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

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 >>

Darley Abbey Historical Group talk - Derwent Valle...

Friday 18 December Derwent Valley Mills Through Time Presented by Adrian Farmer Followed by The Christmas Fuddle All meetings start at 7.30pm and are held in Darley Abbey Village Hall, Abbey...  More >>

Christmas events at St Matthew's Church

St Matthew's Church at Christmas – everyone welcome Village Carol Concert (Monday 14 December, 7.00pm)  Nine Lessons & Carols (Sunday 20 December,...  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 >>

Yet another Planning Application for North Avenue

Having only just rejected a planning application for a development of 49 dwellings on the land to the North of North Avenue, the City Council Planning committee is being asked to consider yet another proposal. The new...  More >>

Planning Committee reject North Avenue application

Derby City Council Planning Committee rejects the proposed housing development off North Avenue, Darley Abbey 10 September 2015 The Committee meeting started with one of the Council's  planning officers summarising...  More >>

Police appeal for witnesses after serious assault ...

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious sexual assault on a young womantook place on the Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve at approximately 6 30 p.m. on Monday evening. There has been a police presence last...  More >>

North Avenue development planning application Upda...

All parties interested in this application should know that the matter will be dealt with at the Planning Committee's meeting on 10th September at 6.00 pm. Whilst only two people will be given the opportunity to speak...  More >>

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