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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

View Lane Park, Stanley

View Lane park is a former quarry site converted into a public park in the 1920s.

View Lane Park Timber Pine Cone Sculpture

Park facilities

The park was refurbished in 2010 and now offers woodland walks, a friends garden, timber and stone sculptures, and disabled car parking.

There is also an events area with an open air stage. Play ranger activities are held in the school holidays.


View Lane Park
View Lane
County Durham 

The park is situated near to Stanley Cemetery. Disabled car access is from View Lane and pedestrian entrances are at Wylam Road, Shield Row, Kay Street, Stanley and Murray Park in Stanley.

Opening times

The park is open all year round from dawn to dusk.

Become a friend of this park

We are looking for local residents to form a friends group to work with the management team on day to day operational issues/development of the site and also any community activities along with possible fundraising projects. Please contact us for more information.

Contact us
Customer Services
03000 26 0000