A.W. Lymn Cotmanhay

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A.W. Lymn is a family-run funeral director firm serving bereaved families from Cotmanhay, Heanor, Kimberley, and other communities in the area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Wendy Burridge 14th Jan 2019

A.W.Lymn Cotmanhay were professional, respectful and very caring from the moment I walked through their door to sort out my brother’s funeral. On the day, again a very professional, respectful and accommodating service was received by their excellent staff. With many thanks to Mick Schofield.

Alan Fowkes 6th Jan 2019

 Just had the funeral of my late grandmother   Organised bye A W Lymn of cotmanhay Ilkeston, ,Couldn’t say enough good things about A W Lymn of cotmanhay respectful of all your wishes everything went like clock work  nothing was too much trouble special mention to Mick who went above and beyond To make sure all our funeral arrangements went to plan  thoroughly recommended. .

Kirsty Draper 27th Dec 2018

They made a very hard time go smoothly and can't thank them for the support at our families sad lost..

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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
113 Cotmanhay Road
Cotmanhay
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 8NG

About Us

In 2003, the Cotmanhay branch joined A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service. Before then, it was the headquarters of the Ilkeston Co-op Funeral Service, which opened in 1979.

Bennerley House, the beautiful building where our home is located, originally belonged to a local carpenters but was fully refurbished when it was bought by the Lymn Rose family.

The premises include a reception area, family rooms, visitation rooms, cold room facilities and garaging for part of our fleet of Rolls Royce hearses and limousines.

Mick Schofield is our funeral director responsible for this office and Kevin Hall is the area manager and also one of our senior funeral directors.

The opening times are from 9 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday, but you can call us at any time on our telephone number to arrange an appointment – we will then meet with you at your convenience.

The branch covers all of Cotmanhay and its surrounding area, including Awsworth, Cossall, Eastwood, Heanor, Langley Mill, Loscoe, Shipley, Smalley, Stanley, West Hallam and further afield.

A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service was founded in 1907 and is now managed by Nigel, Matthew and Jackie Lymn Rose.

Latest Obituaries

Baby Mason Jayden Thorpe

Nov 2018 - Jan 2019

Barry Beardsley

Jul 1935 - Dec 2018

Ronald "Ron" Duro

Jun 1929 - Dec 2018

Andrew Armstrong

Nov 1965 - Dec 2018

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Wendy Burridge 14th Jan 2019

    A.W.Lymn Cotmanhay were professional, respectful and very caring from the moment I walked through their door to sort out my brother’s funeral. On the day, again a very professional, respectful and accommodating service was received by their excellent staff. With many thanks to Mick Schofield.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words. I know you were a bit worried about your mum on the day but am glad that everything went well and i was happy to help such a lovely family. Thank you, Mick.
  • 5 Alan Fowkes 6th Jan 2019

     Just had the funeral of my late grandmother   Organised bye A W Lymn of cotmanhay Ilkeston, ,Couldn’t say enough good things about A W Lymn of cotmanhay respectful of all your wishes everything went like clock work  nothing was too much trouble special mention to Mick who went above and beyond To make sure all our funeral arrangements went to plan  thoroughly recommended. .

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your very kind words. Mrs Brown was a lovely lady who always said hello to me when she lived on my street. She is at rest now and back with her loving husband. Thank you, Mick.
  • 5 Kirsty Draper 27th Dec 2018

    They made a very hard time go smoothly and can't thank them for the support at our families sad lost..

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Please pass on my thanks for their kind words and I am happy that everything went smoothly for them on the day. Thank you, Mick.
  • 5 Mike Paxton 4th Nov 2018

    From initial telephone calls, through meetings to the day of the funeral, our funeral director, Mick Scholefiel, was wonderful. When making arrangements his advice and patience was really appreciated. The day of the funeral went very smoothly and greatly helped to relieve the stress of these occasions. I would recommend A W Lymn, Cotmanhay, to anyone wanting an excellent service from a funeral director.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you Mr Paxton for your kind words, I am happy I could be of help and relieve some of the stress for all your family during this particularly difficult time. Thank you also for your recommendation. Mick.
  • 5 Kerry James 12th Oct 2018

