infobox UK place
map_type= Tyne and Wear
country = England
official_name= Ford Estate
City of Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
region= North East England
constituency_westminster= Sunderland South
Ford Estate (known as "Ford" locally) is a suburb in
Sunderland. The suburb is divided into two areas: High Ford borders the run-down estate of Pennywelland like its neighbour, has many of its houses boarded up, ready for redevelopment or reconstruction. Low Ford, to the east, borders the suburb of Pallionand is a slightly more affluent area.
At the heart of the area once stood Ford Hall (after which the area is named), the childhood home of General Havelock, and a road is named after him near the site as well as a few public houses outside the suburb. The house was demolished in the middle of the twentieth century and was rebuilt as a
Most of the houses in Ford Estate were built in the 1930's and 1940's, and most of the street names begin with the letter F, and also contain the word ford in them, examples of this are Fordenbridge Road, Fordham Road, Fordfield Road.
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