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Darley Dale Town Council

Serving the people of Darley Dale

Town Clerk: Carol Lavell
The Whitworth Centre, Station
Road, Darley Dale, Matlock
Derbyshire DE4 2EQ

Tel: 01629 735 248

Darley Dale Neighbourhood Plan

The Plan has now been submitted to the District Council as at June 2017. The next stage will be a public consultation period.

Details will be posted as soon as we receive the go ahead from the District Council

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    Our Office is normally open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.00 to 12.00.

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    A view over the lake in Whitworth Gardens.

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    Lake in Whitworth park

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Darley Dale Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Darley Dale a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Darley Dale Town Council was formed in 1980 and consists of 12 councillors - seven covering the North Ward and five covering the South Ward. Meetings are normally held on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm (except August) at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. A period of 10 minutes at the start and end of meetings is allowed for members of the public to raise issues with the Town Council.

Latest News

Large Planning Development Proposed for Darley Dale

Large Planning Development Proposed for Darley Dale

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:47 by Carol Lavell

This week the Town Council has received notification that a planning application for a residential development for 126 dwellings has been received by the District Council.

The houses are proposed to be built on the site behind the former RBS building. More »

Initial concerns have been raised about loss of precious green belt land, urbanisation along the A6, traffic congestion and undue pressure on local facilities especially schools.

All the details can be found on the Derbyshire Dales Planning web portal. 17/00490/FUL


If you would like to comment on this, please feel free to drop the Town Clerk an email regarding your views.

Alternatively drop an email directly to Derbyshire Dales District Council expressing your views at planning@derbyshiredales.gov.uk. Please copy the Town Council into any emails then we can reflect the wider communities views when we respond formally. townclerk@darleydale.gov.uk

This item will be discussed at the next meeting of the Town Council which will be held on July 20th at 7.00pm in the Old Library at the Whitworth Centre. Darley Dale. » Less

Derbyshire Dales District Council Community Forum

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 23:18 by Louise McKenzie

Dale Road Methodist Church, Darley Dale on Tuesday 7th February at 7pm.

Derbyshire Dales residents will get an overview next month of our spending plans for 2017/18.

The February round of Area Community Forums will be staged by the District Council in Darley Dale, Hulland Ward and Ashford-in-the-Water and will feature an update on Council Tax and savings - and what the District Council's share of local Council Tax is likely to be from April. More »

The agenda will also include an update on the process to outsource the running of the District Council's four leisure centres as a package to a management operator, together with a bus service update from Derbyshire County Council.

The Forums take place at Darley Dale's Dale Road Methodist Church on Tuesday 7 February, at Hulland Ward & District Millennium Village Hall on Monday 13 February and at Ashford War Memorial Institute on Tuesday 21 February.

All start at 7 pm and anyone who can't attend in person can email questions in advance to communityforum@derbyshiredales.gov.uk or via the District Council's Facebook and Twitter pages @derbyshiredales. The 13 February forum will also feature a live Twitter feed using the #dddc hashtag

Please see attached flyer:



Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:00 by Louise McKenzie


Thursday 2nd February - 9am until 7pm at The Whitworth Centre, in the Lady Whitworth Room

Derbyshire County Council will be holding a drop in session at the Whitworth Centre to discuss and listen to feedback on the potential inclusion of the proposed Bent Lane quarry site into the local minerals plan. See attached documents for further information: More »