Sunderland wins award for seafront scheme

Marine Walk improvements

Marine Walk improvements

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SUNDERLAND has scooped a national award for improvements to its seafront.

The City Council won the “Excellence in planning and design for the public realm” category, at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence, for its work to breathe new life into Marine Walk and Seaburn Promenade.

Five schemes were shortlisted, including the athletes village used during the London 2012 Olympics and a play park built as part of the Olympic legacy.


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