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 Abbey Ghost Walk

We have added some new dates to the Darley Abbey ghost walk due to popular demand. We have now raised £2,000 for Rainbows Children's Hospice! The Darley Abbey Ghost Walk is now monthly...  More >>

Darley Abbey Society Autumn Meeting 2017

The Darley Abbey Society Autumn Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th October 2017 at 7.30 pm in the Darley Abbey Village Hall in Abbey Yard (off New Road). The Speakers will...  More >>

Incinerator decision deferred

In a dramatic last minute twist to the saga of the proposed Alfreton Rd incinerator, planning officers decided to remove the application from last Thursday's Planning Committee agenda after receiving two new reports...  More >>

Incinerator application goes to committee on 14th ...

The application to use an industrial unit just yards from the Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage Site and to build a 20 meter chimney is to be decided by the City's Planning Committee on the 14th September at 6 pm. The...  More >>

Darley Park

A plan to construct what is termed an "All User Path" has now been included in a planning application to Derby City Council, reference number 05/17/00567. Basically an all user path is one which will accomodate...  More >>

Darley Park concert

Derby's much-loved concert returns to Darley Park after a year's break. Come along and be part of one of the UK's biggest outdoor classical concerts, in the stunning natural amphitheatre that is Darley Park. This...  More >>

Dig the Ice House

The Darley Abbey Historical Group (DAHG) have secured  Heritage Lottery Funding for a Community Archaeology Project to part excavate the 18thC Ice House at the side of our Village Hall, in Darley...  More >>

Darley Abbey Day - Thank You

Thanks to you we raised £4,500 (Money is still coming in) £1,500 will go to St Matthew's Church & £3,000 will go towards buying Five, 24/7 Defibrillators to be placed around...  More >>

Victory for Kedleston Voice

Kedleston Voice is delighted that the Hon. Ms Justice Lang has quashed the decision made by the Planning Inspectorate to planning permission for 400 houses on the heritage land adjacent to Kedleston Road, Allestree, Derby....  More >>

Alfreton Road Update

Alfreton Road Incinerator Update Readers of this page will recall that we publicised the worrying planning application to set up a waste incinerator on Alfreton Road adjacent to Derby Rugby Club playing...  More >>

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