Welcome to my Ripley
A site for the people, businesses, clubs, organisations and anything else related to Ripley in Amber Valley, Derbyshire.
If you are a business sports club or any other organisation in Ripley and want a free listing on MyRipley.co.uk, or if you want to make general comments, suggestions or feedback, just send an email to
The idea of this site is to promote the town of Ripley and it's shops and businesses.
Ripley is an old market town, with a rich industrial heritage.
Barnes Wallace the inventor of the bouncing bomb was born in Ripley, in fact, I've been in that house, an old school mate lived there, I think his mother still does, she used to run the sweet shop down church street, it's now Jenny's Lingerie and has been for some time.
Butterley Engineering who built the roof at St. Pancras in London and more recently the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s first rotating boat lift, was formed from the Butterley Company which began as Benjamin Outram and Company in 1790. Sadly On 5 March 2009 Butterley Engineering was placed into administration
Ripley has an award winning park, Crossley Park has won several Green Flag Awards, and if I could find the link to the friends of Crossley Park, I'd put it here.
What do you think about the council charging for parking on Sundays.
The town of Ripley in Derbyshire is the most English, according to a study of people’s names.
The research, which classified the ethnic background of Britain’s 42.2 million adult voters according to the origin of their names, found that 88.5 per cent of Ripley’s inhabitants were ethnically English.
Heanor, in Derbyshire, had the second highest proportion of English names, followed by Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, and Boston, Lincolnshire.
The study, carried out by Professor Richard Webber, of University College London, on behalf of OriginsInfo marketing.
Antiques - Cars & motorcycles sales & repairs - Cards & Gifts - Children's wear - Electrical Retailers - Financial Services - Food Stores - Hair Dressing - Health & Beauty - Home & Gardens - Jewellery Leisure - News/Stationery & books - Photography - Public Houses & Nightclubs - Restaurants/Cafes & Fast food - Sports & Outdoor Leisure - Travel Agents Ripley - Web based businesses
Ripley businesses, why not add your details to http://www.myambervalley.co.uk/ the more links to your website, the better the ranking in search engines.
Scented Willow opens in Oxford Street, April 2008.
Opened Nov 2007 in Church Street, Ripley.
Action Figures, Comics, Magazines, Collectables, Games.
LOCAL, DISTANCE, AIRPORTS, CONTRACTS, PARCEL, WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. Tel. Rich on 0782 506 8092