The Theatres Trust

Event: PLASA Focus Glasgow

20th November 2014

When: 2nd – 3rd December 2014
Where: Scottish Exhibtion and Conference Centre, Glasgow

Aimed at bringing together audio sound and lighting experts working in the live events sector at a regional level, the show is a chance to meet representatives from industry leading companies to seek out the latest products and services as well as a premier networking opportunity.

To find out more and register go to PLASA Focus


#LoveTheatre day on 19 November

13th November 2014

On Wednesday 19th November theatres across the UK and beyond will take part in the first-ever #LoveTheatre day on Twitter.

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Fire safety improvements for the Prince of Wales Theatre

13th November 2014

Application: 14/08683/LBC & 14/08682/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications to install a roof-mounted generator and modified extraction plant equipment on the roof of the Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street, London to meet fire safety regulations. The Trust supports the applications.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Residential proposals threaten theatre operations in Westminster

11th November 2014

Application: 14/09898/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the change of use of the second and third floor of the property at 35 Cranbourn Street, London from Restaurant (Class A3) to Residential (Class C3), creation of a new fourth and third floor extension, and installation of replacement windows, a new kitchen extract duct, and new shop fronts to the Cranbourn Street and St Martin’s Court frontages. The Theatres Trust objects to the application because it proposes residential use adjacent to the Wyndham’s and Noel Coward Theatres.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Ian McKellen backs Newcastle People’s Theatre refurb plans

11th November 2014

Read more at The Stage
Ian McKellen backs Newcastle People’s Theatre refurb plans
Published 11 November 2014


Essential brickwork repairs scheduled for Theatre Royal Drury Lane

11th November 2014

Application: 14/10121/LBC

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for essential external repairs, repointing and cleaning to areas of brickwork and stucco to the Russell Street and Drury Lane elevations of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, and additional strengthening of the Russell Street parapet. The Theatres Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Developers seek to demolish Farnham's Redgrave Theatre

11th November 2014

Application: WA/2014/1926

The Theatres Trust responded to the above application for listed building consent for the demolition of Farnham’s Redgrave Theatre without providing a replacement cultural facility. The Theatres Trust objects to the application.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here and enter the application number


Upgrade to the Hexagon coming after Reading's Civic Offices close

11th November 2014

Read more at Get Reading
Upgrade to the Hexagon coming after Reading’s Civic Offices close
Published 10 November 2014


Call for donations to turn Lewes Magistrates’ Court into theatre

11th November 2014

Read more at Sussex Express
Call for donations to turn Lewes Magistrates’ Court into theatre
Published 10 November 2014


Sutton theatres look set for private ownership

10th November 2014

Read more at The Stage
Sutton theatres look set for private ownership
Published 10 November 2014


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