A.W. Lymn Arnold

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

Latest Verified Reviews

Robert Slivinski 15th Jan 2019

A big thank you to the staff at Arnold and especially to Russ, who steered me through the difficult time and process, checking, chasing and advising at every step and ensuring the committal went smoothly and with dignity and decorum. Thank you!

Deanne Taylor 15th Jan 2019

As always a professional but friendly and sympathetic service, very well organised and so easy to deal with but above all not pushy or sales driven which is extremely refreshing

Lee & Carla Raynor 13th Jan 2019

Highly professional and sympathetic throughout the process from start to finish. Nothing was to much trouble for any of the staff. My thanks to Beryl and the staff at the Arnold branch who took the time and care to deal with the little things.

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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. Albans House, High Street, Arnold
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG5 7DZ

About Us

St. Albans House, situated in Arnold, was opened in 1996 by Alison Maddaford, the president of the National Association of Funeral Directors at the time, and extended during late 2012. It is now run by Russell Kemp who has a very good knowledge of Arnold’s people, ministers, churches and customs. Russell gained his Diploma qualification with the National Association of Funeral Directors and is assisted by our funeral arranger Ellie Carr, from Calverton, who gained her Diploma in Funeral Directing in 2017. Beryl Spencer is the receptionist and administrator.

Our Arnold branch is the only independent funeral directors in town. The building features a parking area, reception, two private reception rooms, two visitation rooms and also a visitation suite with an adjoining room where the family can spend time in private. We also have cold room facilities and a small memorial showroom.

Russell, Ellie and Beryl will be more than pleased to offer any assistance you require, whether this is ’at need’, or simply an enquiry for the future. The office is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday. All our A W Lymn offices are also open at any time by appointment and our telephone line is available every day of the week, 24 hours a day.

This branch covers all of Arnold and the surrounding areas including Calverton, Daybrook, Epperstone, Killisick, Lambley, Lowdham, Oxton, Redhill, Woodthorpe and beyond.

A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service is managed by Nigel, Matthew and Jackie Lymn Rose, who are keeping the family tradition in providing the best service for bereaved families since 1907.

Latest Obituaries

Iris Tibbles

Oct 1929 - Jan 2019

Barry Wildgust

Apr 1938 - Dec 2018

Margaret Dallas

Jun 1942 - Dec 2018

Jean Patterson

Jun 1945 - Jan 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Robert Slivinski 15th Jan 2019

    A big thank you to the staff at Arnold and especially to Russ, who steered me through the difficult time and process, checking, chasing and advising at every step and ensuring the committal went smoothly and with dignity and decorum. Thank you!

  • 5 Deanne Taylor 15th Jan 2019

    As always a professional but friendly and sympathetic service, very well organised and so easy to deal with but above all not pushy or sales driven which is extremely refreshing

  • 5 Lee & Carla Raynor 13th Jan 2019

    Highly professional and sympathetic throughout the process from start to finish. Nothing was to much trouble for any of the staff. My thanks to Beryl and the staff at the Arnold branch who took the time and care to deal with the little things.

  • 5 Barbara Eustace 6th Jan 2019

    I was in two minds as to if I should rate as excellent - how can a funeral of a loved one be described as such? But the management of this sad occasion was undertaken in a very professional manner, as always. The celebrant used just the right tone for the service, and it was a commemoration of my mothers life. I would use again, but having said that, I hope that's a long time in the future.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this very kind and balanced review of the service provided our the team at Arnold. We completely understand your dilemma in relation to the rating system but unfortunately this seems to be the way these things now have to work. We are however glad that everything was just as you had wanted on the day. Thank you.
  • 5 David Brailsford 24th Dec 2018

    All the arrangements were carried out with professionalism and compassion. Attention to detail of the highest order, highly recommended.  The staff were friendly and understanding at a difficult time for the family.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you received professional, compassionate and friendly service from the team at Arnold and they join me in thanking you for both your kind words and your recommendation.
  • 5 Susan Holt 22nd Dec 2018

    Nothing was too much trouble.All our wishes/feelings taken into account. Everything perfect from the flowers, to the cars, to the celebrant.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind review, we are pleased that every aspect of the service was perfect and that you were well looked after throughout.
  • 5 Sarah Davis 17th Dec 2018

    Very helpful and responsive throughout.  Order of service was especially beautifully done. Thankyou. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you received helpful and responsive service from the team at Arnold and thank you for your comments in regards to the high standard of the order of service.
  • 5 Amanda Walsh 2nd Dec 2018

    Everything they did for my mum was above and beyond couldn't have asked for a better service my mum looked beautifully

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that the team at Arnold went above and beyond for you and took great care of mum. Thank you.
  • 4 Helen Sloss 19th Nov 2018

    very happy with the service despite late start of service, all went well. Lymns were very honest about the error that had occurred and we were all happy with their explanation and also for their contribution to the charity we had chosen for mum.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind and fair appraisal of the service provided by the team at Arnold. We are sorry that there was a delay in the start of the service but thank you for your kind understanding and for this positive review.
  • 5 Susan Bowler 18th Nov 2018

    This is a very professional, caring company who were absolutely fantastic during our time of grieving. Not experiencing a family death, Ellie was exceptional from the moment we asked her to care for our dad. The celebrant Cheryl was outstanding. Many friends talked about Cheryl at Dad's wake- she was a credit to her profession and made a very sad time, memorable for all the right reasons. Thank you A.W Lymn, Ellie and Cheryl.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We are pleased that Ellie looked after you so well right from your very first meeting with her and have forwarded your review onto Cheryl so she can see the kind words you have written. Thank you.
  • 5 Dorothy McCormick 3rd Nov 2018

