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Issue details

Durham History Centre - Next Steps

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/12/2018

Decision due: 16 Jan 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services and Rural Issues, Portfolio Holder for Transformation, Culture and Tourism

Department: Transformation and Partnerships

Consultation process

Consultation was carried out following 17 January 2018 Cabinet approval including a survey, drop in sessions, focus groups, presentations to AAPs, and consultation with other heritage organisations. Consultees included:  Friends groups, owners of archives, AAPs, DLI Trustees, DLI Association, Durham Miner's Association, volunteers, local history societies, local heritage organisation.  Further consultation will be carried out as the project progresses using similar methods and similar consultees.

Ref No:: CORP/TAP/01/19/1

Agenda items


  • Report to Cabinet 17 January 2018; Aykley Heads Strategic Employment Site, DCC Headquarters Full Business Case and Future options for the County Archive.  
  • Report to Cabinet 17 October 2018; Durham History Centre Update.  


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