The Theatres Trust

C launches two new venues at Edinburgh Fringe

30th July 2014

Read more at The Stage
C launches two new venues at Edinburgh Fringe
Published 30 July 2014


First steps to restoring the Derby Hippodrome

30th July 2014

Application: 04/14/00469 and 04/14/00470

Derby City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above above planning and listed building applications for the change of use of the ‘front of house’ section of the former Derby Hippodrome Theatre from Class D2 (Assembly and Leisure) to Classes A3 (Restaurants and cafés) and B1 (Offices). The application also includes re-roofing the auditorium and stage house to preserve the remaining features of the theatre until the funds can be raised to complete a full restoration. 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.


Eastbourne Pier fire: recap after blaze destroyed large section of landmark building

30th July 2014

Read more at The Mirror
Eastbourne Pier fire: recap after blaze destroyed large section of landmark building
Published 30 July 2014


Tennant and Jacobi among performers demanding ACE justifies Orange Tree cuts

30th July 2014

Read more at The Stage
Tennant and Jacobi among performers demanding ACE justifies Orange Tree cuts
Published 30 July 2014


Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway says SOLT London Theatre Report

30th July 2014

Read more at The Independent
Best in showbiz: West End wipes the floor with Broadway
Published 30 July 2014


Threatened New Bradford Playhouse saved by private buyer

30th July 2014

Read more at The Stage
Threatened New Bradford Playhouse saved by private buyer
Published 30 July 2014


Bolton's Theatre Church to be demolished

29th July 2014

Application: 92362/14

Bolton Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the demolition of the former Methodist Theatre Church to allow construction of nine dwellings. The Trust objected to the application, and advised Council it must be satisfied the building is surplus to the cultural needs of the local community if it is to approve the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


Car park demolition to improve access to Blackpool Opera House

29th July 2014

Application: 14/0512 & 14/0291

The Theatres Trust has commented on the above planning and listed building applications relating to the Blackpool Opera House for demolition of the adjoining car park and retail unit at 7-11 Leopold Grove to improve access to the Opera House’s loading doors. 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.


Best of luck to Weymouth Pavilion

29th July 2014

Read more at Dorest Echo
Best of luck to the Pavilion
Published 29th July 2014


Name a seat in the Roundabout, Paines Plough

28th July 2014

Read more at Paines Plough
Name a seat in the Roundabout
Published 28 July 2014


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