The Theatres Trust

Bulldozers closer at Scarborough Futurist as councillors size up options

5th December 2014

Read more at Yorkshire Post
Bulldozers closer at Scarborough Futurist as councillors size up options
Published 4 December 2014


West End's Peacock Theatre to be refurbished for first time in 50 years

5th December 2014

Read more in DigitalSpy
West End’s Peacock Theatre to be refurbished for first time in 50 years
Published 5 December 2014


Why theatre should be a risky business

5th December 2014

Read more in The Guardian
Why theatre should be a risky business
Published 5 December 2014


Arts Professional: A slow but sure strategy

5th December 2014

Sue Ball explains why she believes that ‘slow architecture’ is the most effective way to create a sustainable future for depressed industrial sites in Arts Professional.


New body for Scotland’s heritage

5th December 2014

The Scottish Parliament has paved the way for a new body to be set up to oversee the management and protection of Scotland’s heritage. During the final parliamentary stage at Holyrood on 4 November 2014, the Historic Environment Scotland Bill was backed unanimously by MSPs, giving the green light for the new organisation to be created, subject to Royal Assent.

Historic Environment Scotland, the new body, will play a key role delivering Scotland’s first strategy for the historic environment, ‘Our Place in Time’ and ensure that heritage is protected and promoted while providing real and increasing benefits to Scotland’s people. In doing so it will deliver the functions of Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS).

The Bill will further simplify the public sector landscape by reducing the number of Scottish public bodies.

The process is well underway to appoint a board for the new non-departmental public body, which will be fully operational by October 2015.

Read the full release from Scottish Government


Blackpool's Grand Theatre box office to be refurbished

4th December 2014

Application: 14/0826

Blackpool Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for the refurbishment of the foyer and box office at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool. The Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


New 1300 seat theatre proposed at Wembley

4th December 2014

Application: 14/4573

Brent Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the erection of a temporary 1300 seat theatre incorporating a restaurant, foyer, bar, 360 degree auditorium, back of house facilities, and associated works for a period of 10 years. The Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


Autumn Statement: £78m ‘Factory’ theatre planned for Manchester

4th December 2014

Read more at Architects Journal
Autumn Statement: £78m ‘Factory’ theatre planned for Manchester
Published 3 December 2014


New theatre planned for Wembley to host live stage version of 'The Hunger Games'

4th December 2014

Read more at Get West London
New theatre planned for Wembley to host live stage version of The Hunger Games
Published 2 December 2014


New multi-million pound theatre and £250m science institute to be built in Manchester, Chancellor confirms

4th December 2014

Read more at Manchester Evening News
New multi-million pound theatre and £250m science institute to be built in Manchester, Chancellor confirms
Published 2 December 2014


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