Name and AddressCommunal facilitiesSocial activitiesHow many attendingCapacity for moreNon-tenants attendingTravel ByOther groups using the facilities

Linden Court

Linden Court, Linden Drive, Hurworth, Darlington, DL2 2AQ

01325 721453

Lounge, coffee bar, laundry, kitchen and guest room  Coffee morning, bingo, social evenings, BBQs, Wii, soup and sweet provided by the Church every 2nd of the month Between 20 and 25 Yes up to 40 Yes about 15 Car and bus The Church - soup and sweet luncheon every 2nd Monday of the month 

Hargreave Terrace

Hargreave Terrace, Park Place, Darlington, DL1 5LR

01325 359929

Good Neighbour with Community Centre

Hall, kitchen, disabled toilet 

Bingo Tue and Thur pm. Friday AM Coffee morning bacon butties, Training  Birthday parties, and funeral receptions. Library facilities 

Coffee/ bingo 18-22
Coffee Morning10-12

Yes up to 40 Yes 4 Walk and public transport

Budgie Club 1xm

Martial arts 1xw

Customer engagement team regularly,

Darlington model society 1xm

Coin club 1xm,

Housing sign ups 2xw

Towns mission luncheon 1x fortnightly

Wesley Court

Wesley Court, Wesley Street, Darlington, DL1 1HN

01325 467487

Good Neighbour with Community Centre

Hall, kitchen, Coffee Bar and 2 disabled toilets.  Library. Bingo, Coffee mornings. Library facilities. Regular bus trips. Social evenings with entertainer. Wide screen TV with Wii machine. Fundraisers/charity events. All held in the Hall Up to 40 Yes  Yes ¾ of the people attending do not live on site  Bus, cars and walk

Community Police Officers – weekly.

Keyring weekly.

PACT monthly.

Councillors monthly Ward Surgery

Hopelands Court 

Hopelands Ct, C/o 13 Horsemarket, Darlington, DL1 5PW

01325313021/01325 388508

Good Neighbour with Community Centre

Hall with full kitchen facilities

Women’s institute first Monday of every month Coffee morning on Wednesdays Fob system installed to allow tenants access as they wish. Wednesday afternoon sewing club. Periodic celebrations, lunches.     Christmas lunch. Fish/chip lunch once a month








6 - 15

 Yes 24 None   Maidendale Fishing Group monthly.  Council Ward surgeries on Wed monthly.

Pilmoor Green

Pilmoor Green, 103 Emley Moor Road, Darlington, DL1 4QH


Good Neighbour with Community Centre

Community hall  Sewing group Friday am. 3-25 depending on the event Yes up to 45 Yes 3-12  Car, bus or walk Maidendale fishing group, Councillor surgery, PAT meeting 

Tennyson Gardens

Tennyson Gardens (as for Pilmoor Green)


Good Neighbour with Community Centre

Community hall  

Bingo Tuesday afternoon

12-30 depending on the event Yes up to 30 Yes 6-12  Car, bus or walk Tenants call bingo numbers themselves at the moment

Oban Court

Oban Court, Whinfield, Darlington, DL1 3PT

01325 464203

Extra Care

Lounge, dining area, hair salon, beauty therapy, assisted bathing suite  GEM in lounge on Monday 1.30pm, Tuesday hairdresser & coffee morning 10.30, Occasional film afternoons. Bowling with move more 11.15-12.15. Cash bingo in lounge 1.45pm. Beauty therapist (monthly). Entertainment/shows art class Fri 1.30 lounge. 

GEM Exercise 5

Coffee morning 10-15

Cash bingo up to 30

Bowling 5-10

Day time entertainment 20-30

Yes to Bingo, Coffee Mornings, and Teas Cash Bingo 5 - 10 With help or under own steam St Andrew's Church, tenants association, Hayloft mobile shop, Darlington blind club 

Dalkeith House

Dalkeith House, Dalkeith Close, Darlington, DL3 8BD

01325 355770

Extra Care

Lounge, dining area, hair salon, beauty therapy, assisted bathing suite  Coffee morning twice weekly, Wed & Fri, Bingo twice weekly, Mon & Fri, Tues pm card crafts. Wed knit and nat, Thurs hairdresser Entertainment evenings, and film afternoon,. Christian service monthly Mon. beautician
Monthly. dominoes/cards and baking days as & when. New age curling tasters, chair exercise, art class every 2 weeks 
   Yes 10 more 7 regular from Hanover Close  

Soroptomists Society/. Fundraising throughout year. Cater for approx 5 extra lunches per week for people in the community

Branksome Hall

Branksome Hall, Branksome Hall Drive, Darlington, DL3 9SR

01325 283168

Comprehensive with Community Centre

Communal hall, coffee bar and kitchen 

Bingo – Mon & Fri 7.30 p.m.  Coffee mornings Tue & Fri 10 – 11. Bacon/sausage sandwiches on Tue coffee morning. Fish/chips lunches.  Hot beef sandwiches, Salad lunches. Xmas lunch & 2 other high teas with waitress service. Social evenings. Movie afternoons & use of DVD for music. Games nights/entertainers (once a month) bus trips during summer month’s resident’s parties. Bus trip for Xmas shopping. Small library facilities.


