Belper is a market town at the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District, approximately 8 miles North of Derby. The 2011 census shows the town having a population 21,823.
The town has grown substantially during the recent years, with a large modern estate on the Eastern side of the town. In the central area of the town, there are many older properties built from traditional Derbyshire gritstone.
In 2019, the town was one of the 3 English finalists for the Great British High Street award, becoming the overall winner, having also previously won the award in 2014.
Love Belper is a local website showcasing our lovely town.