Open To The Public

At East Durham College, we have a number of services which are open to the public. This page lists all of the current services that we have to offer - click one of the buttons below for more information about each service.

Dog Grooming Studio (Houghall Campus)

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Pooch in need of some pampering? At East Durham College's Houghall campus in Durham we have our own dedicated dog grooming salon, offering treatments to dog owners of the North East. Treatments are tailored specifically to your dog and are available for great prices - click the button below for more information on our dog grooming treatments, pricing and for access to our online enquiry form to book in your dog.

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EDC Travel Shop (Peterlee)

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Did you know EDC has its own travel agent? In association with Hays Travel, EDC Travel offers great value holiday deals, all year round. The travel agent also doubles as great experience for our travel and tourism students at the college. Pop in and see us or hit the button below for more information. 

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Hair & Beauty Salon (Peterlee)

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How about a bit of pampering for you? EDC has its own commercial salon, where our Level 2 and Level 3 students offer a wide range of hair and beauty treatments for the public. Whether you're looking for a trim, a facial or a nice relaxing massage, we've got you covered. Click the button below to find out more.

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Impact Health & Fitness Gym (Peterlee)

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Our state-of-the-art fitness centre, Impact Health and Fitness, has everything you need to keep fit. From a wide range of fitness machines to regular fitness classes ran every day of the week, we've got everything you need right in the heart of Peterlee. The gym is free of charge for current EDC students, and is great value for members of the public too. 

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Livery & Equine Facilities Hire (Houghall)

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At our Houghall campus in Durham, our multi-million pound equine centre offers various services to the public. We offer full livery (subject to availability) as well as facilities hire of our stunning indoor and outdoor arenas, complete with jumps. Find out more information on these services by clicking the button below.

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Positive Steps Nursery (Peterlee)

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Looking for a caring place for your little one during working hours? Positive Steps nursery is open to members of the public as well as for students who need care for their children while studying with us. Click the button below for more information on Positive Steps.

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Scene 1 Restaurant (Peterlee)

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Tuck in to some delicious food with our fantastic, bistro-style restaurant found inside our Peterlee campus! Scene 1 serves up loads of tasty food, with a different menu each and every week. All dishes are prepared by our talented catering students, under the careful eye of our professional chefs. Click below for more info on our opening hours. 

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Venue Hire

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Looking for a place for your event? Whether you'd like a huge open day at our Houghall campus, a business room for a meeting or would like to rent out our stunning, 200 seat theatre for your production, we can help! Click the button below for more information on our venue hire services.

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