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 COVID-19: Front counter closures

 25/03/2020

​Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are closing the following front counter facilities until further notice: 
 
Consett
Stanley
Chester-le-Street
Seaham
Barnard Castle
Newton Aycliffe
Crook
Spennymoor
 
In addition the following front counters will provide a reduced service and will only be open between 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 4pm on a weekend. 
 
Darlington
Bishop Auckland
Peterlee
Durham
 
We are managing our resources to ensure minimal disruption, while providing support to other critical functions. The situation will be reviewed on an on-going basis.
 
We would like to reassure you that this will in no way affect our ability to respond to crime and incidents and we will update you further should the situation change.
 
Thank you all for your understanding.