The Theatres Trust

New cultural venue proposed in Elephant and Castle

26th May 2016

Application: 16/AP/5125

The Theatres Trust commented on the above planning application for construction of a mixed use development which will include a new cultural space (Class D1/ D2/ Sui Generis) at ground and basement levels. The Trust highlighted that it is important all operational issues are taken into consideration at this planning stage to ensure the venue is viable and will deliver the expected cultural benefits for the local community and to the development itself.

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Residential scheme threatens the Kentish Town Forum

26th May 2016

Application: 2016/1482/P

The Theatres Trust objected to the above planning application for the demolition of a Class B8 warehouse and redevelopment for Class C3 residential units near the Forum Theatre in Kentish Town.

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New Streatham Theatre & Arts Venue Operator – call for Expressions of Interest

23rd May 2016

New Streatham Theatre & Arts Venue Operator – call for Expressions of Interest

London Square have launched the tender process to find a venue operator for the new Streatham Hill Theatre & Arts Venue, due to open in December 2017.

They are looking for an enthusiastic organisation to work with London Square to complete this exciting venue, and then to manage it for the benefit of the local community and other stakeholders. The theatre space will be fully fitted out as a working theatre by London Square and will be let to the operator for a peppercorn rent of £1 per year.

For further details and to view the tender documents online, please click here


The Kings Theatre in Southsea to get WC upgrade

23rd May 2016

Planning Application: 16/00780/LBC

The Trust supported the above listed building application for internal works associated with improving the Dress Circle level toilet facilities.

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Hull's former Young People's Institute Hall slated for residential units

20th May 2016

Planning Appeal: 16/00449/LBC and 16/00448/FULL

The Trust objected to the above applications for the change of use and conversion of the lower level of the former Young People’s Institute Hall into two residential units as a community needs study was not provided.

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Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, to enjoy makeover after securing Theatres Trust funding

19th May 2016

Story from Bridport News

Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, to enjoy makeover after securing Theatres Trust funding

Published 18 May 2016


Plans to flatten Dudley Hippodrome could be shelved after council power battle

19th May 2016

Story from Halesowen News

Plans to flatten Dudley Hippodrome could be shelved after council power battle

Published 18 May 2016


Major new cultural hub announced for London Borough of Harrow

19th May 2016

Story from building construction design

Major new cultural hub announced for London Borough of Harrow

Published 17 May 2016


County Hall pledges £1million for ambitious Mercury Theatre expansion

19th May 2016

Story from Clacton Gazette

Backstage: How County Hall pledges £1million for ambitious Mercury Theatre expansion

Published 17 May 2016


Backstage: How Charcoalblue is helping theatres adapt to the digital world

19th May 2016

Story from The Stage

Backstage: How Charcoalblue is helping theatres adapt to the digital world

Published 16 May 2016


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