Districts of Durham


Districts of Durham

The non-metropolitan county of Durham is divided into 63 electoral divisions, which are composed of wards, parishes and parish wards, as set out in Statutory Instrument 2005 No. 176, The County of Durham (Electoral Changes) Order 2005. The 63 electoral divisions are grouped into the districts of Chester-le-Street, Derwentside, Easington, Teesdale and Wear Valley, the borough of Sedgefield and the City of Durham. Each electoral division is represented by one councillor.

The names of the electoral divisions and the areas they cover are given below.

In the district of Chester-le-Street

*"Chester-le-Street North and East" Chester East ward; Chester North ward
*"Chester-le-Street South" Chester South ward; Edmondsley and Waldridge ward
*"Chester-le-Street West Central" Chester Central ward; Chester West ward; Pelton Fell ward
*"Lumley" Bournmoor ward; Lumley ward
*"Ouston and Urpeth" Grange Villa and West Pelton ward; Ouston ward; Urpeth ward
*"Pelton" North Lodge ward; Pelton ward
*"Sacriston" Kimblesworth and Plawsworth ward; Sacriston ward

In the district of Derwentside

*"Annfield Plain" Annfield Plain ward; Catchgate ward
*"Benfieldside"
*"Burnopfield and Dipton" Burnopfield ward; Dipton ward
*"Consett North"
*"Craghead and South Moor"
*"Delves Lane and Consett South" Consett East ward; Consett South ward; Delves Lane ward
*"Esh" Cornsay ward; Esh ward
*"Lanchester" Burnhope ward; Castleside ward; Lanchester ward
*"Leadgate and Medomsley" Ebchester and Medomsley ward; Leadgate ward
*"Stanley"
*"Tanfield"

In the City of Durham

*"Belmont" Belmont ward; Carrville parish ward of Belmont parish
*"Brandon" Brandon ward; East and South parish wards of Brandon and Byshottles parish
*"Coxhoe"
*"Deerness Valley" Deerness ward; New Brancepeth and Ushaw Moor ward; Brancepeth parish
*"Durham South"
*"Elvet" Elvet ward; St Nicholas ward
*"Framwellgate Moor"
*"Gilesgate" Pelaw and Gilesgate ward; Gilesgate Moor parish ward of Belmont parish
*"Neville's Cross" Crossgate and Framwelgate ward; Neville's Cross ward
*"Newton Hall"
*"Sherburn" Pittington and West Rainton ward; Shadforth and Sherburn ward

In the district of Easington

*"Blackhalls" Blackhalls ward; Nesbitt parish; Sheraton with Hulam parish; Hutton Henry and Station Town parish wards of Hutton Henry parish; Hesleden parish ward of Monk Hesleden parish
*"Dawdon" Dawdon ward; Seaham Harbour South parish ward of Seaham parish
*"Deneside" Deneside ward; Westlea parish ward of Seaham parish
*"Easington" Easington Colliery ward; Easington Village parish; Hawthorn parish
*"Horden" Horden North ward; Horden South ward
*"Murton" Murton East ward; Murton West ward
*"Peterlee East" Dene House ward; Eden Hill ward
*"Peterlee West" Acre Rigg ward; Howletch ward
*"Seaham" Seaton with Slingley parish; Seaham Harbour North and Seaham North parish wards of Seaham parish
*"Shotton" Haswell and Shotton ward; South Hetton parish
*"Thornley" Thornley and Wheatley Hill ward; Trimdon Foundry parish
*"Wingate" Passfield ward; Castle Eden parish; Wingate parish

In the borough of Sedgefield

*"Aycliffe East" Aycliffe Village, Neville and Shafto St Marys parish wards of Great Aycliffe parish
*"Aycliffe North" Woodham ward; Woodham South parish ward of Great Aycliffe parish
*"Aycliffe West" West ward; Simpasture parish ward of Great Aycliffe parish
*"Chilton" Chilton ward; Cornforth parish; Merrington parish ward of Spennymoor parish
*"Ferryhill" Broom ward; Ferryhill ward
*"Sedgefield" Sedgefield ward; Bishop Middleham parish
*"Shildon East" Greenfield Middridge ward; Thickley ward
*"Shildon West" Byerley ward; Sunnydale ward
*"Spennymoor and Middlestone" Spennymoor ward; Byers Green and Middlestone parish wards of Spennymoor parish
*"Trimdon" Fishburn and Old Trimdon ward; New Trimdon and Trimdon Grange ward
*"Tudhoe" Low Spennymoor and Tudhoe Grange ward; Tudhoe ward

In the district of Teesdale

*"Barnard Castle East" Barnard Castle East ward; Barnard Castle North ward; Eggleston ward; Gainford and Winston ward; Ingleton ward; Staindrop ward; Streatlam and Whorlton ward
*"Barnard Castle West" Barnard Castle West ward; Barningham and Ovington ward; Cotherstone with Lartington ward; Greta ward; *Middleton-in-Teesdale ward; Romaldkirk ward; Startforth ward
*"Evenwood" Cockfield ward; Etherley ward; Evenwood, Ramshaw and Lands ward; Hamsterley and South Bedburn ward; Lynesack ward

In the district of Wear Valley

*"Bishop Auckland Town" Bishop Auckland Town ward; Cockton Hill ward
*"Coundon" Coundon ward; Dene Valley ward
*"Crook North and Tow Law" Crook North ward; Howden ward; Tow Law and Stanley ward
*"Crook South" Crook South ward; Wheatbottom and Helmington Row ward
*"Weardale" St John's Chapel ward; Stanhope ward; Wolsingham and Witton-le-Wear ward
*"West Auckland" Escomb ward; West Auckland ward
*"Willington" Hunwick ward; Willington Central ward; Willington West End ward
*"Woodhouse Close" Henknowle ward; Woodhouse Close ward

References

Statutory Instrument 2005 No. 176 - The County of Durham (Electoral Changes) Order 2005 [http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2005/20050176.htm]


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