    We couldn’t have asked for a more sympathetic and thoughtful service. We couldn’t be more grateful at this difficult time 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you received thoughtful and sympathetic service throughout and that Mick and Ralph were able to make the difficult time a little easier for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Paul Webster 14th Sep 2018

    Excellent service. Very professional.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that you received excellent professional service from Mick and his team and he has asked me to pass on his thanks to you for your kind words at such a sad time.
  • 5 Rosemary Allinson 21st Aug 2018

    We were very happy with the caring, professional way Lymn's took care of Mum's funeral and arrangements. We will be forever grateful for their kind help. They were always there for us, whatever our questions were. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone in their time of need.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick has asked me to pass on his personal thanks for your kind words. He is glad that he was once again able to make the difficult situation of arranging a funeral a little less stressful for you and your family. Thank you.
  • 5 Geoffrey Hage 29th Jul 2018

    They were very kind ,Very helpful,Very dignified.This was a plan through a building society we both purchased one the wife was the first to use it and i will also use it when my time comes. thank you for all your help. Geoff Hage.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you received kind, helpful and dignified service from the team at Cotmanhay and we thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review. Thank you.
  • 5 Stephanie Cooper 21st Jul 2018

    Professional, caring and compassionate, Mick paid attention to every detail of the wishes Mum had left alongside her funeral plan. Words cannot express how grateful we are to him, his intuition is astounding, he knew instinctively how she would have wanted everything! Stephen, the Celebrant, created and conducted the most beautiful Celebration of Life from the information we gave him. The whole occasion was simply perfect! Many thanks, Steph

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Mick and Stephen followed the details of Mum's plan perfectly to help create a beautiful celebration of her life and Mick has asked me to pass on that it was his pleasure to have helped you at this sad time. Thank you.
  • 5 Frances Farrell 13th Jul 2018

    Lymns provided a very personal service, not 'overdone' in any way. Mick, our point of contact was very friendly and provided all necessary information. Wayne, our driver was also very friendly.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick has asked me to pass on his personal thanks to you for your kind words. He and Wayne are happy that they made you and your family feel comfortable with them on the day. Thank you.
  • 5 Janet Cordon 4th Jul 2018

    Mum had everything she wanted and more, it was so beautiful, so well organised, Mick & other members were kind & thoughtful 😁 I'm sure mum was on the outside looking in & was so proud, & a big smile on her face, God bless her ❤

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are really pleased that Mick helped you create a service that mum would have been smiling down on and he joins me in thanking you for taking the time to leave this positive review.
  • 5 Brenda Crate 26th Jun 2018

    The funeral and associated arrangements were flawless, a professional service with kindness and consideration offered to our family at all times.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words. Derek was a true gentleman and a much loved family man. He will be sadly missed by all. Mick.
  • 5 Geoffrey Woolley 24th Jun 2018

    at this very difficult time the team at lymns acted with great sense of compassion. 1st class service. thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick has asked that I pass on his thanks to you for your kind words at such a sad time for you and your family. He is glad that he provided a first class service and offered you support during this difficult time.
  • 5 Jack Stevenson 29th Apr 2018

    Very satisfied with all aspects on the day.Could not have been any better.Thank you for making the day enjoyable on a sombre occasion.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick joins me in thanking you for this kind review. He is glad that he was able to make the day better for you and that everything went according to your wishes.
  • 5 Karen Winfield 27th Apr 2018

    Very satisfied really couldn’t fault anything.Very pleased with Stephen the celibate and Mick at Lymns, all very kind and helpful at a difficult time.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick has asked me to pass on his thanks to you for your kind words about both him and Steve Wakeling. He is glad that his help and kindness made this difficult time a little easier for you.
  • 5 Elizabeth Emma Marriott 24th Apr 2018

    Thank you Mick and co for all you did for us arranging Daniels funeral top bloke Mick Elizabeth Daniels sister xx

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick has asked me to pass on his thanks to you and your family for putting your trust in his to sort all the arrangements for you and for leaving this kind review of him. Thank you.
  • 5 Linda Sisson 21st Apr 2018

