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Recreation Ground - Chesterfield FC

Main Entrance To Club Offices

Main Entrance, Saltergate,
                              Chesterfield

Rear Of The Spion Kop

Spion Kop,
                                Saltergate, Chesterfield, External View

Rear Of Main Stand And Cross Street

Main
                        Stand, Saltergate, Chesterfield, External View

Looking Down Cross Street
Although this photo looks old it was in fact taken in December 2010.
Thanks to Chris Connolly for providing the photo.

Cross
                        Street, Saltergate, Chesterfield, In The Snow

Main Stand
(taken from the Cross Street End)
The Main Stand was built in 1936

Main Stand, Saltergate, Chesterfield

Main Stand
(taken from the Compton Street Side)
Saltergate was also used to film scenes for the 'The Damned United.'
For this the Main Stand received a lick of paint, but in dark green!
Thanks to Jack Willow for providing the photo.

Main Stand, Saltergate, Chesterfield

Looking Towards The Spion Kop
The Kop was orginally an open terrace. It had a roof erected over it in 1961.

Spion Kop, Saltergate, Chesterfield

Compton Street Terrace
aka Popular Side
The middle covered portion of this stand dates back to the 1920's.
It was extended along the full length of the pitch in the early 1950's.

Compton Street Terrace, Saltergate,
                            Chesterfield

Compton Street Stand
It was made all seated in 2002.


Compton Street Stand, Saltergate,
                            Chesterfield

Looking Towards The Cross Street End

Looking Towards The Cross Street End,
                            Saltergate, Chesterfield

A Closer Look At The Spion Kop
The impressive looking floodlights were installed in 1967.
Chesterfield was the last Football League Club to do so.

A
                            Closer Look At The Spion Kop, Saltergate,
                            Chesterfield

A Closer Look At The Cross Street End

A Closer Look At The Cross Street End,
                            Saltergate, Chesterfield

Taken at the last league game against Bournemouth in May 2010

Last game at Saltergate,
                                Chesterfield v Bournemouth

Record Attendance:
30,986 v Newcastle United,
Division Two, April 7th, 1949.

Ground Opened in 1884* - the club moved to the new B2net Stadium in 2010.

The ground was demolished in 2012 and is to be redeveloped for housing.

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* It is believed that football had been played on the site from at least 1870.