Planning Responses

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  • Facade cleaning and repairs to rear of London Palladium

    The Trust supported a listed building consent for cleaning and maintenance of the rear elevation of the London Palladium.

  • Replacement LED signage at Sondheim

    The Trust raised no objections to the replacement of existing digital signage with LED signage at Sondheim Theatre in London's West End, linked to their wider refurbishment programme.

  • Replacement theatre in former school for Dalbeattie Birchvale Players

    The Trust supported proposals for conversion of a former primary school to a theatre and community space for Birchvale Players in Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway. This would replace their existing Birchvale Theatre in the town.

  • Trust objects to change of use of theatre in Shrewsbury

    The Trust objected to the change of use of a theatre space in Shrewsbury to an office due to lack of evidence. The building, Wightmans Hall, has had a long history of theatre and performance and was most recently used by Wightmans Theatre until July 2019.

  • Platform lift to replace get-in ramp at London Coliseum

    The Trust raised no objections to the replacement of a ramp with a platform lift to the theatre's stage door, which will improve efficiency of get-ins and get-outs and enhance the safety of staff.

  • New VIP and wheelchair entrance at Victoria Palace

    The Trust supported a proposal linked to the theatre's recent programme of refurbishment which will create a new VIP entrance. This will also provide a more welcoming access for wheelchair users.

  • New youth theatre in former Paisley nightclub

    The Trust welcomed a proposal to convert a former nightclub in Paisley to a theatre for PACE Youth Theatre. The Trust has also commented on applications at Paisley's Town Hall and Paisley Arts Centre linked to cultural investment in the town.

  • Outdoor theatre proposed at brewery and tap room in Redgrave, Suffolk

    The Trust supported a part-retrospective application for an outdoor theatre at the Star Wing Brewery and Tap Room in the north Suffolk countryside near the village of Redgrave. A few performances of Shakespeare were held in 2019 linked to a beer festival.

  • 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.