A.W. Lymn Ruddington

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from East Leake, Keyworth, Ruddington, and other communities around the South Nottinghamshire area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Andy Baines 24th Nov 2020

Thank you Courtney & Theresa

Allan Thorley 23rd Nov 2020

Great service and good communication throughout 

Julie Dixon 15th Nov 2020

Excellent service from all staff, special thanks to Courtney who dealt with everything very professionally ensuring everything was in place.

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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
45 Easthorpe St, Ruddington
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG11 6LB

About Us

Established in the 1950’s, the office was originally Oliver & Son Funeral Services but in 1994 the Beeson family sold the business to the A W Lymn group.

Set in a beautiful rural environment, this office has visiting rooms, a reception area, family rooms and cold room facilities.

Funeral director Teresa Spencer is in charge of the funeral home, assisted by funeral arranger Courtney Kelham-Giddy. Teresa and Courtney will be more than happy to help in person Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am to 12.30 pm. You can also schedule an appointment to be seen after hours if it is more convenient for you. To do so, please call our telephone number, which is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

The office covers all of Ruddington and its surrounding areas including Bradmore, Bunny, Burton on the Wolds, Costock, East Leake, Hoton, Keyworth, Kingston upon Soar, Normanton on Soar, Normanton on the Wolds, Rempstone, Sileby, Stanton on the Wolds, Sutton Bonnington, West Leake, Widmerpool, Willoughby on the Wolds, Wysall and beyond.

A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service is owned and managed by Jackie, Matthew and Nigel Lymn Rose. Nigel is a former president of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD).

Latest Obituaries

Sheila Mary White

Feb 1930 - Nov 2020

John Arthur Finch

Dec 1932 - Nov 2020

June Broughton

Oct 1941 - Nov 2020

Betty Thorley

Apr 1929 - Oct 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Andy Baines 24th Nov 2020

    Thank you Courtney & Theresa

  • 5 Allan Thorley 23rd Nov 2020

    Great service and good communication throughout 

  • 5 Julie Dixon 15th Nov 2020

    Excellent service from all staff, special thanks to Courtney who dealt with everything very professionally ensuring everything was in place.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad that I was able meet all your requests so that everything was as you wanted on the day and I am grateful to you for taking the time to leave this review. Thank you, Courtney.
  • 5 Amber Selene Williamson 13th Nov 2020

    Courtney was excellent from start to finish. A very professional service delivered to us at an emotional time. Everything was smooth and could not have asked for more. Thank you. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad that I was able to make things easier for you during this emotional time and that everything went as planned on the day. Thank you, Courtney.
  • 5 Chris Pearson 21st Oct 2020

    Efficient, empathetic and professional.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that you were pleased with all that we did for you.
  • 5 Julia Murphy 17th Oct 2020

    We chose Lymns as they did a superb job with my mother’s funeral 6 years ago. Their care with my father and extra help in this time of Covid could not be faulted   Always polite and empathetic.  Theresa was excellent in particular. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for once again entrusting Teresa and her team at Ruddington with helping you through the difficult occasion of arranging a funeral. We are glad that she once again provided a superb polite and empathetic service. Thank you.
  • 4 Terry Beaven 15th Oct 2020

    No problems all went well

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that everything went well for you and would thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are only sorry that the current government restrictions in place meant that you were not able to have the service that you would have arranged in more normal times.
  • 5 Jackie Tyers 11th Oct 2020

    Under the circumstances with Covid everything was dealt with in the best way you could. Everything I asked for was carried out and nothing was a problem. Thank you to the whole team!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad we could fulfil your requests despite the restriction that were in place. Thank you, Courtney.
  • 5 Richard Ecob 22nd Sep 2020

    Very professional and well organised.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal and 5* rating, we are glad that everything was as you wanted.
  • 5 Wendy Kelsall 11th Aug 2020

    Great service given through a hard time losing our mum 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to review our service, we are glad that you were pleased with all that we did for you.
  • 5 Sandra Wilcox 28th Jul 2020

    Could not fault the arrangements ,from lovely cars down to wonderful flowers. Made a sad day more pleasant

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that the services we provided made this sad day more pleasant for you and we are grateful to you for this kind reivew.
  • 5 Paul Anthony Marshall 26th Jul 2020

    Very Professional and made everything easy and stress free.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal, we are glad that the team at Ruddington took away the stress and made everything easy for you.
  • 4 Paul Smith 17th Jul 2020

