Chesterfield & Staveley Delivery Board

Chair: Cllr Tricia Gilby

Secretariat: Chesterfield Borough Council

Terms of Reference 

  • To develop a strategy for economic growth in Chesterfield and central and northern Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire based on the proposals for a Maintenance Depot at Staveley and high speed services to Chesterfield.
  • To develop a connectivity plan for Chesterfield Station for all users (car, bus, train, taxi, cycle, pedestrians), including consideration of classic rail services and east-west links
  • To co-ordinate land-use planning and development in the vicinity of the station to maximise economic growth.
  • To conjunction with HS2 Ltd, Network Rail, and train operators to develop proposals for station improvements, including access arrangements and consideration of platform capacity.
  • To promote the case for at least two high speed train services per hour to Chesterfield and for additional services consequent to the completion of the ‘loop’ north of Sheffield, whilst protecting the provision of conventional services.
  • To develop a plan for the provision of a Maintenance Depot at Staveley consistent with economic development, planning and highway aspirations for the area and to promote its use as a construction site for the main HS2 project.
  • To work with HS2 Ltd, the LEP, business leaders, local authorities, land owners and local/community organisations to promote awareness of the growth potential of HS2.
  • To plan for and promote a training facility in the Staveley area in conjunction with HS2 Ltd, the national high speed rail college, education providers and the East Midlands Rail Forum.
  • To ensure compatibility with the statutory planning process and planned infrastructure proposals in consultation with the relevant local authorities.

Chesterfield/Staveley Summary

This document has been designed to summarise the key elements of the East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy and can be found here.