The Sunderland bid for the City of Culture 2021 could be set to bring many exciting jobs and opportunities to Wearsiders.
This interactive map showcases three different elements to the bid, with details, photos and interviews. You will be able to navigate through and see the renovations that have taken place (or are currently underway), events, and cultural assets that contribute to the bid.
The bookies William Hill released odds in August 2016 of 4/1 for Sunderland to win, joint second with Cardiff. This map will showcase many reasons as to why Sunderland deserves this title.