The Theatres Trust

Adding to Debate over Future of Landmark Seaside Theatre (Scarborough Futurist Theatre)

28th September 2014

Read the story at: Yorkshire Post
Adding to Debate over Future of Landmark Seaside Theatre
Published: 29 September 2014


Proposed changes to the planning system likely to have a negative impact on the protection of theatre buildings

26th September 2014

Technical Consultation on Planning

The Department of Communities and Local Government consulted The Theatres Trust on a number of proposed changes to the planning system including changes to neighbourhood planning, permitted development rights, and consultation requirements. The Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response and Cover letter

To view the consultation documents online, please click here.


Last Ditch Efforts to Save Theatre Church Fail as Demolition Plans Are Approved

26th September 2014

Read the story at: The Bolton News
Last Ditch Efforts to Save Theatre Church Fail as Demolition Plans Are Approved
Published: 29 September 2014


Department for Culture, Media and Sport seeks new Chair of The Theatres Trust

25th September 2014

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is seeking to appoint an individual with the necessary blend of skills and experience as Chair of The Theatres Trust to succeed Rob Dickins CBE, whose term of office ends on 30 January 2015.

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The Peacock Theatre to receive a facelift

22nd September 2014

Application: 14/08584/FULL

The Theatres Trust commented on the above Westminster City Council planning application for refurbishment of the Peacock Theatre’s Portugal Street entrance elevation. The Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


Redevelopment plans for Banbury's former Grand Theatre

22nd September 2014

Application: 14/00859/F

The Theatres Trust commented on the above planning application for the partial demolition, redevelopment, and change of use of the former Grand Theatre from a D2 use to a mixed retail and residential use. The Trust objects to the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


Corwen Pavilion: Injunction on Demolition Lifted by Judge

22nd September 2014

Read the story at: BBC News
Corwen Pavilion: Injunction on Demolition Lifted by Judge
Published: 29 September 2014


Brighton Hippodrome Cinema Plans Returned to Council

22nd September 2014

Read the story at: BBC News
The Theatres Trust asked the housing and planning minister to look at plans to convert Brighton Hippodrome, a Grade II-listed building, into a cinema and restaurant complex, but the request was not accepted.
Brighton Hippodrome Cinema Plans Returned to Council
Published: 29 September 2014


Brandon Lewis MP rejects Public Inquiry into Brighton Hippodrome Applications

19th September 2014

The Theatres Trust is deeply disappointed by the Government’s announcement today that a Public Inquiry will not be held into the redevelopment scheme proposed for Brighton Hippodrome.

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Theatres Trust TheatreStage at PLASA London

19th September 2014

For the second year at PLASA London, ExCel, we will present the TheatreStage on Stand R40 – a hub for awards and announcements from leading theatre industry trade bodies and organisations. TheatreStage will be a focal meeting point to network with theatre colleagues for the duration of the 4-day exhibition. Our TheatreStage will be active from Sunday 5 to Wednesday 8 October.

Register for free now!

The Theatres Trust will be hosting the following sessions on its TheatreStage:

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