Community Information

Citizens Advice York offers a fortnightly advice service to residents of the Huntington community. Our generalist adviser offers advice across many different areas of enquiry, including but not limited to - benefits, employment, housing, debt, consumer, and family-related matters. Appointments are held every second and fourth Monday of the month at the Huntington Community Centre and appointment slots are based in the morning, starting from 10 am.

To book an appointment at this outreach, please call our Advice Line on 0808 278 7895, or submit a Call Back Request via our website -

Huntington Parish Council Allotments

These are situated on Huntington Road (opposite Huntington School). There is a waiting list in operation for allotment tenancies. If you require further information please contact Alison Hodgson (Secretary of Huntington Allotment Association) Tel: 07570263786.
Please CLICK HERE for an application form.
Huntington Burial Authority
New Lane Cemetery,  New Lane,  Huntington,  York YO32 9NA. Contact: (Clerk to the Authority) Tel: 07517 809989   252 New Lane, Huntington, York, YO329LY
The River Foss Society
The Society was set up in July 1973 by Bill Sessions (the minutes of the Inaugural meeting, in New Earswick, can be found on the website). Most Committee meetings are held in the Huntington Community Centre these days.
Huntington Community Centre
Formerly the Board School, later an infant school, eventually becoming an annexe to Huntington Primary School. To generations of local people this familiar building is held in great affection. The building was bought by Huntington Parish Council and transformed into a much need Community Centre. It contains four rooms of varying sizes, kitchen facilities, tea bar, toilets for the disabled and is available for hire. 26 Strensall Road York Yo32 9RG
Enquiries: Tracy Penrose on 01904 760246 or 07305 530324 Email:
 Orchard Park Community Centre
Orchard Park Community Centre: 
This Community Centre was built on Orchard Park in 1996. Money for the building was raised by events run by Orchard Park management committee and grants from Huntington Parish Council, Ryedale District Council and the Rural Development Council. The building consists of a large hall, committee room, well equipped kitchen and facilities for the disabled. There is also a play area, BMX track and football Enquiries Tel: 07759126680   
 Huntington Memorial Hall
Huntington Memorial Hall
The Hall, originally the Methodist Chapel, was bought by public subscription after the First World War in memory of residents who had served their country. A plaque still remains on the wall with all their names on it. This Hall has two rooms for hire. It has a well equipped kitchen and ample Enquiries: Malcolm Duncanson Tel: 01904 760044 email
Huntington Sports and Social Club,North Lane, Huntington
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Looking for somewhere to hold your meetings with a bar? Club is open every evening from 19.30 to 23.00 and on a Saturday and Sunday lunch time. Annual Membership £10. Come and pay us a visit and sample our wares . Tel: 01904 768025 NEW MEMBERS WELCOME!
Activities at the club and contact numbers:-
Football.Two regular teams plus a "Stiffs team" (older persons) Eric Dower 769726, Cricket: Dave Wadsworth 416061, Golf: Eric Dower 769726, Petanque: Dennis Woodcock 762698, Dominoes (Two teams): Eric Dower 769726 or Les Fowler 636058, Pool: Dave Welch 07917723794, Darts: Mal Duncanson 760044
New Earswick Swimming Club
Open swim sessions at New Earswick pool that residents in Huntington are welcome to attend.
The cost is £3 per swimmer (under 2's free)
The sessions are:
Saturday & Sunday, 2.00-3.30pm
Sunday 9.00-10.30am
Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm (note, adult lane swimming only from 8pm)
Friday 7.00-8.30pm (lane swimming only from 7.45pm).
Children aged 8 or under must be accompanied in the water by an adult (ratio 1 adult to 2 children). Children aged 9-17 are welcome to go in the water unaccompanied but must have an adult present in the spectator area.
These sessions are free of charge for our members - visit for more details.
The pool is located just behind The Folk Hall and there is ample free parking outside.

Parks and Play Areas
Huntington Parish Council own and manage three play areas within the Parish. All are checked on a weekly basis and annually inspected by RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) to ensure they comply with stringent European safety standards. 

Garth Road Play Area Orchard Park Play Area Vesper Walk Play Park

Garth Road Play Area

Orchard Park Play Area
Open daily until 7pm

Vesper Walk Play Park
Situated at the end of Vesper Walk alongside the River Foss and adjacent to Riverside Environmental Park