Welcome to Connect DerbyDerby’s primary managed workspace provider

We provide micro businesses, entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises with a high specification working environment, reliable, secure, super-fast internet connectivity, high quality meeting rooms, business support and collaboration events and much more.

We attract an exciting mix of local, national and international companies to our managed workspaces thanks to our commitment to providing the high-quality accommodation and infrastructure that businesses need to enable them to operate efficiently and effectively.

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Supporting your business growth

Connect Derby brings together the city’s managed workspaces, connecting people, expertise, and knowledge to create jobs.

We support new enterprise by creating an environment where people can meet, collaborate, cross sell, share knowledge and belong to a mutually supportive community.

Businesses based within our buildings will be referred to a package of targeted help and support through Partners. This includes business support, relationship management and a programme of events.

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So much more than just an office

Joining Connect Derby gives you access to a wide range of services and support designed to help your business flourish.

Superfast Connectivity

Superfast Wireless & multiple Wired connections in every space


Dedicated phone line and voicemail

24/7 Access

Secure computerised door access to your workspace whenever you need it.

On-site Cafe

Hot drinks and delicious food available every day at selected locations

Reception services

A warm welcome for your guests and a friendly smile every morning

Meeting rooms

Access to a range of meeting rooms with digital screens and WiFi

Postal Service

Mail and parcel handling at reception for all your deliveries

Business Support Services

Dedicated team offering your business support and mentoring


Start the day fresh after you’ve cycled or ran to work

Bike storage

Onsite bike storage provision at all buildings

Intruder alarm

Intruder alarm in every office space - peace of mind that your stuff is super secure

Waste and Recycling

Safely dispose and recycle all of your office waste


Electricity and heating all included in your monthly package (Excluding Friar Gate Studios)

Shared Teapoints

Access to instant hot water and washing facilities on every floor

Out of hours security

Dedicated security patrols through the day and night to ensure your safety

Daily Cleaning

Daily cleaning and sanitisation of shared areas

Access friendly

Accessible buildings with lifts, hearing loops and wide corridors

Maintenance team

Dedicated maintenance and servicing team to ensure your workspace remains operational

Our buildings

Each of Connect Derby’s managed workspaces has a unique offering for new and developing businesses and anyone considering self-employment.

A range of high-quality, flexible workspace is available in prime Derby locations from quality private offices, workshops and hot-desking to virtual offices.

Office space ranges from 80 sq ft to 1,800 sq ft and our flexible rental terms enable our tenants to expand and downsize based on their business requirements.

Want to find out more? Contact us on 01332 742500 or email customerservices@connectderby.co.uk

Friar Gate Studios

Friar Gate Studios

The headquarters for Connect Derby in the middle of the city's commercial district, Friar Gate Studios is the perfect spot for ambitious creative businesses and their supply chain.

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Sadler Bridge Studios

Sadler Bridge Studios

In the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, Sadler Bridge Studios is purpose built for creative and digital businesses and their supply chain.

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Kings Chambers

Kings Chambers

A mixed-use facility perfect for any business looking to grow and take the next step in their development.

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Riverside Chambers

Riverside Chambers

Strategically located close to the bus and train station, Riverside Chambers is ideal for a variety of established businesses.

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Marble Hall

Marble Hall

Designed to support community businesses, social enterprises, new start-ups and growing businesses.

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Why choose Connect Derby

Joining Connect Derby gives you access to wide range of services and support designed to help your business thrive. Here are a few reasons we think you’ll love joining being a part of Connect Derby.

How our tenants rate
Connect Derby

  • Would recommend us to others
  • Overall performance
  • IT Network, Internet and WIFI access
  • Clean, safe and secure buildings
  • Our communication
  • We live and breathe Derby

    We opened our first managed workspace Friar Gate Studios in 2006 and have an unrivalled knowledge of the city and the businesses that operate here. Our team’s knowledge and experience of the managed workspace sector enables us to support you in ways that a traditional landlord arrangement simply couldn’t.

  • Outstanding workspace experience

    Our high-quality workspaces are complemented by a wide range of facilities and additional services – all designed to make it easier for you to run your business.

  • Support just an email away

    Our business support team will use their considerable experience and network of contacts to sign-post you to any help and support you may need.

Any questions?

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