The Quayside Exchange

The Quayside Exchange is a Historic Grade II listed venue close to the heart of Sunderland City Centre, and the perfect venue for weddingsconferencesevents or even just to relax with a drink and some live music in our Tempest bar.

We have a variety of function suites available ranging from the elegant Grand Room with Georgian windows overlooking the River Wear, the rustic Vault Suite complete with a riverside terrace and the Alexandra or Wear Suites ideal for small Conferences and meetings.

Our dedicated team have many years of experience in delivering the highest standards in events planning and coordination, so whether you are looking for a conference, wedding or special occasion let us deliver what you visualise to the finest detail.

Browse our site and get in touch with our talented and passionate team for more information, or arrange a showround to see the venue in person and chat to one of our team whilst admiring the history of The Quayside Exchange.

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Our Recent Testimonials

Emma Bald


Thank you for the most wonderful party Saturday celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary in your stunning Tempest bar. All of our guests agreed the venue was beautiful, the food was outstanding and the staff amazing. You made it the best and easier party we have ever had.
I will most definitely be recommending you to all my friends and family.
Thank you so much for such a special evening.

Beth Mitchell


Thank you so much had an amazing night ❤️

Lewis Simpson


Fantastic venue, lovely young events manager names Lauren who is more than helpful with everything and goes above expectations in organisation and direction of events A***