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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Darley Abbey Historical Group - Derbyshire Castles...

All meetings start at 7.30pm and are held in Darley Abbey Village Hall, Abbey Yard off New Road, Darley Abbey, DE22 1DS There is a charge of £1 for members of the Historical Group and £3 for visitors. For...  More >>

Two way cycling proposed for Darley St and New Roa...

The City Council has put forward proposals to allow cyclists to cycle against the flow of traffic in both Darley Street and New Road which are currently one-way streets. The Council timed the consulatation period...  More >>

Incinerator proposal for Alfreton Road premises

In October 2016 a planning application was submitted to Derby City Council by Envirofusion Ltd to build and test a waste incinerator plant (including the erection of a 20 metre high chimney) on Alfreton Road (to the rear...  More >>

Save Allestree Library

Do YOU want a library in Allestree? Derby City Council have plans to save money by limiting the library provision in the City. 4 options have been proposed: A. Keep open Alvaston, Local Studies,...  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 >>

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