Decision details

Commemorations review outcomes and consultation approval

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




1.   That the findings from phase 1 of the commemorations review, and the work undertaken to develop a broader understanding of the borough’s monuments, statues, plaques and street names, be noted.


2.   That phase 2 of the review, including further public consultation to inform future commemoration activity, be commenced.


3.   That information on the Chesterfield Borough Council website regarding street naming and re-naming be improved, and that Derbyshire Building Control be requested to also review and improve information on their website.


4.   That Chesterfield Borough Council works with Derbyshire County Council and Chesterfield Civic Society to seek to improve the information listed about current and future blue plaques to provide more historical context and support educational opportunities.




To improve access to information about current commemorations within Chesterfield Borough and to help to shape future plans.

Reason Key: Has a significant impact in environmental, physical, social or economic terms on communities;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Donna Reddish, Service Director - Corporate Email: Tel: 01246 345307.

Report author: Donna Reddish

Publication date: 12/01/2021

Date of decision: 12/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 12/01/2021 - Cabinet

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