A number of shops, restaurants and banks have closed across Chesterfield over recent months, due to trading and lockdown restrictions and changes in people’s habits.
Here are some of those retailers and food outlets which will not be reopening in Chesterfield.
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Debenhams was liquidated in December 2020, with 12,000 staff losing their jobs and spelling the end of its store at Ravenside Retail Park. The shop, along with the 20 of the chain’s last 48 stores, will close permanently on Wednesday, May 12.
2. Chesterfiield firm Kirby and Sons are closing their business at the end of this month
Brothers John, left, and Dennis Kirby, called time on Kirby & Sons, Lordmill Street, Chesterfield, at the end of March. Their father, Frederick Kirby, set up the electrical goods business in the town back in the late 1920s.
Photo: Brian Eyre
3. Stephensons Tea & Coffee House
Owner Claire Wood said the much-loved Stephenson Place would not be reopening after enduring three lockdowns.
The Restaurant Group, which owns Chiquito, announced in March last year that 61 out of 80 branches of the Tex-Mex dining chain would not reopen. Sadly, its Alma Leisure Park branch is one of them.
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