The Theatres Trust

Developers plan to convert Clacton-On-Sea Operetta House into apartments

24th December 2014

Application: 14/00593/FUL

Tendring District Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to convert the former Operetta House Theatre in Clacton On Sea into 17 residential units. The Theatres Trust objected to the application.

Read the Trust’s response

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


First Watford Palace Theatre plaque unveiled in honour of fundraiser Ian Scleater

23rd December 2014

Read more in the Watford Observer
First Watford Palace Theatre plaque unveiled in honour of fundraiser Ian Scleater
Published 23 December 2014


Council to review fall in visitors to The Anvil and The Haymarket

23rd December 2014

Read more in Basingstoke Gazette
Council to review fall in visitors to The Anvil and The Haymarket
Published 23 December 2014


The Rialto, a new theatre proposed in Brighton

23rd December 2014

Application: BH2014/03473/FULL and BH2014/03945/LBC

Brighton and Hove City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications for the change of use of the night club (sui generis) at 11 Dyke Road to a theatre (Sui Generis) and associated refurbishment and alterations, including construction of a mezzanine. The Theatres Trust supports the applications.

Read the Trust’s response

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


East Lindsey District Council transfers cultural services to external trust

23rd December 2014

Read more at The Stage
East Lindsey District Council transfers cultural services to external trust
Published 23 December 2014


Work to demolish Corwen Pavilion to begin in January

22nd December 2014

Read more at News North Wales
Work to demolish Corwen Pavilion to begin in January
Published 18 December 2014


Fairytale fundraising success for Newcastle People's Theatre

22nd December 2014

Read more at ITV News
Fairytale fundraising success for Newcastle People’s Theatre
Published 10 December 2014


How the Coronet can help the Elephant

22nd December 2014

Southwark’s historic Coronet theatre building and popular club venue faces destruction by regeneration. Should it be cherished and retained instead? blogs Dave Hill for his Guardian blog.


Judi Dench and Alan Ayckbourn protest at Brighton Hippodrome cinema plans

22nd December 2014

Read more in The Stage
Judi Dench and Alan Ayckbourn protest at Brighton Hippodrome cinema plans
Published 8 December 2014


Communities need greater protection against unsustainable development, says CLG Committee

22nd December 2014

The Government’s flagship planning policy, the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), needs to do more to protect against unsustainable development in England and ensure communities aren’t subject to unwanted housing development, says the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee in a report published today 16 December.

The CLG Committee found that developers are taking advantages of loopholes in the framework to launch ‘speculative’ planning applications leading to unwanted developments contrary to the wishes of local communities.

Download The Operation of the National Planning Policy Framework report

Source: Parliament.uk


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