Derby College

Derby College’s Strategic Ambition is:
Prosperity for all – shaping lives, society and the economy.

Derby College is one of the largest and most successful Further Education Colleges in the UK.

We deliver training and skills to support economic development with employers across the UK and support large companies, SMEs and micro businesses to develop and succeed.

The College was formed in March 2002 following the three-way merger of Derby Tertiary College Wilmorton, Broomfield College and Mackworth College Derby. Since then it has grown to become a trusted education provider with an enviable reputation for innovation, quality and inclusion.


Our facilities are open to the public:

The Engine Shed – Experience fine-dining at The Engine Shed. In a unique setting at The Roundhouse campus, The Engine Shed offers a three-course lunch menu and special four-course evening events.

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SENSI – Derby College’s training and commercial hair and beauty salons provide a full range of treatments at reasonable prices. SENSI is based at The Roundhouse and Field Road, Ilkeston.

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Little Explorers – The first Forest School in the county, Little Explorers is a nursery for children aged three months to five years. Set in the picturesque grounds of Broomfield Hall, the nursery has an outdoor classroom and runs school holiday clubs for older children.

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The Garage – Based at The Johnson Building, the Garage @ Derby College provides a range of services.


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Floristry designs produced within the beautiful grounds of Broomfield Hall.  Staff are always pleased to meet with you and discuss your personal requirements, whether it be for a gift, innovative wedding designs or advice for funeral tributes. We will always do our very best to provide an outstanding service.


Roundhouse Events – Corporate hire and events at The Roundhouse. A series of venues are available for events including wedding receptions, conferences, formal dinners and much more.


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Sports and Fitness Centre – Our new sports facilities are open to everyone. the Fitness Centre includes a fully-equipped gym with cardio equipment, resistance machines and free weights. Dance studios, sports hall and even an astro pitch can are also available to hire.


Dog Grooming – Derby College Dog Grooming at Broomfield Hall runs a commercial salon, that offers experience, training and education in dog grooming. All breeds and sizes can be groomed at competitive rates.

Full time, part time and weekend courses are available in dog grooming and canine care.

Dog Grooming

 Equestrian and Riding Centre – Derby College Equestrian Centre at Broomfield Hall is a friendly educational and training centre for all its equestrian students. Full time, part time, evening and weekend courses fulfil the needs of the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire equine community. We also provide elite training from industry professionals, competitions and rent out our arenas and yard facilities to hire.


Derby College
The Roundhouse
Roundhouse Road
Pride Park
DE24 8JE

Tel: 08000280289