A.W. Lymn Hucknall

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Hucknall, Linby, Nuthall, and other communities around the Ashfield area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Paul Michael Caine 10th Dec 2019

From the earliest contact to being returned home, everyone was caring and considerate. The service was beautifully conducted and my Mum had a lovely send off.

Jane Richards Richards 3rd Dec 2019

First class professional service at a difficult time. Thank you

Julie Marshall 3rd Dec 2019

Excellent sevice , there was no pushy sales , very friendly and welcoming at a difficult time the ladies Catherine and Caroline was very attentive, i felt as though i had known them for years nothing too much trouble, on the day off the funeral everything went to plan, which was very appreciated,

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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
St. James House, Portland Road, Hucknall
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG15 7SL

About Us

E Latham and W Bexon funeral directors, both old established funeral firms in Hucknall, were incorporated in St. James House after joining the A W Lymn group in 1987.

The branch offers off-street parking, a reception area, private family rooms, two visitation rooms (which can be used together as a family suite if requested) and cold room facilities.

Catherine Broome, who has worked for many years with the company and runs this office is available between 9 am and 5 pm, from Monday to Friday. Catherine has full-time assistance from funeral arranger Caroline Morgan.

If you need to speak to us after office hours or would like to arrange a more convenient appointment you can get in touch by calling our telephone number which is available 24 hours, seven days a week.

In the Hucknall office, Catherine also administers our pre-paid funerals provided by Perfect Choice and Ecclesiastical Life.

St. James House covers all of Hucknall and its surrounding areas including to the north: the villages of Blidworth, Linby, Papplewick and Ravenshead; to the north-west: Annesley, Annesley Woodhouse and Newstead Village; to the east: Bestwood Country Park and Bestwood Village; to the west: Eastwood, Heanor, Jacksdale, Selston, Underwood and Westwood.

St. James House is part of the A W Lymn group, managed and owned by the Lymn Rose family.

Latest Obituaries

Peter Michael Walter Dickinson

Nov 1941 - Nov 2019

Edna Caine

Nov 1923 - Nov 2019

Brenda Williams

Sep 1935 - Nov 2019

Jeanne Yates

May 1929 - Nov 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Paul Michael Caine 10th Dec 2019

    From the earliest contact to being returned home, everyone was caring and considerate. The service was beautifully conducted and my Mum had a lovely send off.

  • 5 Jane Richards Richards 3rd Dec 2019

    First class professional service at a difficult time. Thank you

  • 5 Julie Marshall 3rd Dec 2019

    Excellent sevice , there was no pushy sales , very friendly and welcoming at a difficult time the ladies Catherine and Caroline was very attentive, i felt as though i had known them for years nothing too much trouble, on the day off the funeral everything went to plan, which was very appreciated,

  • 5 Nicola Bancroft 16th Nov 2019

    We could not fault the service and care we received. It was first class - a great welcome - excellent organisation skills - attention to detail - appropriate handling of sensitive conversations with specific relatives - quality of materials - briefings at every stage. Catherine and Caroline are a credit to your organisation.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased to hear that the service you received from both Catherine and Caroline was faultless throughout, especially with regard to handling the arrangements with sensitivity and keeping you well informed. Thank you.
  • 5 Yvette Scrimshaw 10th Nov 2019

    absolutely fantastic customer service, very friendly, sympathetic and very professional just what I needed when I wasn't thinking straight...thankyou so much for your time and patience when needed the most thankyou again Yvette

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Yvette, it was my pleasure to have met and helped you and your Mum would have be so proud of everything you arranged. Thank you, Caroline.
  • 5 Rebecca Dickens 8th Oct 2019

    From the bottom of my heart I cannot thank Caroline enough for everything she has been a rock throughout the most difficult time for me, from phonecalls to check on me to making sure my dad had everything with him that I asked. The service was exactly how I wanted it and Russell was fantastic on the day. It’s still raw and hard but I know that without Caroline and the rest of the team at hucknall lymns I wouldn’t of got through it the way I have  Thank you so much  Beckie and family  (Graham’s family) 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Rebecca, I am so pleased the service was everything you wanted. I know how important it was for everyone to get every item perfect for Dad, and would like to say if you ever need me for anything else just give me a call. Thank you, Caroline.
  • 5 Richard Silverwood 11th Sep 2019

