Directions to the Synod on 12th May at Ferryhill Sports and Education Centre, Lambton Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8BQ
Formerly the Ferryhill Leisure Centre (including indoor bowls) / Ferryhill Community Hub. Please note this is not the school. The Facebook page of Ferryhill Sports and Education Centre will also give you directions.
From South: Leave A1 (M) at Junction 60, signed A689 Bishop Auckland, Hartlepool and Teesside. At this roundabout take 1st exit left signed Bishop Auckland (A 689), and almost immediately turn right into Gypsy Lane, continue along, * down into 30mph area and, at mini roundabout (Surtees Arms ahead), turn right and continue up hill, through traffic calming chicanes and along to next mini roundabout (Eldon Arms on left). Turn left and continue up hill on main road until church (Gordon Fletcher, Funeral Director) seen on right. Here turn right into Linden Road, and, almost immediately, turn left into Lambton Road. (Lamp post sign on (R) of road pointing (L) to Ferryhill Community Hub — former name of Ferryhill Sports and Education Centre). Lambton Road bears round to the left. Centre is on the left.
From 'East'(A19): Leave A19 at the intersection for the A689 (Bishop Auckland). Continue along to Sedgefield and follow A689 down to, and over roundabout, intersecting with A1(M). Almost immediately afterwards, turn right into Gypsy Lane and continue * as above.
From South via A167 from Darlington / From 'West' via A689 from Bp. Auckland: From Darlington come to 'Rushyford' roundabout (Eden Arms Hotel on left) and 'straight over' roundabout. From Bp. Auckland come to Rushyford roundabout and turn left onto A167. Continue up and 'straight over' mini roundabout at Chilton, to outskirts of Ferryhill. Just within the 40mph area, with BP Petrol Station on right, turn right into Dean Road and continue ^ as below.
From North: Leave A1(M) at Junction 61, taking the A688/A177 exit for Spennymoor/Bishop Auckland/Peterlee and up to roundabout. At roundabout take 3rd exit onto A688, continue down to mini roundabout, take 2nd exit right and continue up the A688 to Thinford roundabout, intersecting with the A167 and turn left. (If coming down A167 from Durham, or round Thinford roundabout from the A688 west (Spennymoor) follow directions from here.) Continue A167 for Darlington, going past the slip road up into Ferryhill, up through 'The Cut' (Bridges) and down into 40mph area. Just before BP Petrol Station, turn left into Dean Road. ^ Continue along, 'straight over' mini roundabout and at next roundabout take 2nd exit right, down onto Osborne Terrace. When you see a church ahead (Gordon Fletcher, Funeral Director), turn left into Linden Road, and almost immediately turn left again into Lambton Road. (Lamp post sign (on right) of road pointing (L) to Ferryhill Community Hub — former name of Ferryhill Sports & Education Centre). Lambton Road bears round to the left and up and the Centre is on the left.