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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...

£3m boost for Derby City housing-led regeneration

Castleward Boulevard
The Council has been successful in its bid to the government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) to support future phases of the Castleward Urban Village. Homes England, which administers HIF, today announced a £3.15m allocation of funding to create a further 511 new homes in the...

Music and Performance Venue emerges as most favoured option in recent public consultation

Performance types
Following the outcome of a four-week public consultation on a new performance venue, Derby City Council has taken a decision to move ahead with the 3,000-capacity flexible-space £32m Music and Performance Venue to replace the 40-year old Assembly Rooms in the city centre. Of the...

St Peters Street works restart after Christmas break

St Peters Street concept of city cycling
The second phase of public realm improvement works on St Peters Street is to restart on Monday 8th January. During this phase of works, paving is being replaced on the western side of the street (the side on which St Peters Church is located) as...