Here are some of those shops no longer with us.. which do you miss most?
Chesterfield looked very different before the pavements were pedestrianised. Pepperdays was a favourite with many youngsters. Today, the building on the corner of Packer's Row opposite Monsoon is home to Spire Mobiles.
Woolworths is a name that people thought would always be with us - but sadly it wasn't to be. The store was originally on Burlington Street before moving to Vicar Lane - premises now occupied by H&M
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One of Chesterfield's best loved stores, Ironmongers S Johnson and Son Ltd - had been part of the town since 1888. It closed in 2017. The Chatsworth Road premises are now home to fashion store Dotique
Many shops on what is now The Pavements have left us. The Harris Carpets store is now home to McDonalds
Chesterfield's Department Store, the Co-op on Elder Way was a huge part of any shopping trip to town. The store closed in 2013 but the building is being reborn this year as home to a Premier Inn and six restaurants.
The mock tudor gable end of today's Vicar Lane is all that is left of John Turner's department store. Established in 1845, the bulk of the building was demolished in 1987. Today Costa Coffee operates from the site.
One of Chesterfield's best-loved independent names, Hudson's had several shops in town selling records and musical instruments. The store on Market Place closed in 2002 and is now home to Meadowfresh butcher's.
Hudsons store can be seen on the left back in the days before Market Place was pedestrianised
Here are stores on the outside of the Market Hall. The old AGD building - demolished to make way for Future Walk is visible on the right hand side