Assembly Rooms

D2N2 is proud to be investing £4.48 million from the Local Growth Fund into the redevelopment of one of Derby's most iconic buildings, The Assembly Rooms.

The £24 million project will transform the building, gutted by fire in 2014, into a venue capable of hosting hundreds of events each year, attracting an addition 160,000 visitors to the city centre.

Delivery of the new Assembly Rooms is Derby City Council’s number one city centre priority and forms part of Derby’s City Centre Master Plan developed by the public-private Vibrant City Partnership.

The new Assembly Rooms will be a catalyst for further investment in retail, leisure and office accommodation, re-invigorating the day and night-time economies of the city that will drive economic development.

The new venue will be operated on a more commercial model, prioritising events that attract the largest audiences and to make the best use of the maximised space.

Investment in commercial expertise will ensure that the venue reaches its full potential and is put to its widest possible use.

Project Specifics:

  • Project Name: Assembly Rooms
  • Location: Derby City Centre
  • Project Lead: Derby City Council
  • Total Project Cost: £24million
  • Total LGF Allocation: £4.48million
  • Approval Date: September 2019
  • Project Start Date: November 2019
  • Project Completion Date: November 2021

Latest News:

New Assembly Rooms Project Secures D2N2 Funding
Consultation Ends on Design for New Assembly Rooms Co-funded by D2N2
Consultation on £24m Derby Assembly Rooms Plans Backed by D2N2