Banks Mill Studios

About Banks Mill Studios

Banks Mill Studios is the innovation space for creative and digital industries, located in a landmark building within the heart of Derby City Centre. 

Comprising of 38 clean and dirty studios and a ground floor gallery, Banks Mill offers stepped rent over a period of six years along with vital business support services and a connected community of peers to ensure success at all levels of enterprise growth. We have a diverse range of creative industry disciplines within Banks Mill – from jewellery makers to printmakers, computer games to fine artists. Our residents and members are both University of Derby students and graduates, and creative entrepreneurs not connected with the University. 

Visit our ground floor gallery to see our rolling programme of exhibitions featuring local artists and come along to our events such as our winter Open Studios and Artisan Fair; where you can meet our creatives and buy original artwork and handmade products. 

The University also supports non-creative businesses through our facilities at the iD Centre on the RTC Business Park and St Helena campus in Chesterfield

Image credit: Matt Jones Photography

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