Houghton Sports Centre

  • Capacity: 750
  • Parking: 100 spaces
  • Fully accessible
  • Wireless Internet
  • Licensed bar
  • Outside catering welcome
  • Onsite parking

We here at Houghton Sports Centre have everything you’ll need to make your event – whatever it may be – a fantastic success.

Our sprawling main sports hall is ideal for large events, with a 500-person capacity and regularly hosts all sorts of different events. Our on-site, fully-licenced bar is perfect for celebrations, while we also specialise in live events, corporate events – including awards ceremonies – special occasions and even hold wedding receptions.

We’re also the ideal venue for more compact events, including meetings, conferences and community events. Furthermore, we boast free parking for up to 100 vehicles, while we are easy to get to as well, being set just off the A690, to the south west of Sunderland city centre.

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Sports Hall

Houghton’s largest events space – the sports hall – is perfect for a range of events. Capable of holding up to 500 guests, it’s frequently used for sporting events, as well as other occasions such as awards ceremonies, corporate days and product launches.

  • Capacity: 500
  • Fully accessible
  • Chairs, tables, stage

Welfare Hall

Our welfare room is the perfect place to hold all manner of celebratory events. These include parties, wedding receptions and all manner of other occasions. It can hold up to 180 people and comes equipped with a licensed bar to help make sure the event goes with a swing.

  • Capacity: 180
  • Fully accessible
  • Licensed bar

Exercise studio

As well as group exercise classes and martial arts courses, our exercise studio can be used for a number of events. It’s specifically ideal for meetings and can be had with seating for up to 50 people and a projector screen can also be provided, should it be required.

  • Capacity: 50
  • Fully accessible

Meeting rooms

We have two dedicated meeting rooms available for hire – although they can be used for other events such as children’s parties – that can hold between 20 and 30 people respectively. Naturally, both come with seats and desks for as many as you require, while we can also provide a projector screen if required.

  • Capacity: 30



Station Road, Houghton-Le-Spring,
Tyne and Wear

03330 050 156

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