    Malcolm and the team did a very good job.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that you were pleased with all that we did for you and are only sorry that due to the current restrictions you could not have the service you wanted.
  • 5 Allan Jamieson 6th Jul 2020

    We were very pleased with the dignified and helpful way in which all staff of A W Lymn conducted themselves. Courtney Kelham-Giddy described in detail all options and castings for every aspect of the funeral, with no pressure or time constraints being placed on our decision making. She maintained regular contact after our initial meeting to ensure that everything was progressing to time. On the day of my wife’s funeral all staff were very attentive and ensured that the service and burial were exactly as we wanted. We would have no reservations about recommending A W Lymn to anyone.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are really pleased that Courtney kept you well informed throughout the arrangement process, giving ample time and detailed information so that you could make your decisions. We are also glad that everything was exactly as planned on the day and we thank you for your kind words and for your recommendation.
  • 4 Colin Marriott 9th Jun 2020

    I went to Lymn's 3 years ago when my mother passed away ,I was very pleased with the way they handled everything So when my father passed away I decided to use them again. Everything went smoothly even with covid 19 to deal with. Organizing a funeral can seem daunting but with Lymn's to guide you can do it.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that once again everything was handled well for you during the sad occasion of having to arrange a funeral for one of your parents, but are only sorry that fee to COVID-19 we were unable to offer our usual 5* selection of services for the funeral.
  • 5 Christine Wilson 30th May 2020

    Lynne made the process of arranging a funeral during lock down stress free. Thank you for your professionalism throughout and the kindly advice given.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you were treated kindly and with professionalism throughout and that the team at Ruddington made the process stress free for you, thank you.
  • 5 Patricia Ann Bramley 25th May 2020

    All staff were very helpful,and could not have been more caring in very difficult times. Nothing was too much trouble,and were excellent from start to finish, Can certainly be recommended,

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that nothing was too much trouble for the team at Ruddington and that you were treated with care throughout. Thank you also for your recommendation which is greatly appreciated.
  • 5 Duncan Cameron 22nd May 2020

    Superb, friendly service at each step in the process. All questions answered promptly and professionally. I felt that everything was under control and that I didn’t need to worry about anything in the days leading up to my wife's funeral. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you felt that everything was under control and that you did not need to worry about anything and we are pleased that you received superb friendly service throughout. Thank you.
  • 4 Derek Cragg 9th May 2020

    Friendly, efficient service.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am sorry that the current situation with Coronavirus meant that we were unable to provide all our usual funeral services but we are pleased that the team at Ruddington were friendly and efficient and they join me in thanking you for taking the time to review their service.
  • 5 Marilyn Hellebaut 5th May 2020

    A Job very well done considering the present circumstances , handled with care and consideration .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that all the arrangements were handled with care and consideration and that you were satisfied with all that we did for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Damian Virgo 4th May 2020

    Very professional company did everything I wanted them too

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal of the service provided by our team at Ruddington.
  • 5 Dr Alan Hurst 3rd May 2020

    Very professional and well organised given current circumstances.  Excellent attention to detail, care and compassion.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you found the team at Ruddington to be caring, compassionate and professional and they join me in thanking you for this review.
  • 5 Jane Bradley 28th Apr 2020

    Very professional service.  Courtney was extremely efficient in organising my fathers funeral. She was sensitive to our needs and decisions, putting everything in place that we asked for.  Even with restrictions in place it was a beautiful service.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am glad we provided a beautiful service for you even with the restrictions in place and I am grateful to you for taking the time to post this review. Thank you, Courtney.
  • 5 Rebecca Baucutt 25th Apr 2020

    We were so grateful for the dignity shown to Ted.  Teresa and the others involved showed us great kindness when we said our goodbyes. Thank You  X

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you were treated with great kindess throughout and Teresa joins me in thanking you for these kind words.
  • 5 Anne Cooke 13th Apr 2020

    Everything went smoothly Jackie was wonderful  on the  day  in what is currently a very difficult situation

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Anne, Thank you for your kind words, it was Jackie's honour to look after you during this sad time and we are glad that everything ran smoothly on the day.

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
45 Easthorpe St, Ruddington
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG11 6LB

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Andy Baines 24th Nov 2020

Thank you Courtney & Theresa

Allan Thorley 23rd Nov 2020

Great service and good communication throughout 

Julie Dixon 15th Nov 2020

Excellent service from all staff, special thanks to Courtney who dealt with everything very professionally ensuring everything was in place.

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