Hendon is an eastern area of the City of Sunderland and the most northern point of the Durham Heritage Coast.
Hendon has an interesting history and is probably most famous for shipbuilding which began with the opening of a shipyard by Thomas Menville in 1346. The shipyards long since closed to be replaced by University Buildings, houses and offices.
Sunderland is a vibrant city with shops, cafés, theatres, museum and parks. For more information please visit http://www.seeitdoitsunderland.co.uk/
Sunderland has excellent transport links. The East Coast line runs through Sunderland with links to London. There is also a Metro system linking Sunderland to Newcastle and surrounding towns.