Research and Intelligence Team, Policy, Research and Engagement Division, Strategic Services
Chief Executive’s Office.
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’s Asian population is around 41
% of the ward population compared to a city
figure of about 13%.
Figure 5: Breakdown by Ethnicity of Arboretum Residents Compared to Derby from 2011
Source: ONS Census 2011. Copyright@ONS.gov.uk
Arboretum has a considerably lower percentage of those declaring themselves having no
Breakdown by Percentage of Religion Stated by Arboretum Residents in 2011
A Thriving, Sustainable Economy
Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are led by local authorities and businesses across
economic areas. They provide the vision, knowledge and strategic leadership needed to
drive sustainable private sector growth and job creation in their area. There is a LEP for
Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. At a local level, in 2010 the Council
launched a £10 million Regeneration Fund to support the delivery of new high quality
commercial development to establish Derby as a 21st Century investment location.
the city centre either at the bus station or on the surrounding streets. This means that access
to and from the city centre from the surrounding suburbs is excellent. As well as arterial
routes to the suburbs and villages beyond, National Express services also service the city
centre, providing routes to a number of cities including London, Cardiff and Bradford.
The southern section of the ward, including the Rosehill area is served by the four arterial
London Road, Osmaston Road and Burton Road corridors.
Routes along these corridors include:
Stenson Road - Route Destination Frequency (minutes)
33/36 Sunnyhill, Blagreaves Lane, Abbey, City Centre circular (15)
33A/36A Sunnyhill, Blagreaves Lane, Royal Derby Hospital, City Centre circular (15)
37 Sinfin Moor (15)
38 Sinfin Moor (10)
London Road - Route Destination Frequency (minutes)
41 Alvaston / Allenton circular (15)
42 Pride Park / Alvaston (15)
43 Pride Park / Alvaston (15)
44 Alvaston circular (15)
45 Alvaston circular (15)
73 Weston on Trent (60)
Skylink Airport (30)
Highways and Transport, DCC
60 Chellaston (20)
61 Chellaston (20)
Burton Road - Route Destination Frequency (minutes)
HQ Heatherton to CC (20)
Royal Derby to CC (10)
V3 Burton upon Trent to CC (60)
Bus operators have identified that there are a number of congestion problems within the
Derby Railway Station is also located within the ward, serving the whole city. It is located on
the main line and has direct services to London St Pancras International, Newcastle-upon-
Tyne, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol and Sheffield.
Route 68, Route 6 and Route 54 pass through the area. Route 68 links the west of the city
and the area beyond to the railway station via the city centre. Route 6 is the riverside route,
whilst Route 54 links the west of the city to the north of the city and beyond. All of these
Routes are part of the National Cycle Network.
Job Centre Plus
There are three Job Centre Plus offices in the city; on Gower Street, Becket Street and
Despite being densely developed, the city centre contains some important open spaces
including Bass' Recreation Ground and Cathedral Green.
There are no Derby Homes housing offices located in Arboretum ward.
Neighbourhood Centres/Shopping Centres
The main city centre shopping area can be divided into 8 distinct character areas including:
The Westfield Shopping Centre (extension)
Old Eagle Centre
St Peter's Street