Tow Law Community Centre

Available as a free or low cost hire
Venue code: soe-v-104886
Tow Law Community Centre Ironworks Road
Tow Law
DL13 4AW
United Kingdom

Tow Law is a rural town, 12 miles from the nearest main centres of Bishop Auckland and Durham, the area is covered by services from Durham County Council, although Tow Law has its own Parish Council.
The Tow Law Community Centre, which is owned, administered and run by volunteers through the Management Committee of the Tow Law Community Association, assisted by a number of professional workers.
Tow Law Community Association is an independent, modern organisation that believes in partnership working and uses their network of partnership agencies to help them achieve their goals. The Association has already built up a good record in managing projects including a complete renovation of the Centre during 2003/4, further youth and adult learning-based projects funded through Big Lottery and Neighbourhood Renewal Fund.
The Association has a strong sense of direction as to how they can deliver services and involve our partners in the future.
These partners include Bishop Auckland College, Durham County Council Education in the Community, 2D, , Groundwork West Durham and Durham Rural Community Council.

Phone: 01388 731444
Capacity: 200
Rates: Please telephone
Payment options: Please telephone

Facilities Available:
  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Car parkingCar parking
  • CrecheCreche
  • Disabled access and washroom facilitiesDisabled access and washroom facilities
  • Food and drink available onsiteFood and drink available onsite
  • Hearing loopHearing loop
  • InternetInternet
  • Onsite computersOnsite computers
  • Tea and coffee making facilitiesTea and coffee making facilities
  • Within 10 minute walk of public transportWithin 10 minute walk of public transport
  • Monday: AM, PM, Evening
  • Tuesday: AM, PM, Evening
  • Wednesday: AM, PM, Evening
  • Thursday: AM, PM, Evening
  • Friday: AM, PM, Evening
  • Saturday: AM

More Details

Tow Law Community Centre is situated just off the A68, which runs through the centre of Tow Law. The Centre was extended and refurbished in 2004 to provide additional space for community use including an IT suite, Crèche and office space for the District Nursing team. The current emphasis is on using the Centre (UK Online Centre No: 3016), for adult educational training using Learn Direct and UK Online related programmes such as My Guide. The Centre also has a full programme of courses and classes including Tai Chi, Flower Arranging, various Health & Safety training courses as well as various Clubs and Societies.
The UK Online activity is supported at the moment by a part-time worker, by means of organised drop-in sessions at the Centre, these sessions take place on Monday's and Wednesday's between 10.00 -12.00 p.m. and 1.00 - 3.00 p.m.



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