Sunderland Symphony Orchestra


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West Park United Reformed Church is on the corner of Stockton Road and Cowan Terrace, opposite the Park Lane Transport Interchange (Bus and Metro). The Metro Station is 'Park Lane'.

Where to find us

Concerts are held in the Church, and rehearsals and meetings are held in the Church Hall.

Entrance to the Church is from Stockton Road, and to the Church Hall from Cowan Terrace. Both Church and Hall are entered via steps.

Disabled access is from the side door on Cowan Terrace. A wheelchair hoist (which also has a seat for ambulatory persons) gives  access to the ground floor  and  toilets. A  chairlift  gives access to the hall and balcony. There are no toilets on the upper floor. Anyone with impaired mobility is advised to use the side door.

Car Parking is in the multi-storey Civic Centre car park at the far end of Cowan Terrace, but may also be available in the streets on the opposite side of Stockton Road (eg. Tunstall Terrace and Alice Street).

Rehearsals and Annual Meetings are held in the Church Hall, on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm.

Inside West Park Church

Below is the sanctuary area at the front of the main church.

The orchestra playing area

The main church seats up to 400 people.

Seating for up to 400 people

For concerts, the sanctuary area is substantially enlarged on

 three sides to accommodate the musicians.

Copyright 2010 D E Mills