One Friar Gate Square

Affectionately known as ‘the copper box’, this distinctive building in Derby city centre is home to Derby Law School. Our law, criminology, policing, social and political science students are based here.

A modern and iconic building in the heart of Derby’s vibrant city centre, One Friar Gate Square creates the perfect environment for innovative and engaging teaching. This dedicated site offers unique opportunities for sharing knowledge, expertise and experience in all aspects of the legal and justice fields.

The specialist facilities at the University of Derby's One Friar Gate Square include:

Police hat on a desk
Lecturer leading a lecture
Students practising in the Law Court

Take a virtual tour of One Friar Gate Square

A corridor in One Friar Gate Square