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Welcome

To the new website of Chatterley Whitfield Friends.
Chatterley Whitfield! is an industrial time capsule and is widely acknowledged to be the most comprehensive surviving example of a deep mine site in England.
Here at Britain’s biggest remaining colliery site, which has been designated by Historic England as an Ancient Scheduled Monument ‘The Friends’ are responsible for organising the annual Heritage Open Days which is thier single biggest activity. ‘The Friends’ are also involved in lots of other activities, which include archiving, site tours and community presentations.

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Latest News

Recent Posts

  • European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

    As you may have seen, new EU legislation is coming in from May 25th that tightens the rules around

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  • We have registered for Heritage Open…….

    **Drum roll please** The first Heritage Open Days entry of 2018 is Chatterley Whitfield! This industrial time capsule is

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  • More Notes on the Winding Engines and Mine Shafts of Chatterley Whitfield Colliery

    Our thanks go out to Ray Sherratt, who put this article together: More Notes on the Winding Engines and

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