Grindon, Sunderland

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Grindon
Grindon is located in Tyne and Wear
Grindon
Grindon
 Grindon shown within Tyne and Wear
Population 10,000 
Metropolitan borough City of Sunderland
Metropolitan county Tyne and Wear
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SUNDERLAND
Postcode district SR4
Dialling code 0191
Police Northumbria
Fire Tyne and Wear
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Sunderland South
List of places
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Tyne and Wear

Coordinates: 54°53′20″N 1°26′31″W / 54.889°N 1.442°W / 54.889; -1.442

Grindon is a suburb of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, in the United Kingdom.

Located three miles to the west of the city centre along Chester Road, Grindon is a densely populated area of Sunderland. It includes a wide variety of housing, from modern, newly built estates to massive post-war housing projects, built to house people whose homes were bombed during World War II.

In 2004 the electoral ward of Grindon was changed to include Thorney Close and is now known as the Sandhill Ward, a very safe Labour ward.

Pennywell Road is the location of the well-known independent school Grindon Hall Christian School.


Grindon, Sunderland.