Latest news from Riverside Sunderland
Sunderland’s new £36m Eye Hospital takes step forward
A planning application for Sunderland’s new state-of-the-art Eye Hospital has been submitted to the council, following feedback from patients and the public that has shaped proposals for the £36m facility.
Footage shows stunning transformation of city centre
Aerial footage capturing the transformation of Sunderland’s city centre has been released by the council, as City Hall nears completion.
Sunderland development lead inspires next generation
Legal & General’s £160m investment in Sunderland has inspired a lesson in careers and development for city school children this week.
Smart homes and sustainability top of the agenda for Sunderland
First housing approval for ambitious Riverside Sunderland masterplan
Sunderland launches e-scooter trial, as Neuron Mobility’s safety-leading escooters hit the city’s streets
Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial will begin on 31 March, with the first of 300 distinctive orange e-scooters deployed across the city. The 12-month trial, operated by Neuron Mobility in partnership with Sunderland City Council, will provide the city with a safe, socially-distanced and environmentally-friendly transport option for those that must travel.
Sunderland lights landmarks for national day of reflection
Landmarks across Sunderland will be lit yellow on Tuesday 23 March as the city joins in a national day to remember all those have died during the Covid pandemic and show support for everyone who has been bereaved.
Three major Riverside Sunderland schemes go to planning
Three major schemes at Riverside Sunderland are expected to pass through planning next week.
Ocado Retail chief celebrates Sunderland team’s success
Ocado Retail’s CEO, Mel Smith CBE, has spoken of the ‘huge significance’ of the firm’s Sunderland site, less than two years after the global grocer arrived in the city.
‘Sunderland Station to be proud of’ on track, say city bosses
SUNDERLAND’S leader has vowed to ‘deliver a train station that the city and its residents deserve’, after revealing that a phased programme to transform it is set to move forward within weeks.