A Connected City

Derby is the UK's most central city, at the heart of the transport network, with a travel-to-work population of 2.1 million and direct train to London St. Pancras within 89 minutes.

 
 

A Skilled City

A talented workforce with 12% of employees in hi-tech functions, (four times the national average) a Top 50 University and a £9.5 million University Technical College.

 
 

A Global City

Derby is home to global hi-tech firms including Rolls-Royce, Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) and Bombardier. Derby also has the largest rail cluster in the world.

 

Key Sectors

Derby is home to Intu Derby, which attracts 25 million shoppers every year, it is also home to the historic Cathedral Quarter and St. Peter's Quarter which offer a unique boutique shopping experience. Click for more

Derby is home to Intu Derby, which attracts 25 million shoppers every year, it is also home to the historic Cathedral Quarter and St. Peter's Quarter which offer a unique boutique shopping experience.

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City living is a key part of Derby's regeneration strategy responding to an identified market demand. As demand for urban living in Derby grows, the city is looking for partners to further invest and develop key sites. Click for more

City living is a key part of Derby's regeneration strategy responding to an identified market demand. As demand for urban living in Derby grows, the city is looking for partners to further invest and develop key sites.

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The city is set to strengthen its position with the development of new city centre office schemes totalling 1 million sq. ft. - some of which have already been given planning permission. Click for more

The city is set to strengthen its position with the development of new city centre office schemes totalling 1 million sq. ft. - some of which have already been given planning permission.

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Derby is the UK's number one hi-tech city, with 12% of the workforce employed in hi-tech functions, four times the national average and double that of other hi-tech cities. Click for more

Derby is the UK's number one hi-tech city, with 12% of the workforce employed in hi-tech functions, four times the national average and double that of other hi-tech cities.

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Key Projects

 

Infinity Park

City Living

Derby Manufacturing UTC

RTC Business Park

 

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Meet the team

We offer a bespoke package of support to anyone looking to expandrelocate, or set up a business in Derby.

 

 

John Forkin
Managing Director

Kathryn Allen
Policy & Market Intelligence Executive

Jimmy Drew
Inward Investment Executive

Tom Erskine
Inward Investment Executive

Anza Gale
 
Inward Investment Assistant

 
 

Andrew Lowe
Marketing & Communications Manager

Lindsey Hatfield
Commercial Development Manager

Melis Harvey
Corporative Administrative Executive

Joe Parker
Digital Marketing Executive

Asad Moghal
Marketing Assistant

 

How we can help

Our services are completely confidential, free of charge and tailored to suit your business needs.

We offer:

  • property solutions
  • recruitment & training support
  • intelligence & research
  • staff relocation advice
  • city tours
  • business networking
  • funding information
  • PR support.

Simply complete our form, call us on (01332) 201860, or send an email to info@marketingderby.co.uk

 
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