A.W. Lymn Wollaton

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

Latest Verified Reviews

Robin Birch 20th Jan 2020

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Julie Page 15th Jan 2020

I want to say a huge thank you to Alan and Julia at the Wollaton branch. I was treated with compassion and kindness and they made a sad and difficult time bearable for me and all the family. The funeral was professional, dignified and incredibly well run with a large helping of human kindness. We had the funeral on a Saturday and viewing of mum specially arranged for Saturday morning to accommodate relatives flying in from Ireland. Nothing was too much trouble and I am so very grateful. Thank you again.

Philip Hand 13th Dec 2019

Professional, thoughtful and friendly all-round service from all members of staff.

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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
359 Wollaton Road
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG8 1FQ

About Us

The Wollaton branch originally belonged to the Ilkeston Co-op Funeral Service before being incorporated into the A W Lymn group in 2003. The funeral home was formerly based on Arleston Drive in Wollaton, but was moved in late July 2014 to a purposed designed site on Wollaton Road called Deer Park House.

The new premises has off-street car parking and a beautiful visitation room with its own private waiting area.

The office was formerly a police station and features a large, bright, modern client reception, as well as state-of-the-art rooms.

Senior funeral director Richard Marshall is responsible for the branch and is assisted by funeral arranger Alan Matthews.

Richard and Nicola are available at the office Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am to 12.30 pm. You can also make an appointment to see someone after hours via our telephone number.

The branch covers all of Wollaton and its surroundings including Bilborough, Bramcote, Nuthall, Strelley, Trowell, Watnall and beyond.

A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service is managed and owned by the Lymn Rose family. Nigel, Jackie and Matthew Lymn Rose are the directors of the company.

Latest Obituaries

Cynthia June Burgin

Jun 1931 - Dec 2019

June Mabel Salmon

Jul 1931 - Jan 2020

Margaret Birch

Nov 1918 - Dec 2019

Margaret Winifred Adlington

Nov 1931 - Dec 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Robin Birch 20th Jan 2020

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  • 5 Julie Page 15th Jan 2020

    I want to say a huge thank you to Alan and Julia at the Wollaton branch. I was treated with compassion and kindness and they made a sad and difficult time bearable for me and all the family. The funeral was professional, dignified and incredibly well run with a large helping of human kindness. We had the funeral on a Saturday and viewing of mum specially arranged for Saturday morning to accommodate relatives flying in from Ireland. Nothing was too much trouble and I am so very grateful. Thank you again.

  • 5 Philip Hand 13th Dec 2019

    Professional, thoughtful and friendly all-round service from all members of staff.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that the service you received was both professional and friendly and we thank you for taking the time to review the service provided by Alan and his team.
  • 5 Kevin Powell 10th Dec 2019

    The whole experience from the start of organising to the funeral itself was  seamless with great attention to detail. We were guided along every step of the way by Alan Matthews with his obvious expertise. The funeral director on the day, Julia, was perfect as was our driver and other staff in attendance. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    A wonderful family who deserved, and received, only the best from us all. It’s so nice to receive such lovely words and sentiment. It really drives us forward. Thank you so much. Alan.
  • 5 Tamara Harrison 2nd Dec 2019

    We received an excellent service from kind and considerate staff at the Wollaton branch - thank you!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We really do appreciate such kind words. It’s always reassuring that we’re doing the right thing by our lovely families. We all send our sincere best wishes. Alan.
  • 4 Richard Edwards 30th Nov 2019

    They made the best of a bad day, this was the second funeral they have conducted for us in 5 months so that speaks for itself.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are sorry that it has been necessary for you to require our services twice over the past 5 months but are glad that Alan was once again able to make the best of a bad day for you. We note that on this occasion you have given a 4* rating, and if there was anything further we could have done for you to improve things for you then we would welcome this feedback. Thank you.
  • 5 Kelly & Simon Bartles 26th Nov 2019

    Alan at the Wollaton branch was fantastic. Caring and helpful when I wasn't really sure what I was doing. I'm sure my grandma would have been happy with the service at the crematorium and all the Lymns staff involved. Thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are all pleased that we lived up to our reputation for delivering a quality service for your Grandma. Thank you so much for being a lovely family. You deserved only the very best help and care and we’re so glad you allowed us the opportunity to provide it. Best wishes from us all. Alan.
  • 5 Robert Binger 24th Nov 2019

    A very professional team and Alan and Julie both ensured ‘the day’ went super-smooth. Everything was exactly as discussed, everything punctual and everything done with a genuine care for the customer. Thank you. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that team were punctual, well organised and caring and we are grateful to you for taking the time to leave this kind review. Thank you.
  • 5 Karen Hill 18th Nov 2019

    The staff at Lymn's of Wollaton were extremely helpfull and compassionate at this very sad and difficult time. Special thanks to Mr. Alan Matthews for all of his help and guidance .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I really am so grateful for such kind words. You were all extremely nice and it was a pleasure to help you through this very difficult time. My best wishes go out to you all. Alan.
  • 5 Linda Shaw 18th Nov 2019

    A W Lymn of Wollaton provided excellent service for my mother's funeral last week. Everything was organised perfectly with great attention to detail, and it was all done in a very thoughtful and caring way. Alan and Julia helped so much, both with the arrangements prior to the funeral, and also on the day, ensuring that everything went smoothly - I cannot praise them enough.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    A truly lovely family. It was a great privilege to serve you. Julia and I are extremely delighted that everything went smoothly and we wish you all the best. Thank you, Alan.
  • 5 Patrick Wallace 2nd Nov 2019

