The Theatres Trust

Slough's West Wing Arts Centre facing closure

21st January 2015

Application: P/03896/003

Slough Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the demolition of the former Arbour Vale School buildings, including the West Wing Arts Centre, and construction of new education and sports facilities and associated works. The Theatres Trust is unable to support the application in its current form as the proposal does not include a replacement community facility.

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds and Apex to trial shared management team to explore efficiencies

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Sutton Theatres Trust will be taking over borough's theatres

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Read more at Sutton Voice
Sutton Theatres Trust will be taking over borough’s theatres
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