Sunlea Stores occupies large two storey premises, ideally located within the village of High Spen, near Rowlands Gill, Tyne & Wear. The business is located on the busy B6315 Hookergate Lane, which is one of the main roads running through the village, therefore generating a lot of footfall and passing trade. The convenience store/Post Office is surrounded by mainly residential properties, from which the business derives much of its trade.
Rowlands Gill is located between Winlanton Mill and Hamsterley Mill, on the north bank of the River Derwent. Amenities within the town include a four doctor GP surgery, a bank and a library. Rowlands Gill also has a primary school, which was rebuilt in 2007 after the amalgamation of the previously separate infant and junior schools.
The area is served by the public transport system, with bus stops within walking distance of the property. The nearest railway station is approximately 5½ miles away in Blaydon. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A694 being within easy driving distance of the property, which links to the extensive A-road and motorway networks. Gateshead is approximately 10 miles away and Sunderland is 20 miles away.