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Contact East Durham College

Thanks for your interest in East Durham College. If you need to get in touch with us for any reason, we're here to help!

There's many ways to get in touch with EDC - call us using the numbers below, email us, use our LiveChat facility or fill in our contact us form below. Feel free to also call in to see us at our Peterlee or Houghall campuses - our student services department is open from 8:30 to 5:00 Mon-Thurs and 8:30-4:30 on Friday.

Contact Us E-Form

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Call/Email Us

Want to get in touch over the phone? You can give us a call on the numbers outlined below.

Main Switchboard

Not sure exactly who you need to speak to? Contact the numbers on the main switchboard below and we'll be able to direct you to the right person.

Main Switchboard, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 2000

Main Switchboard, Houghall Campus, Durham - 0191 375 4700

Main Switchboard, The Technical Academy - 0191 518 5577

General email:

Student Services/Learning Resource Centre

Student Services provide advice and guidance about the college's facilities, courses, finances and various other questions you may have about East Durham College. Our learning resource centre is home to our progression coaches, as well as careers advice.

Student Services Centre, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 8222

Student Services Centre, Houghall Campus - 0191 375 4710

Student Finance Administrator - 0191 518 8211

Learner Resource Centre, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 8375

Learner Resource Centre, Houghall Campus - 0191 375 4726

School Liaison Team - 0191 375 4766 or email:


Our dedicated apprenticeships team are on hand to discuss anything you need relating to apprenticeships. Whether you're looking for work or an employer looking to take on an apprentice, get in touch!

Work Based Learning/Apprenticeships Team - 0191 518 8259



Are you interested in specific facilities available at the college? The numbers below will get you through to the right departments.

Events, Meetings & Facilities Hire - 0191 518 8291

Impact Health & Fitness/Sports Centre, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 8310

Positive Steps Day Nursery, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 5540

Scene1 Restaurant, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 8302

Hair Salon, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 8300

Beauty Salon, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 8301

EDC Travel, Peterlee Campus - 0191 518 5566

Houghall Plant Centre, Houghall Campus - 0191 375 4764

Houghall Dog Grooming Salon, Houghall Campus - 0191 375 4715

Houghall Equine Livery & Facilities Hire, Houghall Campus - 07508 042 568


Below you'll also find a selection of additional useful numbers and emails.

Clerk to the Corporation - 0191 518 2000

Human Resources, Peterlee Campus -

(Please note: former students seeking references should email not Human Resources)

Marketing & Press Enquiries - 0191 518 8296

Progression Coaches - Telephone Numbers

Our progression coaches are on hand to discuss your progression at college, or the progression of a son/daughter. Give them a call using the numbers below.

Name of Progression Coach Department(s) Landline Mobile
Alfie Wilkinson Business (Peter Jones Enterprise Academy)
0191 518 8232 07984457920
Alison Jameson Equine
Land & Wildlife
0191 375 4763
Hazel Hope Level 3 Animal Care
Level 3 Extended Animal Care
Vet Nursing
0191 375 4731 07931802646
Helen Topping Creative Industries
0191 518 5529 07967441243
Louise Cuthbert Sport
0191 518 8336 07903264815
Michelle Robinson Work Placements 0191 518 8318 07908 127 326
Olivia Slingsby Health & Social Care
Travel & Tourism
Level 3 Extended Sport (DCF & Outdoor Education)
0191 518 5518 07507892108
Peter Lowes Technical Skills Academy 0191 518 5582 07711679224
Leanne Schofield Level 2 Animal Care
0191 375 4786 07834328952
Kelly Billingham Level 1 Animal Care
Rugby Academy
0191 375 4779 -
Lauren Carr Foundation Studies
Derwent Provision
0191 375 4740 07775741533
Jade Hutchinson ED6
Beauty Therapy
Public Services
0191 518 5519 07949835368

Where to Find Us - Peterlee Campus

Our Peterlee site is just off the A19, and is easily accessible by car or on foot. You can find the Peterlee campus at the following address:

East Durham College Peterlee Campus
Willerby Grove
Co. Durham

Where to Find Us - Houghall Campus

Our Houghall campus, which specialises in land-based learning, is found just outside Durham city centre. You can find us at the following address:

East Durham College - Houghall Campus
Co. Durham

Where to Find Us - The Technical Academy

Our Technical Skills Academy is found on the outskirts of Peterlee. You can find us at the following address:

The Technical Academy
1 Palmer Road
South West Industrial Estate
Co. Durham