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Getting To The Beacon of Light

Beacon of Light is easy to get to, whether you’re travelling by car or using public transport.

Where to find us

We are positioned between the Stadium of Light and the Sunderland Aquatic Centre with parking available at Stadium Park and disabled access located directly outside the Beacon.


By Car

From the A1(M), Northbound or Southbound, exit at junction 62 and take the A690 (signposted Sunderland). Join the A19 Northbound and follow the signposts for Stadium of Light.

Upon entering Stadium Park, customers are asked to use the Green Park (adjacent to Sunderland AFC’s ticket office). The Beacon of Light is a short walk away.

Blue badge parking is available and can be accessed via the Sunderland Aquatic Centre’s car park off Vaux Brewery Way.

By Rail and Metro

Sunderland is serviced by the Tyne and Wear Metro railway system, connecting the city to Newcastle East Coast mainline and Newcastle International Airport.

Trains run approximately every 10 minutes with the Stadium of Light and St Peter’s stations (the closest of the two) just a few minutes walk away.

By Bus

There are regular bus services directly to and from Stadium Park.