Land Details

Hillthorn Business Park

Price: £ POA

22 acre (8.9 ha) greenfield site close to Nissan, owned by Sunderland City Council.

Washington, NE37 3HZ

Size: 1 - 11.4 Acres (0.40 - 4.61 hectares)


Contact: David Pattison

Position: Business Investment Manager

Tel: 0191 561 1124 / 0786 740 5876


55 acre (18 ha) greenfield site close to Nissan, owned by Sunderland City Council. Includes 25 acres (10 ha) of land with Enterprise Zone benefits. This is a new site, currently being brought forward to meet the upsurge in demand for large industrial premises in the area, tied to the growth of sectors such as automotive manufacturing, advanced engineering and logistics. Sunderland City Council has secured funding to build a new access road and divert services, creating development plots capable of accommodating units in sizes ranging from 3,000 sq.m. to 40,000 sq.m. An implementation timetable is in place that should see the first buildings occupied during 2015.

  • greenfield site, currently being serviced;
  • Enterprise Zone land offers enhanced capital allowances covering investment in plant and machinery (100% on qualifying expenditure);
  • close to Nissan's Sunderland plant and a cluster of automotive suppliers and logistics companies;
  • configured to accommodate large-floorplate industrial and logistics operations;
  • land is in public ownership.

Self-build and design & build opportunities. Details upon request

Further information:

Located on the A1231 dual carriageway, providing fast access to the A19 and the A1M, as well as the Port of Sunderland and Port of Tyne.

Distance to Newcastle International Airport: 19.31 km

Flight Information There are regular direct flights from Newcastle International Airport to destinations across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America. In addition, over 450 international destinations can be accessed from Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Dubai. Flight times to London Heathrow are 1hr 10mins, Paris are 1hr 40mins, Amsterdam are 1hr 20mins, Dubai are 8hrs and New York are 7hr 45mins.

Closest port: Port of Sunderland 8.15 km

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