24 01, 2018

An update on the Vaux development

A statement from John Seager, Siglion chief executive:   “Vaux is a hugely significant development for Sunderland, understandably there has been some concern about what the liquidation of Carillion means for the future of the site.   “We have to follow the direction of liquidator PwC in terms of what we can and cannot say [...]

16 01, 2018

Siglion statement on Carillion Plc

A statement from Siglion in relation to the collapse of Carillion and the pausing of work on the Vaux site:   John Seager, chief executive of Siglion, confirmed that, as Carillion Construction had been appointed to undertake construction of the Vaux site, liquidators at PwC had instructed that work on site ceases for an interim [...]

27 11, 2017

Young Urbanists explore with Siglion to deliver an ‘action’ in Sunderland

Young Urbanists is all about getting young people more involved in the development of their cities. 20 young people aged 14 – 15 from Hetton School have worked with creative agency, 22 Sheds, to explore Sunderland in a project supported by the Wellesley Trust and Siglion - the joint venture charged with transforming the city, [...]

6 10, 2017

Iconic Vaux building has sights on completion

  ONE of the most significant developments in Sunderland's history has completion in sight, after reaching a construction milestone today.   The first building to occupy the former Vaux Brewery site - delivered by city regeneration organisation Siglion - will see its final panes of glass installed today, after ten months on site.   The [...]

16 08, 2017

Artist to bring inspiration to seaside scheme

THE organisation charged with transforming Sunderland’s most exciting sites is injecting some creative spark into plans for Seaburn, after appointing an artist to help transform it into a thriving seaside hotspot.   Sunderland regeneration business Siglion – which aims to create happy, healthy and sustainable communities in the city – has appointed nationally-renowned local artist, [...]