    A thoroughly smooth and professional service was provided from the moment Lymn's was informed of my mum's death to the moment we left the cemetery. Sincere thanks to all concerned.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Tony, Catherine and their team were professional throughout and that everything ran smoothly for you both during the arrangements and at the time of the service. Thank you.
  • 5 Amy Elizabeth Develin 31st Aug 2019

    Excellent, professional, supportive service during an extremely emotional sad time for me and my family. many thanks.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad that I was able to make this very difficult and emotional time a little more bearable for you and I am grateful to you for taking the time to leave this kind review. Thank you, Catherine.
  • 5 Neil Turner 2nd Aug 2019

    Despite all the delays, caused by us, everything we asked for was accommodated. Then again I have always thought that Neil is one of your best funeral arrangers, LOL. Seriously though Catherine and Caroline were wonderfully professional throughout. Everything was done with the wishes of my family in mind. Obstacles were overcome with ease, and everything went so smoothly on the day that we could just relax and remember Mum and her life. Great job guys and thanks to all involved.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Neil, thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We are glad that Catherine and Caroline were able to meet your high expectations and look after everything for you so that you and the family could relax and simply remember Mum. We are sorry that you have had to get back in touch due to such sad circumstances but it was lovely to hear from you again.
  • 5 Graham Redgate 27th Jul 2019

    The attention to detail that makes the difference, from friendly and helpful customer care to immaculate vehicles and well presented staff. This is as good as it gets for quality, service and aftercare. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you were happy with our customer care, immaculate vehicles and well presented staff.
  • 5 Robert Anthony Walker 8th Jul 2019

    We could not have asked for a better person than Catherine to organise the funeral or a better person than Rebecca to be the celebrant - both exceptional.

    Nigel Lymn Rose replied
    Mr Walker. Thank you for your lovely comments in regards to the services provided by both Catherine and Rebecca, they are much appreciated. I am really pleased that the staff and associates of our family company proved to be so helpful to you, your family and all the friends present. Nigel Lymn Rose, Company Chairman
  • 5 Joanne Hicklin 24th Jun 2019

    A.W.Lymns have been so helpful, understanding and gone above and beyond to make sure Mum's day goes smoothly. The support that they have given Dad has been lovely. They are like family and I will recommend to anyone who asks. Want to thank them for all that they are doing for us.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderful review. We are glad that Caroline and Catherine have given great comfort and support to you and your Dad and that they have gone above and beyond to make sure everything was as you wanted.
  • 5 Fiona Clarke 13th Jun 2019

    Matthew and his team couldn’t have done anymore than they did for Colin and myself on the days leading up to and on the day of the funeral.  I will be eternally grateful 💙

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Matthew joins me in thanking you for taking the time to leave this kind review. He is pleased that he and his team were able to make this difficult time a little easier for you.
  • 5 Shane Ellery 13th May 2019

    Very good from start to finish, they did there best to sort everything. Thanks

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal, we are pleased everything was dealt with for you.
  • 5 Susan Evans 7th May 2019

    Everything was easier to deal with & organise with the help of Caroline,Keith & Catherine at the Hucknall branch.  Can’t fault the service & warmth they gave at this difficult time.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am pleased that you were both happy with everything, and that we made things easier for you. It was our a pleasure to have met and supported you at this difficult time. Thank you, Caroline.
  • 5 Lesley Newton 4th May 2019

    Lymns made the whole process easier and less stressful . They were all wonderful but special thanks go to Caroline who ensured everything was as we wanted and bespoke to us. She ensured all preparation as well as the funeral service went smoothly and kept us informed and consulted with throughout. Would highly recommend A.W.Lymns.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was an absolute pleasure to have met you. I am so pleased you were happy with everything and glad we were able to personalise things for you including the cricket theme order of service. Thank you, Caroline.
  • 4 John Aram 14th Apr 2019

