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Toft Hill + Etherley Community Centre

The Village

Toft Hill and Etherley are villages close to the town of Bishop Auckland. The area was predominately coal mining in the past and boasts attractive views over Wear Valley.

The Hall

Toft Hill and Etherley Community Centre was built in 1928 and in 1938 was given an official opening by the Duke of Kent. The size and layout of Toft Hill and Etherley Community Centre makes it an ideal choice for private and business functions. The hall is available for hire for: • Meetings/Seminars • Social Events • Fairs and Sales • Rehearsals • Training • Functions • Stage Productions/Concerts • Sports Classes • Dances There is also a sports field (football pitch size) available. Regular activities ongoing in the hall include WI, dancing, a toddler group and football during the season on the grounds.


Rooms: See floor plan below Heating: Available throughout hall Maximum Capacity: 200 in main hall, 60 in committee room Facilities:The presence of a stage, music system and piano make this an ideal venue for stage productions, concerts and parties. Toilets are accessible to all and the kitchen has recently been fully refurnished with new appliances. Equipment: The hall has adequate chairs and tables and there is ample crockery and cutlery available. There is also a public telephone. Parking: Designated car park with 20 – 25 spaces. Access: Ramp leading to main entrance and double entry doors for wheelchair access Hire Charges: Contact the hall directly Registered Charity Number: 1048441


Martin Clark - 01388 835712


Accessible WC Accessible WC

Parking Parking

Ramp Up Ramp (up)

What's On at Toft Hill + Etherley Community Centre

Weekly Contact Notes
09:30 to 11:00 Mother and Toddler Group

01388 832265
19:00 to 21:00 Line Dancing
Except First Monday of the month

01388 832265
18:00 to 20:00 Youth Club/Cyber Cafe

01388 835712
19:30 to 21:30 Country and Western Partner Dancing

01388 832265
18:00 to 19:00 Pilates

01388 835712
19:30 to 21:30 VIP Sequence Dancing

01388 835712
Monthly (first of a month) Contact Notes
The first Monday of every month
18:00 to 21:00 WI

01388 832265
Monthly (second of a month) Contact Notes
The second Thursday of every month
13:30 to 16:00 50/60 Club

01388 832265
The second Thursday of every month
19:00 Parish Council Meeting
Please check noticeboard.

01388 833293



Follow A688 from Barnard Castle to West Auckland. Turn left on to the A68 signposted Corbridge, then follow road into Toft Hill. The village hall is situated on the north side of the village. Hall Postcode: DL14 0JB