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Warm spaces

Some of our buildings and other venues are open as warm spaces. You can also find out about grants to open a warm space.


Warm spaces grants

Voluntary, community and charity organisations in Derbyshire can apply for a grant to set up warm spaces this winter.

We have launched a warm spaces fund to support organisations to provide a warm refuge for residents and their families struggling to heat their homes.

Organisations can apply for up to £1,000 towards the cost of opening up community venues or to extend their opening hours during the colder months.

The amount of grant funding awarded will be determined following both assessment of eligibility criteria and consideration of the amount of hours that the warm space will be open, as well as the number of potential beneficiaries.

If you would like to apply for a warm spaces grant please email grants@derbyshire.gov.uk for an application form.

To qualify for a grant, organisations must pledge to offer a heated space during the winter months, provide seating, offer refreshments such as a warm drink and a biscuit and be free of charge.

People visiting warm spaces will also be offered information to help them with cost of living support, as well as advice on looking after their mental health and well-being. You can also sign up to our cost of living emails to get the latest support, advice and information.

Sign up to our cost of living advice emails

Our warm spaces venues

All of our libraries across the county offer warm and welcoming spaces for everyone and you don't need to be a library member to visit.

Two of our public buildings have been opened up as warm spaces:

Derbyshire Record Office
New Street
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3FE

Open Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm.

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Terrace Road
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 6DA

Opening times:

  • Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm - last admission 4pm
  • Sunday (Easter to end of September) from midday to 4pm - last admission 3.30pm
  • bank holidays from midday to 4pm - last admission 3.30pm

Derbyshire County Council funded warm spaces

The following places are Derbyshire County Council funded warm space venues:

  • Hillstown Village Hall, Chesterfield
  • The Zinc Project, High Peak
  • St Johns Church, Derbyshire Dales
  • Ripley Town Council, Amber Valley
  • Morton Village Hall Community Hub North East Derbyshire
  • Infusion Coffee House - Oasis Christian Church, Erewash
  • Ault Hucknall Parish Community Association, Chesterfield
  • P3 - People Potential Possibilities - Swadlincote, South Derbyshire

Other warm space venues

As we become aware of warms spaces that are available to visit in Derbyshire we will list them here.

If you're an organisation or charity that is running one then please let us know and we'll add your details to the list. You can do this by email: grants@derbyshire.gov.uk

Amber Valley

  • Warm Wednesdays, Greenwich Community Sports Hub, Nottingham Road, Ripley, DE5 3AY Wednesdays from 10am to 4pm, free hot lunch, drinks, activities, wifi, disabled access, baby changing facilities

Chesterfield

  • Walter Winter Warmer, Walton Evangelical Church, Moorland Rd open on Wednesdays from 12pm to 2pm
  • Chesterfield Baptist Church, Cross Street open Wednesdays from 10am to 1.30pm and once a month on Saturdays 9.30am to 11am and the first Sunday of the month from 6pm to 7.30pm
  • Hasland Club, Hampton Street, Hasland open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm
  • Brimington Community Centre, Heywood Street, Brimington open Thursdays from 2pm to 6.30pm
  • St Michael's and All Angels Church, Church Street open Mondays from 9am to 11am and 12 noon to 2pm for the food bank, open Tuesdays 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm, open Thursdays from 9.30am and open Saturdays 10am to 12 noon
  • Inkersall Methodist Church, Summerskill Green, Inkersall open Tuesdays from 9am to 1pm
  • Loundsley Green Methodist Church, 40 Pennine Way open Wednesdays from 10am to 12.30pm
  • Storrs Road Methodist Church, Upper Moor Street, Brampton open Tuesdays (except first Tuesday of each month) from 9am to 12 noon
  • Holme Hall Unite Community Club, 41 Mercaston Close, Holme Hall open Tuesdays and Fridays from 12.30pm to 5pm
  • Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cuttholme Road, Loundsley Green open Tuesdays from 10am to 1pm
  • Gussies Kitchen, St Augustine's Church, 220 Derby Road open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8.30am to 4pm
  • Derby Road Methodist Church, 22 Jawbones Hill open Fridays from 1pm to 4pm
  • Monkey Park Community Club, 128a Chester Street, Brampton open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm
  • Hollingwood Community Room, Laburnam Street open Mondays from 11am to 3pm
  • The DVA Hub @ Low Pavement, 61-63 Low Pavement open Monday to Thursdays 11am to 3pm
  • Hasland @ the Club, THe Hasland Community Club, Hampton Street, Hasland open Mondays from 9.30 to 12 noon, open Wednesdays from 12.30pm to 3.30pm and open the first Friday of the month from 10am to 12 noon
  • Umbrellas Cosy Hub, Burns Close open Mondays and Tuesdays from 10am to 3pm, open Thursdays from 10am to 2.30pm and open Fridays from 12.45pm to 3pm

