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Durham City Information

Parish Council April Meeting

Please find attached a copy of the Agenda for the full Parish Council meeting which is being held at 7pm on Thursday 25th April 2024 in the Merryoaks Community Hall.
As you will see from the attachment, we are devoting this meeting primarily to the application for the re-development of the Prince Bishops shopping centre. This is a significant development – likely the largest application we will deal with this year – and it is right that we give this scheme the full consideration it deserves. 
You will see from the reports that a lot of work has been undertaken by Councillors already on this. 
This meeting is open to the public and we look forward to seeing you there. 
Best wishes, 

Adam Shanley
Clerk to City of Durham Parish Council


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Some basic facts

The City of Durham Parish lies at the heart of Durham City, and includes the Durham World Heritage Site and Durham University. Two other parishes, Belmont (to the east) and Framwellgate Moor (to the north), along with some unparished areas including Newton Hall and part of Gilesgate Moor, make up the built-up area. The Parish extends 6.9km north-south and 3.4km east-west (4.3 x 2.1 miles). Its area is 1,453Ha (3,590 acres).