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

Remembrance Sunday Service

St. Matthew's Church Darley Abbey 9th November 10am Culminating at the War Memorial in the churchyard with an act of remembrance.    More >>

Derwent Pulse

An installation artwork called Derwent Pulse is set to come to Darley Abbey on Friday 31st October at 5pm in which the community will have the opportunity to "shepherd 400 orbs of pulsating light" along...  More >>

Derwent Pulse at Darley Abbey, Free Event

Derwent Pulse The 'Derwent Pulse' is a spectacular artistic project of floating pulsating lanterns, weaving their way down the length of the Derwent, during the hours of darkness throughout...  More >>

North Avenue development Refused

PLANNING COMMITTEE REJECT  NORTH AVENUE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT The Darley Abbey Society conducted a sustained campaign against this proposal, through the use of leaflets, emails and their website...  More >>

New plans submitted for North Avenue Development p...

Proposed Housing Development Off North Avenue, Darley Abbey. Planning Application 02/14/00198 The planning consultants acting for the owner of the land have submitted an amended master plan in an...  More >>

Mills plan set to get the go ahead

The applications to convert Darley Abbey's Long Mill into offices and the West Mill into a wedding venue were approved at the Planning Control committee meeting on 3 July.  As reported in the last issue of...  More >>

Camera lenses found on Darley and Nutwood LNR

A wallet containing coloured camera lens filters,  mostly 55 mm dia but a couple of other sizes too, was found on Saturday afternoon /evening.   It was undamaged,  did not seem to have been rained...  More >>

Work begins on new Canoe Club HQ

Contractors are now on site at the Midland Canoe Club's premises between the Derwent and Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve preparing the site to receive the new prefabricated clubhouse. Massive articulated lorries...  More >>

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