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The Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton-le-Hole, Tyne & Wear England, DH5 9NE


The Urban District of Hetton-le-Hole was formed by Order in Council dated 30th March 1885 and it then consisted of the Hetton, Hetton Downs and Easington Lane wards - the population was 12,726.

In 1974 Hetton Town Council was formed due to the reorganisation of Local Government and is made up of 21 Members, representing the four Wards of Hetton-le-Hole:-

Hetton-le-Hole Ward (6 Members)

East Rainton & Moorsley Ward (3 Members)

Easington Lane Ward (6 Members)

Hetton Downs Ward (6 Members)

Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday evenings of each month (except May & August) in the Council Chamber, Hetton Centre, Welfare Road, Hetton-le-Hole at 7.15pm. All meetings are open to the public.

Hetton-le-Hole is situated in the City of Sunderland boundary, whose main council offices are at Civic Centre, Sunderland. The City Council administer other services such as Economic Development, Planning, Refuse Collection & Environmental Health, Social Services.

The local MP is Bridget Phillipson. If you wish to contact Bridget, please write to her at The House of Commons, SW1A 0AA or by email at: [email protected]


Disclosable Precuniary Interests Information can be found here




The connotation of the arms being "Puffing Billy" represents the locamotives used on the Hetton Colliery Railway
constructed by George Stephenson, resident Engineer in 1822. The ears of corn represent the Agricultural community.
The Lion Rampant has association with the Bowes Lyon Family.



Hetton Town Council - Serving your local communities of
Easington Lane, Moorsley, East Rainton, Eppleton and Hetton-le-Hole