Derbys Central Business District
The Cathedral Quarter is Derby’s central business district witha diverse range of highly-regarded and well-established professional services.
The finance sector is well represented in the area with a largenumber of banks, building societies, insurance brokers, accountancy practicesand financial advisory services. It is also home to many estate agents,chartered surveyors and lettings agencies, establishing the Cathedral Quarter asthe primary location in the city for property matters.
There is also a strong legal presence in the Cathedral Quarter witha large number of solicitors and law firms electing to have chambers in thearea. This, in addition to the new Magistrates Court located on St Mary’s Gate,ensures that the Cathedral Quarter can justly claim to be at the heart ofDerby’s judiciary system.
The Cathedral Quarter also has a strong background in innovativeand creative industries and boasts local, regional and national leaders in IT,graphic design, digital art and printing as successful businesses located inthe area. A growing number of micro-businesses,entrepreneurs and SME’s are recognising the advantages of having a base fortheir activities in the Cathedral Quarter with a substantial presence in the ConnectDerby developments at Friar Gate Studios, Sadler Bridge Studios and Kings Chambers.