The Theatres Trust

Theatres Trust comments on Government Business Rates proposals inquiry

27th January 2016

The Theatres Trust has submitted evidence to the Government Business Rates proposals inquiry.

Read The Theatres Trust’s submission here.


Plans for northern Shakespeare hub in Merseyside submitted

27th January 2016

Read the story at BBC News
Plans for northern Shakespeare hub in Merseyside submitted
Published 27 January 2016


Shakespeare plans for Prescot submitted

27th January 2016

Knowsley Council has confirmed that plans to create a new Shakespearean theatre and education centre in Prescot have now been formally submitted for planning approval.

For the full press release see Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council.
Published 27 January 2016


Sub standard flats plan for The Astoria in Brighton set to be rejected

27th January 2016

The Theatres Trust has been mentioned in The Argus.

Councillors have been advised to reject plans to demolish The Astoria in Brighton at today’s planning committee and build new flats in its place.

Council officials have said the flats are not of sufficient quality to replace the grade II-listed building.

Planning officers said the overall standard of accommodation is not “considered acceptable” with flats with windows on just one wall having insufficient natural light, a lack of privacy and “vulnerable to potential noise disturbance” from the inner courtyard.

Other objectors to the development include The Theatres Trust and The Cinema Theatre Association who said the case for demolition had not been made and that the historic building could be restored and re-used.

Sub standard flats plan for The Astoria set to be rejected
Published 27 January 2016


Occupant for historic Cwmaman Institute could be found 'very soon'

26th January 2016

Read the story at WalesOnline
Occupant for historic Cwmaman Institute could be found ‘very soon’ as bid to save it gathers pace
Published 26 January 2016


What the locals really think of Bury, including The Met

26th January 2016

Read the story at Diss Mercury
What the locals really think of Bury
Published 26 January 2016


Creative industries worth almost £10 million an hour to economy

26th January 2016

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport and Ed Vaizey MP have published new figures that reveal that the UK’s Creative Industries are now worth £84.1 billion per year to the UK economy.

For the full press release see GOV.UK
Published 26 January 2016


West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds set for multi-million pound redevelopment

26th January 2016

Read the story at Yorkshire Life
West Yorkshire Playhouse set for multi-million pound redevelopment
Published 26 January 2016


Hull New Theatre facelift may be 'scaled back' after £5m funding rejected

26th January 2016

Read the story at Hull Daily Mail
Hull New Theatre facelift may be ‘scaled back’ after £5m funding rejected
Published 26 January 2016


New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme gets new lease of life after extensive refurb

26th January 2016

Read the story at Building-Projects.co.uk
New Vic Theatre gets new lease of life after extensive refurb
Published 26 January 2016


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