Planning Responses

We are a statutory consultee in the planning system. Keep up-to-date with our planning responses.

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  • Hull New Theatre's new signage installed

    The Trust supported applications 17/00375/LBC and 17/00286/ADV to install new theatre identification signage on the Hull New Theatre’s new fly tower.

  • Plans to make the National Theatre's roof top Deck permanent

    The Trust supported applications 17/01760/LB and 17/01759/FUL to replace the existing temporary structure on the roof terrace of the National Theatre, known as the Deck, with a permanent structure.

  • Historic England decides to not list the Blackpool Ice Drome

    Historic England has informed the Trust that it will not list Blackpool’s Ice Drome, the earliest purpose built ice theatre in the world, as it has been significantly altered, which means it does not meet the national criteria for designation.

  • New performance space proposed for Manchester Metropolitan University

    The Trust supported applications 115648/FO/2017 & 115649/LO/2017 for a new arts and media building for Manchester Metropolitan University, to provide classrooms, poetry library, performance space, cafe, incorporating the retained former Town Hall facade.

  • Theatres Trust submission to the Housing White Paper

    The Trust responsed to the consultation on the ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’ White Paper.

  • New downpipe for Bath's Theatre Royal

    The Trust supported listed building application 17/01123/LBA for the installation of a new downpipe on the front elevation of the Theatre Royal in Bath.

  • Extensions proposed for Woolwich's Granada

    The Trust objected to applications 16/1625/L and 16/1624/F for extensions to Woolwich’s former Granada Theatre, and conversion of the fly tower to office and support spaces. We have significant concerns with the works proposed in the fly tower.

  • New 550 seat theatre proposed as part of Oldham's Cultural Quarter

    The Trust supported applications PA/339957/17 and LB/339956/17 for the construction of a new replacement theatre building (sui generis) with ancillary bar and office uses, and public realm works adjacent to the Grade II Listed former Library.

  • Redevelopment of Warwick Arts Centre

    The Trust supported application FUL/2017/0530 for the partial redevelopment of the Warwick Arts Centre, including the reconstruction of the Mead Gallery, cinema, bookshop and atrium, creation of a new entrance, and refurbishment of the theatre.

  • The Globe in Stockton-on-Tees to be restored

    The Trust supported applications 17/0755/LBC and 17/0754/COU for the restoration and refurbishment of the Grade II listed The Globe in Stockton-on-Tees for use as a multi-purpose live entertainment venue.

  • Replacement signage at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    The Trust supported applications 17/02884/LBC and 17/02849/ADV for replacement signage to promote the current production at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.