Amazing pictures show how Chesterfield town centre has changed over the years

Much-loved shops and the town's market feature in this week's look at the way the town has evolved in pictures.

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 5:12 pm
Chesterfield then and now.

The brilliant retro pictures from our Derbyshire Times archives and pictures sent in by readers. For more images of Chesterfield then and now, visit our retro section.

Retro picture of Chesterfield and District COOP building.
Today the building is home to a Premier Inn, with restaurants and shops beneath coming soon

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The old fashioned phone box on the junction of Chatsworth Road and Walton Road shows how old this shot is.
The junction now features the Morrisons roundabout
Looking up St Marys gate Chesterfield, 1963.
St Marys Gate Chesterfield today hasn't changed a great deal
Low Pavement Chesterfield.
Low Pavement Chesterfield today
Looking towards Market place and the Market hall, including the fountain.
Today the fountain has gone to create an open square and there have been plenty of changes to the Market Hall building
Market Hall 1937.
Chesterfield Market hall today