Co-op Plaque West Bars Chesterfield

Chesterfield and the Co-operative Movement.

Co-op Plaque West Bars Chesterfield

President of Central England Co-operative Elaine Dean, Mayoress of Chesterfield Anne Brittain, Mayor of Chesterfield Councillor Stuart Brittain and West Bars Funeral Director Margo Gasston 
unveil the plaque.

On Wednesday 20th March a Blue Plaque was unveiled at West Bars to mark the town’s historic links to the the Co-operative Movement. Members of the Civic Society attended both this ceremony and the re-dedication of the the Funeral Home after its recent renovation. More photos can be found below, and a detailed report of the day was published in the Derbyshire Times.

Derbyshire Times report

A more detailed history of the Co-operative Movement in Chesterfield can be found here

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