Shildon Railway Institute Membership

As with any community-based organisation, Shildon Railway Institute relies upon having a strong membership in order to thrive. This has been true since the day the Institute started back in 1833; the members are the cornerstone of our organisation. Applications for membership are open to any person over the age of 18. There is a Junior membership available from age 17.

Shildon Railway Institute Members can benefit from improved terms on booking the Function Hall or Hackworth Lounge and are also eligible for time-limited member-only promotions and events. When you become a member you can also be assured that you are supporting the future of this remarkable asset of the town.

You can pick up a membership application form from the Institute: there is a box of forms on display in the entrance foyer, or just ask our friendly and helpful staff.

The annual charges for membership are as follows:

  • New membership: (first year): £5.00
  • Annual renewals: £5.00

Membership runs on a fixed annual cycle covering each calendar year so whenever you join your membership will run to the end of the current year.

Applications for new membership are subject to acceptance. When we receive your application we will aim to process it within 30 days after which you should be able to collect your membership card. Detailed terms of membership are available here