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Llandudno's Broadway Boulevard sells for £140,000

25th March 2015

Read more at Daily Post Llandudno’s Broadway Boulevard sells for £140,000
Published 25 March 2015


RSC secures London home until 2020

25th March 2015

Read more at The Stage
RSC secures London home until 2020
Published 25 March 2015


New signage proposed for Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo

25th March 2015

Application: 2015/00701/ LBC

The Theatres Trust commented on the above listed building application for the installation of a digital screen on the Eventim Apollo Theatre. The Trust does not object to the application, provided the income from the advertising displayed on the digital screen goes towards the complete restoration of the theatre, and this is guaranteed via a planning agreement.

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


New theatre proposed at Borehamwood's Hertswood Academy

25th March 2015

Application: 14/1766/FUL and 14/1767/FUL

The Theatres Trust commented on the above planning applications for the demolition of the Ark Theatre at Hertswood Academy on Thrift Farm Lane, Borehamwood, to enable residential development (14/1767/FUL), and the construction of new school buildings, including a new school theatre, at Cowley Hill (14/1766/FUL). The Theatres Trust supports the applications.

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


Theatres Trust comments on Southborough Royal Victoria Hall

25th March 2015

The Theatres Trust has been concerned about the Southborough Royal Victoria Hall (RVH) since Southborough Town Council (STC) approached us for advice back in 2008. The theatre has been on our Theatre Buildings at Risk Register since 2012. Recent reports have stated that The Theatres Trust has approved designs for a replacement theatre as part of a larger community hub. We now want to provide clarification that this is not the case. We have seen outline designs for the scheme, and provided feedback on these. We were very clear that these were outline designs, and urged the architects to consult with user groups, and also work with a theatre consultant.

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Unique Georgian Theatre’s history will be available to all

25th March 2015

Theatregoers and visitors to North Yorkshire will have new opportunities to enjoy the fascinating history of Britain’s most complete surviving Georgian playhouse, thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and a generous bequest from former associate director Paul Iles that together total more than £500,000.

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People's Theatre in Heaton gets go ahead for £1.5m revamp

25th March 2015

Read more in Chronicle Live
People’s Theatre in Heaton gets go ahead for £1.5m revamp
Published 19 March 2015


Plans for new Southborough hub unveiled

24th March 2015

The Theatres Trust was mentioned in an article published by the Kent and Sussex Courier in relation to our work advising on plans for a new Southborough Theatre. The Royal Victoria Hall, Southborough is on our Theatre Buildings at Risk Register 2014.
“Plans for new Southborough hub unveiled”:
Published 24 March 2015


The Beauty of Battersea: Lessons From the Battersea Arts Centre Fire

24th March 2015

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The Beauty of Battersea: Lessons From the Battersea Arts Centre Fire
Published 24 March 2015


Burwell Deakins completes £4.3m Plymouth University arts centre

24th March 2015

Read more with Architects Journal
Burwell Deakins completes £4.3m Plymouth University arts centre
Published 24 March 2015


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