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Doxford Park, Sunderland

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Doxford Park, Sunderland

Doxford Park (known locally as Doxy Park) is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, located to the south-west of the city centre. Doxford Park is also the name of a wooded area of land located within the suburb. Doxford Park has been built up in stages from the mid 1960s onwards, original proposals calling the area "Silksworth Township". It is surrounded by the A19 to the west, farmland to the south, Silksworth to the North, and Tunstall to the east.
Post townSUNDERLAND
Administrative CountySunderland
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3752
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191
Population8,700
 

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