The Foundations project is based in the heart of Shildon and offers a variety of positive experiences for residents and tenants.

Working in partnership with:

  • The Foundation of Light
  • Health Express
  • Durham County Council
  • Greenfield Arts
  • Shildon Town Council
  • Bishop Auckland College
  • The Cornforth Partnership

A variety of courses & activities run from Foundations and in the community.

Our facilities include:

  • Free wi-fi
  • Fully equipped ICT classroom
  • Lounge offering an informal meeting area
  • Kitchen
  • Fully equipped Meeting Room for up to 20 people
  • Rental office space
  • Secure outdoor area activities

    Please contact us on the email below for availability and hire costs.



‘We really enjoyed doing our bit for Macmillan Cancer Care yesterday.

It was great to get people together to have a nibble and a natter.

We raised £210 in two hours’.


I want to thank everyone who helped me it a success including friends, colleagues and local businesses to include:

  • Well being for Life
  • Shildon Town Council
  • Shildon Alive
  • The Jubilee Fields Centre
  • Advice in County Durham
  • One Point
  • Busy Bees
  • Livin
  • Linsley S & A Butchers and Bakers
  • The Corner Café
  • Milligans Bakers
  • The Deli
  • The Coop


51-55 Church Street,

Telephone: 01388 317007

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