The City of Sunderland is a local government district of Tyne and Wear, in North East England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. It is named after its largest settlement, Sunderland, but covers a far larger area which includes the towns of Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, Washington, and a range of suburban villages.
It was granted city status in 1992, the 40th anniversary of the Queen Elizabeth II's accession.
The majority of serviced offices in Sunderland are modern, high specification buildings and can be found in either a business park location benefiting from landscaped gardens and a tranquil environment or in the city centre itself. Serviced offices in Sunderland are easily accessible for staff and clients alike via good road and rail links.
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Sunderland have some of the best transport links in England. Overground services, buses and airports are all close-by, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to and from your serviced offices in Sunderland.
Sunderland is served by Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle International Airports. Both airports provide services to all major European cities and many destinations further a-field. There is a direct light rail (Metro) link with Newcastle International airport.
Sunderland Central station offers services to London via York, operated by Grand Central; travellers can also change at Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station and get a connection with the light rail (Metro) link, or get off the train at Durham and travel into Sunderland by bus 20/X20 which operates from 6am to 11pm. North East coastal trains travelling between Middlesbrough and Newcastle and the Metro Centre, and trains to Carlisle stop here.
The Tyne and Wear Metro has a number of stops throughout Sunderland City Centre and some suburbs. Disembark at Sunderland Central Station for rail connections, and Park Lane for the Park Lane Bus Interchange. Alight at St. Peter's for the riverside, National Glass Centre and University of Sunderland St. Peter's Campus, Sunderland Central or Park Lane for the city centre, and University for the City Campus.
Sunderland serviced offices are served by the busiest bus station in the UK, outside of London Victoria - The Park Lane Interchange. Each part of the sprawling City of Sunderland enjoys good, reliable and relatively quick links with the city centre. Park Lane Interchange also boasts an underground Metro (light Railway) station, busy taxi rank and National Express (coach) links with the rest of the UK, including regular services to and from London.