    All went well, conducted in professional and caring manner.thankyou

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you were treated with care and professionalism and are pleased that everything went well on the day. If there is anything further that you feel we could have done for you then please let us know as we would welcome this feedback. Thank you.
  • 5 David Elliott 31st Mar 2019

    Very professional  courteous . It was nice to have someone to turn to at an otherwise difficult time for advice.  I would recommend  setting up pre- paid funeral plans to reduce  some of the inevitable  stress .   Lynda Elliott

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind review. We are also grateful to you for highlighting the advantage of pre-planning a funeral with your local funeral directors and the stress that this alleviates when the time comes to arrange the final funeral. Thank you.
  • 5 David O'Keefe 24th Mar 2019

    Excellent service, Catherine & Caroline were absolutely brilliant & looked after our son & our family perfectly & with the utmost professionalism & respect.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    As a long standing family friend I thank you for allowing me the opportunity to look after Graham for you during this sad time. My love to both of you, Andy and Lilly. Thank you, Catherine.
  • 5 Diane Anderson 16th Mar 2019

    From the beginning to the end we were treated with sensitivity. Everything went well on the day and most importantly we had nothing to worry about as everything was taken care of  Many many thanks

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad you felt you had nothing to worry about, and that everything went well on the day. Thank you. Caroline.
  • 5 rebecca Disney-Scott 14th Mar 2019

    Outstanding. From the upsetting moment I had to call them out in the early hours of the morning, to the funeral and after support, Lymns have simply been oustanding. The team at Hucknall manage to balance being professional, efficient and organised with being friendly, empathetic and caring. They sensitively guided me through the right choices for my mum and the day ran so smoothly, it was just right. Special mention to Caroline and Catherine, at no point did I ever doubt everything would be anything but perfect, due to their care and attention. Thank you. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending them.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you or taking the time to leave this positive and detailed review about the service provided by Caroline and Catherine at Hucknall. We are pleased that they were professional, efficient, friendly and caring and that everything was perfect for you and your family on the day itself. Thank you.
  • 5 Mark Gregg 26th Feb 2019

    Fantastic service and true professionals

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am pleased you were happy with everything we did for you. I wish you all well and good luck to Kelly on the upcoming birth. Thank you, Caroline.
  • 5 Denise Dannatt 21st Feb 2019

    Have been absolutely fantastic the way they handled everything for my late husband Robert Dannatt . They have been so helpful every step of the way nothing was any trouble for them . I really do appreciate Everything they did for rob and the family . So helpful and kind  Denise Dannatt

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am so pleased that you were happy with everything we did for you and I would like to wish you well and thank you for the beautiful flowers and card. Caroline.
  • 5 Sheraleen Yarnold 17th Nov 2018

    Gosh at obviously a very sad time, Caroline made it very easy for us to get the day perfect, with support all along the way, many many thanks to all involved to make my Mum "celebration of life" just fitting and perfect

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Meeting you and your family was a pleasure and I was so pleased that I was able to tick all the items on your list of to do’s that you had when you came in to see me. I’m glad the day was everything your mum deserved. Thank you, Caroline.
  • 5 Deborah Jane Walker 5th Nov 2018

    First class service

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your first class review, we are pleased you were well looked after by all the team at Hucknall.

Address
St. James House, Portland Road, Hucknall
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG15 7SL

National Association of Funeral Directors

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Latest Verified Reviews

Paul Michael Caine 10th Dec 2019

From the earliest contact to being returned home, everyone was caring and considerate. The service was beautifully conducted and my Mum had a lovely send off.

Jane Richards Richards 3rd Dec 2019

First class professional service at a difficult time. Thank you

Julie Marshall 3rd Dec 2019

Excellent sevice , there was no pushy sales , very friendly and welcoming at a difficult time the ladies Catherine and Caroline was very attentive, i felt as though i had known them for years nothing too much trouble, on the day off the funeral everything went to plan, which was very appreciated,

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