Meet our community

With modern, spacious and versatile workspace and exceptional connectivity to the local supply chain offer, it’s unsurprising that our workspace is home to a community of early stage start-ups and more established, growing businesses doing incredible things.

And our job is to help create an environment that supports business to capitalise on the many relationships and opportunities that come from working together in these highly collaborative spaces.

Our prestigious location has a solid reputation for innovation, attracting multinational businesses from around the world and boasting commuter routes from Durham, Newcastle, Gateshead and Teesside; our talent pool is vast and our community diverse.

Here at Washington, our community meets, works and collaborates across a full range of private offices, workshops and hybrid units, as well as shared networking spaces and bookable meeting rooms.

Meet Turnmill Engineering

Turnmill Engineering, based at Washington Business Centre, works with businesses and individuals to help bring new products to market and improve production processes.

The company moved to the centre after being introduced to the office space by Sunderland City Council’s business investment team and being impressed by its flexibility and its ability to accommodate its future growth plans.

Award winning carpark

SUNDERLAND’S distinctive new car park has won a national award in recognition of its excellence. Sunderland City Council’s new Riverside…

Meet the Team

Our centre team is here to support meeting bookings, as well as to provide media equipment for events, manage incoming post and building facilities.

Our Business Centres

Sunderland’s outstanding portfolio of business centres are home to some of the most notable companies in the region. With a range of contemporary office spaces, flexible collaboration spaces, media suites, conference facilities and meeting rooms, the centres are home to a diverse range of start-ups, scale-ups and mature teams, representing Sunderland’s most thriving business sectors.