Nine great pictures of Sunderland Vaux staff as we say cheers to the memories

There's dozens of faces in photos from 1986 to 1999

It's a name that is synonymous with Sunderland. It's Vaux and here are nine photos of the workers who served the company well over the years.

In our latest retro look at Wearside businesses, we are putting the brewery in the spotlight.

Look at the huge numbers of staff who got long service awards in 1992 and 1995.

We've got workers on the last day at the brewery too.

Find out more by browsing through this gallery of photos from the Echo archives.