We offer learning supported by great facilities and access to a wealth of industry experts

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Finchale Life

The result relevant learning and real life experiences, delivered by an expert team of specialist Vocational Tutors, Wellbeing Coaches and Case Managers.  We closely work with you to identify your needs and provide one to one tailored support alongside our lived experience Volunteer Mentor Team. 

Focusing on the individual, their potential, and their unique circumstances, we inspire self-belief to overcome daily challenges. 


Our clients come to us through many different routes, they may have been referred by another agency – such as a health care professional, Job Centre Plus or probation services – others refer themselves knowing that we can have a positive impact on their life. 


Our state-of-the-art classrooms and training suites offer easy accessibility and an exciting and stimulating place to learn, inspire, work and grow. With access to kitchen facilities, clients can also bring their own food with them or access the many services that the local area has to offer.  


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Where are we?

Finding us couldn’t be easier and there’s lots of amenities close by too! 


Our site is on Mandale Business Park which is located on Belmont Industrial Estate, adjacent to the junction of the A1(M) and A690, which is the principle route into Durham city centre from the east. The estate provides excellent access with sports and leisure amenities located in the immediate vicinity.


Durham city centre is located within 5 minutes car or bus journey and Durham railway station is within 2 miles. The Belmont Park & Ride is located nearby and easily accessed on foot.  

The nearest bus stations to Mandale Business Park are: 

  • Business Park Turning Circle, Belmont is a 5 min walk. 

  • Business Park, Belmont is a 6 min walk. 

  • Sportsmans Arms, Belmont is a 15 min walk. 

  • Eden Terrace, Gilesgate Moor is a 15 min walk. 

Come and visit us we would love to show you around!

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