intu Derby contributes more than £300 million and over 7,000 jobs to the city's economy, a recent study reveals.
Planning consultants Lichfield’s found that in 2016 the shopping centre contributed £311 million to the local economy through employment, regional investment and business rates paid, and supported 7,139 jobs.
Adam Tamsett, general manager at Intu Derby, said: “Creating and managing retail and leisure destinations that customers want to visit helps businesses flourish across the country, drives up investment in towns and cities and establishes real local prosperity.
“The jobs they create cater for a wide range of skills and abilities and deliver more entry-level and flexible routes into employment.”
Alexander Nicoll, corporate responsibility director at intu, added: “We invest millions in our centres and their local communities every year. This allows us to create long-lasting and positive change by delivering skills, employment and health and wellbeing.”