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

Coffee with a cop

Hello all, I hope that this message finds you well. I wanted to contact you as I know that you're all active within various community groups. You are welcome to forward this e-mail on to any of your contacts. Our...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society Autumn Meeting 2016

DARLEY ABBEY SOCIETY AUTUMN OPEN MEETING at Darley Abbey Village Hall on Wednesday 26th October at 7.30 pm Our main speaker will be Eric Boultbee one of the Directors of the...  More >>

North Avenue appeal decision - Residents Triumph

Team effort protects World Heritage Site A Planning Inspector has refused Planning Permission for the development of land in Darley Abbey, because it is unnecessary, would harm the World Heritage Site,...  More >>

North Avenue appeals hearing concludes

The Public Inquiry into the two Appeals has now finshed and the Inspector is making his deliberations and we should hear the decision within the next feww weeks. In the meantime this is a report on what happened at the...  More >>

St Matthew's Church Prize Draw

Have you bought your tickets yet?  Please support St Matthew's. First prize is a week's stay in a beautiful four-bedroomed villa in Lanzarote. Second prize is a three-course...  More >>

Public Inquiry for North Ave Planning Appeals

Derby City Council has issued information regarding the Public Inquiry for the Planning Appeals into proposals to develop land off North Avenue, Darley Abbey. As this is a Public Inquiry, residents are entitled to...  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 >>

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