Chesterfield's 1930s Buildings
Road improvements in the town centre continued into the 1930s. Buildings erected in the 1930s do not have the distinctive style of the 1920s and are often overlooked. This steady tour of the town centre will enable you to identify most of them.
Walk grading - easy access (suitable for people with conventional wheelchairs. Assistance may be needed to push wheelchairs on some sections).
Organised by Janet Murphy
Free of charge
- Disabled access - Suitable for independent and accompanied wheelchair users
- Parking with charge
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Accessibility of route - Route suitable for wheelchairs
- Description of route - Circular walk, no stiles.
- Length of route (miles) - 1½
- Typical duration of route - 1 hour 45 minutes
|Season (30 June 2021)|
Map & Directions
The Visitor Information Centre is a black building next to the 'Crooked Spire' Church and is close to several car parks. These directions are to the nearest car park.
From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right lane and at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take first left then left again into St Mary’s Gate car park.
From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.
From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street), then follow route from North/South.
Public Transport Directions
Any bus to Chesterfield town centre