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Theatres Trust’s plans archive to be catalogued

28th July 2015

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in The Stage
More than 4,000 architectural plans of UK venues held by The Theatres Trust are to be catalogued for the first time as part of new internships offered by the organisation.

Kate Carmichael, resources adviser at The Theatres Trust, said: “The Summer Archive Projects should provide us with the information we need to share these archives more widely. The architectural plans catalogue will provide researchers, theatre owners, architects and anybody with an interest in the history and development of the UK’s theatres with a route into our valuable collection.”

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Published 28 July 2015


New cinema complex proposed next to Scarborough's Open Air Theatre

28th July 2015

Application: 15/01305/OL

The Theatres Trust was consulted on the above outline planning application for the demolition of existing structures on part of the former Atlantis Waterpark site in Scarborough and the erection of a mixed use development comprising a multiplex cinema and residential units. The site is adjacent to the Scarborough Open Air Theatre. The Theatres Trust does not object to this application.

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To view the planning documents online, please click here


Repairs planned to Plymouth's Palace Theatre

24th July 2015

Application: 15/00904/LBC

The Theatres Trust was consulted on the above listed building application for repairs to Plymouth’s Palace Theatre and Great Western Hotel to make the building safe and water tight. The Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here


Introduction to the Summer Archive Project

24th July 2015

Her Majesty's Theatre From 29 July to 19 August 2015, The Theatres Trust will be running its first Summer Internship. This year, our focus will be on improving access to The Theatres Trust’s archive of architectural plans of theatre buildings. Read on to find out more about our plans for the summer, and how we’ll be keeping you updated on the project as it progresses.

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Planning proposal puts Melrose's Wynd Theatre at risk

22nd July 2015

Application: 15/00687/FUL

The Theatres Trust was consulted on above planning application for the change of use and alterations to The Wynd Theatre, Melrose, Scotland, to form artist studios. The Trust objected to the application due to the loss of a valued performance space.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here


Half-million refurbishment of Workington’s iconic Theatre Royal begins

21st July 2015

Read the story at Cumbria Crack
Half-million refurbishment of Workington’s iconic Theatre Royal begins
Published 21 July 2015


Oakengates Theatre The Place to be after revamp

21st July 2015

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Theatre The Place to be after revamp
Published 21 July 2015


£3.2m plans to turn Nottingham's Theatre Royal and Concert Hall into world-class venue move closer

21st July 2015

Read the story at The Nottingham Post
£3.2m plans to turn Nottingham’s Theatre Royal and Concert Hall into world-class venue move closer
Published 21 July 2015


Llandudno's Broadway Boulevard will open by end of year

20th July 2015

Read the story at Daily Post
Llandudno’s Broadway Boulevard will open by end of year
Published 20 July 2015


Theatres Trust at the Royal Welsh Show
20 - 23 July 2015

20th July 2015

Find out more about how we can help advise theatres in Wales by picking up one of our leaflets from the Wales Heritage Group at their table in the Ty Mawr Lime tent (CCA 797, near the Royal Welsh Sports Village) at the Royal Welsh Show, July 20-23rd 2015!

Not able to attend the Royal Welsh Show in 2015? Download our Theatres Trust in Wales leaflet.

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