Commercial property in Sunderland
Sunderland is a city in located 10 miles of Newcastle upon Tyne and 12 miles of Durham. Traditionally, Sunderland was a port city relying on trading; now the area grew into a commercial centre for the automotive industry, science and technology and the service sector.
Transport links in Sunderland
Sunderland is served by the Tyne and Wear Metro. The nearest airport is the Newcastle Airport. There are number of rail connections from the the Sunderland Rail station operated by Virgin Trains East Coast, Grand Central and the Durham Coast Line. Sunderland has access to the following roads A1M via the A168, A1231, A1018 and A183.
Businesses in Sunderland
Historically, Sunderland was known for its shipmaking and glass-making factories. However, they've all closed since then due to overseas competition. Today Sunderland is home to electronic, chemical, paper and motor manufactures including the city's Nissan car plant.