Durham is a small county and its 12 indoor clubs are spread evenly. For most people access to a local club is within easy reach.

There are 13 clubs listed below. The Parks lies in Northumberland and is an associate. Sunderland plays out of Hougton. Nine of the clubs have 6 or more rinks


Contact details for each club are given below.


Each club is affiliated to both the Durham County Indoor Bowling Association and the English Indoor Bowling Association

The Morrison Centre, North Road, Darlington DL1 2PP Tel. 01325 485414
Secretary: Martin Lynch, see Club address
Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5GE Tel. 0191 3840700
Secretary: Rae Johnson, see Club address,
Lambton Road, Ferryhill, Co Durham DL17 8BQ Tel. 01740 655544
Secretary: Colin Larcombe BEM, 22 Broom Road, Ferryhill, Co Durham DL17 8AL Tel. 01740651010 email:
Gladstone Terrace, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE8 8UF Tel. 0191 4781721
Secretary: Allen Morrison, 17 Brownsea Place, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5PZ Tel. 0191 4787469
Great Aycliffe
School Aycliffe Lane, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham DL5 6QZ Tel. 01325 300600
Secretary: Sue Young, 39 Cragside Close, Spennymoor, Co. Durham DL16 7SD Tel: 01388 817936 e-mail:
Mill House Site, Raby Road, Hartlepool, TS24 8AR Tel. 01429 260321
Secretary: Bill Nicholson, see Club address and tel. number
Houghton Complex, Station Road, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4HF Tel. 0191 5536472
Secretary: Mrs Margaret Nicholson, 16 Woodllands, Seaham, Co Durham, SR7 0ER Tel. 0191 5812677
The Parks
Howden Road, North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 6DQ Tel. 0191 2006364 Associate Member
Secretary: Michael London, 49 Allendale Cres, Newcastle u Tyne, NE27 0EU, Tel. 0191 2532967
Sunnydale Leisure Centre, Shildon, Co Durham DL4 2EP Tel. 01388 728866
Secretary: Tom Turnbull, 15 Frances Terr., Bishop Auckland DL14 6BW Tel. 01388 661023
South Shields
Jack Clark Park, Horsley Hill Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE33 3HE Tel. 0191 4542023
Secretary: Geoff Driver, see Club address and tel. number
53/55 Whitworth Trerrace, Spennymoor, Co Durham DL16 7LF Tel. 01388 814499
Secretary: Dave Gibson, 101 Craddock St, Spennymoor, DL16 7TD Tel. 01388 815235
Front Street, Stanley, Co Durham DH9 0PS Tel. 01207 236941
Secretary: Dan Elliott, 2 Shotley Lodge, Shotley Bridge, Co Durham DH8 0TZ Tel. 01207 505111
Houghton Complex, Station Road, Houghton le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4HF Tel. 0191 5536472
Secretary: Richie McKie, 9 Cumbrian Avenue, Sunderland SR6 8JZ Tel. 0191 5483292