Expanding training provider to locate new head office at Durhamgate

March 2017

Arlington Real Estate has reached heads of terms with Learning Curve Group to create a new headquarters office for the growing training and recruitment business at DurhamGate. The new facilities will support the continued growth of Learning Curve...


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Durhamgate to embark on Green Space Project

March 2017

DurhamGate, County Durham’s leading mixed-use regeneration scheme, has begun delivery of its new community parkland which has been designed by award winning landscape architect Colour Urban Design Ltd. This large Green Space, which runs the ent...


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DurhamGate home, sweet home for Robson family

August 2016

There’s no place like home for a DurhamGate family who have swapped their existing house for a larger three bedroom property, also on the development site. The Robson family, who have lived on DurhamGate for three years, have moved into a new...


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Next stage of development begins at DurhamGate with demolition of Stanley Black and Decker factory

July 2016

DurhamGate, one of North East England’s largest mixed-use regeneration projects, has embarked on the next significant stage of its Masterplan with the demolition of the former Stanley Black and Decker factory. As a result of the demolition, i...


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Christmas comes to DurhamGate

December 2015

DurhamGate marked the beginning of the festive season with its annual Christmas tree light switch on, which united its commercial and housing residents for an evening of celebrations. The lights were officially turned on by Disney’s Frozen char...


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Festival fever hits DurhamGate

June 2015

Hundreds of DurhamGate residents and members of the local community defied showery weather and grey clouds to celebrate summer and raise money for charity. The DurhamGate Summer Festival, which took place on Saturday 20 June, raised almost £1,300 f...


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Pupils set sail for DurhamGate pirate extravaganza

June 2015

DurhamGate, County Durham’s leading regeneration project, has fun-filled adventure days planned for 10 South West Durham-based schools*, all in the name of charity. The Mermaid Tales & Pirate Trails event, which takes place over the 18 and 19 Ju...


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DurhamGate helps local school children gain important employability skills

April 2015

DurhamGate teamed up with architects FaulknerBrowns and Colour Urban Design to provide students at Whitworth Park School with practical work experience to improve the groups’ employability skills. The project, which involved a number of creative w...


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LUMIERE TO RETURN TO DURHAM

January 2015

The developers behind DurhamGate and Freeman's Reach are delighted to continue to support Lumiere, which returns to Durham City in November. Allan Cook, Managing Director of Arlington Real Estate and Chairman of the Lumiere Development Board is encou...


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NATIONAL SAVINGS AND INVESTMENTS RECEIVE THE KEYS TO FREEMAN’S REACH

January 2015

The developers behind DurhamGate have officially handed over Phase One of the Freeman's Reach development to its new tenants, National Savings and Investments (NS&I). The organisation will transfer its operations and 427-strong workforce from it...


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Freeman’s Reach feeds National Grid with green power from hydro-generator

January 2015

The developers behind DurhamGate have begun generating hydro-electricity at the heart of Durham City after their Freeman’s Reach project became the UK’s first city centre development to incorporate a fully-operational hydro-power generator. Fol...


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DurhamGate residents shop ’till they drop

December 2014

The festive season was welcomed in style by DurhamGate residents who made a special Christmas trip to York. A group of 40 joined DurhamGate staff and set off on a fun-filled, festive journey to the historic City, which is known for its visitor attra...


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DurhamGate welcomes the season of giving with charity Christmas lights switch on

November 2014

DurhamGate has welcomed the festive season with a charity celebration event and the unveiling of its Christmas tree.  The Christmas tree lights were switched on by Santa Claus in front of a crowd made up of hundreds of local residents and employees...


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DurhamGate delivers work placements for DofE candidates

August 2014

The DurhamGate Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award programme is helping two of its candidates gain valuable work experience with a placement at FaulknerBrowns. Demi Minhinnett and James Gillis, from Whitworth Park School and St John School respectively, ...


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DurhamGate DofE Award candidates’ achievements celebrated at award ceremony

July 2014

DurhamGate Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award Scheme candidates from Whitworth Park School attended a special award ceremony to celebrate the completion of a Construction Careers Programme. Candidates were presented with certificates by Head Teacher Pau...


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DurhamGate Duke of Edinburgh Award candidates plant the seed for community garden

July 2014

A group of DurhamGate Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award candidates from Whitworth Park School are planning the development of a special community garden with the support of local businesses. The garden, which will be developed using a piece of unused l...


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DurhamGate brew up fantastic summer festival in aid of Marie Curie

July 2014

DurhamGate welcomed hundreds of local people to its Blooming Great Tea Party Summer Festival, which raised funds for Marie Curie. The fun-filled three hour celebration helped raised £3,664.91 for Marie Curie and was part of a national campaign to h...


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DurhamGate embarks on Tea Party tour

June 2014

DurhamGate, County Durham’s leading regeneration project, has partnered up with Success North East to brew up a ‘Blooming Great Tea Party’ for local schools across Spennymoor to help raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The DurhamGate te...


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DurhamGate support fundraising festival at local cricket club

May 2014

DurhamGate, County Durham’s leading regeneration scheme, is sponsoring Lanchester Cricket Club’s Beer Festival to support the future of the club’s seven teams and the redevelopment of its ground. Taking place between 23-25 May, the three day f...


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Stanley Black & Decker to invest in new facilities at DurhamGate North

May 2014

  Arlington Real Estate has reached an agreement with Stanley Black & Decker to establish a new factory shop and reconditioning facility at DurhamGate North. The 73,000 square foot Meadowfield Building will be the UK National Service Cen...


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DurhamGate build on construction career programme

May 2014

  Freeman’s Reach played host to a group of DurhamGate Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award Candidates who took part in a tour of the development to help build an interest in the construction industry. The tour gave candidates the chance to lea...


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DurhamGate choc-o-block with Easter gifts!

April 2014

DurhamGate has helped sweeten up Easter by distributing 1000 Easter Eggs to businesses and residents in the local community. The Easter gifts were delivered by DurhamGate Duke of Edinburgh participants Charlie Harris and Luke Norris, who dressed as ...


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DurhamGate North is unveiled

April 2014

  Arlington Real Estate has acquired another site in County Durham for development, further expanding its regeneration portfolio in South West Durham. The 25 acre site, known as DurhamGate North is situated on the A167, six miles south of Du...


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DurhamGate DofE to benefit more young people

February 2014

DurhamGate, the North East’s largest regeneration project, has joined forces with Durham County Council to extend its innovative Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award programme. The extension means that more young people, aged 14-to-24, from South West D...


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Business leaders swap Blackberrys for compasses on DofE expedition

February 2014

A group of North East business leaders have swapped their Blackberrys for compasses to take part in a testing Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) expedition. The Partners Expedition gave the businesses supporting the DurhamGate DofE Award first-hand experience...


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Fox Cub serves up national success with award nominations

January 2014

DurhamGate-based pub and restaurant, The Fox Cub, has served up a plateful of industry accolades and award nominations. Representing its significant place in the growing community at DurhamGate, the Fox Cub won the award for the Best Year on Year Pr...


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