And there are plenty still in the pipeline, with numerous further developments planned across the district over the coming years – from hotels to housing developments and railway depots to riverside apartments.
Here are some of the major developments to look out for in the coming years…
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5. McDonald's Restaurant
Building work on a new McDonald's Restaurant at West Bars is progressing well. The restaurant is due to open in the summer.
Photo: Brian Eyre
6. Northern Gateway Enterprise Centre
A new enterprise centre consisting of offices is under construction on part of the Donut roundabout.
7. Chesterfield Canal
Chesterfield Canal Trust has planning permission to transform a 1.6-mile section of the waterway between Staveley and the edge of Renishaw, including an additional lock underneath the existing Eckington Road bridge.
Photo: Chesterfield Canal Trust
8. Basil Close hotel and apartments
Work is due to start this year to build a new hotel and apartments at currently vacant land at Basil Close.