Underley Hall School 

Underley Hall, located in Kirkby Lonsdale, was a day and residential boarding school for children with emotional and behavioural problems. 

The owner, Derrick Cooper, was convicted of assault and cruelty offences against residents following a trial at Carlisle CRown Court. These incidents took place in the 1970s and 1980s. Four other staff members were cleared of assault charges. 

This firm has received a number of complaints from former residents of the school. 

If you were a resident of Underley Hall or if you have any further information regarding the school then please contact Katherine Yates by telephone on 01223 367133 or by email: katherine@andrewgroveandco.com. All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence. 


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