Why choose
Evolve Business Centre?

Evolve Business Centre

Evolve is a state-of-the-art business centre catering for thriving software and technology businesses in the North East. Located within Sunderland 7 miles from the City Centre with excellent commuter routes from Durham, Newcastle, Gateshead and Teesside. Home to an eclectic community of mature, knowledge-based businesses and early stage start-ups with ambitions for growth, Evolve boasts a range of flexible workspaces, social spaces, meeting rooms and conference facilities.


Located in an area with a prestigious reputation for innovation and technology.


We benefit from excellent commuter routes from Durham, Newcastle, Gateshead and Teesside with convenient access from A690, A19 and A1.


Surrounded by expansive, rural views, the centre boasts easy access to stunning walks and cycle routes.

Sunderland - A reputation for innovation

Sunderland is transforming; a young city by the sea embracing pioneering urban development and enhancing its glorious natural assets. It is a dynamic place to live, work and play, with hundreds of millions of pounds in investment pouring into key development sites across the city. This is creating thousands of new homes, workplaces and jobs within the region, cultivating a sustainable and vibrant hub for businesses to grow.

A prosperous and creative 21st century city; home to over 80 global companies, from software specialists to world leaders in electric vehicles, a portfolio of accessible, state-of-the-art workspaces, a world class university and ambitious, talented communities, Sunderland is a business destination for growth amongst inward investors and homegrown start-ups alike.

A Thriving Community

Home to a thriving community of homegrown and multinational knowledge-based, software and technology businesses.

Find us

Evolve Business Centre

Cygnet Way, Houghton le Spring, DH4 5QY

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