Welcome to Penshaw Community Association

Working at the Heart of your Community

About us




Penshaw Community Association was built in 1959 by Durham County Council and extended in 1963 when the main hall was built. It is situated on the Barnwell Estate close to the shops and open green area. It is also near a bus route.

  • Mission - To be the driving force at the centre of our community
  • Projects - Including the annual Scarecrow Trail
  • Facilities - Several rooms available with kitchen amenities


our committee

Facility booking

and events

Penshaw Community Association is involved in a number of community projects with local members and hosts a variety of groups, classes and events, with our facilities available to hire for parties and other occasions. For more information or to book an event please click the links below.

Community Groups

Penshaw Community Association is home to a number of groups that run clubs and classes for old and young alike.

See their home pages by clicking on the links below, or for a timetable of activities please click here

Local Links

Feel free to

contact us

Please use this form if you wish to contact Penshaw Community Association, or to contact a committee member directly use the contact details in the Committee section