Riverside Chambers, Full Street,
Derby DE1 3AF
Our offices in Riverside Chambers are in the Cathedral Quarter of Derby city centre.
The building used to be a magistrates court and still has that feel to it in its corridors. The old cells are still in tact and we share the building with the local studies and family history library.
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We’re based at Riverside Chambers, Full Street, Derby, DE1 3AF. This is a ‘Connect Derby’ building owned by Derby City Council, you will see their sign on the outside of the building.
On arrival, please advise the receptionist your name and who you are here to see and take a seat. You will be asked to sign in.
Unfortunately, there is no parking at Riverside Chambers, due to its very central location in the City.
The Assembly Rooms multi-storey car park is directly opposite our office. Parking costs are £3.10 for up to 2 hours and £4.50 for 2-4 hours. You pay on departure and the machines take cash only.
There is on street parking on Full Street (pay and display) for a maximum of 2 hours at a cost of up to £2.50.
Alternatively, there is a privately-owned car park on the corner of Sowter Road and St Michael’s Lane (less than a 5-minute walk away) that costs £2.50 for 2 hours, then £1 for each subsequent hour up to a maximum of £5. You can pay by cash or by the PayByPhone mobile app.
From the west
Turn off at J5 (Etwall/Hilton/Hatton) of the A50 and take the second exit at the roundabout onto the A516 Derby Road. Take the first exit at the next roundabout Onto Kingsway). At the next roundabout take the third exit onto Ashbourne Road/A52.
At the end of Ashbourne Road, turn left onto Bridge Street/A52 and sharp right onto Agard Street/A52. At the lights, get into the right hand lane and turn left onto Ford Street/A52. Stay in the far left lane and at the next lights turn right onto Cathedral Road. At the end of the road, turn left (still called Cathedral road). At the traffic lights, go straight over onto Full Street.
Take the first left to get to the Sowter Road/St Michael’s Lane car park. You will see it on your left. Continue on Full Street for the on-street parking, available on both sides of the road before you get to the Premier Inn hotel. For the Assembly rooms car park, go all the way round the mini roundabout at the end of Full Street and enter the car park.
From all other directions
Turn off at J25 (Nottingham/Derby) of the M1 and take the A52 to Derby (or crossover the motorway and continue on A52 if coming from the East/Nottingham). At the Pentagon roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway, take the middle lane and take the second exit off the roundabout (staying in the middle lane (the lane splits to go up and over the flyover or down into the underpass – please stay right and take the underpass). As you emerge from the underpass, move across two lanes into the far left lane before the road splits.
At the traffic lights, turn left. At the next traffic lights turn left onto Full Street. Take the first left to get to the Sowter Road/St Michael’s Lane car park. You will see it on your left. Continue on Full Street for the on-street parking, available on both sides of the road before you get to the Premier Inn hotel. For the Assembly rooms car park, go all the way round the mini roundabout at the end of Full Street and enter the car park.
By bus, train or taxi
Riverside Chambers is a 5-minute walk from Derby Bus Station.
Derby Train Station is a 5-minute taxi ride away, and there is a taxi rank just outside the station.