D2N2 has now submitted its final Strategic Economic Plan

Download the plan here

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 D2N2 - The UK's Most Inspirational Postcode. Watch the video here 

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D2N2 Still

Unlocking Investment for Growth 

Could your business benefit?

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Visit the Region

Our visitor economy is key, with awesome attractions, famous film locations, historic houses, fascinating heritage, festivals, quality accommodation and fabulous food and drink. D2N2 is home to welcoming, vibrant and exciting UK destinations.


Invest in the Region

If you are looking to invest to relocate or expand your business, Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have a compelling offer to support you to invest and grow.

Funding and Support

Funding and Support

Find out about funding opportunities and business support services in the D2N2 region.



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The Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership

Our vision is a more prosperous, better connected, increasingly resilient and competitive economy.

Our purpose is to support and encourage economic growth in the D2N2 region.

Our ambition is to be one of the most respected LEPs, known for our professionalism and effectiveness.

Our target is to support the creation of 55,000 jobs in D2N2 by 2023. The majority of these jobs will be in the private sector.

Enterprise Zone

Enterprise Zone

Nottingham Enterprise Zone is the location for businesses in healthcare, biotechnology, beauty, ICT and green technologies. Reduced planning restrictions, superfast broadband and a mixture of property options from offices, development land, and manufacturing space are among the benefits on offer. More

Growing Places Fund

Growing Places Fund

Using £24m funding from Government, the D2N2 Growing Places sustainable fund allows organisations to apply for funding to invest in physical infrastructure to support developments that create jobs. More

Skills in Focus

Skills in Focus

Improving skills is critical to meeting business needs, raising productivity and increasing employment. Business skills are a priority for D2N2. More

LEP Board

Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson, Chair

Trevor Flecther

Trevor Fletcher, Chairman. The Hardstaff Group.

Peter Gadsby

Peter Gadsby.                  

Richard Horsley

Richard Horsley, Board Member. Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

John Collins

Councillor Jon Collins. Leader of Nottingham City Council

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