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 Finalist on Global Stage for World Smart City Award
On 17th November 2021, Sunderland City Council represented not only the North East region, but the country as the only shortlisted UK finalist at the World Smart City […]
Chief Executive Patrick Melia in UK’s top 3 digital leaders
Digital Leaders UK has just announced that Patrick Melia has been recognised nationally as one of the top three digital leaders in the UK in the renowned Digital […]
Free ‘Connected Communities’ online conference
How will digital transformation make services more sustainable, improve collaboration and shape the future of our cities and towns? Hear from Sunderland City Council’s Assistant Director of Smart […]
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.