Jobs, Training and Skills

Jobs, Training and Skills

The main industry of Alfreton was historically coal mining but after the mines closed in the 1960s it changed to light industry, warehousing, retailing and the service sector. A substantial proportion of local jobs are in health, education and leisure. David Nieper is one of Alfreton's largest and longest-standing employers. The family-run business is passionate about encouraging local skills and local talent, and actively supports sustainable manufacturing in the UK.

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Property

Property

Brickmaking and tilemaking were significant local industries in the 19th century. The extensive brick terraced housing in the area dates to this period. The parish church of St Martin is a Grade II listed building, with parts dating to the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, which have been restored. The church is thought to have been built in 117. Alfreton Hall was built around 1750, it is now a conference centre and restaurant. Alfreton House dates from 1650 and is now occupied by the Town Council. The former George Inn dates back to the 18th century and was used as the meeting place for the local Turnpike Trust.

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Useful Contact Numbers

Useful Contact Numbers

Contact details for services in Alfreton.

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