My name is Peter Swallow, I am 53 years old and have lived in the Chesterfield area for over 40 years. I was educated at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School (now Dronfield School), and Chesterfield College, and am married, with 4 children.
I am Managing Director of Bolsterstone Group Plc, a Company based at Sheepbridge in Chesterfield, a Company engaged in commercial and residential property development. We are one of the lead Investors in the Chesterfield Waterside scheme, and the Company is also Project managing the development as a whole. The Company also has major developments in Bradford, Sheffield and Staffordshire, and owns a number of investment properties in the region.
My other responsibilities include being Chair of the Destination Chesterfield project, and a private sector representative on the Derbyshire Economic Partnership Board
What do you like best about living in Chesterfield and why?
The character of the place and the ambitions for the future which is firmly supported by many aspects of the Public, Council, and Business Communities
What are your favourite ways to spend your free time in Derbyshire?
Walking the dogs in the Derbyshire Countryside
Where is your favourite place to eat out locally and why?
Calabria- a friendly family run establishment with an excellent individual menu, and quality regional wines to wash it down with!!
What are the positives about running a business here?
Proximity to Road, Rail and Airport services, and willing workforce
How do you see the future for Chesterfield and its small businesses?
Bright and growing, with improved opportunities in new areas of business
If you had a magic wand, what one thing would you do to improve Chesterfield?
Improve the weather!
What three words best sum up Chesterfield?
Welcome to Chesterfield
Destination Chesterfield Board and team photography by Amanda McConnell Photography and John Bradley Photography.