Property Details

Akeler House, 2 Emperor Way

Price: £ POA

Modern, detached, high-specification office building

Doxford International Business Park, Sunderland, SR3 3XR

Size: 12917 - 25963 sq ft (1200 - 2412 sq m)

Tenure: Leasehold

Akeler House, 2 Emperor Way


Contact: Aidan Baker

Position: Director of Agency

Tel: +44 (0) 191 227 5737


The subject property comprises a modern, detached, high-specification office building, constructed in the mid-1990s. Split over three levels, the building is of steel frame construction, with cavity brickwork and glazed elevations, beneath a barrel vaulted profiled metal clad roof.

Internally, the building provides modern office accommodation arranged around a central core, with kitchen and welfare facilities and impressive mature external landscaping, providing a strong identity and sense of arrival.

The building benefits from raised floors, mechanical ventilation and two passenger lifts serving the upper floors. The accommodation is currently fitted out providing kitchen facilities on both floors together with boardroom facilities and a number of meeting rooms and private offices. Structured cabling is in place throughout the building. The first floor is occupied in its entirety by Northern Gas Networks.

The building includes:
• Feature triple height reception / atrium area
• Air conditioning
• Fully accessible raised access floor
• Minimum finished floor to ceiling height of 2.7m
• Suspended ceiling with LG7 integral light fittings
• 2 x 8 person passenger lifts
• Male and female toilet facilities on each floor
• Cat 5 structured cabling throughout
• Car parking for 124 cars

Further information:

Doxford International is the premier business park in the Sunderland region, located at the junction of the A19 and A690 on the south western side of Sunderland city centre. The estate provides circa 1.35M sq ft of high specification office space constructed in the mid to late 1990s, on a site of approximately 125 acres.

Doxford boasts a strong line-up of national and international corporate occupiers, including Barclays, Royal Sun Alliance, EDF Energy, Sunderland City Council, Arriva plc, Royal Mail, Parseq, EverythingEverywhere, Nike and the Gentoo Group.

The estate benefits from excellent road communications, being situated at the junction of the A19 and A690, with the B1286 to the northern edge of the site. Doxford is also served by a total of 11 bus routes, connecting the park directly to Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, Hartlepool and the wider Wearside region.

The nearby Sunderland railway station in the city centre provides access across the national network linking with Newcastle and Middlesbrough, while Grand Central Railway Company operates services between Sunderland, Hartlepool, Northallerton, York and London King’s Cross. Grand Central is an established train operator, part of the Arriva group. The company has also topped the spring 2016 National Rail Passenger Survey with 96% of passengers satisfied, or very satisfied, compared
to the national average of 80% according to figures released by Transport Focus. International communications are provided by Newcastle International and Durham Tees Valley Airports, both located within 30 minutes’ drive time.

Distance to Newcastle International Airport: 25.75 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 6.67 km

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