Developers get Green Light for Second Stack Shipping Container Hub on Sunderland Seafront
Leisure firm Danieli Holdings has been given the go-ahead to create their second North East shipping container leisure and shopping hub in the North East.
Newcastle Stack has proved to be a huge success since opening last summer, drawing in more than 800,000 of people to its independent bars and restaurants while also providing a platform for emerging start-up businesses.
Now Danieli Holdings, the Newcastle care, security and leisure group behind the leisure and shopping experience, plan to replicate the Newcastle site’s success on Sunderland seafront with Seaburn Stack, which will include bars, a cinema and even a bridal suite.
Construction will soon get under way after the firm secured planning permission from Sunderland City Council for their plans, which will create around 100 jobs.
Stack Seaburn will be built from shipping containers that are pieced together to make an enclosed village that will operate in all weather conditions, on empty land opposite the seafront promenade.
Danieli Holdings’ CEO Neill Winch has issued a call to operators in the street food, health & beauty and leisure industries to sign up to the scheme.
He said: “The intention, which is the same as Stack in Newcastle, is to offer something for everyone. We know we can create a welcoming hub of activity and a place where you can have stacks of fun hanging out with friends, family, and even the dog, to enjoy tasty street food and drinks day and night”.