Acre Extension of Pride Park - a mixed use, employment-led development, Derby is at the heart of the motorway network and benefits from being only a 10 minute drive from the M1 and a 30 minute drive from the M6 (AA, 2013). At the centre of the national rail network, Derby has fast, direct connections to Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Reading and other business destinations., East Midlands Airport is located just 20 minutes from Derby city centre and serves over 4 million passengers every year. The airport is the UK’s number one for pure freight, managing 313,000 tonnes every year and is home to logistic centres for, DHL, UPS and Royal Mail (East Midlands Airport, 2013)., 50 Acre Extension, Mixed use employment-led development, Approximately 1 million sq ft of space has been developed in the last 20 years with the vast majority of the space now developed and complete. Derby Triangle is a new development adjoining Pride Park that will be delivered by St. Modwen, the UK’s leading regeneration specialist, and will comprise a range of high quality business park, industrial and warehouse accommodation. The 50 acre site represents the last major development opportunity in the immediate area of Pride Park. Alongside the employment-led mixed use scheme, a range of supporting uses could be provided, including leisure, pubs, restaurants, a hotel and car showroom.