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  • Preston
Village and civil parish
Preston-on-Tees is located in County Durham
Location within County Durham
Population1,689 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceNZ421156
Civil parish
  • Preston-on-Tees (Preston Parish Council)
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtTS16 (village)
TS18 (park)
AmbulanceNorth East
List of places
County Durham
54°31′59″N 1°20′44″W / 54.53304°N 1.34549°W / 54.53304; -1.34549

Preston-on-Tees, locally called Preston, is a village and civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England. The civil parish population at the 2011 census was 1,689.[1] It is home to Preston Hall and its accompanying public park.

In the 2011 [word missing], the village was included as a part of Yarm, being on Yarm Road and in a continuous built-up area down to Yarm High Street.[2]



The parish originated as a township in the Stockton-on-Tees parish, recognised as a civil parish itself in 1866. It was included in the Stockton poor law union and then the Stockton rural sanitary district. In 1894 this became the Stockton Rural District. In 1968 part of it became part of the county borough of Teesside. It later became part of the non-metropolitan district of Stockton-on-Tees in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972.[3][4]



According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 1,748. It has a diverse number of property types, ranging from terraced rented houses to large detached private dwellings.



Preston-on-Tees has one school, Eaglescliffe Junction School was built in 1907, and later became known as Preston Primary School. The parish is in the catchment for Egglescliffe Secondary School.

Religious sites


There is a Methodist church on Witham Avenue. The church is named Eaglescliffe Trinity Methodist Church and was opened in 1902. There is also a Church of England parish church dedicated to All Saints, which was founded in the early 1900s as a church plant into Preston-on-Tees from the Church of St Thomas, Stockton.


  1. ^ a b "Civil parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – (E34004185)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics.
  3. ^ "Preston on Tees Tn/CP through time". www.visionofbritain.org.uk. Archived from the original on 4 February 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Teesside CB through time". www.visionofbritain.org.uk. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2016.