The Theatres Trust

A Community Right to Beauty report launched

9th July 2015

In partnership with the Woodland Trust, National Trust, Campaign to Protect Rural England, Ecclesiastical Insurance, Atlantic Gateway Parklands, Hastoe Housing Association and Civic Voice, ResPublica’s new report recommends the extension of community influence in the planning process to ensure beautiful localities are accessible to all. A Community Right to Beauty: Giving communities the power to shape, enhance and create beautiful places, developments and spaces
Published 6 July 2015


Pinning down social impact

9th July 2015

Since 2013, under the Public Services (Social Value) Act, all public bodies in England and Wales have been required to consider ‘social impact’ within commissioning and procurement; how the services they commission and procure might improve their community’s economic, social and environmental wellbeing. But measuring and showing evidence that a particular approach is actually working in terms of social impact is not easy. How do councils capture social value and make sense of it? Pinning down social impact
Read more with LGC
Published 6 July 2015


Welsh Planning Act gets royal assent

9th July 2015

Read more in Planning
Welsh Planning Act gets royal assent
Published 6 July 2015


£5m funding recommended to support £14m West Yorkshire Playhouse redevelopment

9th July 2015

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£5m funding recommended to support £14m West Yorkshire Playhouse redevelopment
Published 8 July 2015


Savoy Tonyrefail transformation takes shape

9th July 2015

Read more in Wales Online
Valleys theatre transformation takes shape thanks to Peter’s Slice of the Pie fund
Published 8 July 2015


The Bike Shed Theatre proposes creative space for Quayside

9th July 2015

Read the story at The Exeter Daily
Creative space proposed for Quayside
Published 9 July 2015


1100 seat theatre proposed in Bognor Regis regeneration scheme

9th July 2015

Application: BR/26/15/PL

The Theatres Trust was consulted by Arun District Council on the above planning application for demolition and redevelopment of the Bognor Regis’s Alexandra Theatre, Regis Centre and Hothampton Car Park, which will include construction of a new 1,100 seat theatre and hotel complex. The Theatres Trust does not object, but has a number of concerns about the proposal.

Read the Trust’s response

To view the planning documents online, please click here


London's Ovalhouse Theatre fit for everyone

8th July 2015

Read the story at South London Press
A theatre fit for everyone
Published 8 July 2015


Swindon Town Centre demolition work including the Wyvern Theatre car park to start later this month

8th July 2015

Read more in This is Wiltshire
Swindon Town Centre demolition work including the Wyvern Theatre car park to start later this month
Published 8 July 2015


Stephen Joseph Theatre Celebrates 60 Years in Scarborough

8th July 2015

Read the story at Scarborough UK
Stephen Joseph Theatre Celebrates 60 Years in Scarborough
Published 8 July 2015


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