Amber Valley Borough Council, Derbyshire


The Amber Valley Borough Council (AVBC) is a regional governing body that works with the Derbyshire County Council and individual parish councils within its region. The Amber Valley district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the urban districts of Alfreton, Belper, Heanor, and Ripley Rural District and Belper Rural District.

The individual parishes are:

Parish or Town Parish or Town Parish or Town Parish or Town
Aldercar & Langley Mill Duffield Kedleston Ripley
Alderwasley Hazelwood Kilburn Shipley
Alfreton Heage Kirk Langley Shottle and Postern
Belper Heanor Mackworth Smalley
Codnor Holbrook Mapperley Somercotes
Codnor Park Horsley Pentrich South Wingfield
Crich Horsley Woodhouse Quarndon Swanwick
Denby Idridgehay and Alton   Ravensdale Park   Turnditch and Windley  
Dethick, Lea and Holloway   Ironville Riddings Weston Underwood 

You may contact the District Council at the address below. Be aware, they do NOT have time to assist with family history searches:

Alan MURRAY-RUST has a photograph of the Amber Valley Borough Council offices in Belper on Geo-graph, taken in June, 2017.

Mike BARDILL has a photograph of the Ripley Town Hall on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2006.