Hope Street Xchange is, above all, an environment for business. The life of the building springs from the firms that are based here and from the ways they interact with each other and the wider world. From the information in the profiles below, you can find out more about our occupants and discover how you can work and achieve more together.

Current tenant directory

ISS Ltd are a HV/LV Power Engineering company operating nationwide, undertaking Turnkey Electrical Distribution Projects and Site Service activities. We manufacture low and high voltage switchgear, protection cubicles, LV generator changeover panels, marshalling cabinets and bespoke protection and control equipment.

“Hope Street Xchange is fantastic new building with state of the art facilities and a great atmosphere & environment to work in.”


Current tenant directory

Clear Business Outcome Ltd. is a growing company specialising in helping manufacturing and distribution companies improve their business processes and use of business management software. Their expertise lies in helping discrete manufacturers, wholesalers / distributors and retail clients in a range of industries to maximise investment in ERP software.


Current tenant directory

CLG Consulting is a new consultancy based in the North East.

It exists to encourage, challenge and inspire people and organisations to enhance their contribution for customers, communities and society.

Contact CLG Consulting

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The team at Ashmore Consulting specialise in transformational change for organisations, place and people. Taking a strategic approach, Ashmore creates value through improved business planning and performance, decision making, operational effectiveness, employee engagement and creating the conditions for talent to flourish and thrive. We inspire people and organisations to transform the way they work to deliver better results – for themselves, their teams and their organisation.


Current tenant directory

I Am Sports are a local community company who aim to provide affordable sports and activities for children in the North East of England, we offer a varied and inclusive range of activities from Curricular work in schools, youth sessions tackling relevant social issues, to community work alongside local councils.

Contact I Am Sports

Uplift Associates specialise in training and personal development, they aim to unlock the potential of people by increasing motivation and empowering them to move forward into positive activities. They work with a vast range of people, offering bespoke training in accordance with individual needs.


JB Contract Services are a recruitment agency that specialises in temporary and permanent placements within the Construction Industry.  Our team has a combined 36 years of experience providing staffing services across the UK

With a high level of understanding of our client’s needs and expectations,  We pride ourselves on our honest and transparent way of working.  We believe everything we do is based on the belief that recruitment is a partnership where all parties help each other to improve.


Contact Helen 

Contact Andrew

Northern Rights are an award winning North East social enterprise created, designed and managed by local people who are passionate about supporting the progression of disadvantaged people, in particular those with health problems in to work.


Sarah McKenna HR Recruitment harnesses over a decade of experience recruiting within the North East and Yorkshire HR marketplace to offer a fully consultative, straight forward, results driven recruitment strategy. Specialising in all levels of HR recruitment from Administrator to Director and covering temporary, interim and permanent contracts, Sarah McKenna HR Recruitment offers a personable, honest and flexible approach to both client and candidate alike.


AVA property solutions provide all aspects of property improvements and Eco measures. They supply services to the general public,landlords and businesses.


MAATS Tech is a marine engineering company established in 1989, originally with a focus on specialist subsea vessel design and shipyard supervision.


Waite Accountants specialise in personalised taxation and accounting services for personal and corporate clients. In addition to our accountants, we have the skills, knowledge and charisma to handle all of your accounting needs. We are ready to tackle any financial challenges that you may have as your trusted tax planner and business advisor.


Contact Jason

Set up as a charity, Impact Family Services is the only organisation of its type in the North and potentially the UK catering to every member of the family in times of separation and divorce; domestic violence and abuse; and for young people affected by relationship breakdown.


Emily Charles is a dedicated Independent Estate Agent based in the heart of Sunderland. Whether you are buying, selling or renting your home, we have the experience and knowledge to help.


Idrive Retail Solutions specialise in providing a wide range of services to the retail sector.

• Project management
• Shop fitting
• Bespoke joinery
• Metalwork
• Display & point of sale solutions


Uni4Talent connects you with employers across the North East who are recruiting students, graduates and alumni!

Contact Uni4Talent

UNEEK Staffing provide premium promotional & event staff to hire for all sectors of the UK. Ensuring your investment secures the best local talent. UNEEK Staffing will keep your costs low and you can even view, approve or choose your staff yourself. Book brand ambassadors, promo models, exhibition staff, hospitality staff, event managers, demonstrators, sampling staff, leafleting, experiential staff and more! Working to reach all your goals.


Healthwatch Sunderland is an independent watchdog working across the city of Sunderland, including Washington and the Coalfield areas.

We listen to Sunderland residents of all ages, collecting their experiences of using local health and social care services.  We keep
track and look for trends in the feedback we gather, act upon it and use it to influence changes in services in the future.

Healthwatch Sunderland can help you to find the right service for you, your family or someone you care for.  Whether this is a health, social care, community or complaints service, give us a call – if we don’t know, we’ll find out!

We can also signpost you to organisations which offer individual support or advocacy services if you wish to make a complaint about a health or social care service.

Get in touch! Call-0191 514 7145




We work with your company to create high quality, innovative digital training content to engage your staff and excite your learners. To ensure you can effectively deliver your programmes and manage users we also develop custom online learning environments to support their learning journey and reduce your training costs.

Our digital creative skills help you to raise your profile and impact across social and web platforms. Animation, motion graphics, video & audio production as well as producing crisp Chroma-key compositing (aka green screen stuff!) are just a few of the in-house tools we offer.



Contact Lee 07904 833608

Contact Barry 07886 398023

The University of Sunderland’s Enterprise Place, based in Hope Street Xchange, is a safe environment for students and graduates to research, test & launch their own business or freelance career.

Membership of The Enterprise Place is awarded upon a successful application process and pitch to a panel.  Members then gain access to a host of benefits, including:

•  Free hot desk space and IT resources

•  Specialist advice and support

•  Enterprise master classes

•  Access to business specialists and networking opportunities

The Enterprise Place is a one-stop shop bringing together budding entrepreneurs at all stages of their development and is the perfect environment for entrepreneurial students and graduates from any discipline to turn their business ideas into reality.

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