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Edmondsley and Waldridge

Edmondsley is a small village situated south-west of Chester-le-Street. Within Edmondsley there is the Edmondsley Parish Memorial Hall, which can be hired for use.

A Parish Council exists for the area of Edmondsley and they oversee issues regarding the area.

Waldridge is home to the 2nd Chester-le-Street Scouts which consists of four groups the Beaver scouts, the Cub Scouts, the Scouts and the Explorer Scouts, and they meet in Waldridge Village Hall.  From Waldridge you have fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and villages.

A Parish Council exists for the area of Waldridge, who organises events and activities for people in the area.

For both of the above please contact the Parish Clerk for both Parishes - Angela Forster at or or call 0191 388 1468

Get Involved…

If you are a resident of Edmondsley or Waldridge you can add to this page. We would like to include details of: any facilities in the area, any local clubs people can get involved with, history of the area (including any old pictures you may have), details of resident association groups and anything else that is relevant to the local area. Please submit all ideas via e-mail to