Sunderland’s Historic High Streets

Sunderland's 'Historic High Streets' Heritage Action Zone aims to bring Sunderland's high street heritage back to life. The scheme will build on work by Sunderland City Council and local partners to revive historic Sunderland and reconnect it with the modern city centre.
  • River Tees dockside and Wearmouth Bridge in background

    Project Background

    Focussing on Fawcett Street, Church Street, High Street East and High Street West, the project aims to revive historic Sunderland.

  • Sunderland Exchange

    Get Involved

    All the latest news on community events, projects, education and other ways to get involved in Sunderland’s Heritage Action Zone.

  • Athenaeum Building


    Find out about our research into Sunderland's Heritage Action Zone area and buildings such as Phoenix Hall and Hutchinson's Buildings.

  • Derelict shop buildings


    Stay up to date with the restoration of 170-175 High Street West and other regeneration work in Sunderland’s Heritage Action Zone.