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Invitation to tender for the operation of Derby Ice Rink

Architectural drawing of a potential Derby ice rink
A Europe-wide search for an operator to run the proposed Derby Ice Rink has been launched. A call for proposals was published today in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Council is inviting bids from companies with successful track-records of commercially driven ice rinks...

Performance Venue gets cabinet greenlight for next stage

Artist impression, inside the Performance Venue
The results of feasibility studies into a new performance venue to replace the old Assembly Rooms venue is to go to public consultation. After this is concluded, the work to procure an operator and start design work will get underway. This was approved by Cabinet...

Derby Museums gets green light from The National Lottery to build Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill

Derby Museums has received confirmation of funding from both the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England (ACE), for the Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill project. This project will sustainably redevelop Derby Silk Mill, site of the world’s first factory and...

New performance venue to give £10m boost to local economy

The new Music and Performance Venue being proposed to replace the Assembly Rooms is expected to bring significant benefits to the local economy. Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Martin Rawson, says initial feasibility work projects the programme of events to attract an estimated audience...

Music and Performance Venue option goes for Cabinet decision

Cabinet, at their 4th October meeting, is being asked to approve £475,000 to start the procurement of an operator for the new Music and Performance venue, do further design work, create a detailed finance appraisal and explore private and public sources of financing. Several types...

Clarification on cycle access in St Peters Street and Cornmarket

Configuration of furniture zones for St Peters Street
Statement by Strategic Director of Communities and Place, Christine Durrant, on the works being done in St Peters Street. Since work started in St Peters Street last week to improve the public realm, there has been a misunderstanding in the public domain about the purpose...

New luxurious apartments coming to the Cathedral Quarter

Martin Rawson & Adam Cavell
A specialist East Midlands developer has exchanged contracts with the Council  for the purchase of Middleton House for its new flagship residential development in Derby. Adam Cavell, director of City and Country Property Management, says that the Grade II listed building "is to be partnered...

Derby wins prestigious property design awards

Last night Derby won four awards at the prestigious East Midlands Property Dinner (EMPD). Demonstrating its strength in the region, Derby once again showed its neighbours that it’s a force to be reckoned with in real estate, construction and design. Deserving special mention is the...

Abounding confidence in the city centre living

View from Castleward apartment
In the last financial year, more housing units have been completed in Derby city centre than across the rest of the city for the first time in recent history. Deputy Leader Cllr Rawson, who has responsibility for regeneration and economy, says this signals that there...

Becketwell development opportunity attracting international and UK interests

Former Debenhams building on Victoria Street, Derby
There has been a substantial amount of interest by developers in the former Debenhams building on Victoria Street which comes as work starts to acquire an operator for an ice rink on Duckworth Square. The Council’s strategic property advisors, Cushman and Wakefield which is managing...