We have not comprehensively refreshed our city wide retail evidence since 2009. In response, Planning with the support of Regeneration Projects and Transport have commissioned Nexus Planning to assess future retail (and leisure) needs generated within Derby and the wider Derby Urban Area (DUA) up to 2028 and more broadly to 2043.
The work provides a detailed analysis of centres in Derby’s retail hierarchy, including the City Centre, District Centres and a number of Neighbourhood Centres. This analysis provides commentary in relation to a number of key indicators of health and provides recommendations for potential future interventions relating to enhancing the function and environment of centres as well as suggestions to improve accessibility and highways infrastructure.
Evidence which supported the Adopted Derby City Local Plan Part 1, including the 2009 Retail and Leisure Study is now contained within the Examination Library page.
The study is set out in the documents below.