A.W. Lymn Ruddington

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24h Call: 0115 824 3604

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

Colette Gill 12th Jan 2019

Very professional and kind  Everything went so smoothly they took total charge leaving us nothing to worry about 

Charles Chatterji 12th Jan 2019

Superb faultless service and attention to detail, would recommend A W Lynn without question

Vicki Claire Hogg 9th Jan 2019

The Lymns team deliver their service with care and compassion for the family. They were very accommodating and respectful regarding my families wishes and provided guidance on any queries.Nothing was too much trouble. I would thoroughly recommend Lymns to others in need.

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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.

Brian Miles is the area manager and our funeral director Teresa Spencer is in charge of the branch, assisted by our funeral arranger Gary Cook. Teresa and Gary 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

Steven John Dickens

Feb 1973 - Dec 2018

Doreen Edson

Apr 1935 - Dec 2018

Yvonne Chatterji

Jul 1929 - Dec 2018

Catherine Christina Collier

Dec 1932 - Dec 2018

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Colette Gill 12th Jan 2019

    Very professional and kind  Everything went so smoothly they took total charge leaving us nothing to worry about 

  • 5 Charles Chatterji 12th Jan 2019

    Superb faultless service and attention to detail, would recommend A W Lynn without question

  • 5 Vicki Claire Hogg 9th Jan 2019

    The Lymns team deliver their service with care and compassion for the family. They were very accommodating and respectful regarding my families wishes and provided guidance on any queries.Nothing was too much trouble. I would thoroughly recommend Lymns to others in need.

  • 5 Angela Wilkins 24th Dec 2018

    Excellent professional service. Would highly recommend.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words and recommendation, we are glad that you received excellent service from all the team at Ruddington.
  • 5 Esther Jamieson 17th Dec 2018

    Very good

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal and 5* rating.
  • 5 Katherine Pygott 15th Dec 2018

    Many thanks to Theresa at Lymn's in Ruddington for all her help and support with my Father's funeral arrangements.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Teresa's support and guidance helped you during this sad time and she joins me in thanking you for your kind words.
  • 5 Alan Francis Stacey 20th Nov 2018

    The help and advice given whilst planning the funeral of my wife was first class. The presentation and attention to detail, both prior to and during the funeral, could not have been bettered. My family and I will forever grateful. Thank You Very Much. Alan Stacey, and Family

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Teresa and her team offered first class service and support both prior to and at the time of the funeral and she joins me in thanking you for this kind review.
  • 4 Patricia Wass 16th Nov 2018

    We were very happy with the service. Thank you for all your efforts. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal, we are pleased that you were happy with all aspects of our service. We do however note your 4* rating and we would welcome any feedback on how we could improve to better serve families in the future. Thank you.
  • 5 Gillian Chesney-Green 6th Nov 2018

    The care and consideration afforded me and the family was second to none. Nothing was too much trouble and emailed questions and queries were answered swiftly... and gentle reminders were sent if there was something I'd forgotten. I never felt patronized and always felt genuinely supported by Teresa. Little details that showed a complete respect for my deceased husband included asking for his underwear along with his clothes, to preserve his dignity. Very thoughtful;very touching. At all times she and the team were very professional and respectful.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for taking the team to leave this wonderful and detailed review. We are pleased that professionalism and respect afforded by Teresa to both your family and your late husband made you feel genuinely supported during this difficult time. Thank you.
  • 5 Jonathan Pears 11th Oct 2018

    Excellent

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your excellent review.
  • 5 Arthur Webster 25th Sep 2018

    Dear Nigel, Please accept my heartfelt thanks for the most kind and efficient way in which your team carried out my wife's funeral arrangements.  Although very sad for me I was very uplifted by the tremendous support I received during the 'Thanksgiving Service'. Please pass on my gratitude to Teresa and the team. God bless you all. Arthur Webster. 

    Nigel Lymn Rose replied
    Arthur, thank you for your kind comments about our team, and Teresa and I in particular, they are much appreciated. I did find it an honour to be involved in the funeral of “Miss Webster” my former school mistress from over half a century ago (It was hard to believe). It was an accolade to all she had done in her life to see the church full for the service of thanksgiving for her life and there was a lovely warm family feeling among all those in attendance. Nigel
  • 5 Marie Soar 16th Sep 2018

    This was the third family funeral that Lymns have organised for me. All of their staff are highly professional, courteous and caring. I wouldn’t have considered using anyone else at such a sad time, when it’s so important that all the arrangements go perfectly and I knew I could trust them implicitly to ensure everything went smoothly. 

