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 Voted Digital Council of the Year UK 2021
Sunderland City Council recognised for forward-thinking approach at Connected Britain Awards. Sunderland City Council was awarded Digital Council of the Year at a prestigious industry sector awards event […]
SHEILA App Explained
Our Social Health Enabling Independent Living (SHIELA) App has gained recognition on an international scale for its innovative approach to enabling residents to live independent lives via smart […]
Sunderland takes centre stage to test tech for healthier homes
Our healthy smart city is a key strand of our City Plan and we are committed to improving the lives of local people through the innovative use of […]
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.