Henknowle, South Church and Cockton Hill



You said your current priorities are:

Active Priorities

  • 05 June 2019 - Escomb Road - Speeding vehicles and parking issues

    ​Vehicles are speeding along Escomb Road.  From the meeting held on 2nd January 2019 residents have reported that individuals are parking inconsiderately causing access difficulties.

  • 05 June 2019 - Rosemount Road - speeding vehicles

    ​Vehicles are speeding along Rosemount Road.  In addition rubbish is being fly tipped to the rear of Rosemount Walk.

This is what we have done

  • 03 July 2019 - Escomb Road - Speeding vehicles and parking issues

    ​Speedwatch has been carried out  A number of drivers were exceeding the speed limit and warning letters have been issued.  Further speedwatch sessions are planned and warning letters will be issued to those found exceeding the speed limit. 

    The Camera Van has conducted a patrol along Etherley Lane as an extension to the Escombe Road speedwatch and an update is expected shortly.  More Speedwatch patrols are planned.  

    Nobody from the Escomb Road area was at the meeting to give an update about the issues.


  • 03 July 2019 - Rosemount Road - speeding vehicles

    ​Regular patrols are being carried out and further Speedwatch sessions are planned.

    Paul Emmerson from the Police Traffic Division attended the meeting to discuss the findings from the various enforcement actions which the Police had conducted along Rosemount Road.  Figures showed that most vehicles are speeding on the way up to Shildon.  There will now be discussions with the Council to agree what measures should be taken to alleviate the problems.

    The Council are dealing with the flytipping issue and every attempt will be made to identify those leaving the rubbish.

These are the policing priorities that local people have agreed with your policing team. You can have some influence on future policing priorities by attending your next PACT meeting.

Local Events & PACT Meetings

Crime Mapper

NHP Team

Insp 2149 Andy Reeves

Insp. Andy Reeves

My name is Andy Reeves the Neighbourhood Inspector for Bishop Auckland. My aim is to make the Bishop Auckland area a safer place to live and work. I am committed to neighbourhood policing in my area, forging links with my local community and addressing the issues which matter to them. I lead a dedicated team of officers who aim to have a positive impact on the quality of life in the communities they serve. I would encourage people to attend our regular PACT meetings so that we can work together to agree local priorities. The Bishop Auckland team all work from one location at the main station located at Woodhouse Lane. This ensures all staff work closely as a team dealing with community issues across Bishop Auckland and its surrounding area.

PC 2670 Daniel Beardmore

Sgt Daniel Beardmore

Neighbourhood Officer

PC 2517 Andy Cockfield

PC Andy Cockfield

PCSO 6326 Ian Feldon

PCSO Ian Feldon

PCSO Carl Morgan

How To Contact

Bishop Auckland Police Station,
Woodhouse Lane ,
Bishop Auckland,
County Durham DL14 6LB

Telephone: 101
Email: BishopAuckland@durham.pnn.police.uk

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