These amazing pictures show how Chesterfield shops and streets have changed over the decades

From pubs and cinemas to burger bars and record stores, here we look at the changing face of the town centre.

Wednesday, 21st August 2019, 3:52 pm
Low Pavements, Chesterfield.

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

A view from Burlington Street towards the Spire church. September 1967.
Today the view remains beautifully unchanged

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Chesterfield's market hall shows some familiar and much-loved shops - including Hudsons, with the old AGD building in the background.
The Market Hall today, after its recent refurb, looks as good as ever.
The Civic Theatre in Chesterfield - as it was then November 8, 1967
The Pomegranate still puts on a packed programme of entertainment.
Who remembers going to see pictures at the ABC cinema on Cavendish Street?
The building, which in more recent times was home to Zanzibar and the Department nightclubs, is currently empty.
The pavements area of Chesterfield in 1982
Today, the corner premises are occupied by McDonalds.
Who remembers catching bands or playing pool at Gardeners on Glumangate
The building is now home to Jones & Co who dish out financial advice, rather than pints.