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

Who we are & what we do

Darley Dale Town Council Crest

The Town Council consists of 12 elected councillors who serve for a four year term. All Councillors are voluntary and receive no payment whatsoever.

The Clerk's Office is located at the Whitworth Centre, Station Road, Darley Dale, DE4 2EQ.

Council Meetings are normally held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, except August - see the diary of meetings for more information.

Darley Dale lies in the Derwent Valley in Derbyshire. It is situated in the heart of the UK, 20 miles north of the city of Derby, on the border of the Peak District National Park between Matlock and Bakewell.

It is twinned with Onzain, a small semi-rural town in the Loire Valley, France. visit the twinning website here

For further information relating to the services offered by the Town Council please contact the Town Clerk who will be happy to give advice and assistance.


Darley Dale is twinned with Onzain, a small semi-rural town in the Loire Valley, France.

The twinning association is open to all, residents from in and around Darley Dale are very welcome to join.

Visit the Darley Dale twinning website here


Our Councillors are elected or co-opted, if you would like to become a Councillor or find out more about what they do then please click here.


Our committees have specific tasks and can have delegated powers.

Darley Dale Town Council Standing Orders

Our Staff

The Town Clerk, Carol Lavell is based at the Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Her normal days of work are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays/

She is available on a drop in basis on a Wednesday and Thursday morning between 10.00 and 12.00 to answer queries in person, alternatively either email the townclerk@darleydale.gov.k or telephone on 01629 735248.

Carol Lavell

Carol Lavell

Town Clerk

01629 735248