The establishment of the Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trail Network in 2015 marked a change in the future for the town of Derby and transformed the town into a mountain biking mecca attracting in excess of 60,000 visitors a year from across the world.
This project is to undertake a comprehensive master planning exercise in regards to the town and the surrounding areas infrastructure, recreational and community assets and visitor experience. The aim is for the project to consolidate business, industry, visitor and resident knowledge and data to inform future development and ensure growth, stability and investment into the town, the community and the region as a whole. Part of the project is to undertake consultation with local residents and businesses to determine the needs of the town and region to better improve the liveability and sense of community. Resulting data will inform investment of resources and infrastructure into the region to ensure positive outcomes for the community.
The master planning exercise will include the following:
This project is currently seeking further funding.
Updated February 2024
Draft Plan released
Final Plan adopted