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

A bridge too far: What happened to Sunderland's last bid to build footbridge across River Wear

Sunderland City Council has just announced tentative plans for a new River Wear footbridge has part of a near £200m spending bonanza across the city.

Sunday, 13th October 2019, 19:06 pm

With the idea due to be discussed for the first time on Tuesday, October 15, here’s a look back at the last attempt to build a footbridge across the river – plus a varied bag of other past schemes aimed at transforming the city.

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