The Theatres Trust

Kingston upon Thames's Regal facing redevelopment

17th March 2014

Application: 13/13017/FUL and 13/13018/LBC

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for alterations and redevelopment of the Regal Cinema comprising the erection of three additional levels to the cinema building, the subdivision and reuse of the auditorium, and a new seven storey extension to the east. The Trust objects to the application in principle because the excessive and insensitive internal subdivision and reuse of the existing building will damage the architectural integrity and significance of the building. Read the Trust’s response

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


Expansion plans for Moresby's Rosehill Theatre

17th March 2014

Application: 4/14/2051/0F1

Copeland Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for an extension and alterations to the Moresby’s Rosehill Theatre. The extension and alterations will provide much needed and improved facilities for both theatre audiences and performers. Read the Trust’s response

The plans are not available online and may be viewed by visiting Copeland Borough Council.


New hotel proposed between the Garrick and Duke of York's Theatres

17th March 2014

Application: 14/01180/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the variations of conditions relating to the conversion of the office block at 110 St Martin’s Lane to a hotel. The site is adjacent to the Duke of York’s and Garrick Theatres. Read the Trust’s response

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


New fringe theatre proposed for Brighton

17th March 2014

Application: BH2014/00244

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the change of use of 8-10 Rock Place from a drama school (D1) to a public theatre (Sui-Generis) with ancillary bar. Read the Trust’s response

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


Bridlington's Spotlight Theatre expansion

17th March 2014

Application: 14/00470/PLF

East Riding of Yorkshire Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for a single storey extension to Bridlington’s Spotlight Theatre containing a new foyer and bar. The Trust supports the application in principle because the proposed extension provides much needed additional facilities that support the economic viability of the theatre. Read the Trust’s response

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


Fire shuts Derby Assembly Rooms for two months

17th March 2014

A major fire at Derby’s Assembly Rooms means that shows have been called off for the next eight weeks. A spokesman for Derby city council, which runs the venue, said there was “extensive” damage to the plant room on the roof of the Assembly Rooms car park.

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Derby Assembly Rooms events cancelled after fire

16th March 2014

Performances at the Assembly Rooms in Derby have been cancelled for the next eight days because of a fire at the venue’s multi-storey car park on Friday. The police and fire service are investigating the cause of the fire, which is thought to have started accidentally.

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Dumfries Theatre Royal Scotland's oldest continuous working theatre closed for refurbishments

16th March 2014

Read more at ITV
Dumfries Theatre Royal Scotland’s oldest continuous working theatre closed for refurbishments
Published: 16th March 2014


Event: Wood and Canvas (and rabbit glue) in the Modern World

15th March 2014

Early bird registration is now open.

Where: Bourla Theatre, Antwerp Theatre Royale de la Monnaie, Brussels

When: June 12th to the 15th 2014

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Lead stripped from iconic theatre roof, Morecambe's Winter Gardens

15th March 2014

Read more at Lancaster Guardian
Lead stripped from iconic theatre roof, Morecambe’s Winter Gardens
Published: 15th March 2014


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