Amazing photos show how much Chesterfield has changed over the years

Our latest 'now and then' look at the changing face of the town includes a police station that crossed the road and shows how waste ground became a hotel.

Thursday, 13th June 2019, 5:26 pm
Beetwell Street

If you enjoyed this trip down memory lane, there are more old photos of Chesterfield on the retro section of our website.

This photo shows Cavendish Street when the roads were a lot quieter!
Today's Cavenish Street

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This picture of New Square dates back to 1935.
New Square today
This shot shows the location of the old police station on Beetwell Street.
Today the police station has moved further down the street and been replaced by Chesterfield library
This shows Holywell Cross in 1970
This part of town looks very different today and Holywell Cross is now home to the 'Donut' car park
The view looking towards Lordsmill roundabout.
Today the same view shows the Ibis Hotel and the JYSK store that forms part of the retail park on Markham Road