East Durham College Peterlee Campus Facilities

Find out more about the amazing facilities available in East Durham College's Peterlee campus.

Opened in 2009 after an extensive, multi-million pound new build, East Durham College Peterlee is one of the most modern and well-equipped places to study in the North East.

The college is designed to give all of our students access to everything they need to succeed in their courses, with specially-designed classrooms and workshops, specialist areas for specific subjects and excellent catering and other student facilities available.

There are many highlights to East Durham College's Peterlee campus, including:

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The 220 Seat Lubetkin Theatre

The Lubetkin Theatre - the only dedicated theatre in the East Durham area, boasting 220 seats and specialist equipment for use by students and external production companies looking for a place to showcase their performance

Television Filming Studio - using specialist film equipment, students can learn everything from the basics of filming television shows to computer animation in our dedicated green screen room

Pro Tools HD Recording Studio - our creative media students can use this industry-standard setup to learn everything from music production to live performances

Radio Station - overseen by experienced lecturers from the radio industry, the campus houses an authentic representation of a working radio station

2 x Mac Editing Suites - high performance equipment with specialist programs, giving students access to everything they need for their creative work

TV Gallery - students can learn how to produce a TV or film, with a control vision mixer and multiple-camera setup

Art Studio - large-size art rooms give students plenty of room to express their creativity

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A Carpentry and Joinery Workshop at EDC

Large Size, Fully Equipped Construction Workshops - with plenty of room to work, students can learn everything there is to know about plastering, carpentry and joinery, bricklaying and painting/decorating

Science Labs - it's time to experiment with our range of fully equipped science labs

State-of-the-Art Teaching and Learning Areas - every room in East Durham college is designed with a comfortable learning environment in mind, giving students an excellent place to study

Commercial Training Bistro-Style Restaurant, Scene 1 - open to the public, Scene 1 serves up delicious food prepared from scratch by our hard-working catering students

2 x Industry-Standard Commercial Training Kitchens - our students get access to an authentic representation of a real working kitchen where they'll work with a wide variety of food and learn many new catering skills

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'The Mix' Canteen

Spacious Canteen and Social Spaces - with delicious, freshly prepared food made up every day for affordable prices, you can kick back and relax at East Durham College's Peterlee campus

EDC Travel Agent - in association with Hays Travel and open to the public, our Travel and Tourism students can work and experience the life of a real travel agent

Learning Resource Centre and IT Suites - an extensive library of books and plenty of IT access for students gives everything you need for your studies outside of the classroom

Industry Standard Commercial Hair and Beauty Salons - also open to the public, we offer a huge range of hair and beauty treatments from our students, overseen by industry-leading professionals

Positive Steps Childcare Nursery - a dedicated, secure area of the college for small children and those in need of childcare around the North East

All-Weather, Floodlit 3G Pitch - available to students and the public for 7-a-side and 11-a-side football matches

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500 Seat Sports Hall at EDC

Impact Fitness - with a wide range of cardiovascular and weight equipment for use by students and the public. Students also receive FREE access to the gym

Sports Hall - 500 seat sports arena and sports hall suitable for use by our sports students and also used by the public for many different events from Zumba to basketball

Specialist Boxing Gym - we are proud to help the boxing prospects of the future train with our industry-leading boxing facilities

Dance Studio - with large-size mirrors and comfortable floors for use by students and the public

Full and Five-a-Side Football Pitches - East Durham College offers many different football facilities for our students and the wider public