Land Details

Former Gas Holder Site, Ayres Quay

Price: £ Freehold £270,000; Rent £28,500 pa

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 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.

The vendor of the site is planning to install a new gas-fired peaking power generation plant on adjacent land the power generation plant will use the latest technology to minimise low emission and noise pollution. Furthermore, the generation plant can provide discounted power, heating or cooling to significant energy consumers willing to locate on to the site."

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: 24.35 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 1.44 km

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