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Managed Offices/Workspaces

The Commercial Facilities team oversee the running of Hope Street Xchange and St Peter’s Gate business centres on the University of Sunderland’s campus, featuring a wide range of managed office space and satellite tenancy packages at competitive rates. In addition, the Venue Sunderland brand provides a unique events offering with dedicated high-specification conferencing facilities available to hire.


Main reception of Hope Street Xchange, featuring reception desk and waiting area

Hope Street Xchange

Hope Street Xchange is a fresh and vibrant business centre with a design that encompasses the history and future of Sunderland.

With high-quality managed offices and creative units across the fusion of a listed red brick building and a contemporary glass structure, Hope Street Xchange is the ideal base for a range of start-ups and established businesses. Its three dedicated external event spaces and ground floor café open to all make it the business heart of Sunderland City Centre.

The building is also home to the Enterprise Place, supporting enterprising students, and FabLab Sunderland, a digital fabrication workshop. With so much going on in one place, Hope Street Xchange truly is a multi-faceted collaborative space that exists to support the development of small businesses.

Learn more about Hope Street Xchange.

Outside of St Peter's Gate on a sunny day

St Peter’s Gate

Situated in a prime location on the banks of the River Wear in Sunderland, St Peter’s Gate is an established business centre that benefits from stunning riverside views and excellent transport links.

Across three floors, St Peter’s Gate features high-quality working environments that vary in size and shape to suit a range of innovative SMEs. 24-hour access and flexible terms provide businesses with options to work and grow just as they require, ensuring they are supported as part of the business community.

Among its many benefits, each room features air-conditioning as standard and there’s free parking on-site for both tenants and visitors. Its professional reception area serves to complete the picture of making St Peter’s Gate into a thriving hub for businesses in the area.

Find out more about St Peter's Gate.

A single row of tables and chairs arranged in a square in a large meeting room

Venue Sunderland

Venue Sunderland provide contemporary events, conference and meeting space in Sunderland. With dedicated and bespoke event coordination, they offer hireable access to stunning contemporary space across the city for up to 400 delegates.

Encompassing events ranging from meetings, conferences, awards shows, training, networking and many more, clients will receive unparalleled customer service from our friendly and experienced team who will be on hand to assist at every step. From enquiry to the day of the event, Venue Sunderland will be there to ensure that your booking is smooth and professional with a friendly point of contact.

The full Venue Sunderland service is complemented by technical support for our AV equipment which is included as part of your room hire as standard. In-house catering is also available across all our venues with an extensive hospitality menu which can be tailored to the requirements of your delegates. These additions and the many more on offer can provide the right touches to make sure that your event is the success it deserves.

Learn more about Venue Sunderland.

Contact us

Hope Street Xchange
0191 337 1550

St Peter's Gate
0191 556 1000

Venue Sunderland
0191 3371 555