The Theatres Trust

‘Last act’ fears for historic theatres in Yorkshire

6th July 2012

The Theatres Trust warned yesterday that the Grade II listed Doncaster Grand Theatre and the Scarborough Futurist theatre could fall into dereliction and be demolished, unless the owners “recognise they are responsible for community assets and work with trusts and local communities to secure their future”.

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Two historic Glasgow theatres officially 'at-risk'

6th July 2012

Two Glasgow theatres have been placed on a UK at-risk register – but two others have been rescued. The Theatres Trust keeps a register of 49 venues across Britain which are at real risk of being lost, including the 1857 Britannia Panopticon on Argyle Street, said to be the world’s oldest surviving music hall, and the 1893 Old Athenaeum on Buchanan Street.

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Lighting and canopy alterations to London's Queen's Theatre

6th July 2012

Planning Application 12/04211/FULL

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to improve the cladding of the existing canopy over the public entrance incorporating new lighting.

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

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


Theatre use proposed at 35 Marylebone High Street

6th July 2012

Planning application: 12/04141/FULL

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for alternative uses to 35 Marylebone High Street, London W1A 2BG, including office and/or theatre use.

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

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


Non-illuminated signage proposed for Weymouth's ICCI360 Arena

6th July 2012

Planning application: 12/00372/ADV

Weymouth & Portland Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the installation of non-illuminated signage to the exterior of the ICCI360 Arena near the Pavilion Theatre in Weymouth.

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

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


Temporary home for Chichester Festival Theatre

6th July 2012

Planning application: CC/12/02059/FUL

Chichester District Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for a temporary 1400-seat theatre in Oaklands Park while refurbishment and extensions are undertaken at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

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

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


Almost 50 theatres on the brink of closure

5th July 2012

Almost 50 theatres in Britain teeter on the brink of closure, and a leading preservation group has urged developers and local councils to step in and save them

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Theatres at risk throughout the UK

5th July 2012

The Theatres Trust has revealed that almost 50 theatres are at risk from building developers or neglect. Information gained through the annual Theatres at Risk register, shows there are seven fewer theatres on the register than last year. Several have been removed after being saved, but others have been taken off after they have been destroyed.

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Fewer theatres are at risk but it's not all happy endings

5th July 2012

This year’s Theatre Buildings at Risk Register is shorter than last year’s but while some venues have been rescued, others have been demolished

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UK theatres ‘at risk’ revealed

5th July 2012

Seventeen venues across the UK have been added to the Theatre Buildings at Risk Register, including the Theatre Royal Margate, Darlington Arts Centre and the Warehouse Theatre in Croydon.

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