Port of Sunderland

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Port of Sunderland is one of the largest municipal ports in the UK, and represents a prime opportunity for investors looking to join an increasingly vibrant estate. Home to a diverse range of businesses, and warehousing space of 18,000m2, there is a range of development opportunities within the port estate that you can explore.

Recent investment totalling £1 million has allowed Port of Sunderland to become a multi-modal facility in the North East that services cargo handling, warehousing and distribution for a variety of businesses. Port of Sunderland provides capabilities such as two heavy-lift cranes, freight-handling and prime hardstanding of 30,000m2, giving businesses in the maritime, manufacturing and engineering sectors a range of end uses. 

Port of Sunderland also boasts Enterprise Zone status thanks to 8.3ah providing 49,930m2 of estimated new floorspace while also offering Enhanced Capital Allowances. Accessible from the North Sea up to 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, you'll find flexible and competitive rates at Port of Sunderland.


Also an ideal location for offshore and renewable markets, Port of Sunderland presents plenty of opportunity for large-scale project work across a variety of industrial sectors. Find out more about business and investment opportunities with Port of Sunderland by speaking to our Business Investment team or visiting the Port of Sunderland website.