Leadgate Village website
has been set up to provide local people with an interactive notice board everyone can use. We would like you to make this website your first port of call to post local news, events, have discussions and find out local information about your area.
Leadgate is a village
Leadgate was the home of the workers and staff of the Eden colliery which opened in 1844, and was closed on the 18 July 1980. It was also home to many working for the Consett Iron Company (about 2 miles away) and which closed in the 1980s.
More about Leadgate
Leadgate now stands as a small village with a close-knit community. Plans to regenerate the area have been on the local councils’ planning board for some time and improvements are being made.