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Information about parking in Sunderland
Sunderland is not only a beautiful city, but it is also a port and metropolitan borough, at the mouth of the River Wear, along the North Sea. The development of the coal trade in the 17th century, based on the expansion of the mining industry, led to the rapid growth of the city. By the mid-18th century, the city was probably one of the best shipbuilding centres in the United Kingdom. The name Sunderland comes from Monkwearmouth “sundered” from the monastery by the river.
Some additional information about parking in sunderland, to cater to all your parking needs
Every Thursday after 3 pm, there is free parking in Sunderland, in council car parks and street parking bays. The city council and business associations are working together to encourage more people to spend more time in the city centre. Providing free parking at specific times further encourages: