National Union of Miners Offices, 100 Saltergate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

National Union of Miners Offices, 100 Saltergate, Chesterfield,  Derbyshire
Photograph taken 26 April 2006 © Mr George Wolfe. Source Historic England Archive ref: 471708

The purpose built union offices and accommodation for the General Secretary date from 1893. They were designed by Rollinson and Sons, architects, of Chesterfield. The Derbyshire Miners Association was founded in 1880. This building was the base for union activities in one of the most productive coalfields in Britain. The 2 statues are of the first General Secretary, James Haslam and the local M.P. , W.E. Harvey.

Location

Derbyshire Chesterfield

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

coal mining industry work worker trade union Victorian (1837 - 1901)