The City of Durham Trust is a local civic society and registered charity.

Our purpose is to celebrate, protect and enhance the heritage and landscape of the City.

The Trust is dedicated to giving a strong and independent voice to ordinary people who:

  • care about where they live and everything that makes the City of Durham such a special place;
  • have a store of knowledge and want to make a meaningful contribution;
  • want to participate in and influence planning in order to keep the City distinctive and liveable;
  • are keen to balance heritage and growth and to put sustainability at the heart of planning for the City.

Latest News

Responses to DCC consultations

Responses to 4 SPDS and to the Air Quality Action plan Read more and comment

Water Fluoridation Consultation

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Leamside Football Centre - Letter

Letter to Advertiser Read more and comment

Good Citizen of the Year Awards 2024

Trust members recognised Read more and comment

Trust AGM 2024

Details, minutes and accounts Read more and comment

Unveiling of 173 Gilesgate award

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