A.W. Lymn Stapleford

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A.W. Lymn Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, funeral director in Nottinghamshire A.W. Lymn Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, funeral director in Nottinghamshire
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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Chilwell, Stapleford, Trowell and other communities in the area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Liz Stead 18th Jan 2021

An excellent, caring and professional service

Karen Naylor 5th Jan 2021

I have no hesitation in highly recommending A.W. Lymn. The personal care which was given to my mum and our family went above and beyond. At a difficult time and also being Christmas and the current situation with Covid, every effort was made to make my mum's funeral perfect. I have to make a special mention to Tracey Sweeting-Rowe of the Stapleford Office for her personal care, professionalism and genuine help, you are a credit to A.W. Lymn's. Thank you from all the Harrison Family.

Muriel Mott 1st Nov 2020

The team at Lymn’s were not only very professional, they went above and beyond at a very difficult time. Sensitive, compassionate and understanding, they took the time to not only deal with the obvious grief, but were also interested in our loved one, who had passed, having the most fitting tribute to a life well lived in the most dignified manner. Thank you from all the family!

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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
25 Church Street
Stapleford
Nottinghamshire
NG9 8GA

About Us

Previously owned by the Ilkeston Co-op Funeral Service, the office located at Parker House on Church Street was incorporated into the A W Lymn group in October 2003.

In 2007, the premises were refurbished and include a large visiting room and a beautiful family room. There is also a reception area, cold room facilities and off-street parking.

The office is run by funeral arranger Tracey Sweeting-Rowe who is in charge of the branch. Tracey is in the office from Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am to 12.30 pm.

Tracey can also assist you after office hours by appointment or you can speak with someone 24 hours a day by calling our telephone number.

The branch serves all of Stapleford and its surrounding area including Bramcote, Chilwell, Sandiacre, Trowell and further afield.

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

Latest Obituaries

Janine Lesley Bruce

Mar 1963 - Dec 2020

Robertina 'Tina' Garden

Feb 1946 - Jan 2021

Margaret Gosden

Dec 1927 - Dec 2020

Lynne Foster

Aug 1958 - Dec 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Liz Stead 18th Jan 2021

    An excellent, caring and professional service

  • 5 Karen Naylor 5th Jan 2021

    I have no hesitation in highly recommending A.W. Lymn. The personal care which was given to my mum and our family went above and beyond. At a difficult time and also being Christmas and the current situation with Covid, every effort was made to make my mum's funeral perfect. I have to make a special mention to Tracey Sweeting-Rowe of the Stapleford Office for her personal care, professionalism and genuine help, you are a credit to A.W. Lymn's. Thank you from all the Harrison Family.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Tracey and Julia were able to make Mum's service perfect for you especially due to you having to deal with this difficult time over the Christmas period. Thank you also for taking the time to leave this lovely review and for your recommendation which is greatly appreciated.
  • 5 Muriel Mott 1st Nov 2020

    The team at Lymn’s were not only very professional, they went above and beyond at a very difficult time. Sensitive, compassionate and understanding, they took the time to not only deal with the obvious grief, but were also interested in our loved one, who had passed, having the most fitting tribute to a life well lived in the most dignified manner. Thank you from all the family!

    Nigel Lymn Rose replied
    Mrs Mott, thank you for your kind comments about the service provided by our family company and Tracey at this sad time. I felt privileged to be involved with the funeral on the day having had a working relationship with Clayton Mott solicitors, being the firm founded by “Mike” for upwards of 45 years. Thank you for your high appraisal of our service.
  • 5 William Redgate 31st Oct 2020

    Thank you for a very efficient, respectful and empathetic service-you were very kind to my 90 year old father.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Tracey and her team took great care of your father during this difficult time for him and we are grateful to you for these kind words. Thank you.
  • 5 Christopher Jackson 26th Oct 2020

    Thank you

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you were pleased with all that Tracey and her team did for you.
  • 5 Julie Burdon 3rd Oct 2020

    I cannot thank everybody at Stapleford enough for helping me and making things easier at a very difficult time. From the first appointment with you until the actual day you were so caring, efficient, helpful and professional. Special thanks to Tracy, Georgia and Donna.  Please also send my thanks to the printers. The Order of Service was beautiful.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review. It was our pleasure to help you and your family navigate this difficult time and we are glad that our caring and efficient service meant that everything went to plan on the day. I have also forwarded your kind words onto the printers. Thank you.
  • 5 Madaline Milburn 5th Sep 2020

    very good service very helpful nothing was to much for them will use again

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you were pleased with all that we did for you and we thank you for both this lovely review and the chocolates you delivered to us!
  • 5 Debra Brown 21st Aug 2020

    Received very good service from A W Lymme. Cannot fault them. Thank you

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you received faultless service throughout and we thank you for taking the time to review us.
  • 5 David Jayne 16th Aug 2020

    Excellent communication. Excellent understanding of needs.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this excellent review of the service provided by Tracey and her team.
  • 5 Helen Shepherd 23rd Jul 2020

    Well managed with respect and dignity, thank you.

