dn-a are proud to announce their involvement in designing two proposed grade A office buildings in the centre of Sunderland as part of a major regeneration project for the city. Acting on behalf of Legal & General and Landid, this scheme will bring about 200,000 sq ft of high-end office space to the city.

The larger building will comprise 112,600 sq ft over six floors while the smaller will provide 94,991 sq ft over five floors.

“These compelling new buildings will set an exemplar standard for Sunderland and the North East. They have been conceived with the well-being of the user and the environment at the core of the design and will deliver ‘zero carbon in use’., with all electric building concept. We are vert excited to be part of this development and extraordinary wider regeneration masterplan that will put Riverside Sunderland at the forefront of workplace demand”. Stuart McLarty, CEO.

“Our plans for these buildings complement the new sites that are springing up on Riverside Sunderland, as well as older buildings in the heart of the city. They’re both ambitious and sympathetic and we’re thrilled to be moving forward with them”. James Silver, Managing Director at Landid.

“Riverside Sunderland is a hugely ambitious development and these plans reflect that delivering exceptional modern office spaces that we are sure will be attractive to businesses looking for a workplace that is good for the well-being of their team, as well as for the planet”. Mike Coplowe, Senior Development Manager at Legal & General.

These commercial buildings are part of a wider Riverside Sunderland Masterplan which is aiming to create a “transformational” mixed-use site in Sunderland, comprising 1,000 new homes, 1million square feet of modern office and commercial premises, extensive parkland and a library dubbed Culture House.

“Riverside Sunderland is perhaps the most exciting regeneration project in the UK right now, and we’re delighted to have d-na, Legal & General and Landid working alongside us to help bring our ambitions to life.” Graeme Miller, Leader of Sunderland City Council.