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City Centre Masterplan

City Centre Masterplan

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Duckworth Square earmarked for exciting leisure use

Architectural drawing of a potential Derby ice rink
Derby City Council is inviting expressions of interest to operate a leisure facility on Duckworth Square in the city centre. Consultants have recommended that the area is well-suited for an approximate 500-capacity indoor international ice-rink with a 70-station gym and dance/exercise studio. Such an ice...

Pledging a bright future for Derby

Derby by night
The Council is unveiling a series of key pledges to support its vision for Derby as a SAFE, STRONG and AMBITIOUS city. The pledges are being announced as part of the process of setting the budget for the next three years. Although the financial position...

Assembly Rooms fire insurance pay out – mysterious or misunderstood?

Assembly Rooms aerial view
Insurance can be a confusing subject. In this article, we put questions to a number of Council officers in an attempt to demystify the Assembly Rooms fire insurance pay out and also to gain information about the future of the building. Q. If the estimated cost...

Property sale starts City Centre Masterplan strategy to regenerate dormant and under-used buildings

Middleton House
The first of three Council-owned city-centre properties, with regeneration potential, is being sold. The pending sale of Middleton House, which once housed some Council offices, was announced by deputy Chief Executive Christine Durrant at the June 2016 Derby Property Summit. Christine told participants then that the...

Leadership Column – Fitting the pieces together for holistic regeneration – Councillor Rawson

Weavers Point
By Councillor Martin Rawson Deputy Leader of Derby City Council The news that Derby city centre is fast becoming a preferred location for new home construction is no accident. It’s just one of many ways in which the City Centre Masterplan 2030 is seeking to transform Derby...

£25m nod for city centre regeneration

Derby by night
Council Cabinet are set to give their approval for bids to the Local Growth Fund to support five key city centre regeneration projects when they meet on 13 July 2016. The Infrastructure and Investment Board of D2N2 – the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derby, Derbyshire,...