Sunderland is a maritime city in the North East of England, located 10 miles south east of Newcastle,12 miles north east of Durham and 30 miles north of Middlesbrough.
The city is located on the River Wear, which passes through the middle of the city.
The population of the City of Sunderland is 277,250 with 70% of the population living south of the River Wear in the west of the city.
Located to the west of the city centre, the property is easily accessible by either the new Northern Spire Bridge or the Queen Alexandra Bridge from the north over the River Wear.
A purpose-built student asset built in the mid 1990s and recently refurbished, comprising two main blocks: Jobling and Marr House.
A unique student village with onsite shop and social space.
The only official student accommodation partner with the University and benefits from a university shuttle bus connecting The Forge to other student residences and University campuses.
Jobling House refurbishment completed for the 2018/19 academic year, whilst the Marr House refurbishment was completed for the 2019/20 academic year.
440 beds: 253 in Jobling House and 187 in Marr House.
Rooms range from 10 sq. m. to 27 sq. m. for standard, premium and double occupancy rooms with studio room sizes c. 40 sq m.
The scheme offers a mix of accommodation:
Sunderland has one Higher Education Institution: The University of Sunderland.
The University is a 1992 institution home to a full-time student population of 11,480.
Awarded Teaching Excellence Framework Silver.
The University has a 2018 Masterplan, which sets out the vision for the University's future.
The University occupies two campuses: City Campus and St Peter's Campus. The City Campus is located on the western edge of the city centre and the St Peter's Campus on the northern bank of the River Wear.
The University has opened a new School of Medicine with the medical curriculum offered in partnership with Keele University School of Medicine, which is based at the City Campus and includes hospital placements across the North East.
Further information regarding the University of Sunderland can be found in the link below.
The sale is not subject to VAT.
Offers are invited in excess of £16,600,000 (Sixteen Million Six Hundred Thousand Pounds) for the freehold interest, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT. A purchase at this level reflects only £37,725 per bed.