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Grange Villa and West Pelton

As the recipient of National Lottery funding, Grange Villa is home to the Grange Villa Community Centre. The community centre has a full programme of activities with something for all members of the community. Come along to: youth nights, parent and toddler groups, stitch and craft groups, disabled motoring groups, ladies club or coffee mornings.

The community centre also plays host to SureStart groups, offering a range of activities, courses and advice services for parents and parents to be.

The centre has its own café where members of the community can drop in for some homemade food over lunch time.

Grange Villa is also home to Roseberry Grange Community Golf Club – a community run golf club – where community members have taken over ownership from Durham County Council. There is a 120 capacity function room available to hire for any occasion – FREE room hire available.  Buffets catered for and disco hire available – please contact the Golf Club for details:

e-mail: Chris Jones at


Telephone: 0191 3700660

West Pelton is a small village to the west of Chester-le-Street. West Pelton is home to Edenfield Communal Room which is utilised by the community for meetings. Also, West Pelton & High Hold Tenants and Residents Association operate across the area, carrying out community led projects.  If you know West Pelton well and know about any activities, groups or clubs that are on please contact us.

Get Involved…

If you are a resident of Grange Villa  or West Pelton 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 .