Month: April 2022

Lost Chesterfield Industries – the Tube Works: part 1

The old Hasland parish covers a wide area of Chesterfield, including the once heavily industrialised Derby Road. One of the biggest industrial concerts in the township was the works Chesterfield Cylinders. ‘The tube works’ as they were known is the subject of this blog. We’ve condensed text from our forthcoming VCH spin-off book on Hasland, …

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Brambling House, Hasland: from home to hospital and beyond

A pioneer school for ‘delicate children’, home to Chesterfield’s richest woman, built by Chesterfield entrepreneur TP Wood, hospital annexe and now a school and home to model railways. Brambling House at Hady, just within the old parish of Hasland, certainly has an interesting history which we explore in this blog. Our spin-off book on Hasland …

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