Award Ceremony venue, transport and parking


The University of Derby will be holding the Derby Award Ceremonies at the iconic Derby Arena.  You can familiarise yourself with the layout of the arena by looking at the inside on an Arena Map.

A view of Derby arena

Bus and Trains

Please plan and allow plenty of time for your journey. Pride Park can become congested at certain peak times.  

Alternative car parking is available in Derby City Centre; which is a short taxi or bus journey to the venue. The local bus services Park and Ride, 4 and 4A runs from the bus station and takes 8 minutes to a stop a 1 minute walk from the venue. 

Train services will be available on the day with the use of the a free shuttle bus service from the Pride Park entrance of Derby train station. The shuttle buses will return to Derby train station when the ceremony has ended.

Taxi Rank

There will be a taxi rank situated at the back of the arena in the arena car park.

Car Parking

This map shows car parks within the vicinity of Derby Arena. As shown on the map there is some car parking in the local area. Please note that local parking charges may apply in some instances. We encourage you to car share, where possible, to help avoid congestion in the area.   

The full postal address of Derby Arena is

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
DE24 8JB

If you've pre-booked disabled parking then a permit will have been included with your tickets, this parking is located at the Derby Arena. You’ll need to display the permit on the dashboard of your car.

By entering your postcode in the box below you'll be able to access a map showing directions by road to the Derby Arena. 

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