Standing on the edge of Sunderland’s riverside and in the heart of the City Centre, the former Vaux Brewery is a 5.2 ha development site that is emerging as an exciting new city centre district. The flagship development on the site, THE BEAM, is set to be occupied by online grocer Ocado who are creating 300 new jobs, with 39,000 ft2 of office space still available. Work will soon start on City Hall, a new public sector hub where 2,000 people will work, and there are plans afoot for residential, office and leisure developments to build out this exciting part of Sunderland city centre


Size: 5.2 ha
Proposed master plan output: Mixed use
Total investment cost: £200m
Site owner/partner: Sunderland City Council
Site requirements: Occupiers for offices, hotel restaurant and retail (up to 150m² per unit) and for funding for up to £200m
Address: A183, Sunderland SR1, UK

Development Opportunity Category:

City and Town Centre


Vaux Development, Sunderland, MIPIM 2019

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For more information please contact:

Sunderland City Council Business Investment Team Patrick Matheson Knight Frank Simon Taylor Naylors Gavin Black Jessica Simpson Naylors Gavin Black


A183, Sunderland SR1, UK