Chester Gate, Sunderland

  • Adjacent to Chester Road, approximately 2 miles from the City Centre

  • New 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes

  • Ideally located for commuters providing easy access to the A19

  • New vehicular and pedestrian access created from Chester Road
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Site Context

The development site is located just over 2 miles West of Sunderland City Centre and provides excellent access to the A183 (Chester Road) which is a main route into the City Centre and the A19.


The new development named ‘Chester Gate’ after its prominent position on the edge of the city adjacent to Chester Road, will be developed by Gentoo Homes, with 118 new properties being built as part of this first phase.


Chester Gate will feature a range of property types aimed at meeting local housing need, with two, three and four bedroom properties being made available for sale. This includes a number of new bespoke house type designs by Gentoo Homes, which will form a unique frontage and grand approach along Chester Road.

Community Benefits

  • The development of the land, when complete, will provide a range of new housing to meet the needs of first time buyers and families due to featuring a mix of both affordable homes for rent and homes for sale on the open market.
  • Since we began building new homes in Sunderland, Gentoo has invested £262m in providing 2168 new homes across the city, including 1589 homes for rent and 579 homes for sale. This is in addition to the £62m it is investing in 417 homes that are currently under construction at various developments across the city.

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Please be advised that details on the first release of house styles, prices and estimated completion dates are not available until a Sales Information Centre opens on site. 

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