Place and regeneration

The vision:

Darlington will maintain its identity as a historic market town situated amongst countryside and villages, whilst developing its reputation for ingenuity and its status as an economic driver. Together with excellent national and regional connectivity, these characteristics will make Darlington an ideal destination for visitors as well as a great place to live, work and invest.


  • Protect and enhance public access to our railway and historic assets.
  • Regenerate River Skerne, creating public realm and improving aesthetic of the town centre from the inner ring road.
  • Create the conditions for attractive, safe and vibrant places with heritage recognised as an asset.

Experience Darlington Strategy [pdf document] Experience Darlington Survey [external link]

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