Suit Hire Sunderland

The city of Sunderland in the North East of England is one held in high regard not only in its home region but across the UK and further afield. Since the 1980’s Sunderland has undergone massive regeneration and has become a leading location for business, education and culture. As such a cosmopolitan city that plays host to regular formal occasions, it is no surprise that there is a good selection of shops providing suit hire. Numerous events requiring suit hire can be seen happening on a daily basis in the city from University of Sunderland graduation ceremonies to corporate events at the Stadium of Light (home to the city’s football team Sunderland A.F.C). The city offers far more than purely the city centre and towns such as Washington, Houghton-le-Spring and Penshaw are all areas that popular with weddings and memorial events.

Overall, as a city offering suit hire, Sunderland is as good as any area in the UK. The city’s close proximity to the county of Durham and the city of Newcastle gives those in search of formal menswear even more options. Sunderland and Newcastle are also connection by train, metro and bus which makes travelling between the two cities easy.


With one branch in Sunderland and another in Newcastle, any list of recommendations for suit hire would have to include Waltons. The company is well established in the area and prides itself on providing each and every company with friendly and professional service and an extensive range of formal wear suitable for both men and boys and any occasion. Waltons’ range of suits, second-to-none service and competitive pricing makes them a very popular choice with customers across the North East. Top of the range formal wear is available in wedding, morning and evening dress and any occasion can be made personal and unique with the specialist waistcoat and cravat making service which is offered to all customers. Discounts are regularly available and large parties are also catered to.

Gavin Scott

Located in the town of Washington, Gavin Scott is the largest independent retailer in the North East, offering an unbeatable range of adults and children’s suit hire. Sunderland’s residents is not only provided with a collection of suits to match any etiquette but also given the expertise of expert and friendly staff and a company with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. Jackets, trousers, waistcoats and accessories are all plentiful and come in various colours, styles and fabrics. Gavin Scott is also able to cater to couples planning overseas weddings and offer extended hire rates.

The Wedding Wardrobe

Situated in the town of Chester-le-Street in neighbouring County Durham, The Wedding Wardrobe offers a fantastic collection of suits to impress any groom to be. The menswear department is fully stocked with suits in varieties including:
  • Tailcoats
  • Highland wear
  • Frock coats
  • Edwardian suits
  • Lounge suits
Each outfit is complemented with a choice of accessories in a vast pallet of colours. The Wedding Wardrobe is a chosen supplier of Cameron Ross suits, a leading designer in wedding wear and stocked by only a handful of hire shops in the UK.

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