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Derbyshire Eco Centre

Derbyshire Eco Centre is the county hub for sustainability learning. It has been built using sustainable methods, materials and technology to create an all–weather facility to deliver heritage building skills, sustainable technologies, rural crafts, arts, environment and energy saving courses. It is at the heart of the county council’s drive to combat climate change. The Eco Centre is managed by Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service. The Eco Centre will encourage learning that both benefits and brings together people, places and prosperity. It is the first centre of its kind in the country.


  • Cost: £4.50 per hour to £47 per hour dependent on organisation and amount of space required. Additional costs for e.g. events licence, electronic equipment, refreshments
  • Type: Exhibition space, Hall, Outdoor, Performance space, Rehearsal space, Room, Workspace/studio
  • Seating Capacity: 20 - 50
  • Standing Capacity: 50 - 100
  • Accessible toilet
  • Level/ramped access
  • Moveable/removable seating
  • Assistance Dogs admitted
  • Accessible parking


  • IT facilities
  • Toilets
  • Our facilities include: •a large
  • multi-purpose area for practical work in heritage building skills
  • renewable energy
  • arts and crafts •an adaptable 'clean' teaching space
  • with network connections
  • for theory
  • meetings and lectures •an outside area with canopy for practical work •an office base •a community garden •a social and exhibition area •toilet
  • washroom and shower facilities.
  • Licensed: No

Address details

  • Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Middleton-by-Wirksworth, DE4 4LS

Booking Information

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Phone: 01629 533038

Derbyshire Eco Centre

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