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Fencehouses is home to the Fencehouses Community Centre, which offers a whole a selection of activities for the community to participate in, including a toddler group, a weightlifting room, indoor bowls, dance classes and tea dances. The community centre is also home to Durham Stickmakers.

Alongside the community centre, Fencehouses also has Cedarwood Communal Hall.  There is also Fence Houses Resident Association that covers this area.

1st Burnmoor Scouts – is a registered charity which provides a wide range of activities for boys and girls aged 6 years upwards.  There are Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers for the youngsters.  The group runs a varied programme of adventurous and creative activiteis in a team environment, which help children demonstrate their imagination and test their abilities and it also improves their self confidence.  The Group also runs social events such as casino nights, coffee mornings and discos.

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If you are a resident of Fencehouses you can add to this page. We would like to include details of: other 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 .