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are sorry that it has been necessary for you to require our services for a third time but we thank you for your very kind comments and for entrusting us with this important occasion. Jackie is away at the moment but has asked me to pass on that she was privileged to have been involved and that she thought the attendance was wonderful on the day.
  • 4 David Fuller 10th Sep 2018

    Everyone we spoke to was polite, understanding and efficient we would definitely recommend Lymns to our friends.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for this positive review and your kind words about the polite, understanding and efficient service provided by the team at Ruddington. We have noted your 4* rating and if there is anything further you feel we could have done then we would appreciate this feedback. Thank you.
  • 5 Joan fenwick 3rd Sep 2018

    So very caring and efficient.  I and my family were very impressed with the way everything was handled - it could not have been better.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your kind words, we are pleased that the team at Ruddington impressed you with the caring and efficient service.
  • 5 Elsie Wilson 23rd Aug 2018

    Absolutely brilliant could not have asked for a better service

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you received brilliant service throughout and thank you for this kind review.
  • 5 Guy Phethean 17th Aug 2018

    Everything was handled with respect, dignity and precision. A service second to none. Thank you.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that everything was handled with respect, dignity and precision and we thank you for taking the time to leave this kind review.
  • 5 Dorothy Curtis 20th Jul 2018

    We could not fault the service we received from Lymns at Ruddington They were kind and considerate and very efficient. The whole experience was the best that it could be at such an upsetting time.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that the team at Ruddington were kind, considerate and efficient and that they were able to make this sad time a little more bearable for you. Thank you.
  • 5 Nigel Richards 5th Jul 2018

    Very professional, respectful and attentive from start to finish.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you found the team at Ruddington to be professional, respective and attentive. Thank you.
  • 5 Catherine Clark 26th Jun 2018

    A truly professional service. Everything was perfectly done, from the beautiful floral tributes to the kindness and compassion with which they treated our family. A W Lymn helped to make a difficult day so much easier and more comfortable for us all.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Teresa's kindness and compassion made this difficult day a little easier for you and your family. We are also glad that you thought the flowers were beautiful. Thank you.
  • 5 Elizabeth Horner 16th Jun 2018

    Very friendly, understanding and professional service in office and at Crematorium.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you received friendly, understanding and professional service throughout and would thank you for this positive review.
  • 5 Joannw Hilal 25th May 2018

    Excellent service, sensitive staff. Thank you!

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased that Teresa and her team offered excellent sensitive support and she joins me in thanking you for your kind words. 
  • 5 Andrew Whitby 13th May 2018

    very supportive and considerate staff, highly recommended

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your recommendation and high appraisal, we are pleased you found the team at Ruddington to be supportive and considerate. Thank you.
  • 5 Michael Marriott 29th Apr 2018

    Many thanks to all the staff , the service was first class Thank you Michael and Linda Marriott

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    Thank you for your high appraisal and thanks to all the staff, we are pleased that you received first class service throughout.
  • 5 Judith Twidale 22nd Apr 2018

    Everything is taken out of ones hands as they do everything including ordering audio systems, flowers that were beautiful, printing of service sheets, in touch with the vicar and crematorium so that all goes smoothly, as it did on the day.

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are glad that Teresa was able to make this difficult time a little easier for you by handling all the arrangements on your behalf and are pleased that you were happy with everything suggested and provided. Thank you.
  • 5 Rosemary Molyneux 19th Apr 2018

    Very helpful and efficient

    Chloe Lymn Rose replied
    We are pleased you found the team at Ruddington to be helpful and efficient and would thank you for taking the time to leave this positive review.

Address
45 Easthorpe St, Ruddington
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG11 6LB

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Colette Gill 12th Jan 2019

Very professional and kind  Everything went so smoothly they took total charge leaving us nothing to worry about 

Charles Chatterji 12th Jan 2019

Superb faultless service and attention to detail, would recommend A W Lynn without question

Vicki Claire Hogg 9th Jan 2019

The Lymns team deliver their service with care and compassion for the family. They were very accommodating and respectful regarding my families wishes and provided guidance on any queries.Nothing was too much trouble. I would thoroughly recommend Lymns to others in need.

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