The Theatres Trust

New hope for Dudley Hippodrome

22nd January 2015

Read more at Dudley Express & Star
New hope for Dudley Hippodrome
Published 22 January 2015


Firm gets more time to work on Dudley Hippodrome plan

22nd January 2015

Read more at BBC News Online
Firm gets more time to work on Dudley Hippodrome plan
Published 22 January 2015


Swansea Palace Theatre owners given more time for repairs

22nd January 2015

Read more at South Wales Evening Post
Swansea Palace Theatre owners given more time for repairs
Published 21 January 2015


Dramatic rescue for Sutton's theatres as new 10-year takeover deal gets nod

21st January 2015

Read more in This is Local London
Dramatic rescue for Sutton’s theatres as new 10-year takeover deal gets nod
Published 21 January 2015


Scarborough Futurist theatre not listed

21st January 2015

The Secretary of State, after consulting English Heritage, has decided not to add The Futurist Theatre to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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Slough's West Wing Arts Centre facing closure

21st January 2015

Application: P/03896/003

Slough Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the demolition of the former Arbour Vale School buildings, including the West Wing Arts Centre, and construction of new education and sports facilities and associated works. The Theatres Trust is unable to support the application in its current form as the proposal does not include a replacement community facility.

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


Demolition date for Scarborough's Futurist undecided

20th January 2015

Read more at Yorkshire Coast Radio
Demolition date for Scarborough’s Futurist undecided
Published 16 January 2015


The Guardian Letters: Democratic design is bad for theatres

20th January 2015

Read more at The Guradian Stage: Letters
Democratic design is bad for theatres
Published 19 January 2015 in response to The Guardian’s article of 17 January Arts world must address lack of diversity, says Labour’s Chris Bryant


Colwyn Bay Victoria Pier: Consent for Demolition Application

19th January 2015

Consultant engineers have said Victoria Pier in Colwyn Bay can no longer be considered stable and substantial parts of it are now at serious risk of collapse; with a recent independent report stating that 75% of the structural parts have either visibly failed or have corroded so much they no longer provide the strength required.

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Worthing Connaught theatre not listed

19th January 2015

The Secretary of State, after consulting English Heritage, has decided not to add the Connaught Theatre and Ritz Digital Cinema to the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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