City Space


University of Sunderland


Education, New Build

DTA were appointed as the Mechanical and Electrical Consulting Engineers for the project involving the construction of a new sports facility serving the local community. The building contains six badminton courts, a multi-use games Hall (including four hundred seat capacity grandstands), a seventy station Fitness Studio, multipurpose suite, changing facilities, climbing wall, 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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