Whinfield

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Whinfield
Whinfield is located in County Durham
Whinfield
Whinfield
Whinfield shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ308171
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Darlington
Postcode district DL1
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
UK
England
County Durham
Coordinates: 54°32′53″N 1°31′30″W / 54.548°N 1.525°W / 54.548; -1.525

Whinfield is a suburb of Darlington, in the ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is situated to the north of the centre of Darlington. Facilities within the community include a doctor's surgery and pharmacy, two local public houses (the Shuttle and Loom, and the Springfield) and an Asda supermarket.


Transport[edit]

Originally several bus routes (by different companies) called in the Whinfield area. However, now Arriva North East routes 6A/6B, 10, 17 and X66 operate to the Town Centre after the after the controversial[citation needed] re-shuffle of bus timetables in Darlington which abolished the Skerne Park and Firth Moor bus services from Whinfield.

Education[edit]

Schools within the area include Whinfield Primary School (for students aged 4–11) and the Education Village. The EV is the first of its kind in the world, linking three schools on one site, Haughton Academy (for students aged 11–16), Springfield Academy (for students aged 3–11) and Beaumont Hill Academy (for students aged 2–19 with special needs).