The Theatres Trust

Belper's former Thorntons Factory to be redeveloped for community purposes

30th January 2017

Application: AVA/2017/0041, AVA/2017/0043, AVA/2017/0044

Amber Valley Council consulted the Theatres Trust on the above planning applications for the demolition of the former Thorntons factory building behind a partially retained façade, and development of a care centre and library (full application) and a D1/D2 community facility (outline application). The Empire Palace Theatre operated on this site in Belper between 1911 and 1914. The Trust raises no objections to this application.

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Liverpool venues' double celebration

29th January 2017

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Liverpool venues’ double celebration

Published 29 January 2017


Hundreds march against Devon theatre closures

28th January 2017

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Hundreds march against Devon theatre closures

Published 28 January 2017


Bush Theatre to reopen mid-March after £4.3m redevelopment

27th January 2017

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Bush Theatre to reopen mid-March after £4.3m redevelopment

Published 27 January 2017


Thousands back campaign to save north Devon theatres

27th January 2017

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Thousands back campaign to save north Devon theatres

Published 27 January 2017


Great News for Liverpool's Royal Court

26th January 2017

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Great News for Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre

Published 20 January 2017


Wimbledon's Polka Theatre set to expand and upgrade facilities

26th January 2017

Application: 16/P4619

The Theatres Trust supported the above planning application to upgrade and expand the facilities at the Polka Theatre by creating a new adventure theatre, education space and rehearsal room, and the renewal of the various front and back of house facilities and offices.

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Development begins in the Uxbridge Town Centre extension

25th January 2017

Application: 585/APP/2016/4504

The Theatres Trust commented on the above planning application seeking approval for new residential buildings as part of the Uxbridge Town Centre Extension, adjacent to the site of a proposed theatre.

Read the Trust’s original response

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Lyceum Theatre's Stalls Bar refurbishment planned

24th January 2017

Application: 16/11676/LBC

The Trust supported the above listed building application for refurbishment and associated alterations to the Stalls Bar and Bolly Bar at the West End’s Lyceum Theatre.

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Campaign set up to save North Devon Theatres

24th January 2017

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Campaign set up to save North Devon Theatres

Published 24 January 2017


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