- Skerne Park
Skerne Park is a predominantly council owned
housing estatein the southern part of the borough of Darlington and the ceremonial countyof County Durham, England. It is situated on the southern edge of Darlington. Skerne Park comprises streets named after well-known British rivers, such as Tweed Place, Hammond Drive, Severn Way, Tyne Crescent. This is because "Skerne Park" is built near the River Skerne. Skerne Park has been recently renewed, and is a minute's walk away from The South Park. In Skerne Park, there is a LondisNewsagent Store, a Post Office and Chatterbox Cafe, there is also a popular primary school serving the local area.
Skerne Park Primary School has been operating for several years, but has recently undergone a refurbishment at a cost of around £4.1 million.
Skerne Park Primary School is just one facility in the huge building. The building's formal name is the Coleridge Centre. Other facilities in the Coleridge Centre are: Adult Learning, the ICT Suite, Surestart and many more. There are also two to three nurseries.
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