    The complete funeral package was organised by Mick Schofield excellently.He was very helpful and sympathetic and nothing too much trouble.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick joins me in thanking you for your kind review, he is glad that you found him to be helpful and sympathetic and that his support helped during this sad time.
  • 5 Carol Duff 27th Mar 2018

    We would like to thank Mick and his staff for being very professional but also approachable to help us to organise and implement the funeral for Mum. He was able to explain the options that were available and helped us to implement all our wishes for the service at the crematorium that we required. We would also like to thank the coffin bearers, who supported the grandchildren to carry their grandmother on her last journey In addition to this a special thank you for arranging the bus, so that the family could all travel together thanks again Wendy, Carol and all the family

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Mick supported you so well during this difficult time, from his explanation of all the options to his implementation of all your wishes. I have also passed your thanks on to Ian and Wayne who appreciate your kind words and are glad that they were able to help your grandchildren. Thank you.
  • 5 John David Harriman 4th Mar 2018

    Excellent, recommend them to anyone, 1st class service.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your positive review and recommendation, we are pleased that Mick offered a first class service.
  • 5 Karen Woodland 5th Feb 2018

    Very good service from Mick and all, helpful and caring to person with mobility issues needing assistance on the day. Made sure everything went as planned and on time. Would recommend. Mrs Woodland

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words and recommendation. We are pleased that Mick made suitable arrangements to help and support the person with mobility issues and are glad that everything ran smoothly and to time on the day. Mick would also like to thank you for taking the time to leave this kind review.
  • 5 Matthew Stenson 29th Jan 2018

    I have used AW Lymn several times over the last few years and every time the service is excellent. They are so caring and willing to accommodate all the wishes of the deceased. I would recommend them to everyone

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are sorry that it has been necessary for you to require our services on several occasions over the past few years but we are pleased that you have been treated with care and a willingness to accommodate both your wishes and the wishes of the deceased on each occasion. Thank you.
  • 5 Kathryn Willis 24th Jan 2018

    Very helpful throughout the time spent sorting arrangements, help find a celebrant who was very kind and did a lovely service . Can’t praise the faultless detail to attention . 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Both Mick and I would like to thank you for your kinds words. He is glad that he was able to support you during this sad time and arrange a fitting celebrant to take the service.
  • 5 Michael Geehan 21st Jan 2018

    Extremley professional very caring. Many thanks to manager Mick Schofield and his staff. They gave mum the best funeral just as she would have wanted. Many thanks from all the family.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Both Mick and I are pleased that he was able to support you in creating the best funeral you could for you mum and we would both thank you for your kind words and high rating.
  • 5 Pauline Brown 14th Jan 2018

    Excellent service from start to finish Compassionate,helpful Thank you for making the day more bearable. Mick and crew were professional and supportive Thank you again Pauline and family

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mick joins me in thanking you for you kind words about him and the rest of his crew. He is glad that his compassion and helpfulness made this sad time a little more bearable for you.
  • 5 Catherine Thompson 12th Jan 2018

    Mick Schofield organised the funeral for my Aunt, Jeannette Prince Parsons. He dealt with every aspect of the arrangements in a calm, empathetic and professional way and the funeral went ahead without a hitch.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Mick's empathetic, professional and calm manner helped support your family at his sad time and that the day of the funeral went without a hitch. Mick joins me in thanking you for this nice review and says it was his pleasure to have helped such as nice family.

Address
113 Cotmanhay Road
Cotmanhay
Ilkeston
Derbyshire
DE7 8NG

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Latest Verified Reviews

Wendy Burridge 14th Jan 2019

A.W.Lymn Cotmanhay were professional, respectful and very caring from the moment I walked through their door to sort out my brother’s funeral. On the day, again a very professional, respectful and accommodating service was received by their excellent staff. With many thanks to Mick Schofield.

Alan Fowkes 6th Jan 2019

 Just had the funeral of my late grandmother   Organised bye A W Lymn of cotmanhay Ilkeston, ,Couldn’t say enough good things about A W Lymn of cotmanhay respectful of all your wishes everything went like clock work  nothing was too much trouble special mention to Mick who went above and beyond To make sure all our funeral arrangements went to plan  thoroughly recommended. .

Kirsty Draper 27th Dec 2018

They made a very hard time go smoothly and can't thank them for the support at our families sad lost..

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