Planning Responses

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  • Brentford's Watermans Arts Centre to be redeveloped

    The Trust supported apps P/2017/3371 & P2017/3372 to redevelop Brentford's Watermans Arts Centre & former police station to provide a new replacement arts centre (D2) within a 6/7 storey residential building, subject to the details of a s106 agreement.

  • Hornsey Town Hall to be restored as a new arts centre and hotel.

    The Trust supported applications HGY/2017/2220 & HGY/2017/2222 for refurbishment, alterations and the change of use of the Hornsey Town Hall. The Assembly Hall will be restored and become a new arts venue with three different performance/ function spaces.

  • New home proposed for the Tower Theatre Company in Stoke Newington

    The Trust supported application Ref. 2017/3175 for the change of use and associated alterations to Sunstone House in Stoke Newington to form a 120 seat theatre (sui generis) with ancillary café and rehearsal facilities.

  • London's Lyceum Theatre to refurbish carpet, seating and Circle Bar

    The Trust supported applications 17/06318/LBC, 17/06317/LBC and 17/06781/LBC for the replacement of carpet and seating, and associated alterations to the Balcony, Circle and Circle Bar at London's Lyceum Theatre.

  • New communications cabling in Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

    The Trust supported Application Ref: 17/P/01915 for the installation of cabling in Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

  • Newport's Neon to rebuild its stage facilities

    The Trust supported app ref: 17/0812 for internal alterations to The Neon, including the installation of a replacement bar, rebuilding the central stage, and a new sound and technical desk at the rear of the auditorium.

  • New studio theatre proposed in Hackney Wick

    The Trust supported application Ref.: 17/00391/FULL for the change of use and alterations to the former Carless Institute at 68 Wallis Road, Hackney Wick to form a 110 seat theatre (Class D2), restaurant (class A3), and offices (Class B1).

  • Refurbishment plans submitted for Bolton's Octagon Theatre

    The Trust supported application Ref.: 17/00391/FULL for the alteration, extension and refurbishment of the Octagon Theatre in Bolton.

  • Lincoln's New Theatre Royal to improve accessibility

    The Trust supported application Ref.: 2017/0838/LBC for alterations to Lincoln's New Theatre Royal to create an accessible WC, refurbish the ramped corridor, and open up the door way to the bar to improve accessibility.

  • Objection to cafe proposal for Burnley's Empire Theatre foyer

    The Trust objected to APP/2017/0386 & APP/2017/0387 for alterations and change of use of the Empire Theatre’s foyer at 118 St James’s Street to a café/ bar (Class A3/ A4), given the impact on the opportunity to restore and reuse the Empire.

  • Help stop the demolition of Scarborough's Futurist Theatre

    The Trust strongly objected to app. 17/01714/RG4 to demolish the Futurist Theatre. The site will be regraded and a retaining wall constructed to stabilise the slope. The future of the site is yet to be determined. Council are still accepting submissions.

  • King’s Head Theatre proposes new venue in Islington Square

    The Trust supported app. P2017/0800/FUL for a new 360 seat theatre on the basement levels of the Islington Square development for the King’s Head Theatre, though raised issues regarding signs and access that require resolution with the developer.