The Theatres Trust

Application submitted to statutory designate the Coronet Theatre, Elephant and Castle

30th September 2014

The Theatres Trust has applied for the Coronet Theatre in Elephant and Castle to be added to The National Heritage List for England. To see how the process works, please click here.

The Trust is concerned about the loss of this art deco theatre to the nation and believes it meets the special criteria for designation set out in English Heritage’s Culture and Entertainment selection guide. Read a summary of the Trust’s application.

Read English Heritage’s initial Consultation Report on the building and the Trust’s additional evidence.

The Twentieth Century Society and the Cinema Theatre Association have both supported our application. If you have additional evidence and wish to support our application to English Heritage please send these to: quoting Application Reference Number 486363. The consultation deadline is 08 October 2014.

A petition has been started to save The Coronet venue

Exeter Northcott Theatre fundraiser attracts major support from UK Law firm

30th September 2014

Read story at: Western Morning News
Theatre Fundraiser Attracts Major Support from UK Law Firm
Published 1 October 2014

Lawyers support Lyceum refurbishment work in Sheffield

30th September 2014

Read story at: Insider Media Limited
Lawyers Support Lyceum Refurbishment Work
Published 1 October 2014

Multi-million pound Winter Gardens scheme in Bournemouth for leisure complex, hotel, flats and piazzas ‘could get approval'

29th September 2014

Read story at: Daily Echo
Multi-Million Pound Winter Gardens Scheme for Leisure Complex, Hotel, Flats and Piazzas ‘Could Get Approval’
Published 1 October 2014

Work to start on Chester Theatre ahead of schedule

29th September 2014

Read Story At: Chester Chronicle
Work to Start on Chester Theatre Ahead of Schedule
Published 1 October 2014

Everyman Theatre in Liverpool celebrates 50th birthday

29th September 2014

Read story at: Liverpool Confidential
Everyman Theatre in Liverpool Celebrates 50th Birthday
Published 1 October 2014

Letter: Adding to debate over future of landmark seaside theatre (Scarborough Futurist Theatre)

28th September 2014

Letter as published in the Yorkshire Post
Adding to Debate over Future of Landmark Seaside Theatre
From: Patricia David, Filey Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Read full story

Could it be curtains? Five Manchester theatres at risk of being ‘lost forever’

28th September 2014

Read the story at: Mancuian Matters
Five Manchester theatres on the Theatre Buildings at Risk list are discussed.
Could It Be Curtains? Five Manchester Theatres at Risk of Being ‘Lost Forever’
Published 1 October 2014

Scottish Opera's £14m revamp of Theatre Royal is hit by new delay

26th September 2014

Read more at Herald Scotland
Scottish Opera’s £14m revamp of Theatre Royal is hit by new delay
Published 26 September 2014.

Proposed changes to the planning system likely to have a negative impact on the protection of theatre buildings

26th September 2014

Technical Consultation on Planning

The Department of Communities and Local Government consulted The Theatres Trust on a number of proposed changes to the planning system including changes to neighbourhood planning, permitted development rights, and consultation requirements. The Trust supports the application.

Read the Trust’s response and Cover letter

To view the consultation documents online, please click here.

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