Venue details

Opening hours

Days & Times: 1st & 3rd Saturday of month 10am to 12noon

Centre charges

No charge for service

Services available here

Supported contact


Accepts self referrals


To make a referral,

Address: The Four Clocks Centre, 154a Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, DL14 7EH

Telephone: 01388 609852

Alternative: 07887 954943




Telephone: 01388 609852

Alternative: 07887 954943


Notes from this centre

COVID 19 UPDATE- Centre is open for contact (updated 30.9.20) Max 6/8 children at a time.

Accreditation Summary

Date: 13/06/2019


The Bishop Auckland Community Partnership is a registered charity; it has many projects under its umbrella that are beneficial to local people and visitors to Bishop Auckland Town. All our projects are funded and non-profit making, made up with part time staff and volunteers.

To maintain and manage the Four Clocks Centre, and to promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of Bishop Auckland and the neighbourhood, through the provision of the Community Resource Centre, and the provisions of a Venture Out Project, Family Contact Centre Project, Four Clocks Club Project, and a Cultivate 4 Life Project.

Bishop Auckland Contact Centre is a well-structured and well-run Contact Centre. The location of the centre is excellent with close car parking and public transport links.

The contact room is large, bright and warm. The contact C-coordinator is experienced and run the centre for 4 years. The volunteers are very welcoming and families well supported.

The Kitchen offer refreshments for the families attending contact. There is a limit of 6 families having contact at any one time.
The two entrances allow for staggered departure and arrival times which makes it easy to monitor families who cannot meet.

The contact centre is well furnished, and the contact room has a good variety of toys for all ages of children.

The centre hold the GDPR Certification and are aware of their responsibilities as regards the new data regulations

All the children at the centre appear to enjoy visiting and spending time with the parent they no longer live with.

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