Artist Ray Lonsdale with his metal sculpture 'Gan Canny'.
Artist Ray Lonsdale with his metal sculpture 'Gan Canny'.

Gan Canny! 13 photos of the stunning life-sized sculpture we could be seeing in Sunderland city centre

They were once a familiar sight near Sunderland’s Vaux site.

Monday, 6th September 2021, 11:29 am

And they soon could be again.

Sunderland City Council has submitted a planning application to erect a stunning recreation of the famous dray horses.

The sculpture is the work of artist Ray Lonsdale, creator of Seaham’s iconic Tommy statue.

And, as these photos show, it would – if approved – be just as impressive an attraction.

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