City Space


University of Sunderland




Electrical and Mechanical

DTA were appointed as the Mechanical and ElectricalConsulting Engineers for the project involving theconstruction of a new sports facility serving the localcommunity. The building contains six badminton courts,a multi-use games Hall (including four hundred seatcapacity grandstands), a seventy station FitnessStudio, multipurpose suite, changing facilities, climbingwall, restaurant, cafe and social areas.

Key Features

  •   Lighting controls in excess of building regulations

  • Heat recovery on ventilation systems; ventilation rates kept to a minimum by air quality sensors

  • Ground source heat pump combined with boreholes providing low temperature heating

  • Rainwater harvesting providing grey water for toilet use

  • BREEAM Excellent rating achieved

  • RICS Regeneration Award Winner and RIBA

  • North East Excellence Award Winner

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