Derby in Derbyshire UK is the UK's most central city benefiting from the best of both worlds - a great cultural base situated on the edge of the Peak District National park.
Derby is famous for setting in motion Britain's Industrial Revolution with some of the countrys first factories and spinning mills. It is equally famous for later factories of Rolls Royce, Royal Crown Derby and Railway engineering. The thriving Derby City centre boasts an excellent range of entertainment venues, attractions, pubs, restaurants, parks and open spaces.
Here is a photo tour of some of the buildings and sights to be found around the city of Derby
For a gallery of photographs from British Celanese or Courtaulds as it was also known, prior to demolition see British Celanese or Courtaulds Photos
For our gallery containing several thousand photographs from Derbyshire and the Peak District please visit Derbyshire Photographs