    Brilliant service and lovely staff including the drivers. Well done all

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review, we are pleased all the team provided brilliant service. Thanks.
  • 5 Dawn Brown 30th Oct 2018

    All went well on our sad day with Lymn's of Arnold taking care of all the major and minor details for the funeral. The staff were extremely caring with Cheryl contributing hugely with her caring eulogy about Charles

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that the team at Arnold took care of all details of the funeral for you no matter how small and that Cheryl's caring eulogy made this sad day a little easier for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Russell Potter 24th Oct 2018

    An excellent service that was carried out in a highly professional way. Mum had a prepaid plan that was followed to the letter. All the detail was picked up by lymns saving us the pain and stress. Thanks to all the staff

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that all Mum's wishes were followed to the letter and that the team at Arnold looked after you so well during this sad time. Thank you.
  • 5 Jean Rigg 20th Oct 2018

    On behalf of my bereaved aunt I would like to thank your staff for their professional and empathetic approach to their work. They sympathetically guide you through the bereavement maze of decisions and notifications.....at no stage did their attention seem rushed but they were always there to give guidance and recommendations. They enabled me to plan my cousins Nottingham cremation with ease from Kent whilst being hugely supportive of my elderly aunt. This was typified by their courteous handling ( literally) of my aunt on the day of the funeral. Mark and Russell did a super job as did our driver who enabled us to drive to Bramcote sedately and yet somehow relaxed. Huge thanks. Marion Hudson

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed and positive review. We are pleased that the support given to both you and your Aunt by all the team at Arnold and the staff on the day of the itself made this confusing and difficult time a little easier for your both. Thank you.
  • 5 Louise Davis 15th Oct 2018

    Outstanding throughout. Cannot praise them highly enough. Thank you so very much.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal, we are pleased that the team at Arnold were outstanding throughout.
  • 5 Louise Davis 15th Oct 2018

    The thought and care provided throughout the organisation of the funeral was outstanding. They made a difficult time far easier. Thank you so much.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that the thought and care provided throughout made this difficult time a little easier for you and both Ellie and Russ join me in thanking you for your kind words.
  • 5 Caroline Elizabeth Dutton 9th Oct 2018

    Throughout the whole process all staff were courteous, professional and dignified

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you found the team at Arnold to be courteous, professional and dignified and they join me in thanking you for your kind words.
  • 5 Elaine Squires 9th Oct 2018

    Ellie couldn't have been more helpful. Nothing was too much trouble.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Ellie helpful nature ensured all your requests were met and she joins me in thanking you for your kind words.
  • 5 Julie Vernon 6th Oct 2018

    We would like to offer our thanks to all of the people involved in our mothers service, Ellie, Russ, Nigel to name a few. Thank you a so much Kim, Julie, Shaun 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the time to pass on your thanks to the team at Arnold in this way, they are glad that they were able to help support you during this sad time. Nigel has also commented that he was glad that you were all so very pleased with the special vintage fleet and happy that he was remembered. Thank you.
  • 5 Lily Hart 3rd Oct 2018

    You all helped me through a very sad time so thank all of you for all your kindness x

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Russell's kind support helped you at this sad time and he joins me in thanking you for this lovely review.
  • 5 Sara Stainsby 30th Sep 2018

    We couldn’t have asked for a better service. Ellie was brilliant she explained everything clearly and made sure everything went smoothly. The say itself went without a hitch and all the staff were highly professional. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Ellie and the rest of her team provided a professional service and that everything was well explained to you beforehand so that everything ran smoothly on the day. We would also thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review.
  • 5 Alison Hemsley 25th Sep 2018

    Excellent service and very professional caring team, helped with giving Kieran the send off he deserved

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased the team at Arnold were able to help you create the send off Kieran deserved and they join me in thanking you for your kind words.
  • 5 Mark Towlson 24th Sep 2018

    everyone at the firm dealt with us in a sensitive and competent manner. A difficult time was well managed.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your positive review, we are pleased you were dealt with sensitively and competently.
  • 5 Marilyn Walton 23rd Sep 2018

    They were excellent in the way that they listened to what I wanted and didn’t push anything on me as I was in a very vulnerable state. Were very sympathetic and helpful. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that you found our staff to be sympathetic and helpful, and that they listened to what you wanted enabling you to tailor the service to your wishes. Thank you.
  • 5 Elizabeth Melbourne 18th Sep 2018

    The day went really well but couldnt have occurred without the professionalism, sensitivity, precicion and patience of this truly wonderful funeral directors. Very grateful. Kind regards

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Mark has asked me to pass on his personal thanks to you for this wonderful review. He is glad that the professionalism, patience and sensitivity of his team made this sad occasion a little easier for you and your family. Thank you.

Address
St. Albans House, High Street, Arnold
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG5 7DZ

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Robert Slivinski 15th Jan 2019

A big thank you to the staff at Arnold and especially to Russ, who steered me through the difficult time and process, checking, chasing and advising at every step and ensuring the committal went smoothly and with dignity and decorum. Thank you!

Deanne Taylor 15th Jan 2019

As always a professional but friendly and sympathetic service, very well organised and so easy to deal with but above all not pushy or sales driven which is extremely refreshing

Lee & Carla Raynor 13th Jan 2019

Highly professional and sympathetic throughout the process from start to finish. Nothing was to much trouble for any of the staff. My thanks to Beryl and the staff at the Arnold branch who took the time and care to deal with the little things.

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