East Durham & Houghall Community College
East Durham & Houghall Community College

About Us

East Durham College, formerly known as East Durham & Houghall Community College, is a community college with campuses in Peterlee and Houghall, south-east of Durham. The College has a roll of around two thousand full-time, and four thousand part-time students,[citation needed]. East Durham College operates across two campus and many local community venues, as well as providing work force development within individual work places across the region. The Peterlee campus is situated on the B1320 (Burnhope Way) in Peterlee, near the A19. The Houghall campus is situated on the A177 (Stockton Road) to the south-east of Durham, near Shincliffe. The Peterlee campus includes a variety of facilities including the bistro restaurant Scene1, two functional beauty and hair salons, recording studio, IT suites, sports centre and fitness suite, dance studio, theatre and a conference suite. The 400 acre Houghall Campus includes football and rugby pitches, gardens, woodland, stables, an all weather equine arena, small animal care unit and working farm.