Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield


Town Clerk: Andrew Tristram
Dronfield Civic Hall
Dronfield Civic Centre
Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1PD

Tel: 01246 418573

  • Council Services

    Council Services

    The Town Council office is open 10am until 2pm Monday to Friday or staff can also be contacted via phone, email or the website.

  • Gosforth Lodge

    Gosforth Lodge

    Gosforth Lodge and the Civic Hall are currently available for eligible groups to hire, under the current restrictions.

  • Parks & Open Spaces

    Parks & Open Spaces

    Enjoy the many parks around Dronfield including Cliffe Park, however please adhere to the guidance in place to help keep everyone safe.

Dronfield Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Dronfield 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 what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us. Alternatively the Town Council office opening hours are normally 10am to 2pm Monday to Friday.


If you have any difficulty accessing any areas of our website please contact us by calling 01246 418573 or email townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk to discuss how we can help accommodate your needs and requirements.

Please click here to view our accessibility statement.

Public Notices

Access via Council Owned Land

If you require access over land owned by the Town Council, please contact us by emailing townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk to request permission before use - providing your name, address and phone number plus details of the access required and reason. A £200 refundable bond must be paid in advance and will be returned following a site inspection, by the Outside Services Manager, after use of the land. This includes use of the parks owned and managed by the Town Council, a list of which can be found by clicking here.

ICO Registration Certificate

Annual Accounts for year ending 31st March 2021


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Latest News

Christmas Office Times

Christmas Office Times

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 15:05 by Jo Mitchell

The Town Council office will be closed from 2:00pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021 and will re-open at 10:00am on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

During this time, phones and emails will continue to be monitored. For help in an emergency during this time you can still call the office number 01246 418573 and leave a voicemail, which will be checked frequently. More »

Please be reassured that during this time the Outside Services team will be working, to refill grit bins and keep the town moving, should we receive any seasonal snowy weather.

We wish you all a happy and safe Christmas and New Year.

Please note: the normal office opening hours are 10am to 2pm Monday to Friday. » Less

Dronfield Christmas Light Switch-On

Dronfield Christmas Light Switch-On

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 18:00 by Jo Mitchell

Don't forget tomorrow night is the Dronfield Christmas Lights Switch-On.

Festivities begin from 4pm onwards with fariground rides outside the Civic Hall and stalls and Santa inside the Civic Hall. Take part for free in children's Christmas Craft activities o

Frightfully fantastic Halloween artists!

Frightfully fantastic Halloween artists!

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 15:26 by Jo Mitchell

The Town Council's spooky Halloween Colouring Competition, which ran last month, attracted many entries with some teriffic artwork which included colouring, sticking and painting.

There were some phenomenally peculiar pumpkin faces and the Events Committee had a tough job judging all the entries. However, first, second and third places have been selected in each of the age range categories and the winning entries will be receiving their vouchers soon. Congratulations to everyone who entered. More »

Prizes were awarded in the following age groups under 5's, 5 - 8 years old and 8 – 11 years old.

Prizes for each competition - First Prize, £30 Argos voucher, Second prize, £20 Argos voucher, Third prize, £10 Argos Voucher

Photo: Some of the colouring competition entries. » Less

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Office staff are continuing to work during this time and are still contactable by phone on 01246 418573, email via townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk or through the Town Council website, although the council office remains closed to members of the public. If you don't get through please leave a message and we will respond to you directly. Our Outside Services Team have worked throughout lockdown and continue to keep our parks and open spaces tidy and maintained.

Town Council Facilities

The Town Council have now reopened both the Civic Hall and Gosforth Lodge for bookings.

All sports facilities including the MUGA pitch at Cliffe Park, our tennis courts, bowling greens and cricket pitches are all reopened. Our parks and play areas are also available for residents enjoyment.

The Town Council urges any local residents using the parks and venues to continue to adhere to social distancing and wash hands thoroughly after being in these areas.

Please stay safe and help keep each other safe.

For further details on the national lockdown restrictions in place please click here.