North East Derbyshire

Access and sites

Situated in the heart of the UK’s strategic road network, within close reach of the cities of Sheffield and Nottingham, as well as the two regional airports of East Midlands and Doncaster Sheffield.

Two sites in the district offer a development platform site of national significance, with mixed use development opportunities available through agreed planning approvals.



A sector which provides an employment base of more than double the national figure, this sector provides some internationally recognised leaders in their field, including:

Bosch Thermotechnology – a world leader in heating and hot water products

William Lee – Manufacture of spheroidal graphite iron castings

Northern Lights (Chesterfield) Ltd – manufacture of bespoke lighting solutions

Xtratherm UK Ltd – manufacture of a range of high performance rigid insulation boards

Gunstones Bakery Ltd – manufacture of retail baking products


A sector which provides a healthy employment base in the district, significantly larger than the
national average.
Leading companies include:

Henry Boot Construction ltd

Clee Hill Plant Ltd

Tomlinson and White Ltd

Visitor Economy

Located on the gateway to the Peak District National Park, the district is home to a number of businesses in the visitor economy, particularly in the accommodation sector. This includes the award winning Peak Edge Hotel at Stonedge.