Land Details

Former Gas Holder Site, Ayres Quay

Price: £ Freehold £270,000; Rent £28500

Commercial Development/ Storage Land Securely Fenced and Gated

Sunderland, SR4 6BY

Size: 1.8 Acres (0.73 hectares)


Contact: Jonathan Simpson

Tel: 01642 704931


The site has two distinct levels, the southern area is approximately 4m higher than the northern area with the two areas separated by a slope.
The site is fully fenced and gated providing secure accommodation. The site is predominantly made up of a layer of surficial gravel that covers the majority of the site.

The raised area is the location of the former holder that has been demolished. This area has been backfilled with Engineering soil.

An active telecommunications mast is situated in the south-western corner. This is subject to a lease dated March 2001 between Transco PLC and Lattice Telecommunications until 2099. The rent passing is £1 per annum. There is a right of access over the tarmac road for maintenance.

Further information:

The site is located in the Ayres Quay/ Deptford area of Sunderland and sits adjacent to the “Go Buses” depot.

The site is accessed directly from Hillfield Terrace and is located on Deptford Terrace which is adjacent to the A1231 Queen Alexandra Bridge on the approach to Sunderland City Centre.

Sunderland City Centre is approximately 0.5 miles to the south, the A19 is approximately 3 miles to the west and Tyne Tunnel 5 miles north west.

Distance to Newcastle International Airport: 24.33 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 1.45 km

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