What kind of shops do you most want to see open in Sunderland? Vote in our poll

Shopping in Vine Place in 1981.
Shopping in Vine Place in 1981.

The announcement that a new branch of discount shop Home Bargains is set to open in Sunderland has got all of you talking.

While many have welcomed the addition of the new bargain store, in Trimdon Street Retail Park, others have called for different retailers to come to the city instead.

So we want to know, what sort of shops would you like to see open their doors on Wearside?

Do you find yourself always looking for somewhere new to buy an outfit? Or is it more of a struggle finding something new for your living room.

Is it tricky finding just the right toys for the bairns? Where do you go to buy a foodie treat for that Christmas hamper.

Vote in our poll to let us know the shop you'd most like to see, and join us on Facebook to make suggestions of who should open in the city next.

Maritime Terrace, going into Blandford Street, December 1981.

Maritime Terrace, going into Blandford Street, December 1981.

The new Home Bargains store in Sunderland will be the city's third. It will open to shoppers on Saturday, December 1.