1920s, Shakespeare Hotel, Spring Gardens, later demolished to make way for Woolworths and the row of shops including Village Saver
1920s, Shakespeare Hotel, Spring Gardens, later demolished to make way for Woolworths and the row of shops including Village Saver

Rare pictures reveal what Buxton's Spring Gardens used to look like

Spring Gardens is Buxton’s major shopping street and to show how much the town has changed we have dug out some great archive pictures of the town centre.

Friday, 6th December 2019, 4:00 pm
Updated Friday, 6th December 2019, 4:00 pm

From independent cafes to chain clothes shops and new bars and restaurants opening up it seems Spring Gardens is having a renaissance.

But there was a time when the area was not the shopping hub we know it is today, so take a walk down memory lane and see what it used to be like.

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