Welcome to
Wirksworth Town Council

This site will provide you with information about the role of the Town Council and the services it provides, together with contact details, meeting dates, minutes, and various other publications.

Wirksworth is a thriving community in a market town (population approximately 5,000) within the Derbyshire Dales District of the East Midlands, and situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park. This is a very popular location for walkers and holiday-makers making Wirksworth an ideal town to visit.

The Town Council in Wirksworth plays an active role in local government and works in partnership with several organisations and groups, to keep Wirksworth a vibrant town and to provide or improve facilities. Read more about the council.

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Stoney Wood

Stoney Wood

Stoney Wood is Wirksworth's Millennium woodland planted in the area recovered from Stonecroft Quarry. The land on which the wood is planted was donated by Tarmac Ltd to Wirksworth Town Council. The original planting was started by Tarmac but later sections were planted by local adults and children in a project ...

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Hiring the Hall

Main Hall

We have  two buildings with rooms to hire on an hourly basis, and the newly renovated Fanny Shaw's Community Building (FSCB) which is operated on a key loan system. 

Town Hall:- The Main Hall is large, suitable for a variety of uses - dance, exercise, large meeting space, wedding reception, family parties, musical events, etc, whilst other rooms - the Club Room, Ante Room, Council Chamber, are suited to smaller classes/groups. All rooms are available for hire during the day & evening during week days & weekends.  

Memorial Hall:- the Hall & Kitchen are available to hire for meetings, parties, fayres, events and classes/groups, during the day & evening during week days and weekends.

Fanny Shaw's:- Community building key available free of charge for use by groups such as: parents, schools, nurseries, scouts & not-for-profit groups holding events on the park.      

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Council Meetings


Environment & Town Affairs
(Usually held on the first Monday of the month)
Finance, Buildings & Personnel
(Usually held on the second Monday of the month)
Town Council Meeting
(Usually held on the third Monday of the month)

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