Property Details


Price: £ POA

The subject property comprises the former River Wear Commissioners Building together with the adjoining 11 John Street.


Size: 21506 sq ft (1998 sq m)

Tenure: No Preference



Contact: James Fletcher

Tel: 0191 2327030

Contact: Paddy Matheson

Position: Partner

Tel: 0191 594 5015


River Wear Commissioners Building has most recently been used as a business centre and is arranged over basement, ground, first and second floors. The imposing principle entrance is off St Thomas Street and provides a fantastic sense of arrival and leads though to an oak panelled hall and stairwell with oak supporting columns.
The ground, first and second floors are currently arranged into a number of small office suites, whilst the magnificent first floor board room boasts a superb mounded marble fireplace and an impressive arched ceiling.

11 John Street, which is connected internally to the River Wear Commisioners Building, has its own separate entrance and provides accommodation over Basement, Ground, First and Second floors. The River Wear Commissioners Building is Grade II Listed.

Further information:

Sunderland is one of the North East’s most important commercial centres, situated approximately 12 miles south east of Newcastle upon Tyne and 13 miles north east of Durham.

Distance to Newcastle International Airport: 25.56 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 0.53 km

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