Welcome to Monk Hesleden Parish Council

Crimdon Viaduct Photograph courtesy of Stan Gray

Monk Hesleden Parish consists of a number of Wards; Blackhall Colliery, Blackhall Rocks, Crimdon, Hesleden, High Hesleden and Monk Hesleden. The majority of the population is based in Blackhall Colliery and Blackhall Rocks; these are linear ex-coalfield villages which lie between Horden and Hartlepool on the East Durham Coast.

The Parish Council has 15 seats with 12 serving Councillors representing the above villages. They meet on a monthly basis to deal with issues facing residents and strive to maintain and improve the quality of services and facilities it provides.

If you require any further information not found on this site, please contact the Parish Council at:

Blackhall Resource Centre, 68 Middle Street
Co. Durham TS27 4EA

Tel: 0191 5184900
E-mail: clerk@monkhesleden-pc.gov.uk

Data Protection

An essential activity within the council is the requirement to gather and process information about the people who use our services.  This will be dome in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 1998 (The Act) and other related government legislation. To view our privacy notice, please click on the link below:

MHPC Privacy Notice

Statement of Accounts for the Year Ending 31st March 2019

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2018-19

AGAR 31st March 2019


Calling all growers and bakers the annual show will be held at

Blackhall Community Centre on Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2019.

Click here to download a schedule or call at the Blackhall Resource Centre to pick up a copy, we are open Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm.

Good Luck!

Flower and Vegetable Show 2019 schedule