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 receive a package of targeted help and support through Partners and the D2N2 Growth Hub. This includes business support, relationship management and a programme of events.
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.
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
Onsite bike storage provision at all buildings
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)
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 and sanitisation of shared areas
Accessible buildings with lifts, hearing loops and wide corridors
Dedicated maintenance and servicing team to ensure your workspace remains operational
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 co-working desks 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 email@example.com
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.
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.
A mixed-use facility perfect for any business looking to grow and take the next step in their development.
Strategically located close to the bus and train station, Riverside Chambers is ideal for a variety of established businesses.
Designed to support community businesses, social enterprises, new start-ups and growing businesses.
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.
Percentage of our tenants who said Connect Derby
met or exceeded their expectations
The support we provide97%
Would recommend us to others91%
IT Network, Internet and WIFI access84%
Clean, safe and secure buildings92%
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.
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