Huge snow drifts and travel chaos - pictures show Beast from the East hitting Buxton a year ago

This time last year, Buxton was hit by heavy snow as the Beast from the East arrived.

By Louise Cooper
Thursday, 28th February 2019, 10:58 am
Updated Thursday, 28th February 2019, 11:02 am
Beast from the East hits Buxton
Beast from the East hits Buxton

Beginning on February 28, the Beast from the East caused widespread disruption to travel as well as school closures. We've taken a look back in our archives and found these images captured by our photographers in the town. And to see a video of the snow on Buxton Market Place a year ago today, click here.

Snow drifts on North Road in Fairfield
The snow and freezing temperatures meant trains in and out of Buxton were cancelled for a number of days

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A motorist driving next to a huge snow drift on Bench Road in Fairfield
Snow drifts on Hall Bank
A huge snow drift on Bench Road, Fairfield
Drifting snow on Bench Road
The Old Hall Hotel in the snow
Snow drifts on North Road, Fairfield.
Snow in Fairfield
Snow in Spring Gardens
Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, in the snow