A.W. Lymn Clifton

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Clifton, Gotham, Wilford and other communities around the Nottingham area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Ernest Kacak 13th Jan 2020

They is no words when you had to say bye to your wife and best mum for your children. Joanna help my family a lot to put everything together. And that was no easy She had to deal with people which English is no first language and she did very well with professionalism and attention to detail. I will recommend this director's to anyone, top class, thank you.

Elizabeth Pugsley 13th Jan 2020

Very kind service, giving explanations as we went through the day.

Dawne Robinson 24th Dec 2019

Lovely staff, lovely service, can't thank them enough.

Reviews

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
Chaworth House, Varney Road, Clifton
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG11 8EX

About Us

The Clifton office was opened in 1990 and has a warm and welcoming ambience, with one visitation room, one family room, a reception area and cold room facilities. The premises also has off-street parking at the rear.

In December 2017 Joanna Widdowson moved from the Aspley office to be the funeral arranger for Clifton. Joanna, who gained a diploma in Funeral Arranging and Administration (DipFAA) from the National Association of Funeral Directors in October 2018, makes sure all families have the best care possible.

The offices are open from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, although we are also available at other times - please call the telephone number and arrange an appointment. Calls are taken 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The branch covers all of Clifton and its surroundings including Barton in Fabis, Clifton Grove, Clifton Village, East Leake, Gotham, Kingston upon Soar, Lark Hill retirement complex, Silverdale, The Meadows, Thrumpton, Wilford and beyond.

Nigel, Matthew and Jackie Lymn Rose manage A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service, a business founded in 1907 by Arthur W Lymn.

Latest Obituaries

Doris Jean Fletcher

Dec 1929 - Jan 2020

Donald Annable

Nov 1933 - Dec 2019

Muriel Elsie Bignall

Nov 1931 - Dec 2019

Doreen Lord

Jul 1931 - Dec 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Ernest Kacak 13th Jan 2020

    They is no words when you had to say bye to your wife and best mum for your children. Joanna help my family a lot to put everything together. And that was no easy She had to deal with people which English is no first language and she did very well with professionalism and attention to detail. I will recommend this director's to anyone, top class, thank you.

  • 4 Elizabeth Pugsley 13th Jan 2020

    Very kind service, giving explanations as we went through the day.

  • 5 Dawne Robinson 24th Dec 2019

    Lovely staff, lovely service, can't thank them enough.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words, Dawne, it was my pleasure to help you with the funeral for your mum. Joanna.
  • 5 Caroline Fryer 29th Nov 2019

    Thanks you for a excellent service, help and support, and care for my dad while he was with you Yours sincerely Caroline fryer and family 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a pleasure to be able to support and guide you through this difficult time. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 DIANE DUDLEY 24th Nov 2019

    VERY HELPFUL THROUGHOUT.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was good to meet you all and a privilege to help you arrange your mum’s funeral service. Thank you, Joanna
  • 5 Derek Abbey 16th Oct 2019

    Joanna at the Clifton branch went above and beyond what we had expected and we are forever grateful.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind comments. It was a privilege to be able to look after Helen in our Chapel of Rest and to help you give her the service you had wished for. Joanna.
  • 5 Lesley Kelham 6th Oct 2019

    Absolutely perfect from start to finish.. could never thank Joanna enough..thank you so much for everything. .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you very much for your kind words. I am so pleased that everything went well on the day for you. You certainly did your mum proud and it was my pleasure to help you with the arrangements. Joanna.
  • 5 Leszek Ranoszek 21st Sep 2019

    Joanna was very kind, understanding and supportive right from the very beginning of difficult period in our lives with the loss of our beloved mother. The support was always there and very much appreciated by us all. It made a difficult time easier to cope with. A wonderfully caring person and a professional of whom Lymn's should be very proud. Thank you. We feel very pleased that our paths crossed

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you very much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you and to help and guide you with the arrangements. I am sure your mum would have been very proud of you for the service you created for her. Don’t forget that the offer of a cup of tea still stands if you’re ever in the area. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Meralin Morrell 10th Sep 2019

    Excellent service, all went very well.

