Here you will find a wealth of information relating to The Masonic Hall in Ripley, and a little about the town and local facilities.

Ripley Masonic Hall

The Masonic Hall is located at:

The Masonic Hall,
Shirley Road,
Ripley.  DE5 3HB

Masonic use focuses on two Lodges that meet here:

Getting there

By Car
st205Nestling in the crook of the A38 and A610 junction, Ripley is about twelve miles North of Derby and seven miles West of the M1. The Masonic Hall is accessed via an unobtrusive blue door at the end of Shirley Road adjacent to the junction of South Place and the Market Place. A flight of Stairs leads to the Lodge Rooms on the first floor above a shop that looks onto the Market Place car park. The Masonic Hall does not have a private car park.

If you have a SatNav, please enter these coordinates: 53.049934, -1.407845 for precise directions.

Tut Tut Deans Taxis & Minibuses: 07773 599599
K’s Taxis: 07866 892942
AR Taxis: 01773 549514
Bright Taxis: 07968 848833
Smart Cars: 01773 748718

By AirConcord
Ripley, residing in central Derbyshire is about twenty four miles from East Midlands Airport, fifty two miles from both Birmingham Airport and  Manchester Airport.


The Masonic Hall does not have its own car park but there is on-street parking, and within yards there are Pay & Display car parks at the Market Place and South Place.

Petrol stations

The nearest fuel station is Esso, half a mile away to the West on Hartshay Hill (B6441) the link road from the A38/A610 roundabout to the town centre. There is also a Sainsburys about half a mile East down Nottingham Road (B6441) at the A610 roundabout.

Banking services

CashDirectly across the Market Place car park, on the corner of Grosvenor Road is:

  • Barclays
    And a hundred yard walk down Grosvenor Road leads to:
  • NatWest

Local accommodation

The details below are Tentonly based on an internet search to save you a little time. This is not an exhaustive listing and of course, both details and ‘quality’ may vary. These are not recommended as such, or have been evaluated. If, however you feel one or more of these entries should be removed, the details edited, or you have additional suggestions please let us know.


Premier Inn Ripley,  Nottingham Road, Ripley.  DE5 3QP.  0871 527 8934
Travelodge Alfreton, Colliery Road, Alfreton.  DE55 1HJ.  0871 984 6119
The Boundary Hotel, Lea Vale, South Normanton, Alfreton.  DE55 3NA.  01773 582840


Chevin Green Farm Bed and Breakfast, Chevin Road, Belper.  DE56 2UN. 01773 822328
Mirabelle Bed and Breakfast, 18, Green Lane, Belper.  DE56 1BY  01773 821414
Bramble Cottage, Higham, Alfreton.  DE55 6EF.  01773 830298

Self catering

Wiggonlea Farm Cottages, Jackass Lane, Alderwasley, Belper.  DE56 2RE.  01773 852344
Strutt & Firth Cottages, 53, St Johns Road, Belper. DE56 1JE.  07920 484207

Camping & Caravaning

Firs Caravan Club Park, Belper Road, Belper.  DE56 2RD.  01773 852367
Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Riddings.  DE55 4ES.  01773 513881
Riddings Wood Caravan & Camping Park, Bullock Lane, Riddings.  DE55 4BP.  01773 605160


In the Middle Ages, Ripley was just a few stone cottages and farms around the village green with a few dwellings further afield. Corn was ground at the mill owned by the Abbot of Darley and in 1291 there were “two water-mills with fish ponds” in Ripley.

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