Planning Responses

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  • Significant new theatre and music venue planned for London Olympia

    The Trust supported and welcomed the proposed theatre and music/performance venue planned as part of a wider redevelopment of London Olympia. they will draw people to the site from a wide area and further improve London’s cultural offer.

  • Theatre proposal for remote church in Scottish Borders

    The Trust supports this proposal which would see the vacant category A listed Polwarth Kirk, described as one of the most significant buildings in Scotland, return to use as a church, music hall and theatre. The facility will bring theatre together.

  • Variation to approved bar alterations at Wyndham's Theatre

    The Trust raised no objections to variations to a previously permitted scheme at Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End to improve their stalls bar area.

  • Alterations to permitted works at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    The Trust supported a number of alterations to a previously permitted works, including changes to the design of secondary doors to the Vinegar Yard infill.

  • Installation of flambeaux to terraces at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    The Trust supported the proposed installation of six flambeaux to the theatre's Catherine Street and Russell Street terraces, along with alterations to windows along Drury Lane.

  • Works at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    The Trust supported a series of applications at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, including this one which sought refurbishment of the building's rotunda, improvements and bar relocation within the Grand Saloon and external works such as the removal of railings.

  • Original Ovalhouse Theatre in Lambeth to be demolished

    The Trust made no objection to the proposed demolition of the existing Ovalhouse Theatre to facilitate a new hotel as the theatre is moving to a new site. This is conditional however on the new theatre being operational before building works can start.

  • Trust objects to proposed redevelopment of Odeon Shaftesbury Avenue

    The Trust objected to a proposal for a roof extension, façade alterations and a new basement at the Odeon Cinema on Shaftesbury Avenue in London's West End, formerly the Saville Theatre, which would harm its unique character and cultural function.

  • Amendments to development including Camden Koko

    The Trust generally supported alterations to the permitted scheme at Koko and its neighbouring site, although we retained some concerns such as disabled access to some parts and the need for acoustic control between the venue and plant enclosure.

  • Trust supports Edinburgh's IMPACT Centre proposal

    The Trust supported an application by IMPACT Scotland for a new concert hall and studio, which although impacting on the setting of surrounding heritage assets would provide the city with a new venue of international significance.

  • Former Rex in Wilmslow to revert back to cinema

    Following the collapse of furniture chain Multiyork which left the Rex building vacant, the Trust welcomed a proposal to convert it back to a cinema with two screens and a cafe.

  • Replacement box office at London's Coliseum

    The Trust supported a proposal for a remodelled box office at the London Coliseum, to give it greater prominence for visitors and improve staff comfort and well-being through improved heating.