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
Sunderland wastes no time trialling smart bins
Solar-powered ‘smart compactor bins’ are some of the latest innovations being successfully piloted in Sunderland, thanks to its leading digital expertise and growing smart city infrastructure developed in […]
Transforming Sunderland: Our Fibre Developments Update
Are you a fibre provider? Welcome to your flexible fibre future in Sunderland. Do you know about Sunderland’s exciting plans to futureproof all major schemes by installing ducting […]
Sunderland schools receive £8k donation of IT equipment
A public sector partnership has arranged for the donation of thousands of pounds of computer equipment for schools in Sunderland. NEPO and Sunderland City Council have worked with […]
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.