23/3/20 - Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), our regular Chaddesden Centre activities are currently closed until further notice for the safety of all members and staff. We hope they will be open as soon as it is safe to do so.
The Chaddesden Park centre offers a selection of health, wellbeing, social and day care activities, situated in the beautiful surroundings of Chaddesden Park, Derby. The Chaddesden Centre offers improved social contact reducing isolation and loneliness, as well as health and wellbeing improved from physical, intellectual and social activity.
Bridging the gap - Intergenerational activity
Throughout Spring 2015, several creative workshops took place around Chaddesden enabling all generations to come together, preparing for a show which was on the 27th June.
What activities are available?
A wide variety of regular services and events, sporting clubs, social groups and occasional activities.
Some of our activities have included:
- Computer course for grandparents and grandchildren
- Golden Age Group
- Indoor bowls
- Lunch club
- Rock choir
- Summer sculpture
- Tai chi
Download the latest programme of activities. (March 2020)
Contact the centre on 01332 674 562 for the latest activities.
Small charges will apply for most activities.
Who is the Chaddesden Centre for?
The Chaddesden Centre is for older people living in Chaddesden or Derby city.
Anyone can refer themselves or someone else to the Chaddesden Centre. Referrals are also encouraged from social workers, GPs VCS agency, carers and relatives.
Where is the centre?
The centre is based on an access road within Chaddesden Park near to the sports facilities and children’s play area within the park. It is next to the where the old library used to be. There is ample free parking in the park car park within 150 yards of the centre.
The surroundings are beautiful with mature trees, shrubbery, parkland paths and wildlife all on the doorstep.
How do I find out more?
If you would like to find out more please contact:
Di Cliff, Chaddesden Centre Development Worker
Telephone: 01332 674 562
Room charges - see below.
What is the access like for people with disabilities?
The premises are accessible for people with disabilities, there is a gentle access slope to the front door, the entire centre is single storey and offers a large disabled toilet facility. There is limited disabled parking immediately outside the centre which can be booked with room hire.
Is the Chaddesden Centre available to hire?
The Chaddesden Centre is available to hire and offers a welcoming, flexible and good value venue for your activity or event.
The Centre has recently been refurbished to a high standard and includes excellent facilities including a wood laminate floor ideal for dancing, exercise etc, double glazing, central heating and ample electricity points. The main room is light and airy, offering a modern and attractive setting for a wide variety of activities.
Included in any room hire is use of the kitchen which is large, well equipped and has also been upgraded with new appliances, crockery, cutlery and equipment. The kitchen is well-sized for catering even large parties or group cookery sessions.
The Centre now also offers a private consultation room offering a quiet, confidential space ideal for consultations, interviews, counselling sessions or informal meetings of up to 4/5 people.
How much does it cost to hire?
|Cost per hour|
|Main hall (including kitchen)|
|Private sector / business||£10|
|Voluntary sector / charities||£7|
|Key deposit||£10 for any session|
Getting it right for you
We believe you deserve the best possible service and if that has been your experience, please let us know. If you feel our service has failed to meet the high standards you deserve and should expect please make a complaint. We welcome complaints which can help us learn and improvements can help reward good work and encourage others to strive for the best performance.
To make a complaint or compliment contact: Katy Pugh, Chief Executive, Age UK Derby and Derbyshire, 29A Market Place, Heanor, Derbyshire. DE75 7EG
Free booklets and online information
If you have any concerns about whether an older person, or yourself, is being abused or neglected, please see our safeguarding adults page for help. We are committed to preventing the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.