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Made in Derby plaques unveiled

Dr Richard & Mrs Martin unveiling the Louis Martin plaque
The names of ten Made in Derby celebrities were unveiled in a city centre ceremony that also launched the city’s first augmented reality trail. It was also announced that a second trail will be created in 2019. The trail combines public art installations with computer-generated...

Second Made in Derby trail coming

Plaque unveilers
Address by the Mayor of Derby, John Whitby, at the Unveiling Ceremony of the Made in Derby Trail Lord Burlington, distinguished ladies and gentlemen. For centuries, Derby has been at the cutting edge of industry and technology and this augmented reality trail bring us another first...

“Ground-breaking tribute to our city’s greatest sons and daughters”

Steve Hall, Chair of Made in Derby Selection Panel, speaking at he official launch
Address by Chair of the Made in Derby Selection Panel, Steve Hall, at the Unveiling Ceremony of the Made in Derby Trail Mr Mayor, distinguished ladies and gentlemen - thank you for joining us this morning. I hope you are ready to be truly inspired. For...

Made in Derby blazes new technology trail

An example of Augmented Reality
In this city, which has been at the cutting edge of industry and technology for centuries, comes another first – an augmented reality trail. The trail, starting in Albion Street and Exchange Street, combines public art installations with computer-generated information to tell the Derby story...

Derby’s first walk of fame to be unveiled in a public ceremony in May

Made in Derby artist impression with East Midlands Engine logo
Two of Derby’s city centre streets are to become star-studded in May. That’s when the city unveils its first walk of fame honouring ten inspirational people who were either born in Derby or have strong connections to the city. Named ‘Made in Derby’, eight stars, honouring...

Multi-million pound transformation of Derby’s Victorian Market Hall starts

Derby Market Hall interior
A £4.9m revamp of the historic Market Hall roof gets underway today. The Market Hall will remain open for business throughout the improvements. It is part of a bigger three-year programme to transform this Grade II listed Victorian Market Hall into a modern, vibrant and...

Former Debenhams store to be redeveloped by regeneration specialists

Artist impression of the redevelopment of the former Debenhams building
Leeds based award winning developers St James Securities Limited is the preferred bidder for the purchase of the former Debenhams building. Deputy Leader and Cabinet member for Regeneration and Economy, Councillor Martin Rawson, made the announcement this morning at the Derby City Embassy event at...

‘Derby aspires to become a commercial business centre’

Derby booth at MIPIM
International property companies have been told that Derby, the UK’s number 1 hi-tech city, is open for the development of more Grade A office facilities. Speaking at MIPIM – the international property show in Cannes - Deputy leader and Cabinet Member for Regeneration and the...

Specialist heritage restoration company awarded Market Hall contract

Derby Market Hall interior
Derby City Council has awarded a £5m contract to Wates Construction for the first phase of a three-year project to transform the Market Hall and drive its economic regeneration. The first phase of the project will see the significant improvement to the building’s glazed panelling,...

Private sector supports Council’s new Grade A office development project

Bold Lane artist impression
Council Cabinet has given the green light for the construction of a new 31,000-square-foot office block which has been welcomed by local businesses. Subject to planning permission, construction of the Bold Lane offices is expected to start in autumn 2018 and completed in 2019/2020. This office...