Sunderland Arc's vision of how the Vaux site would have looked from the north bank of the River Wear.

A bridge too far: Bright Sunderland ideas which did or didn't happen - and others which still might

They can be trumpeted as "ambitious plans" by some and dismissed as "madcap schemes" by others.

Saturday, 7th September 2019, 18:42 pm

With artists’ impressions released for how a £700,000 scheme will improve Sunderland Minster Churchyard and Town Park, here we remember various visions of how Sunderland could have looked – and indeed may still look – in the future as well as celebrating several drawings which were indeed spot on.

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