welcome to our smart city of Sunderland
Sunderland is a city where we feel proud, passionate and inspired. We value our people and our people value their city.
Sunderland’s smart city vision is one of an engaged collective of people, places and opportunities. Opportunities to live, learn and earn – to grow as individuals and as successful businesses
A city of potential underpinned by our ambitious City Plan, Sunderland is a dynamic, healthy and vibrant place to live, work, play and invest. You can explore what these core themes represent whilst discovering our smart city successes and future plans as you navigate our case studies, news and knowledge centre.
News and Insights
New BAI Communications partnership to create UK’s most advanced smart city
A new 5G network will realise Sunderland City Council’s ambition to be a digitally enabled, UK smart city leader as BAI Communications build a new 5G centric network […]
Sunderland chosen as base for £1bn flagship electric vehicle hub
Following collaboration with Sunderland City Council, Nissan recently unveiled Nissan EV36Zero, a £1 billion flagship Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub, creating a world-first EV manufacturing ecosystem right here in […]
Quadrant Smart Tour: Sunderland
On 22nd September 2021, numerous leaders from across Sunderland City Council and our delivery partners took part in Peloton Event’s ‘Quadrant Smart Tour’. Sunderland was the first UK […]
Our Dynamic City of Sunderland
Forging a new direction to live, work and thrive; our connected, international city is ripe with opportunities for all.
Our Healthy City of Sunderland
Building a healthy, happy city is an inspirational journey – continuing health improvements and expanding community resources for a physical and socially rewarding experience.
Our Vibrant City of Sunderland
With a vibrant cultural offer, diverse population and successful business landscape, Sunderland offers economic sustainability within world-class surroundings.
Our smart City Plan connects people to places – a decade of social and digital transformation will accelerate city-wide improvements for generations to come.