Our County

Welcome to Derbyshire

Let us show you around our county a world of stunning countyside, impressive heritage and an outstanding quality of life.

Known for its thriving market towns, vibrant business economy and world-class assets our county offers an attractive base in which to live, work, study and invest.

 

Our County

Peaks & Dales

The Peaks & Dales are predominantly rural and defined by the Peak District National Park. The north of the District is closely linked to the economies of Sheffield and Manchester. A highly skilled area with affluent market towns. Food and drink manufacturing, biopharma, quarrying and tourism are key drivers for this area. Many creative industries also cluster here, providing opportunities for office and creative workspaces.

Chesterfield and the M1 Corridor

is defined by excellent connectivity; strong road infrastructure (M1, A61), excellent rail links and five international and cargo airports within easy reach. Chesterfield is the largest town in Derbyshire and the economic hub of the north of the county. The industrial heritage means there are many large sites as well as town regeneration and development opportunities.

Greater Derby

benefits from the economies of the cities of Derby and Nottingham, with a strong manufacturing base, significant supply chain opportunities and a fast growing population. The National Forest and rural landscape add to the attractiveness of the area.

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