These incredible photos offer a glimpse inside some of the most recognisable abandoned and lost buildings across Chesterfield and Derbyshire.
Lost Places & Forgotten Faces is an urban explorer who has visited a number of derelict and demolished sites across the county – from old pubs, hotels and factories to the rail tunnel that still stands under the streets of Chesterfield.
These 41 pictures showcase some of the most prominent abandoned sites that Chesterfield and Derbyshire have to offer – can you spot anywhere that you recognise?
1. Chesterfield Hotel
The Chesterfield Hotel, formerly the Station Hotel, opened in 1877 on Malkin Street - a stones throw away from Chesterfield Railway Station. Photo: Lost Places & Forgotten Faces
2. Chesterfield Hotel
Known for most of its life as the Station Hotel, it was renamed the Chesterfield Hotel in the 1980s. At that time, it was also extended to accommodate 73 bedrooms, a swimming pool, a gym and a large car park. Photo: Lost Places & Forgotten Faces
3. Chesterfield Hotel
Sadly, it closed in 2015 after the company that owned the hotel went bust. Photo: Lost Places & Forgotten Faces
4. Chesterfield Hotel
The hotel remained derelict until early 2022, when plans by Chesterfield Borough Council to demolish the hotel, turning the site into a car park, were approved. Photo: Lost Places & Forgotten Faces