Sutherland Institute

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The Sutherland Institute was built in 1897. It is a Grade II listed building which was once a technical college intended to promote and support the industries of its day – coal, steel and ceramics.

The building was renovated in 2005 and is the industrial arm of St James House. It has ten larger office/studio spaces that can be let on a monthly licence agreement, and has a 120-seat lecture hall with full modern facilities.

Facilities at the Sutherland Institute include:

  • 10 offices/studios ranging in size from 25 – 133m2
  • 24-hour access
  • Free on-site parking
  • All units fully alarmed
  • 120-seat lecture theatre with breakout rooms
  • Reception and waiting area
  • Fax and broadband connection
  • Central post and parcel facility
  • 24-hour security and CCTV



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