Life in Sunderland

Roker beach in Sunderland

If you’re thinking of relocating to Sunderland to come and work with us, no doubt you’ll want to know a little more about what the city has to offer!

Sunderland is a city by the sea. There’s beautiful coastline to explore, high quality and affordable housing, a low cost of living, plus an excellent transport system and a thriving cultural scene.

Sunderland is surrounded by beautiful beaches and countryside – offering the best of both worlds. It is a thriving city, with plenty of things to see and do, from museums to galleries, to eating out and live music – there is something for everyone.

You can visit Sunderland Empire Theatre, National Glass Centre and Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens to take advantage of the city’s culture. Sunderland also hosts two popular events every year – the Sunderland International Airshow and Sunderland Illuminations – which attract visitors from all over the UK.

If you want to travel further afield and explore some of the Sunderland’s countryside, then head to Penshaw Monument and Herrington Country Park to enjoy being outdoors. Visit our friends at See it Do it Sunderland to find out more about the city and what we have to offer.

Many of the city's attractions are free, meaning you can enjoy a great day out without breaking the bank. It also has a wide range of restaurants and bars and hosts its own annual Restaurant Week.

If you love shopping, then you will want to visit the Bridges Shopping Centre which has over 90 stores including some of the top high street names.

Sunderland is easily accessible and has an excellent transport system, so you can hop on a train, bus or Metro and explore the region or travel by car.

The city also offers high quality and affordable housing and a low cost of living, so it is a great place to live and work.

If you have any questions about living and working in Sunderland, we would be happy to have a chat with you. Just drop us a line via our Contact Us page and we’ll get in touch to arrange a time to talk.
 

 

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