1970's chesterfield

Fantastic pictures show how Chesterfield has changed over the years

Chesterfield has changed massively over the decades, here we look at the way the town has evolved in pictures.

The brilliant retro pictures were supplied by Alan Taylor, Pauline Barker and Derbyshire Times archives. For more images of Chesterfield then and now, visit our retro section.

The Crooked Spire hasn't changed much, but the traffic has!
The Crooked Spire hasn't changed much, but the traffic has!
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St Mary's Gate as it appears today
St Mary's Gate as it appears today
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Chesterfield Queens Park hotel built 1913 Markham Rd on the corner with Park Rd. Picture supplied by Alan Taylor.
Chesterfield Queens Park hotel built 1913 Markham Rd on the corner with Park Rd. Picture supplied by Alan Taylor.
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Outlets for pizza and mobile phones have replaced the former live music venue
Outlets for pizza and mobile phones have replaced the former live music venue
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