IMG_3539 Consett
Consett neighbourhood policing team covers a large geographical area.

This is made up of 13 council wards, a mix of densely populated areas such as Consett, Leadgate, Delves Lane and Blackhill and the rural communities of Castleside, Cornsay and Burnhope.

The area extends from Hamsterley Mill in the north to Langley Park in the south, Holmside in the east to Waskerley and Muggleswick in the west.

The area has relatively low crime, although criminal damage is a particular issue. Consett town centre has a booming night time economy which contributes greatly to trade in the area, but can lead to anti- social behaviour and disorder. We are reducing this through positive and proactive policing.
We are improving the way we engage with you via PACT (police and communities together). It may mean some poorly attended PACT meetings are cancelled, but alternative ways to engage will be introduced instead. It could see your neighbourhood PC or PSCO visiting places like the local library, baby groups, post office, sports classes or even the pub to hear your views.  Visit your neighbourhood policing team website page or Facebook and Twitter feeds for the latest details.

Local Events & PACT Meetings

Crime Mapper

Keith Wardle

My name is Keith Wardle and I am the Community Inspector for the Consett area. I am committed to working with local communities and partners to make Consett a safer, more secure and confident community. I was previously Consett Neighbourhood Policing Team Sergeant and have returned as Community Inspector. I have a wealth of knowledge regarding the area from my previous role which will assist your team at Consett when addressing any issues and concerns you may have. I am based at the main station in Consett where I manage the day-to-day policing of our neighbourhoods.

Your Local Station

Please note that although this station is operational on a 24hr basis; front counter opening times are as below:

Main Station
Consett Police Station,
Parliament Street,
County Durham

Area Contact
Telephone: 101

Opening Times
10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Between 15 October 2014 and 13 July 2015 the opening times will be 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Outside these hours an intercom system and CCTV facility is available to link callers to the Communications Centre.