Planning Responses

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  • Replacement auditorium for Action Transport Theatre

    The Trust supported the demolition of Action Transport Theatre's existing auditorium at Whitby Hall, Ellesmere Port, and replacement with an improved purpose-built studio along with wider improvements and restoration to Whitby Hall.

  • New signage for proposed Chester Little Theatre extension

    The Trust also supported a secondary application at Chester Little Theatre for new signage in conjunction with their proposed extension

  • Rear extension for Nantwich Civic Hall

    The Trust welcomed a proposal by the Town Council to provide a rear extension to Nantwich Civic Hall to provide an additional dressing room, multi-purpose studio and accessible WC.

  • Revised proposals for Chester Little Theatre extension

    The Trust again wrote in support of a proposal to extend Little Theatre following previous applications in 2017 and 2018. This application reverts to a single story extension which will provide a new rehearsal studio and improved foyer and access.

  • Seating alterations at Theatre Royal Glasgow

    The Trust wrote in support of proposals to alter the rear of the theatre's Dress Circle and Upper Circle by removing plywood panelling and adding new seating in its place, subject to confirmation the panels were not of historic significance.

  • Trust objects to revised proposal for Westbourne Grand

    Following a previous refused propoisal a new application for less intrusive alteration was submitted. The Trust again objected because of interruption to the significance of the auditorium without evidence a more compatible use couldn't be found

  • Improved facilities for Regents Park's Open Air Theatre

    The Trust supported a proposal to add additional seating along with improved back-of-house and staff facilities at the Open Air Theatre in London's Regents Park. It is the oldest professional outdoor theatre in the UK.

  • Cycle shelter for Stornoway's An Lanntair Arts Centre

    The Trust supported an application to install a covered cycle stand to help encourage more sustainable transport to and from the arts centre in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

  • New studio theatre and bar for Dunfermline's Alhambra

    The Trust welcomed an application for change of use and extension of an adjacent former shop to create a new studio theatre, bar and other facilities for Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline.

  • Additional storage and facilities for Thurso's Mill Theatre

    The Trust welcomed a proposal by Thurso Players, who run the Mill Theatre in Thurso, to restore a neighbouring Category C listed building and bring it back to use for storage, a workshop and additional rehearsal space.

  • CCTV, Defibrillator and repairs at Lancaster Grand

    The Trust supported a proposal by Lancaster's Grand Theatre to install a defibrillator outside the theatre along with a CCTV camera to improve security and general repairs.

  • Further objection to proposals at Chadwell Heath's Embassy

    Following previous objections and refused applications, the Trust again objected to an almost identical proposal for change of use at Chadwell Heath's former Embassy.