Glapwell Parish Council Slide 1

Welcome to the Village of Glapwell

Glapwell is a small Parish covering 774 acres of land. It is 3 miles from Bolsover, seven miles from Chesterfield on the main A617 Chesterfield to Mansfield Road, accessible from junction 29 of the M1 motorway.

Glapwell has a Parish Council and its District Authority is Bolsover. It is in the ward of Pleasley and in the County of Derbyshire. The population is 1496 people, of which 733 are male and 763 are female.

The once very busy Glapwell colliery closed in the 1960’s and was demolished to be replaced by an industrial estate.

The village has a thriving community life with both cricket and football pitches, numerous local community groups and is served by a GP branch surgery, a post office and shop and two pubs.

Glapwell Gates
Glapwell Colliery Wheel
Glapwell Cricket Pitch

What do we do at Glapwell Parish Council

  • Parish Meeting held each year
  • Provide grounds for both Cricket and Football Clubs in Glapwell
  • Run the Community Centre at Glapwell and employ the staff working there
  • Are the official forum for referring issues to the District and County Council
  • Maintain various public facilities around the parish including children’s playground
  • Are consulted over all planning applications and provide local feedback to the planning authorities
  • Provide a 5-a-side court at Hall Corner and a sports hall at the Glapwell Centre catering for all ages
  • Produce formal accounts for its activities each year and these are available to the public at the Annual Meeting or on request to the Parish Clerk
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