About Chellaston

Chellaston, situated close to the A50 and the M1, is a fast growing community built around a small village centre. The suburb lies 5 miles from the centre of Derby and borders Shelton Lock and South Derbyshire.

Chellaston is served by a small parade of local shops and amenities including a Co-op, Tesco Express, a butchers, pharmacy, hairdressers, cafe and take-aways.

Local facilities include Chellaston Children’s Centre, Chellaston Library, two medical practices, dentists, private day care nurseries and local pre-school playgroups.

The community has a number of play parks and green spaces including:



Chellaston Recreation Ground Play Area next to the Chellaston Community Centre and Library


Chellaston Brickworks Local Nature Reserve, off the end of Pit Close Lane next to the Scout Hut


Derby City Council’s Chellaston Park on Snelsmoor Lane.