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Green light given to demolish the civic center and build new homes

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https://www.constructionenquirer.com/20 ... -approved/

Is this one going to sit there demolished for ten years?
That's usually the timeframe for any work to actually get done in Sunderland.


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That's some prime city centre land.
I bet the prices are out of this world.


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The cost will put me out of contention!


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Crawford wrote: 12 Apr 2022, 14:09 That's some prime city centre land.
I bet the prices are out of this world.
If you're willing to wait a few years that is. It'll probably take 6 months to demolish, then it'll sit there for a year longer...loads of rubble, making the area look like a tip, then it'll take a few more months to clear it..it'll probably sit there with nothing happening for a bit after its cleared..this is how Sunderland council rolls.

They seem to take forever to do anything


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The amount of money involved with that bit of land should see things move far quicker I reckon.


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Crawford wrote: 13 Apr 2022, 20:25 The amount of money involved with that bit of land should see things move far quicker I reckon.
There's a lot of money involved with the vaux site, but there seems to be permanent fences around there every week with nothing happening.


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Steve30000 wrote: 14 Apr 2022, 20:43
Crawford wrote: 13 Apr 2022, 20:25 The amount of money involved with that bit of land should see things move far quicker I reckon.
There's a lot of money involved with the vaux site, but there seems to be permanent fences around there every week with nothing happening.
I think the industrial site had different issues but the housebuilders are a different kettle of fish and will want to make a move.
Now that house prices are sky-high, you can bet your bottom dollar they will want to get in there.


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I wonder if they will keep the nuclear bunker that was built into the Civic Centre?


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Sunderland Nut wrote: 17 Apr 2022, 17:47 I wonder if they will keep the nuclear bunker that was built into the Civic Centre?
They will fill it in as usual.
I wonder if there's anything useful still down there.


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