    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 your family.
  • 5 Peter Gregory 30th May 2020

    Clearly with Covid 19 not the best time to sort out but all the staff at Lymn's were sincere honest staff and handled the situation without any hitches.Thank you

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Tracey handled everything so well for you and treated you with honesty and sincerity explaining exactly what was possible during these unusual times. Thank you.
  • 5 peter winn 19th May 2020

    Absolutely professional and considerate. The Celebrant was thoughtful and delivered a faultlless eulogy. Tracey could not have been more helpful.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was a privilege to care for your family, particularly under the difficult current circumstances and I found it fascinating learning about Frank’s life. Thank you, Richard.
  • 5 Wendy Grantham 26th Apr 2020

    All the arrangements were dealt with very efficiently and sympathetically.  Tracey went the extra mile on several occasions. In these difficult times we were able to say goodbye to our loved one with dignity.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased to hear that Tracey went the extra mile to look after you during these difficult times and that she made it possible for you to say goodbye with dignity. Thank you.
  • 5 Lesley Bryan 9th Mar 2020

    I am overwhelmed with gratitude to everyone connected with providing my mother with her wonderful send off. She would have been so pleased - only pity was that she was not there to see. The staff especially Tracey were exceptional and showed me so much kindness. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are really glad to see that Tracey was able to help you create a wonderful service for your Mother and she joins me in thanking you for taking the time to show your gratitude in this way.
  • 5 June Madden 11th Feb 2020

    Thank you for all your help.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was my privilege to look after you and your family and I'm pleased that everything was to your liking. Thank you, Richard.
  • 5 Janette Higgs 28th Jan 2020

    Everything was excellent can’t thank you enough so welcoming from start to finish will definitely recommend x

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this lovely review, we are really pleased that everything was excellent from start to finish and we thank you for your recommendation.
  • 5 Joel Frost 27th Jan 2020

    Very good service

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal and kind words.
  • 5 Roger Adkin 24th Jan 2020

    We had excellent service both before and during the day of the funeral. They couldn't do enough for us to make sure everything was arranged and totally worry free for us all. On the day of the funeral everything ran extremely smoothly and we would like to make a special mention to Julie for how professional and caring she was to us all.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Tracey was able to take away all your worries regarding the arrangements and that Julia was professional and caring on the day itself. Thank you.
  • 5 Julie Gordon 22nd Jan 2020

    Tracey was so helpful with all of the arrangements and kept us fully up to date with what was going to happen. Thank you!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Tracey kept you fully up to date throughout the arrangements and she joins me in thanking you for taking the time to leave this kind review.
  • 5 Susan Drew 19th Jan 2020

    The only thing I could comment on is that the pall bearers were different heights which made it look a little awkward. Other than that everything was perfect and could not have gone any better.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are grateful to you for taking the time to leave this positive review and are glad that most parts of the service we provided were perfect. We are sometimes unable to coordinate a team of pall bearers of the same height and we are sorry that on this occasion it resulted in things looking a little awkward, but we thank you for bringing this to our attention and we will try our best to prevent this happening to other families in the future.
  • 4 John Parkes 6th Jan 2020

    All round a very professional job. We were a bit disappointed that there was a cost to visit my father prior to the funeral, but as it turned out my sisters and mother didn't want to visit in the end. Please pass the families thanks to Tracey and especially Richard Marshall for the excellent eulogy he performed at the service.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your positive review and in particularly your kind words about the service provided by Tracey and Richard. We are sorry that you felt a little disappointed about the additional amount we charge to visit a loved one before the funeral, but our reason for this is that we do not want families to pay for services that they do not require so rather than pricing our funerals as packages we only charge for each element that is selected and do not charge for any that are not required. I hope this helps to clarify the matter and thank you for giving us the opportunity to explain.
  • 5 Margaret Isaacs 13th Dec 2019

    The service I received was 110% and can be highly recommended.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your outstanding review and recommendation, we are glad that the team at Stapleford gave 110%.
  • 5 David Hutchinson 9th Dec 2019

    Thoughtful, sensitive and completely in line with the family's wishes

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that everything was arranged in accordance with your wishes and are pleased that you were treated with sensitivity and thoughtfulness by Tracey and her team. Thank you.
  • 5 charmain Shirley 17th Nov 2019

    All the staff have been very attentive, and professional at all times. Everything they did was checked by us before they did it so we knew what was happening, what would be said and how things would work on the day. Tracey really looked after us and Terry and Richard gave a good service which everyone has said they really enjoyed. Julia did an amazing job on the day of directing and coordinating the funeral.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind and detailed review of the service provide by all the team at Stapleford. We are pleased to hear that you were kept well informed throughout and that Julia did an amazing job of coordinating everything on that day for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Phoebe Naylor 7th Nov 2019

    Tracy and the staff treated us with so much love and compassion and made my dads funeral extra special for the whole family! I can’t thank them enough 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely comments, we are glad that we were all able to make a difference to you at this sad time. Richard.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you arrange a funeral?

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How can I get help with funeral costs?

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Address
25 Church Street
Stapleford
Nottinghamshire
NG9 8GA

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Liz Stead 18th Jan 2021

An excellent, caring and professional service

Karen Naylor 5th Jan 2021

I have no hesitation in highly recommending A.W. Lymn. The personal care which was given to my mum and our family went above and beyond. At a difficult time and also being Christmas and the current situation with Covid, every effort was made to make my mum's funeral perfect. I have to make a special mention to Tracey Sweeting-Rowe of the Stapleford Office for her personal care, professionalism and genuine help, you are a credit to A.W. Lymn's. Thank you from all the Harrison Family.

Muriel Mott 1st Nov 2020

The team at Lymn’s were not only very professional, they went above and beyond at a very difficult time. Sensitive, compassionate and understanding, they took the time to not only deal with the obvious grief, but were also interested in our loved one, who had passed, having the most fitting tribute to a life well lived in the most dignified manner. Thank you from all the family!

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