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
Tech-driven improvements at local play park get underway
Southwick’s Thompson Park is receiving more than £740,000 in investment to become a modern, interactive play space and home to one of only two interactive football walls in […]
Smart sensors prepare Sunderland’s roads for Arctic blast
Ten new additional state-of-the-art infra-red (IR) temperature sensors are in the final phase of exhaustive testing across a variety of locations around Sunderland, to provide additional detailed forecast […]
Council scoops duo of industry awards
As a leading smart city, it is with huge pride that we announce Sunderland City Council has scooped two coveted awards for digital housing innovation. Supporting residents through […]
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.