Living in Sunderland

Living in sunderland

Sunderland is one of the best places to live, with thousands of students, employees and several generations of locals affectionately calling our city their home. 

Living in Sunderland not only provides great academic opportunities, volunteering roles and job vacancies, it also provides a unique and unbeatable culture that can't be found anywhere else, as well as an excellent quality of life. 

Thanks to funding and development projects in the North East, Sunderland has seen a transformation that includes brand new housing developments, exciting new amenities and attractions as well as restoration in some of the city's key districts. 

Beautiful new housing estates make Sunderland a great place to buy and rent, while the creation of business hubs, excellent academic facilities and fantastic cultural developments unlock a world of opportunity.

From our stunning coastlines to our bustling city centre our expansive countryside to our innovative infrastructure, Sunderland is fast becoming one of the most accommodating, connected and modern cities to live in and explore.

Discover impressive recreational facilities such as arts centres, restaurants and bars, or find out what makes our unique areas of Washington, Houghton and Penshaw so special. 

Love where you live and discover all you need to know about Sunderland as a brilliant place to live for students, couples, professionals and families alike.