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
Career event brings digital to life for Sunderland pupils
Sunderland Software City recently hosted an event at Sunderland College to showcase the exciting and wide range of career opportunities available in the digital sector. More than 80 […]
See the 5G CAL autonomous HGV in action
Following the recent news of the success of the 5G Connected Automated Logistics (5G CAL) pilot, you can now see the UK’s first zero emission autonomous truck in […]
NE based consortium completes UK’s first autonomous HGV pilot
The pioneering 5G Connected and Automated Logistics (5G CAL) pilot has succeeded in its mission to prove the potential of next generation technology in overcoming barriers for a […]
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.