Browse through our directory of resident, member and affilate artists, makers and designers.
The stepped rental packages and range of business support services means everything about Banks Mill is designed to give you the opportunity to grow.
The University of Derby’s business support and incubation service are here to give you the best possible chance of success, helping you access all the support you need to establish and grow your business, wherever you are located.
We can support you and your business through the critical stages of start-up and growth, helping you to flourish. We’ll help you right from the beginning, when your idea is just the seed of something great, guiding you through business planning, launch and expansion.
Whatever stage you’re at on your business journey, we offer a range of support and guidance, with our dedicated business advisors and resident entrepreneurs on hand to help you achieve your ambitions. And you don’t have to be based here in Derby, most of our services are also available online, so you can access them from wherever you are based.
Once you’re up and running, you can build an online presence for your business through the dedicated area on our website. This unique platform allows you to take advantage of our e-commerce facility to promote your products and services, workshops and events.
Craig Barker is the managing director of creative design agency Koobr and is a former University of Derby graduate.
Koobr occupied a studio in Banks Mill from 2014 - 2016.
Kerri Pratt is a visual artist based in the East Midlands and her practice focuses on an exploration of painting processes, manipulation of paint, surfaces, marks and colour.
Banks Mill artists Lor Bird, Sara Brighty and John McDonald collabrate to bring you Inspired Reflections, an art exhibition showing at DEDA, Derby
Jenny Bowden is a printmaker from Buxton who was one of 45 artists to be selected to exhibit work in the recent Derby Print Open exhibition held at
Kate Dawson is a fine jewellery designer/maker who has recently set up and opened her new studio at Banks Mill, specia