Derby originally made its name as the pioneer of silk, bone china and Rolls-Royce engines.
Nowadays, Derby is a modern city of opportunity with rapidly growing appeal as an ideal place to live and work.
Things to do in Derby
As the UKs most central city, Derbys events calendar is positively buzzing and there are plenty of things to do for people of all ages.
Once voted Britains Best City Location, Derbys Cathedral Quarter is home to a wide array of independent shops and boutiques, as well as a number of quaint cafés and award-winning restaurants specialising in food from around the globe.
Derbys city centre is home to the large Intu shopping centre which boasts a multitude of stores, a multiplex cinema and a well-stocked food court offering a wide choice of places to eat.
As for having a wee tipple after work or at the weekend, head to the Friar Gate area and you will find an excellent choice of bars, restaurants and clubs full of friendly locals.
Given its close proximity to the M1 which passes about 10 miles to the east of the city and the M42 to the south, rush-hour traffic is eased somewhat by the Park and Ride schemes that operate from the Meteor Centre and Pride Park.
There are also excellent road links, such as the A38, A52, A61, A6 and A50, making Derby an ideal location for commuting.>/p>
Whats more, East Midlands Airport is just a short 20 minute drive away.
Great public transport services
Thanks to Derby's significant history as a major centre for the rail industry, it goes without saying that the city is well-served by its rail network operated by East Midlands Trains (for the surrounding areas) and Cross Country.
Local bus services in and around Derby are run by a number of companies, but principally Trent Barton and Arriva Midlands.
Property options in Derby
Here at Northwood Derby, were proud of all that our great city has to offer, including its real estate options.
We know the areas property market inside out and offer an array of property services in Derby and surrounding areas.
If youd like to speak to a member of our team, give us a call today on 01332 851570 and well be happy to help!
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