Derby is home to the global headquarters of Rolls-Royce, Toyota Manufacturing UK and the world’s largest rail tech cluster including Bombardier.
The city sits at the heart of the UK transport networks and is a top UK city for start-ups, hi-tech business and economic performance. Salaries in Derby are the highest in the UK outside of the South East.
The University of Derby is an ambitious institution, ranked in the top 20 UK universities by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. The university plans to transform its presence in the city by investing in the construction of new teaching facilities, offices and accommodation on the edge of the historic Cathedral Quarter.
There is a direct rail link from Derby to London St Pancras which takes less than 90 minutes.
Birmingham International Airport and East Midlands Airport, the second largest freight handling airport in the UK, are within easy reach of Derby.
The Heart of the City scheme, based in and around Derby’s award-winning, historic Cathedral Quarter, is the linchpin of a dramatic rejuvenation of Derby’s city centre.