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Southwick, Sunderland

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Southwick, Sunderland

Southwick is a former village and now a suburb on the north banks of the River Wear in the city of Sunderland in the county of Tyne and Wear. Southwick borders with Castletown Hylton Red House to the west, Monkwearmouth to the east, greenbelt farmland to the north, and the Wear to the south although the Queen Alexandra Bridge links Southwick to Pallion and central Sunderland. It is home to a police station that services the north of Sunderland.
Administrative CountySunderland
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ3758
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East

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