Seaburn


Seaburn is a seaside resort and suburb of Sunderland, located between Roker to the south, Whitburn to the north, and Fulwell to the west. The village of Seaburn became part of the County Borough of Sunderland in 1928, and is now part of City of Sunderland metropolitan borough. During the 1960's and 70's the artist, LS Lowry, regularly stayed at the Seaburn Hotel (now the Sunderland Marriot, which has a Lowry Suite). Lowry Road in Seaburn is named after the artist, and there is a large Lowry painting displayed at the Morrisons supermarket, which occupies the site of the former Seaburn Hall dance hall. The seafront at Seaburn and Roker is the location of the annual Sunderland International Airshow

Seaburn is a seaside resort and suburb of Sunderland, North East England. The village of Whitburn borders the area to the north. To the west and south-west is Fulwell and to the south the coastal resort of Roker.

Virtually all of Seaburn consists of low-density private housing interspersed with open parkland, laid out in the middle of the 20th century. Much of the housing is amongst the most expensive in Sunderland, with many large mansion houses situated along the coast, and on adjoining streets.

The seafront is home to a sandy blue flag beach, seaside promenades, 2 amusement arcades, children's playgrounds, fish and chip shops, small guest houses and one four star hotel, operated by Marriott. The main shopping street is Sea Road, which runs from the seafront up through Fulwell to the Seaburn Metro station.

The area around Queens Parade hosts a 'strip' of popular eateries, with three Italian, two Indian and two Chinese restaurants in operation as of 2009. Also trading are several pubs and coffee shops. In the late 1980s, the old Seaburn Hall site was redeveloped, with a Morrisons supermarket, new amusement park and leisure and fitness centre. Previously, Seaburn Hall had been a famous dance hall and live music venue. It was built in 1939 as part of a development scheme which also included the seafront and a funfair.

Seaburn was a favourite place of the painter L. S. Lowry. A large Lowry painting is displayed in the local Morrisons supermarket.

The popular Sunderland International Airshow is held on the coast at Seaburn and Roker and is the largest free event of its kind in Europe, with a variety of aircraft, civilian and military aircraft on display.

On the Tyne and Wear Metro Seaburn is served by its own station.

The suburb is part of the Fulwell ward on Sunderland City Council, and is represented by three Conservative councillors.

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Sea front at Seaburn

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Steps down to the beach at Seaburn

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Crowds gathering for the Sunderland International Airshow

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Seaburn Funpark

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Seaburn sea front hotel

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The Promenade

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Seaburn sea front 2

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Seaburn Sea Front play area

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Seaburn sea front hotel / fish and chips

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The beach at Seaburn

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The promenade at Seaburn

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Whitburn Road, Seaburn

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Roker and Seaburn, 18th June 1970

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Seaburn Metro station (2)

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Seaburn Funpark

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The Pullman Lodge

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