Team Building in Derby

As a mobile events company, KDM provide a broad range of team building activities and games in Derby either at the venue of your choice – or we can recommend venues in the Derby area depending on your requirements and budget. Voted the “Best Event Provider” at both the 2017 and 2018 M&IT Awards, KDM Events are a renowned full-service Event Management Company who specialise in delivering memorable events for our corporate clients! Please follow the below links for some of our most popular team events or to view the full portfolio – whilst you may wish to “Filter Results” to quickly find the event that best suits your objectives.

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Team Building in Derby

Looking for cost effective team building events near to home in Derby? Check out the great range of versatile team events KDM can deliver in local venues or even at your offices! From indoor kart building, inflatable games and strategic problem solving through to filming, singing and dancing we have the right team building event for you. Click on the buttons for details and pricing of the possibilities in Derby ...

And don’t spend your valuable time trawling the net looking for the right venues in Derby – give us a call and we’ll recommend some of the great locations we’ve worked at previously. We know exactly what works where so feel free to pick our brains!

Team Building Venues in Derby

Venues in Derby where we have created events include Priest House Hotel – Castle Donington, Cathedral Quarter Hotel – Derby City Centre, The Riverside Centre @ Pride Park Derby, Derbyshire Cricket Club, Ramada Encore Derby plus many more.



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Team Building in Derby

Or thinking you might also need a location outside Derby? We’re flexible enough to be able to deliver all our great team building events anywhere in the UK, so contact our Staffordshire or London offices to find out more.

  • Derby is home to more engineers per capita than other area in the UK building upon its heritage going back to the British Industrial Revolution when the world’s first water powered silk mill was built in Derby in 1717 by George Sorocold and John Lombe.

    At the start of the 1800s, Derby emerged as an engineering centre manufacturing machine tools and exporting them to countries such as Russia.

    In 1840, the North Midland Railway commenced its works in Derby and, when it merged with the Midland Counties Railway and the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway, to form the Midland Railway, Derby became its headquarters. The London, Midland and Scottish Railways took responsibility for the Midlands railway in 1923 and relocated their headquarters from Derby to London.

    Derby was for numerous years a railway centre, being the former headquarters of the Midland Railway, with both British Rail workshops and research facilities in the town. Although much less important than in years gone by, train manufacture continues in Derby and Derby railway station retains an important position in the railway network. The city is highly considered for a national railway centre and in World War I, Derby was targeted by German Zeppelin air bombers.

    In 1907 Rolls-Royce opened an aircraft and car production facility in Derby, thus initiating a twentieth century industrial boom.

    Derby's two largest employers, Rolls-Royce plc and the Toyota Motor Corporation are engaged in engineering manufacturing. Egg, the Internet and telephone bank, has its national headquarters in Derby.

    In 1977, Derby was awarded city status by Queen Elizabeth II on the 25th anniversary of her coronation. The Queen presented the ‘charter scroll’ or 'letters patent' personally on 28 July 1977 on the steps of the Council House to the then Mayor Councillor Jeffrey Tillet (Conservative). Derby had previously been amongst the few English towns to have a cathedral but have no city status. The height of Derby Cathedral is 212 feet to the tip of its pinnacles.

    During the 1900 general election, Derby won a seat for the recently formed Labour Representation Committee, one of only two seats to be held by the party, earning Derby a memorable position in the history of the Labour Party.

    The deaf community holds a significant cultural centre within Derby and a great deal of deaf people move to Derby due to its strong sign language-using community. It is estimated that the deaf population in Derby is at least three times greater than the national average and that only London has a greater deaf population. The Royal School for the Deaf on Ashbourne Road delivers education in both British Sign Language and English.

    The world famous game Tomb Raider was developed in Derby by Core Design. A section of Derby's inner ring road has been named Lara Croft Way as a tribute to the games protagonist.

    Derby County Gaol is home to a tourist attraction based in dungeons that date back to 1756.

    The Derby Industrial Museum displays the technological achievements of Derby and its industrial heritage and is situated in the Derby Silk Mill.

    Derby has extensive transport links with other areas of the country. The proximity of the M1 motorway provides links to Leeds and Sheffield in the North and the London area in the South whilst the A50 M1 / M6 link connects Derby with the main west coast arterial route to Scotland and the south west.

    Derby has a proud sporting heritage and the city is home to Derbyshire Cricket Club and Derby County football club, a club with a proud but faded heritage.

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