Derbyshire Dales

  • A warm place, Methodist Church, Bakewell on Thursdays from 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Warm Wednesdays, The Whitworth, Darley Dales on Wednesdays from 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Heritage centre, Wirksworth on Wednesdays from 10am to 4pm
  • Feather Star, Wirksworth on Mondays from 9.30am to 3.30pm
  • Waltham House, Wirksworth on Mondays from 11am to 12 noon
  • Glenorchy Centre, Wirksworth on Mondays from 7pm to 9pm
  • Hurst Farm Social Club, Matlock on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 2pm
  • United Reform Church, Wirksworth on Fridays from 9.30am to 11am
  • Rosliston Warm Hub, The Bulls Head, 19 Burton Road, Rosliston
  • Warm Lounge, Emmanual Church Hall, Swadlincote
  • Warm Welcome, The Salvation Army, 181 Wilmot Road, Church Gresley, Swadlincote
  • St Helen's Church, Church Hill, Etwall

See the full details, including open times, of warm spaces in Derbyshire Dales

Erewash

  • Ashbrook Community Centre, Borrowash on Mondays from 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Ashbrook Community Centre, Borrowash on Mondays from 11.30am to 1pm for lunch
  • Co-op Funeral Care, Victoria Avenue, Borrowash on Tuesdays from 9.30am to 11.30am - refreshments available
  • Elephant Rooms, Draycott on Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm - hot drinks and cake available
  • All Saints Church, Ockbrook on Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm - refreshments available
  • Petersham Hall, Grasmere Road, Long Eaton on Mondays from 9.30am to 11.30am - hot breakfast and chat
  • Christ Church Methodist Church, Derby Road, Long Eaton from 11am to 2pm - soup and hot drinks
  • Infusion Coffee Shop, Derby Road, Long Eaton on Tuesdays from 1.30pm to 3pm - free hot drinks
  • St John's Church Canal Street, Long Eaton on Wednesdays - 11am for refreshments, midday for a hot lunch and 1pm to 3pm for well-being activities
  • Trinity Methodist Church, Cross Street, Long Eaton open Thursdays - 10.30am for hot drinks and midday for a hot meal
  • St Mary's Church, Wilsthorpe Road, Sawley open Fridays from 10.30am to 2pm - hot drinks, toast and soup

High Peak

  • Chapel-en-le-Frith Town Hall, High Peak, SK23 0HP open Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.30am to 3pm
  • Zink HQ, Clough Street, Buxton
  • Grapevine Wellbeing Centre, 11-13 Eagle Parade, Buxton
  • Vigour and Virtue, 68 Gardens, Buxton
  • The Source Cafe, 7 Terrace Road, Buxton
  • Brick Corner Cage, 2 South Avenue, Buxton
  • The Bureau, 22 Henry Street, Glossop
  • Glossop Labour Club, 22 Henry Street, Glossop
  • Friends of Victoria Hall, Victoria Hall, Talbot Street, Glossop
  • Central Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Glossop
  • Whitfield Parish, The Vineyard, 18-20 Charlestown Rd, Whitfield, Glossop
  • St Like's Church, 9 Fauvel Road, Glossop
  • Hadfield Methodist Church, 99 Station Road, Hadfield
  • Footsteps, 14 Market Street, Whaley Bridge
  • Holy Trinity Church, Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge
  • Providence URC, Mellor Road, New Mills
  • Rock Mill Centre, Rock Mill Lane, New Mills
  • Low Leigton Methodist Church, High Hill Road, New Mills
  • New Mills and District Volunteer Centre, 33-35 Union Road, New Mills
  • Miller's Refillers, 34 Market Street, New Mills
  • New Mills Leisure Centre, Hyde Bank Road, New Mills
  • Revive Church, High Street, New Mills

See full details, including opening times, of  warm spaces in High Peak,

South Derbyshire

  • Rosliston Warm Hub, The Bulls Head, 19 Burton Road, Rosliston, DE12 8JU, tel: 01283 362780, warm space and hot drink on Wednesdays from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Warm Lounge, Emmanuel Church Hall, DE11 8LF, Monday to Friday from 11am to 3pm
  • Warm Welcome, The Salvation Army Swadlincote, 181 Wilmot Road, Church Gresley, DE11 9BN tel: 01283 216264, warm space and hot drink on Mondays from 1pm to 5pm
  • St Helen’s Church, Church Hill, Etwall, DE65 6LW, Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm