Riverside Road Industrial Estate

Southwick, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR5 3JG

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Sizes range from 495 sq ft - 3,003 sq ft



Industrial / Workshop Units To Let


The estate lies immediately to the north of Wessington Way (A1231) and to the south of Riverside Road, approximately 2 miles north-west of Sunderland City Centre. Sunderland is situated on the North East coast of England at the mouth of the River Wear approximately 12 miles south-east of Newcastle upon Tyne and 13 miles north-east of Durham. Wessington Way is accessed via Castletown Way and is the main arterial route to the north of the River Wear linking Sunderland city centre to the A19. The A19 Trunk road passes approximately 3 miles to the west of the city centre and provides access to Newcastle upon Tyne. The A19 also links to the north via the Tyne Tunnel to North Shields and to the south with Middlesbrough and Stockton on Tees. The city is also linked with the A1(M) approximately 9 miles to the west via the A690 and A1231 dual carriageways.

Mainline rail services are available from Sunderland with direct services to London King’s Cross and also local connections to Newcastle, from where connections are available to all mainline UK destinations. Sunderland is within a 40 minute drive time from both Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley airports.

The estate benefits from excellent local amenities with Sainsbury’s supermarket within a 2 minutes’ walk; and Sunderland Enterprise Park only 1 mile away providing a range of retail outlets and eateries including Matalan, McDonald’s and KFC. 


Riverside Road Industrial Estate extends to 23,579 sq ft, comprising a linear terrace of eight units within a fenced site and a “U” shaped terrace of 16 units in a separate adjacent fenced site. There are 26 units in total ranging in size from 495 sq ft up to 3,003 sq ft. The units are of steel portal frame construction with brick / block elevations to a height of around 2 metres with profiled metal cladding above and to the roof. Eaves heights vary from around 2.9 to 4.2 metres. Each unit benefits from an electrically operated roller shutter door.

Internally, each unit has a concrete floor, painted blocks walls, 10% rooflights and suspended strip lights. The two largest units in the linear terrace, which are at each end, benefit from secure fenced compounds.

Externally, the two terraces are each surrounded by steel palisade fencing and their own gated entrance. There is an access road running along the front of Block 7 providing access to each terrace. 


  • Estate CCTV
  • Security fencing
  • Forecourt parking
  • Good access to A1231
  • 2 miles from City Centre
  • Flexible terms
  • Loading doors 2.7m (w) by 2.7 m (h) [Block 9]
  • Loading doors 2.7m (w) by 2.75m (h) [Block 7]


There are a range of flexible leasing options available. For further details please contact us.


The EPC ratings on the available units range from C69 - E105. Individual copies of the EPC certificates are available on request. 

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Location - Riverside Road Industrial Estate


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