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Welcome

Chatterley Whitfield Friends - CIO. (Registered Charity 1183093)
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 Scheduled Ancient Monument.

'The Friends' have recently opened a new Heritage Centre and are responsible for organising the annual Heritage Open Days which is their 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

  • Lidice Memorial Unveiled

    Chatterley Whitfield Friends are a small group of volunteers who are guardians of the the artefacts, documents, plans and

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  • Decommisioning the 20th Century

    A free conference to discuss how we can better involve communities in the decommissioning of 20th-Century carbon infrastructure. About

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  • Open Day Tours May 2022

    We are offering two tours on the designated SAFE Route at Chatterley Whitfield on Saturday 7th May 2022. One

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