Case studies


Hi-Tech

  Altran   We provided Altran, a leading-edge global engineering consultancy, with hands-on support to help its team choose Derby.

Altran

We provided Altran, a leading-edge global engineering consultancy, with hands-on support to help its team choose Derby.

  Composite Braiding  We provided support to Composite Braiding - an advanced manufacturer of composite parts – from start-up, helping secure an office location in Marble Hall, part of the Connect Derby managed workspace scheme.

Composite Braiding
We provided support to Composite Braiding - an advanced manufacturer of composite parts – from start-up, helping secure an office location in Marble Hall, part of the Connect Derby managed workspace scheme.

  AG Aspin Group   Aspin Group specialises in rail infrastructure projects and is a multi-million pound blue-chip engineering business.

AG Aspin Group

Aspin Group specialises in rail infrastructure projects and is a multi-million pound blue-chip engineering business.

  OneSubsea  OneSubsea was created by two subsea leaders: Cameron and Schlumberger. From reservoir to subsea to surface, OneSubsea delivers premier processing, boosting and listing, unrivalled flow assurance and world-class subsea production systems.

OneSubsea
OneSubsea was created by two subsea leaders: Cameron and Schlumberger. From reservoir to subsea to surface, OneSubsea delivers premier processing, boosting and listing, unrivalled flow assurance and world-class subsea production systems.

  Compendium Living   The £100 million regeneration of Castleward is a key element of the Derby Cityscape Masterplan.

Compendium Living

The £100 million regeneration of Castleward is a key element of the Derby Cityscape Masterplan.

  Florida Turbine Technologies  Working closely with colleagues across the city, we were able to help Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) expand its US-based operations to the UK in July 2014.

Florida Turbine Technologies
Working closely with colleagues across the city, we were able to help Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) expand its US-based operations to the UK in July 2014.


Retail

  Bustler Market   The owners of a new street food start-up, Bustler Market, were supported by Marketing Derby when looking for potential locations for the concept in the city.

Bustler Market

The owners of a new street food start-up, Bustler Market, were supported by Marketing Derby when looking for potential locations for the concept in the city.

  Turtle Bay   Following a walking tour of the city, including viewing potential sites, we provided the chain with a tailored marketing report which helped make the business case of having an operation in Derby.

Turtle Bay

Following a walking tour of the city, including viewing potential sites, we provided the chain with a tailored marketing report which helped make the business case of having an operation in Derby.

  intu Derby  Opened in October 2007, intu acquired the 1.3 million sq ft shopping centre for £390 million in March 2014.

intu Derby
Opened in October 2007, intu acquired the 1.3 million sq ft shopping centre for £390 million in March 2014.

  White Stuff  With over 90 stores in the UK, White Stuff, a British fashion and lifestyle brand that sells womenswear, menswear, accessories and gifts, chose Derby in late 2014 as part of its continued national expansion.

White Stuff
With over 90 stores in the UK, White Stuff, a British fashion and lifestyle brand that sells womenswear, menswear, accessories and gifts, chose Derby in late 2014 as part of its continued national expansion.

  Carluccio's   We hosted the new UK Acquisitions Manager of Carluccio's in Derby to highlight available units and locations and, soon afterwards, they entered into discussions with intu Derby.

Carluccio's

We hosted the new UK Acquisitions Manager of Carluccio's in Derby to highlight available units and locations and, soon afterwards, they entered into discussions with intu Derby.

  TK Maxx   RDI bought a key strategic asset in the city centre on Albion Street in 2016. We worked closely with them and Derby City Council to identify potential regeneration opportunities for the street and how to integrate their asset into those plans.

TK Maxx

RDI bought a key strategic asset in the city centre on Albion Street in 2016. We worked closely with them and Derby City Council to identify potential regeneration opportunities for the street and how to integrate their asset into those plans.

  The Orange Tree  Having seen the success of the Orange Tree bars in other East Midlands cities, Marketing Derby contacted Orange Tree in June 2015 with a view to discussing opening in Derby.

The Orange Tree
Having seen the success of the Orange Tree bars in other East Midlands cities, Marketing Derby contacted Orange Tree in June 2015 with a view to discussing opening in Derby.

  YO! Sushi  We first met the senior team of the UK's favourite Japanese restaurant at the BCSC retail event in September 2013.

YO! Sushi
We first met the senior team of the UK's favourite Japanese restaurant at the BCSC retail event in September 2013.

  The Cosy Club   Having discussed their expansion plans and the opportunity that Derby presented them, they came to visit the city in March 2015.

The Cosy Club

Having discussed their expansion plans and the opportunity that Derby presented them, they came to visit the city in March 2015.

  Bar Soba  In 2017, Scottish company, Bar Soba, identified Derby as the next location for its business expansion.

Bar Soba
In 2017, Scottish company, Bar Soba, identified Derby as the next location for its business expansion.


  Ted Baker  Ted Baker announced in March 2016 its plans to bring its pan-European distribution centre to Derby Commercial Park, handling all operations for the brand's retail, wholesale and eCommerce businesses across the continent.

Ted Baker
Ted Baker announced in March 2016 its plans to bring its pan-European distribution centre to Derby Commercial Park, handling all operations for the brand's retail, wholesale and eCommerce businesses across the continent.


Office

  Couch Perry Wilkes  Marketing Derby met Couch Perry Wilkes at a regional exhibition and discussed their aspirations to have a base.

Couch Perry Wilkes
Marketing Derby met Couch Perry Wilkes at a regional exhibition and discussed their aspirations to have a base.

  Serjeants  Marketing Derby first got into conversation with patent and trade mark attorney specialists Serjeants in late 2013.

Serjeants
Marketing Derby first got into conversation with patent and trade mark attorney specialists Serjeants in late 2013.

  Evolution Timber   A small but growing timber merchant which chose Derby as the location for its first main outlet.

Evolution Timber
A small but growing timber merchant which chose Derby as the location for its first main outlet.

  Knights plc   After attending our Embassy Breakfast at MIPIM, we worked closely with law firm Knights as part of its continued UK expansion.

Knights plc

After attending our Embassy Breakfast at MIPIM, we worked closely with law firm Knights as part of its continued UK expansion.


Residential

  YMD boon  RDI bought a key strategic asset in the city centre on Albion Street in 2016. We worked closely with them and Derby City Council to identify potential regeneration opportunities for the street and how to integrate their asset into those plans.

YMD boon
RDI bought a key strategic asset in the city centre on Albion Street in 2016. We worked closely with them and Derby City Council to identify potential regeneration opportunities for the street and how to integrate their asset into those plans.

  Prosperity Capital Partners  In 2014, Prosperity Capital Partners funded London & UK Property's 350-bed student development on Cathedral Road in Derby.

Prosperity Capital Partners
In 2014, Prosperity Capital Partners funded London & UK Property's 350-bed student development on Cathedral Road in Derby.