Bingo 30 - 40 approx Coffee mornings 30+

Lunches 30+

Entertainers 30+

Trips 25+

Yes up to 60 Bingo and coffee mornings 10 + regularly from Selby Crescent, Branksome estate, Cockerton and town area Also attend the other functions Walk, bus, some have own cars

AgeUK lunch club first Thursday of every month 15 to 17 attend

Move more keep fit Monday pm 6-8


Selby Crescent

Selby Crescent, Branksome Hall, Darlington, DL3 9SR


01325 383347

Good Neighbour Without Community Centre

Communal Hall with Coffee Bar and kitchen within Branksome Hall Drive GEM will be encouraged.  Residents will be encouraged to attend the bingo currently running at BHD (as above)

GEM – hoping for 4/5

Bingo – 2 more to be encouraged

Yes – as BHD   Walk  As BHD

King William Street

King William Street, Darlington, DL1 5BH

01325 460157

Good Neighbour with Community Centre

Lounge, kitchen with cooking and tea making facilities, disabled toilet  Bingo, Tues-Fri-Sat 6.30pm  take place in the Centre.

Social afternoon Thursday 2.30 5pm

 Between 12 and 20

8 - 12

 Yes approx 20  About 20  Bus and own cars Councillor surgery (monthly),

Disable group Thursday 10.30am – 12.noon

Councilors and Housing Managers do a site walk/visit. MHM Fridays 10am up to 4pm

Arts and Stars Wednesdays 6pm 8pm, Coffee Morning Tues 12-2pm


Havelock Street 

Havelock Street, 34 Katherine Street, Darlington, DL1 5BH

01325 468586

Community hall, kitchen and toilet facilities 

Social Club 3 x weekly whist club 1 x weekly and coffee morning 1 x fortnight. Wide screen TV for Wii machine.  Regular bus trips.

Arts and craft (Tuesday morning Ran by DISC)

Healthy eating (Friday morning ran by DISC)

Bingo (Sunday 2-4)
Between 20 and 40  Up to 72 Yes approx 6 to 10 Walk car or bus.  Bus stop just outside

Chinese Assoc. (1xw) West Indian Assoc. (1xw) GOLD (6xm) Residents’ Association includes chiropody

Durham deafened support (1xw)

DISC (2xw)

Upper Thorpe women’s group (1x fortnightly)

Windsor House 

Windsor Court, 7 Windsor Court, Newton Lane, Darlington, DL3 9HF

01325 482925

Comprehensive with Community Centr

Lounge, kitchen with cooking and tea making facilities, disabled toilet   Bingo Monday afternoon, Coffee morning bacon butties, and GEM Tuesday, Boules Wednesday afternoon, Bingo Thursday and Sunday evening. Trips away, Entertainment evenings. Around 35 attend Up to 50 seated 100 standing Yes 7  walk Partnership, Police. Councilors.

Rosemary Court

Rosemary Court, Fenby Avenue, Darlington, DL1 4UB

01325 354228

Extra Care

  Monday pm bingo 2pm-430pm. Tuesday am hairdresser. Wednesday am Nostalgia room or craft morning pm bingo 2-430pm. Thursday pm bingo 2-430pm. Friday am coffee morning/hay loft shop, pm hairdresser. Parties throughout the year, northeast production show x2, krafty kritters animals (easter).          

Rockwell House

Rockwell House, Mossbank Grove, Darlington, DL1 2TS

01325 482920

Comprehensive with Community Centre

Lounge, Communal kitchen, Hair Salon and disabled toilet Every other Monday lunch, Tuesday coffee mornings, Tuesday afternoon GEM, Wednesday bowls, Thursday night bingo 12-30 No Yes 28  Walk, Bus, Cars None

Richard Court

Richard Court, Darlington, DL1 2JW

01325 283171

Good neighbour with Community Centre

Communal hall, kitchen area, disabled toilet 

Bingo on a Tuesday afternoon and Sunday. Sunday tea once a month.

Creative writing every Wednesday morning hosted by DISC
8-15 Up to 40   Walk, Bus, Cars

DISC every Wednesday morning

MHM all day Tuesday

Dinsdale Court

Dinsdale Court, Middleton St George Darlington DL2 1DX

Tel: 01325 335434


Lounge, coffee bar, laundry, library, guest room  Coffee morning, Bingo x 3 weekly, Social evenings, weekly, Wii machine. Chiropodist. Church meeting fourth Wednesday of the month, Move more 15-20 Yes up to 52 Yes about 8 Car bus and walk Bingo on a Thursday afternoon.(20) PACT meetings
Church tea & praise fourth Wednesday of the month