Dronfield Town Council

Serving the people of Dronfield


Town Clerk: Joanne Mitchell
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

Transport to Covid-19 vaccination appointments

Transport to Covid-19 vaccination appointments

Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:58 by Loran Stonehouse

If you're a Derbyshire resident struggling to get to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment then you can now book a free return journey to help you attend.

If you don't have your own transport, and you can't use public transport, then Derbyshire County Council's Active Travel team can help you with door to door transport to and from your vaccination appointment. More »

The parent or carer of the person attending the vaccination clinic can also travel for free. For example if you're the parent of a child aged 12 to 15, or a carer for the person being vaccinated.

You can contact the Community Response Unit who can help you to book your journey.

Please contact them at least 3 working days before your vaccination appointment to allow sufficient time to book your transport.

You can call the Community Response Unit on 01629 535091.

Find out more online here: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/community-response-unit/if-you-need-help/if-you-need-help.aspx » Less

Would you like a job working in your local community?

Would you like a job working in your local community?

Posted: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 16:00 by Jo Mitchell

Dronfield Town Council are currently recruiting for two positions – an Assistant Clerk and a part-time Caretaker.

Assistant Clerk

The ideal candidate for the Assistant Clerk position is likely to be a highly proficient organiser with a demonstrable record of achievement and ability to work in a constructive and collaborative manner with others, as well as using their own initiative to work independently. More »

The successful candidate will have appropriate experience within local government or public sector and play a key role in the administration of the Council providing support for committee and council meetings and Town Council events. This is a busy and varied role which involves;

  • responding to enquiries from members of the public,
  • administration for the management of the cemetery
  • to prepare agendas and take minutes at committee and council meetings
  • to action decisions from council meetings
  • support Town Council events
  • source and prepare grant applications
  • to assist with venue and sporting bookings when required
  • to assist with the management of the Town Council's properties

This is a fanatic opportunity for anybody looking for a new challenge and full training and support will be provided where necessary.

Part-time Caretaker

The Town Council are also looking to appoint a part-time caretaker. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, positive, hard-working individual who is committed to providing good cleaning & caretaking duties at various Town Council locations. The role will involve undertaking the following duties to ensure facilities are clean and ready for bookings:

  • inspecting the interior and exterior of buildings
  • setting up rooms for bookings
  • carrying out weekly fire alarm test
  • cleaning tasks
  • general handyperson duties
  • ensuring adequate stock is maintained
  • responding to emergency call outs
  • ensuring premises and facilities are opened on time
  • ensuring building and premises are locked securely

The Town Council currently employees 14 staff and has 19 councillors, with a precept in the region of £850,000.

Further details of both positions can be found by clicking on the link below and the deadline for applications is 12noon on 28th January 2022. » Less

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.

Office Times over Christmas

23 December: 10am - 2pm

24 December - 3 January 2022: Closed

4 January 2022: Normal working hours resume (10am - 2pm)

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