Production of Nissan Juke and Qashqai in Sunderland

Home to Nissan and Infiniti, Sunderland produces 0.5m cars each year, has tier one auto suppliers exporting worldwide, and a broad-based advanced manufacturing sector.

Advisor working in contact centre

Sunderland is home to leading brands across banking, insurance and utilities, supporting national centres of excellence offering specialist business support services.

Adam Hill, Consult and Design, Sunderland Software Centre

From software and game development to technology research, Sunderland offers specialist business support, a skilled workforce, sector-specific office space and a thriving university.