Amazing now and then photos show how Chesterfield has changed over the years

From the Brampton Mile and roundabouts to Hudson's Records - here's our latest look back at Chesterfield through the decades

Thursday, 29th August 2019, 10:41 am
Working on Chesterfield bypass March 1985

These retro pictures are taken from our Derbyshire Times archives. For more images of Chesterfield then and now, visit our retro section.

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The much-missed Hudson's store is seen here before pedestrianisation in the town centre.
Today's Chesterfield Market Place
Chatsworth Road, home of the Brampton Mile, with one of the old stop offs - The Red Lion
Today it's home to one of Chesterfield's newer bars The Crafty Dog
Working on Chesterfield bypass in March 1985
The by-pass today.
Work on the Whittington Moor roundabout, as part of the Chesterfield bypass, January 1985
Today's Whittington Moor roundabout looking remarkably clear of traffic!
Retro picture, South Street, Chesterfield.
Today's South Street