    Matthew Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind and positive review. It was a privilege to look after you all on the day.
  • 5 Marcella Davis 24th Jun 2019

    All I wanted it to be and more,many thanks for everythingMarcella

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was my pleasure to be able to help you arrange Frank’s funeral and give him the service you wanted. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Helen Harbey 4th Jun 2019

    Such a professional and respectful service thank you 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a pleasure to meet you and to help you give Roy the send-off he deserved. It was testament to how much he was loved and respected by the amount of people that attended the church. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Douglas Towle 23rd May 2019

    Very friendly and helpful people thank you

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind comments. It was a pleasure to be able to help you with the funeral arrangements for your dad. Joanna.
  • 5 Elaine Brown 15th Apr 2019

    The level of service & compassion we received every step of the way was excellent. Joanna was so helpful, she went through every bit of detail with us every step of the way & nothing was too much trouble. We were also treated with the same level of compassion & respect by the staff on the day. You have all made a very stressful, upsetting time a lot easier to cope with, thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was my pleasure to be able to guide you through the arrangements for Rodney’s funeral so that you were able to give him a fitting service which reflected his life and his wishes. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Christina Weldon 30th Mar 2019

    Lymns could not have been any more caring and compassionate. The whole experience of arranging my husband's funeral was 1st class from start to finish.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a pleasure to guide you and your daughter with the arrangements to ensure you gave John the send-off you wished for him and which he deserved. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Sandra Keward 1st Mar 2019

    Was very happy with the service we received at this sad time for us.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a pleasure to be able to help you to arrange everything to give George the send-off you wanted for him. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Anne Louise Newcombe 8th Feb 2019

    Lymns Clifton were caring and kind throughout .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you were treated with care and kindness from the team at Clifton and they join me in thanking you for this kind review.
  • 5 Cheryl Deakin 2nd Feb 2019

    Super, very professional, caring. Thanks to Teresa at the Clifton Branch. Mum's funeral was wonderful in every way. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad Teresa helped you create a wonderful service for Mum and that you found her to be both professional and caring. Thank you.
  • 5 Myrtle Anderson 15th Jan 2019

    exceptional service could not fault anything. thankyou

    Matthew Lymn Rose replied
    Mrs. Anderson, Viv and Donald. Thank you for your kind positive words. I am sorry that Joanna was away towards the end of the arrangement process, but am pleased to see you felt that together Teresa, Joanna and I looked after things well for 'Andy'. Best wishes.
  • 5 Linda Ledger 25th Dec 2018

    thankyou

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal.
  • 5 Alan Paulson 17th Dec 2018

    Very friendly and helpful all the way through, put me at ease and was very professional in all aspects, thank you all.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you found the team at Clifton to be friendly, helpful and professional and Joanna joins me in thanking you for taking the time to leave this lovely review.
  • 5 Margaret Reed 15th Dec 2018

    Joanna was amazing made the process bearable at such a sad time and showed respect for the memory of our mum at all times

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a pleasure to meet you both and to guide you through what needed to be done, and it was a privilege to care for your mum whilst here with me at Clifton. Thank you, Joanna
  • 5 Gillian Brooks 9th Dec 2018

    It was just the way mum would of like it to be The staff kind and patients with us In how hour of need

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am so pleased that you were happy with the service offered to your family.  It was a pleasure to be able to help and guide you. Thank you, Joanna.
  • 5 Simon Collins 7th Dec 2018

    Excellent service and attention to detail from Joanna at Varney Road. Brian and colleagues at the Funeral were discreet and professional.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a privilege to be able to help you during this time to give your mum the service that you wished and I am so pleased that you found all our staff to be professional. Thank you, Joanna
  • 5 Bryan Whitehead 25th Nov 2018

    A very professional operation carried out by a team of highly professional people curtious, polite and understanding throughout. In particular I would like to thank and congratulate Joanna at Clifton office for her excellent level of customer care Bryan Whitehead.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was my pleasure to meet you all and to help you with the arrangements for your mum, giving her the funeral service that you had wished for. Thank you very much for your kind comments, which are very much appreciated. Joanna.
  • 5 Jess Gregory 13th Oct 2018

    Joanna was amazing in dealing with our bereavement.. very caring, understanding and extremely kind. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was my pleasure to help you with the arrangements for your mum and to take care of her in the chapel until the time of the service. It was lovely to meet you both despite the difficult circumstance and please remember that you did your mum very proud. Any time you’re passing, don’t forget to call in for a cuppa! Thanks, Joanna.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

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How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

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Address
Chaworth House, Varney Road, Clifton
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG11 8EX

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Ernest Kacak 13th Jan 2020

They is no words when you had to say bye to your wife and best mum for your children. Joanna help my family a lot to put everything together. And that was no easy She had to deal with people which English is no first language and she did very well with professionalism and attention to detail. I will recommend this director's to anyone, top class, thank you.

Elizabeth Pugsley 13th Jan 2020

Very kind service, giving explanations as we went through the day.

Dawne Robinson 24th Dec 2019

Lovely staff, lovely service, can't thank them enough.

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