sudden loss of your very deeply loved husband Gary. It been a privilege to guide you and all your family through this very distressing time. I wish you well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Hayley Bilous 2nd Mar 2024

    Faultless service, Paul was fantastic throughout the whole process sensitive, caring and professional. His choice of celebrant (Rachel)  was a perfect fit for our family.
    I’ll be forever grateful for that support through this tragic time in our life’s. 

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Hayley. Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services at the Carlton Office and Rachel the Celebrant. I’m so very sorry that it was necessary for you to instruct our services following the very sad loss of your deeply loved husband Michael. It has been a privilege to guide you and all your family through this fraught and distressing time. I wish you all well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Frances Salter 28th Feb 2024

    Lymns at Carlton were excellent. They were professional and caring and  looked after us all the way through. Thank you to Emma, Mark, Paul and the team. 

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Fran, thank you for such a thoughtful review. It was a privilege to take care of your Dad’s funeral arrangements. Emma and team at Carlton.
  • 5 Jerzy Peszynski 24th Feb 2024

    All was done in very experienced way, and went according to plan. Paul arranged and carried out the procedure in a professional manner from first meeting to the day of the funeral. Would highly recommend this firm.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Jerzy, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services at the Carlton Office. It has been a privilege to guide you through this distressing time following the vey sad loss of your beloved Mother. I wish you all the best in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Ruth Brasier 23rd Feb 2024

    We cannot fault the care and attention we received from Lymns Carlton an excellent service. Thankyou for looking after us through our grief and sadness. The whole team were spot on. 

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Thank you so much Ruth and Rose for your lovely review. It was an honour to be of help to you and your families again having first met you all at Mum’s funeral. I remember your Dad so well from then and it was sad to have to be making his arrangements this time but a privilege also, especially when it came to helping remember Swedish Rhapsody! Mark.
  • 5 Marina Broad 20th Feb 2024

    Would recommend them they did everything we asked and more , thank you to Paul Richardson for all your help kind regards Margaret and daughter marina

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Margaret & Marina, thank you for taking the time to leave a fantastic review of our services at the Carlton Office. I’m so very sorry that it has been necessary for you to have had to instruct our services following the very sad loss of a much-loved husband, father, and grandfather. It has been an honour to guide you through this challenging time. I wish you all well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Joanne Allcock 19th Feb 2024

    Excellent, Paul you helped so much with all the arrangements. Professional and caring from the beginning to the day of the funeral Thank  you 

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Mrs Brown, Joanne, and Ken, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services at the Carlton Office. It has been a privilege to guide you all through this very sad time following Ken’s sudden passing. I wish you all well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul
  • 5 Anne Robertson 13th Feb 2024

    I felt very supported and well advised by staff at A.W.Lymn, particularly Emma and, on the day, Mark.
    Everything ran smoothly and I would highly recommend them.
    Anne Robertson

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Anne, Thank you for your lovely review. It has been my privilege to help with the funeral arrangements for Mum.
    Emma and the team at Carlton.
  • 5 Celia Mary Morris 5th Feb 2024

    Thank you to Paul Richardson and his colleagues for all the help and care they have given.  Paul’s care and support during this difficult time was and is gratefully appreciated by me.  
    Thank you.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Celia, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services at our Carlton Office. It has been a privilege to guide you through this very fraught and distressing time following the sad and sudden loss of your beloved Husband Alan. I wish you all the very best in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul.
  • 5 Diane Skidmore 26th Jan 2024

    I can't praise Mark highly enough. He carried out the family's wishes to the tiniest detail in such a respectful and empathetic manner. He was always available to alleviate any anxieties and approached any problem we had in such a calming way.
    Our great thanks go to him and Emma for making what could have been a traumatic day, - a real celebration of my husband's life.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Thank you Diane for such a stunning review. It was indeed an honour and a privilege to be of service to you and your families whom I must commend on their strength and the support they gave you also.
    Having known Mike personally for such a long time on a professional basis It was even more an honour to be able to help at this sad though special time. Thank you again, Mark
  • 5 Kathleen Joszko 20th Jan 2024

    PAUL and his team were so helpful and kind arranging our mums
    funeral, nothing was to much trouble , keeping in touch throughout.
    many thanks to all.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Dear Kathleen, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review of our services and for your high appraisal of my Colleagues at the Carlton Office. It has been a privilege to guide you and all your family through this very fraught and distressing time following the very sad loss of your deeply loved Mother. We all wish you well in moving forwards. Kindest regards, Paul and Colleagues at the Carlton Office
  • 5 Beverley Topley 12th Jan 2024

    We were delighted with the service that AW Lymn Carlton provided. They were incredibly professional and they took a lot of the stress off our shoulders. From first meeting to the day of the funeral everything was handled with great care and concern. We would highly recommend this firm.

    A.W. Lymn, Carlton Team replied
    Thank you Beverley for such a lovely review. It was an honour to be of service to you, Jill and all the family from our first telephone conversation, subsequent meeting and the actual service at All Hallows. Many thanks again. Mark.

Address
Church Street
Carlton
Nottinghamshire
NG4 1BJ

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

David Quinn 24th May 2024

Thank you for everything lovely sending off and my dad would of been happy ❤️

Paul Johnson 20th May 2024

Professional, empathetic and understanding staff all throughout this very sad time in laying my beautiful wife Tracey to rest in eternal peace. Paul, Emma, Ms. Lymn and Nev the bus driver all showed the utmost respect for my wife, our family and friends. Thank you all for guiding us through this awful time. Paul, Sharon, Katrina, Selina, Melissa and Letitia xxx

Paul Quinton 20th May 2024

Paul at Lymns Carlton was very kind considerate and very helpful in every respect dealing with my wife’s funeral. The service I received was exceptional at obviously a very sad and difficult time. Thank you 

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