28 09, 2018

New village set to move forward

WORK ON the first phase of a scheme that will create a village of sustainable family homes is set to begin next week.   Miller Homes will be the first housebuilder on the newly named Potters Hill site, which spans land behind Chapelgarth and Moorside.   The wider scheme, which is being brought forward by [...]

19 07, 2018

Work resumes at Vaux

WORK ON Sunderland’s iconic Vaux site has restarted, with construction partner Tolent awarded the contract to complete the first building.   Sunderland City Council’s development partners Siglion – which is responsible for the development of the whole Vaux site as well as a number of other key regeneration projects in the city - has confirmed [...]

10 05, 2018

Sports stars help fundraisers step up the pace to tackle youth homelessness

NORTH East athletics stars Steve Cram and Aly Dixon have lent their support to a team of runners who will be raising money this weekend for a charity that tackles youth homelessness. Over 25 people will be taking part in the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K on Sunday to support LandAid, in an [...]

21 03, 2018

A joint statement on Vaux

TENDERS have been issued for securing new contractors at Sunderland's Vaux site. Sunderland City Council and its development partner Siglion had to halt construction work in January this year. This was following the collapse of Carillion Construction, the company appointed to complete the site's first building. The council and Siglion have completed legal formalities and [...]

7 03, 2018

Students step on to landmark site

SUNDERLAND teenagers have stepped into the shoes of the team behind one of the city’s most iconic developments, as part of a programme to inspire them about career opportunities in the region.   Year 9 students from across Sunderland had the chance to learn more about what developers do; how new buildings, public spaces and homes [...]