A friendly social club and venue for the people of Shildon and beyond in the most recent home of the first Railway Institute in the world which has been in existence from 1833 to present day. Located on Redworth Road, New Shildon.

We want your thoughts on the future of The Stute - eMail us using feedback@shildonrailway.institute

Our Regular Opening Hours:

Monday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm then 6:30pm - 11:00pm

Tuesday: 6:30pm - 11:00pm

Wednesdays: 6:30pm - 11:00pm

Thursday: (closed)

Friday: 1:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday: 12:00noon - 11:00pm

Sunday: 11:30am - 11:00pm

As a building, she looks weary, but that's because she has a long story to tell.

We're running a campaign to restore our beautiful building for the community

We stock the best and most varied selection of Gin in Shildon for your pleasure

Available for Hire


The function room in our magnificent historic Railway Institute building is available for hire, perfect for family occasions, concerts or social activities

Saving Our "Stute"


Shildon Railway Institute, or the "Stute" as it's affectionately known, is without a doubt in need of a little tender care to bring it back to a condition it once enjoyed in Shildon's railway glory days.

2019 - Save Our Stute Group