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 remains closed to members of the public. However, you can still contact staff via phone, email or the website between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

  • 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 4pm 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

Use of Council Owned Land

If you would like to use or require access over land owned by the Town Council, please contact us by emailing townclerk@dronfield.gov.uk to request permission before use. A £200 refundable bond must be paid in advance and will be returned following a site inspection 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


This is the official notice for a period from the 22nd June 2021 to the 6th August 2021 where the public can inspect the accounts of Dronfield Town Council.

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Latest News

Dronfield Gala Today!

Dronfield Gala Today!

Posted: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:00 by Jo Mitchell

Join us in Cliffe Park today from 12noon until 4pm for the Dronfield Gala.

Stalls include Fired Pizza, Project Doughnut, Drone Valley Brewery and Salute! plus community stalls from Dronfield U3A, Dronfield Hall Barn, Dronfield Town Twinning Federation, Cardiac Risk in the Young, 3 Counties Shotokan Karate Club and Don Catchment Rivers Trust plus many other stalls. More »

In addition to this there will be fairground rides, trampolines, a circus skills workshop, demonstrations from Tribe and a climbing wall. Classic cars will be on display and there will be performances from the Ladies Voices Choir, Steps Dance Fitness and 3 Counties Shotokan Karate Club plus Russ Dennet. » Less

Latest park refurbishment....Moonpenny play area

Latest park refurbishment....Moonpenny play area

Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:00 by Jo Mitchell

Work is due to begin later this week on the refurbishment of Moonpenny play area and is expected to take around four weeks to complete.

All the existing old equipment will be removed to make way for new a brand new play area with exciting new equipment, safety surfacing and fencing - see illustration for details. More »

This is part of the ongoing rolling refurbishment of the Town Councils play areas, following the successful refurbishment of Marsh Avenue and Cemetery Road last year.

The Town Council are excited about the latest park development and look forward to opening it to residents as soon as possible. » Less

Dronfield Gala, Cliffe Park – Sunday 25th July 2021

Dronfield Gala, Cliffe Park – Sunday 25th July 2021

Posted: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:41 by Jo Mitchell

Following the announcement earlier in the week that covid restrictions would be lifted from Monday, final preparations are now underway for the Dronfield Gala, which will take place on Sunday 25th July, in Cliffe Park from 12noon until 4:00pm. More »

With over 20 stalls now confirmed to attend, there will be a great choice of food and drink along with local community groups and commercial stalls.

There will be plenty of fairground rides plus some free activities provided by the Town Council, including a climbing wall, wipeout, trampolines and a helter skelter.

We have a great selection of classic cars to view, plus the free circus workshop. Performances will be provided throughout the afternoon from local dance groups, choirs and martial arts clubs.

Visitors to the Gala will still be encouraged to observe social distancing where possible and hand sanitising stations will be set up throughout the park. Stalls will also be further apart than normal to give everyone plenty of space.

So come along on 25th July and help support local groups and causes and enjoy the day! » 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.