The Theatres Trust

Nine screen cinema proposed beside Bournemouth's Pavilion

15th August 2011

Planning application: 7-2011-10308-G

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the erection of a building on 6 levels comprising basement car parking (3 levels), cinema, restaurants (A3), retail (A1) and leisure uses (D2). Landscaped roof areas, roundabout vehicular access (Bath Road) and pedestrian accesses.

The Theatres Trust objected to the application. Read the Trust’s response.

To view details of the application online, please click here and enter the application number, then click Search.


Plan to demolish the Southwark Playhouse

10th August 2011

Planning Application: 11-AP-1987

London Borough of Southwark has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to demolish the Southwark Playhouse.

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

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


Alterations to the foyer for the Regal, Tenbury Wells

8th August 2011

Listed building application: 11/00754/LBC

Malvern Hills District Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application to incorporate retail units into the cinema/theatre use, alterations to the entrance foyer, installation of disabled lift and minor repairs to the Regal Cinema in Tenbury Wells.

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

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


Pavilion Theatre to install temporary telecommunications installation

3rd August 2011

Planning Application: 11/00609/FULTEL

Weymouth & Portland Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the temporary installation of 8 pole mounted, 4 dish and 2 face mounted antennas with 17 associated cabinets on roof and ancillary equipment.

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 and click search.


Pavilion Theatre Bournemouth to be relieved of Condition 10 for the removal of staircase

2nd August 2011

Planning Application: 7-2011-1570-AS

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for Relief of condition 10 of approved listed building consent 7-2010-1570-AP to remove external staircase from the development Regulation 3.

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 and click search.


Culture and the National Planning Policy Framework

1st August 2011

Culture keeps the spirit of places alive and is essential to our wellbeing. It enhances and improves the places in which we live and the quality of the lives of communities. But there is a real danger that one of the most important Government planning policies for England which was announced last week is going to ignore culture. At present the only references it makes to culture are in relation to heritage conservation and veteran trees. The Theatres Trust is calling for those who care about culture and who are responsible for the provision of cultural services and facilities including theatres, arts centres, galleries and museums to respond to the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and ensure that culture is afforded the same status as sports, heritage and leisure.

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Call for help: Southwark Playhouse needs you

1st August 2011

As you may or may not know London Bridge Station is soon to undergo a redevelopment to cope with increased capacity and to incorporate the Thameslink line. It has the potential to be a fantastic scheme that will breathe new life in to a tired looking station and will make it (hopefully!) operate far more efficiently.

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Newcastle Theatre Royal to receive internal and external alterations

1st August 2011

Listed Building Application: 2011/0934/01/LBC

Newcastle City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for internal and external alterations which include the remodelling of the upper tiers, creation of a new box office and a new lighting system to the Grey Street elevation.

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

To view the listed building application online, please click here and enter the application number and click search.


Royal Shakespeare Theatre shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize

1st August 2011

Earlier this year The Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST), along with 97 other architectural projects, won a much-coveted 2011 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award. Six of the 97 projects went on to be shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize; the RST was one of them. The team at Charcoalblue Theatre Consultants, the company responsible for the design and planning of the theatre auditorium and the technical facilities, both in the auditorium and backstage, is delighted.

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Retention of roof pavilion at the Royal National Theatre

29th July 2011

Planning and listed building applications: 11/02033/FUL and 11/02034/LB

The London Borough of Lambeth has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications for the Variation of Condition 1 (temporary use) of planning permission (07/00838/FUL) and listed building consent (07/00839/LB), which involved constructing a pavilion on the northern corner of the Royal National Theatre at roof level, granted on 4 May 2007, to extend the use for a further 5 years.

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

To view details of the application online, please click here and enter the application number, then click Search.


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