Unispace Sunderland plans on-site hotel

Premier Inn is to begin construction of a 125-room hotel at Unispace Sunderland, the meetings and events arm of the University of Sunderland, next month.

Unispace Sunderland will get a 125-room Premier Inn in 2015
Unispace Sunderland will get a 125-room Premier Inn in 2015
The contemporary five-storey hotel will add to the venue's capacity for hosting residential events.

Recent events held at Unispace Sunderland include Key Wealth Management's networking and celebratory event, and financial business IG's seminar tour.

Sharon Olver, business development and commercial manager at Unispace Sunderland, said: "This is fantastic news for our conference and events clients who will now have even greater capacity and choice to support residential events. The new hotel will open up the Unispace offer to attract a broader range of events with larger accommodation requirements."

The development is due for completion by February 2015.

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