The Derbyshire Times can reveal today that Debenhams is coming to town.
The store will open on the Ravenside Retail Park, close to Chesterfield town centre, on the recently demolished old Focus unit.
It is due to opens its doors to shoppers in Autumn next year.
Land Securities has signed up the department store to open a 62,000 square foot shop.
Jack Busby, portfolio director for retail warehousing at Land Securities said: “We are delighted to welcome Debenhams to Chesterfield in what is a significant step in moving the fashion offer forward.
“Ravenside has a loyal following and this will further cement the park’s place as a stand alone shopping destination. It also demonstrates our belief that for the right store in the right location, there is interest from retailers for