The Theatres Trust

A more sustainable Nottingham Playhouse

19th December 2013

Applications: 13/02707/LLIS1

Nottingham Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the installation of double glazing and insulation at the Nottingham Playhouse.

The Trust supports the application in principle because the proposal improves the environmental performance of the building without adversely harming the intrinsic character of the Grade II* designated heritage asset. Read the Trust’s response

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


Back stage improvements for Chesterfield's Winding Wheel Theatre

19th December 2013

Applications: CHE/13/00750/LBC and CHE/13/00749/FUL

Chesterfield Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations and back stage improvements to Chesterfield’s The Winding Wheel Theatre.

The Trust supports the application in principle because it aims to improve the facilities within the historic theatre to secure its long term viability. Read the Trust’s response

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


Vital building reinforcement works at the Adelphi Theatre

19th December 2013

Applications: 13/10568/LBC

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for strengthening works to the box office wall of the Adelphi Theatre on Strand.

The Trust supports the application because the proposed reinforcement works are necessary in order to facilitate the approved development on the adjacent site. Read the Trust’s response

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


Architect Richard Rogers: more time needed to consult on Riverside Studios expansion

19th December 2013

Millennium Dome architect Richard Rogers has urged for the decision on Hammersmith’s Riverside Studios’ expansion plans scheduled for tonight to be delayed. The leading architect was among supporters calling on Hammersmith and Fulham Council to cancel the planning meeting tonight and extend the consultation period to allow a ‘more informed and constructive discussion about the future of this important arts centre’.

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St Andrews Byre theatre to open temporarily to cover events

18th December 2013

Read more at the Evening Telegraph
St Andrews Byre theatre to open temporarily to cover events
Published: 18 December 2013


Woolwich Grand facing demolition

17th December 2013

Applications: 13/2798/F

Greenwich Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to demolish the Woolwich Grand Theatre and for the construction of a 6 storey building comprising residential and retail uses.

The Trust objects to the application because it includes the demolition and loss of a cultural asset without any reasoned justification. Read the Trust’s response

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


Improved audience safety at Wyndhams Theatre

17th December 2013

Applications: 13/11583/LBC

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to the auditorium handrails in Wyndhams Theatre.

The Trust supports the application because the proposed modifications are required to meet current legislation and safety standards. Read the Trust’s response

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


Higher handrails to meet safety standards

17th December 2013

Applications: 13/11582/LBC

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to the auditorium handrails at the Novello Theatre.

The Trust supports the application because the proposed modifications are required to meet current legislation and safety standards. Read the Trust’s response

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


An outdoor theatre planned for Brighton

17th December 2013

Applications: BH2013/03930

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for a change of use from a Bowling Green (D2) to an open air theatre (sui generis).

The Trust supports the application in principle because it provides a new and unique theatre space not currently provided within the local catchment area. Read the Trust’s response

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


Petition launched to save The Ark Theatre in Borehamwood

17th December 2013

Read more at Borehamwood & Elstree Times
Petition launched to save The Ark Theatre in Borehamwood
Published: 17 December 2013


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