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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 development planning application

PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT OFF NORTH AVENUE DARLEY ABBEY A planning application has been submitted to Derby City Council for permission to erect 45 dwellings, construct an access road, car park and open space. Application...  More >>

Garages in Darley Abbey to be demolished

Derby City Council have decided that they can no longer afford to maintain two sets of concrete sectional garages in Darley Abbey village. One set is at the rear of Lavender Row and the other in the car park behind the...  More >>

North Avenue Development proposal

Dozens of residents from North and South Avenues in Darley Abbey crowded into the Village Hall last Friday (7th February) to see an "exhibition" about a housing development for up to 45 houses proposed for a greenfield...  More >>

Church Lane Closure

You may already be aware that National Grid has previously been upgrading the gas pipes around Darley Abbey and in order to complete the works there is a small section to replace on Church Lane.   The work will start...  More >>

Medieval Timbers found at Darley Abbey Weir

During the recent work to build a fish pass in the island on the Darley Abbey Weir, archaeologists from Trent and Peak Archaeology have found medieval remains. These include the rubble foundations from walls which have...  More >>

Darley Park Winter Maintenance

Derby City Parks department have announced that in order to continue previous years shrubbery maintenance, over the next few months some necessary shrub rejuvenation works will commence throughout the Park. This work...  More >>

Canoe Club to build new clubhouse

The Midland Canoe Club whose clubhouse is situated on the River Derwent adjacent to the Darley and Nutwood Nature Reserve has submitted plans to Derby City Council to erect a New Clubhouse to replace their existing pre-fabricated...  More >>

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