IN PICTURES: Nine pictures showing the history of Sunderland’s Vaux site

The Vaux horses and dray, taken in 1949.
The Vaux horses and dray, taken in 1949.
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Sunderland’s former Vaux site has been back in the news this week as plans are revealed for its future.

But how much of its history can you remember?

Vaux and Associates Breweries Ltd, opened its new public house, the Dray and Horses today at Hahnemann Court, Sunderland.  Taken Wednesday, November 5 1969.

Vaux and Associates Breweries Ltd, opened its new public house, the Dray and Horses today at Hahnemann Court, Sunderland. Taken Wednesday, November 5 1969.

We’ve taken a look in our archive and gone down the Vaux memory lane, remembering the good old days of the brewery.

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We were also there as staff members worked their last shift, as an auction took place and, more recently, as work began on the location’s future.

Take a look at our pictures from years gone by and share your memories with us.

Transformation finally taking place on the Vaux site.

Transformation finally taking place on the Vaux site.

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Coun Paul Watson at Sunderland's Vaux site.

Coun Paul Watson at Sunderland's Vaux site.

Vaux workers on their last day. Picture: July 2, 1999.

Vaux workers on their last day. Picture: July 2, 1999.

An auction at the Vaux site in September 1999. Did you attend?

An auction at the Vaux site in September 1999. Did you attend?

The building in September 1983.

The building in September 1983.

The Vaux sign being taken down in July 1999, following closure.

The Vaux sign being taken down in July 1999, following closure.

Work on the former Vaux brewery site.

Work on the former Vaux brewery site.