The Theatres Trust

National Theatre to rename Shed space after licence expires

12th May 2014

Read more at The Stage
National Theatre to rename Shed space after licence expires
Published: 12 May 2014


Derby Hippodrome rebuild case "stronger" in wake of Assembly Rooms fire

10th May 2014

Read more at Derby Telegraph
“Derby Hippodrome rebuild case “stronger in wake of Assembly Rooms fire
Published: 10 May 2014


Social Investment Business: Community Assets and Services Grants

9th May 2014

The Social Investment Business in partnership with Locality and ACEVO manage the Community Assets and Services Grants on behalf of the Department of Communities and Local Government.

Capital grants between £100,000 and £500,000 are available to organisations ready to take the next step in acquiring a local asset. The grant scheme has already committed over £12.8m to early stage community ventures looking to buy or manage steva building for the community or deliver a local service.

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Community Assets and Services Grants committed over £12.8m to early stage community ventures

9th May 2014

The Community Assets and Services Grants managed on behalf of the Department of Communities and Local Government by the Social Investment Business in partnership with Locality and ACEVO has already committed over £12.8m in grants to early stage community ventures looking to buy or manage steva building for the community or deliver a local service.

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Leicester Haymarket in line to reopen as arts training hub

8th May 2014

Read more at The Stage
Leicester Haymarket in line to reopen as arts training hub
Published: 8 May 2014


Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline hopes to double opening nights after council funding

8th May 2014

Read more at The Courier
Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline hopes to double opening nights after council funding
Published: 8 May 2014


New outdoor terrace proposed at the Piccadilly Theatre

7th May 2014

Application: 14/03219/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for use of the Piccadilly Theatre’s external canopy as a terrace and for associated alterations to the facade and bar to enable the use.

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

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


New theatre plans for Letchworth's Broadway Cinema

7th May 2014

Application: 14/00463/1

North Hertfordshire District Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to construct a two storey extension to the rear of Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema to facilitate the dual use of Screen 1 as a theatre.

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

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


Cirencester's Niccol Centre to become a youth hostel

7th May 2014

Application: 14/00270/FULL

Cotswold District Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to convert The Niccol Centre Theatre at the New Brewery Arts complex in Cirencester into a Youth Hostel with 13 bedrooms. The Trust did not object to the application as the building has not been used as a theatre for some time and the income will support the centre’s other cultural activities.

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

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


Doncaster Civic Theatre demolition starts

7th May 2014

Read the story at Doncaster Free Press
Civic Theatre demolition starts
Published: 7 May 2014


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