Belmont Community Association

Belmont Community Association

Belmont Community Centre

Facilities for hire

Caldecote Hall

A modern, light, hall with wood floor and equipped for a variety of uses including dance, drama, parties and sports activities.

  • Wide door and wheel chair access
  • Efficient heating system

Kepier Room

A conference room, suitable for committee meetings, training courses and computer classes, capable of seating 20 – 30.

Hardy and Grange Rooms

These are multipurpose rooms capable of seating 50 – 60 and are used for craft, dance, quizzes, meetings and by youth groups.

A hearing device system is installed in all three rooms.

Hardy Room, Belmont Community Association
Hardy Room
Grange Room, Belmont Community Association
Grange Room


A new modern fitted kitchen, with all the facilities you would expect in a professional setting – hot water boiler for drinks, fridge, freezer, two electric ovens with 4 ring hobs, microwave, crockery, cutlery and kettles.

Other facilities

The Centre is fully accessible. In addition, there is ample free parking.

The Community Centre is accessed from Sunderland Road (opposite B&Q) within a short walking distance of regular bus services to and from Durham (nos 20, 20A, 265 and 208) – bus stop known as Durham City Retail Park


Modernisation of Community Centre

  • New automatic entrance doors have enhanced the accessibility of the Centre.
  • Washrooms were re-configured and modernised during 2016.
  • The extended and re-furbished kitchen has smoke detectors and a fire resistant shutter.
  • Internal doors were replaced with fire doors compliant with current regulations.
  • An L4 Fire alarm system is installed, as recommended by Co Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service.
  • Training /conference facilities have been created in Kepier Room with new furniture and flooring throughout the Centre.
  • External work has seen new fascias, signage and shutters being installed.
  • The car park is marked out to maximise the number of spaces available, including accessible parking bays near to the entrance.

Our funding partners

Belmont Community Association is grateful to our funding partners who have enabled the recent modernisation of our Community Centre:

Work: Re-configuration and modernisation of washrooms. Funder: Durham County Councillors’ Neighbourhood Budget. Contractor: T&J (Thomas Kemp)

Work: New and extended kitchen. Funder: Banks Community Fund. Contractor: Dragonville Interiors

Work: External shutter replacement. Funder: Durham County Councillors’ Neighbourhood Budget and “It’s Up to You” competition. Contractor: Marian Doors

Work: Flooring. Funder: County Durham Community Foundation. Contractor: Specialist Floors NE

Work: New Boiler. Funder: Belmont Parish Council. Contractor: G Roe Heating & Plumbing Services

Work: Installation of automatic fire alarm system. Funder: Sir James Knott Trust. Contractor: Cortech

Work: Fascias and Guttering replacement. Funder: Awards for All (England) National Lottery. Contractor: Reflex Roofing Ltd

Work: Energy saving initiatives. Funder: Durham County Councillors’ Neighbourhood Budget. Contractor: In-house

Work: Automatic Entrance Doors. Funder: County Councillors’ Members Initiative Fund
Contractor: Door Support

Work: Hearing Devices in meeting rooms. Funder: Banks Community Fund. Contractor: JPS Systems

Work: External Signage. Funder: Belmont Parish Council and self-funded by BCA
Contractor: ACE Signs and Graphics

Work: Fitting of fire doors. Funder: Self-funded by BCA. Contractor: Colin Nelson