    A.W.Lymn provided a totally professional service - businesslike and efficient, and with perfectly judged tone.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It is always great news to know that we found the right tone; addressing everyone in the room equally. We always strive to be as professional as possible as well as being fully aware of the intensely emotional situation. Many thanks for your kind words, Alan.
  • 5 Barbara Royce 1st Nov 2019

    Thanks so much, everything was perfect.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so glad everything went perfectly. Best wishes from everyone here at A W Lymn @ Wollaton. Alan.
  • 4 David Martin 25th Oct 2019

    The most important thing was that everything was absolutely right on the day , when Julia Carty handled everything impeccably, including the Rolls Royce on our return from the crematorium. There were one or two superficial misunderstandings during the days before our mother's funeral, but the head office systems and supervision must have all worked very well.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are very pleased that everything was absolutely right for you at the time of the funeral and that Julia in particular looked after you so well. We are however sorry that there were a couple of superficial misunderstandings and if we were involved in any way we would welcome the opportunity to discuss these further with you so please feel free to contact either Alan, Julia or Head Office should you wish to do so. Thank you.
  • 4 Gordon Carrington 19th Oct 2019

    Very kind and considerate to myself and family at this most stressful time 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are so pleased that everything went well and all my heartfelt and kindest wishes are sent for everyone. Thank you, Alan.
  • 5 James Smales 14th Oct 2019

    We cannot fault the excellent personal service, advice and help given to the family in planning Stephen`s funeral at such a difficult time. The promptness in changing things at our request, communication and keeping us up to date with the arrangements being made on our behalf, was really good. On the day of the funeral, we were given time and not rushed when getting in and out of the funeral cars. After the lovely, sensitively led service, we had time to speak to people. The day went so smoothly and nearly everyone who attended the funeral sent messages later, with really positive comments. Thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are absolutely delighted that the whole service went well. You were all so nice and deserved only the best. Thank you so much for your kind words. Alan.
  • 5 Bev Jowett 6th Oct 2019

    Excellent service, thank you for making a very difficult time much more bearable. Alan, Julia, Dinah and Richard were so kind, you have a marvellous team.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for such wonderful comments. We are all so glad everything went well and that we all lived up to your expectations. Your kind words empower us to continue to be passionate about what we do to help our families. Alan.
  • 4 Annette Sivers 1st Oct 2019

    My mum’s funeral was handled efficiently and sensitively. Thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Such a lovely family. It was a pleasure in helping you with the arrangement. Many thanks for the lovely feedback but if there was anything further I could have done for you to give a 5* service then please do let me know. Thank you, Alan.
  • 5 Thelma Richardson 24th Sep 2019

    Wonderful kind and highly professional staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Took great care of us and ensured that my Aunts cryogenic her life was truly special. Everything went like clockwork . We are forever grateful 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was my absolute pleasure to help such a kind and caring family with this funeral. Janet was loved so much by all who knew her and I’m so pleased that the celebration of her life was well received. Thank you, Alan
  • 5 Madeleine Gray 7th Sep 2019

    The Staff were very understanding, caring, to give us exactly what we wanted, Or they would suggest?? They didn’t make it all doom & gloom!! I came away smiling, knowing we were trying to do Our best, for who had passed away!! I didn’t want to get upset, because Mary wouldn’t have wanted us to get upset, she was ready to go !! Not my first funeral with you, and certainly won’t be the last. A lovely respectful Team. You helped to take the pressure off!! Just what we wanted  Thank you, To Everyone Involved.  Madeleine Gray. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that we have once taken the pressure off you during the difficult process of arranging a funeral. We are pleased that Alan and his team ensured it was not all doom and gloom for you but did so with care and understanding. We would also thank you for this positive and kind review. Thank you.
  • 5 Stuart Humphreys 6th Sep 2019

    Excellent advice, service and support throughout.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    You and your family were wonderful and deserved only the best. We are delighted at your response to our service. Kind wishes from all of us at Wollaton. Alan.
  • 5 Dean Kirk 2nd Sep 2019

    Absolutely brilliant in everything they did both preparing for the funeral and in delivery. I could not recommend them highly enough to be honest. First class from start to finish.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    I am so glad that everything went well and it was my pleasure to help you and your family during this sad time. Thank you also for your recommendation. Alan.
  • 5 Malcolm Bradshaw 26th Aug 2019

    The services of A. W. LYMM at Malcolm Billington's funeral was of the highest quality, although the pall bearers struggled a little with Malcolm being such a big chap, but all in all the treatment of the mourners by the staff was very good.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you thought that our service was of the highest quality and we thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review.
  • 5 Christine Cunningham 29th Jul 2019

    As per usual an excellent service from start to finish

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you received excellent service throughout and we thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review.
  • 5 Susan Holdsworth 7th Jul 2019

    Alan Matthews was extremely helpful, considerate, sensitive and understanding.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    It was an honour and a privilege to help you organise a wonderful funeral for a wonderful person. Thank you, Alan.
  • 5 Richard Edwards 22nd Jun 2019

    From the initial meeting to the funeral itself, everything went excellently. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that everything was excellent and we thank you for your kind review.

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Address
359 Wollaton Road
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG8 1FQ

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Latest Verified Reviews

Robin Birch 20th Jan 2020

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Julie Page 15th Jan 2020

I want to say a huge thank you to Alan and Julia at the Wollaton branch. I was treated with compassion and kindness and they made a sad and difficult time bearable for me and all the family. The funeral was professional, dignified and incredibly well run with a large helping of human kindness. We had the funeral on a Saturday and viewing of mum specially arranged for Saturday morning to accommodate relatives flying in from Ireland. Nothing was too much trouble and I am so very grateful. Thank you again.

Philip Hand 13th Dec 2019

Professional, thoughtful and friendly all-round service from all members of staff.

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