Welcome to Darley Abbey

Welcome to the Darley Abbey website - a local information portal for Darley Abbey and its community.

Darley Abbey is a small historical village situated between the outskirts of Derby City and the Derbyshire Dales, at the heart of England.

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Latest News & Events

Darley Safer Neighbourhood Team Event

Our team will be at Darley Abbey Village Hall on Saturday 18th June from 2pm-4pm. We will be carrying out tool marking, in response to thefts from vans and sheds. Crime prevention advice will also be available. Please...  More >>

A Shakespearean Weekend at St Matthew's Church

11-12 June 2016: A Shakespearean Weekend at St Matthew's Church, Darley Abbey including: Flower Festival based on Shakespeare's plays Seven collages illustrating the plays Concert on Saturday...  More >>

Darley Park Stone Mosaic

Come and have a go! Work has started on the community mosaic for the Hydrangea Garden in Darley Park - why not come and join in? Add your mark to this piece of public artwork which will stay in the park for years...  More >>

Old Vicarage School events - traffic advisory

Important dates for local residents especially in Church Lane area. There may be a build up of parked vehicles on these dates: 25.6.16, 1-4pm Summer Fayre 8.7.16, 2.30 - 9pm Prize-giving & Garden Party We...  More >>

Nutwood Sexual Assault reconstruction to feature o...

Readers will recall that a young woman was seriously sexually assaulted near a footpath in the Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve on Monday, 7th September, 2015 at around 5.40 pm. Denise Sandall of the police has confirmed...  More >>

Inconsiderate parking in Abbey Yard

A member of the Darley Abbey Society took these photographs recently. These drivers have deliberately mounted the grass verge and created a deep furrow, which others will follow once it's made. Abbey Yard is an important...  More >>

North Avenue appeal lodged

Appeal being made against refusal for Proposed Development Application Ref:  06/15/00720 - Land off North Ave Update at 18 December 2015 [and see www.darleyabbey.com for...  More >>

St Matthew's Church update

All our church services and activities are continuing as normal whilst we are without a Vicar. We hope to have a new Vicar before the middle of 2016.  More >>

North Avenue development UPDATE

Update at 29 October 2015 Introduction The following Update is based on a report made to the Darley Abbey Society's Open Meeting, on 28 October 2015, which was well attended. It seems a long time...  More >>

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