The Theatres Trust

New theatre plans for Letchworth's Broadway Cinema

7th May 2014

Application: 14/00463/1

North Hertfordshire District Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to construct a two storey extension to the rear of Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema to facilitate the dual use of Screen 1 as a theatre.

The Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

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


Cirencester's Niccol Centre to become a youth hostel

7th May 2014

Application: 14/00270/FULL

Cotswold District Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to convert The Niccol Centre Theatre at the New Brewery Arts complex in Cirencester into a Youth Hostel with 13 bedrooms. The Trust did not object to the application as the building has not been used as a theatre for some time and the income will support the centre’s other cultural activities.

The Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

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


Doncaster Civic Theatre demolition starts

7th May 2014

Read the story at Doncaster Free Press
Civic Theatre demolition starts
Published: 7 May 2014


Historic Liverpool Curzon Cinema in Old Swan to be demolished for discount supermarket

6th May 2014

Read more at Liverpool Echo
Historic Liverpool Curzon Cinema in Old Swan to be demolished for discount supermarket
Published: 6 May 2014


Felixstowe: Seafront theatre bidder hopes to re-open Spa Pavilion within a year

6th May 2014

Read the story at Ipswich Star
Felixstowe: Seafront theatre bidder hopes to re-open Spa Pavilion within a year
Published 6 May 2014


Theatres Trust slams plans to turn Brighton Hippodrome into a cinema

4th May 2014

Read the full story at Brighton & Hove News
Theatres Trust slams plans to turn Brighton Hippodrome into a cinema
Publised 4 May 2014


Buildings: Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

2nd May 2014

Read more at RIBA Journal
Buildings: Everyman Theatre, Liverpool
Published: 2 May 2014


Theatres Trust submits response to draft National Heritage Protection Plan

1st May 2014

English Heritage released its draft National Heritage Protection Plan for 2015-2020 for consultation.

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Theatres Trust submits evidence to review of the National Planning Policy Framework

1st May 2014

It was announced on 28 November 2013 that a CLG Select Committee would look into the impact of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) through a Review in early 2014 with a Report in the summer. The committee are to examine the practical effects of the NPPF focusing on planning constraints for the provision of housing and including such topics as greenfield development, the success of ‘town centre first’ policies, and new energy developments. The committee specifically requested examples of cases where planning applications had been accepted despite appearing to conflict with the NPPF. There are concerns that the NPPF has failed to put communities at the hearts of the planning system.

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Northern Ireland Culture Minister says Arts should be for all

1st May 2014

Read more at Northern Ireland Executive
Northern Ireland Culture Minister says Arts should be for all
Published: 1 May 2014


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