The Wheatsheaf is a popular locals pub situated in the heart of Shiney Row, near Houghton-le-Spring. The pub is in good decorative order throughout, and is home to a number of teams, including pool and darts. The open plan trading area includes a raised area used for karaoke, etc and is easily served by a single bar. A small kitchen is located on the ground floor, and although not fully equipped, has the potential to prepare basic snacks etc.
To the rear of the pub is an enclosed beer garden with smoking shelter. A free council run car park is conveniently situated to the rear of the pub.