More than £700m of key developments in Chesterfield will enter the delivery phase in 2017, creating more than 4,000 new jobs over the next five years.
The news came at the town’s annual Celebrate Chesterfield event organised by Destination Chesterfield. The event which saw more than 300 business leaders gather to learn about further investment plans for the Derbyshire town.
Jobs will be created at the Chesterfield’s flagship developments, including Chesterfield Waterside, Peak Resort, Northern Gateway, Walton Works and Markham Vale. Significant movement has been made on Staveley Corridor following confirmation that there will be an HS2 maintenance depot based there which will create around 250 jobs.