The Theatres Trust

Higher handrails to meet safety standards

17th December 2013

Applications: 13/11582/LBC

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to the auditorium handrails at the Novello Theatre.

The Trust supports the application because the proposed modifications are required to meet current legislation and safety standards. Read the Trust’s response

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


An outdoor theatre planned for Brighton

17th December 2013

Applications: BH2013/03930

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for a change of use from a Bowling Green (D2) to an open air theatre (sui generis).

The Trust supports the application in principle because it provides a new and unique theatre space not currently provided within the local catchment area. Read the Trust’s response

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


The Old Vic restoration project seeks Council approval

16th December 2013

Applications: 13/05440/FUL

Lambeth Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for restoration and alterations to The Old Vic Theatre and a new adjoining five storey building at 131 Waterloo Road.

The Trust supports the application in principle because the proposal aims to secure the long-term sustainable operation of the theatre while protecting and preserving this architecturally and historically significant statutory listed heritage asset. Read the Trust’s response

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


A new theatre to replace Soho's Raymond Revuebar

16th December 2013

Applications: 13/09185/FULL

Westminster Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the redevelopment of Walker Court in Soho, comprising a 5 level mixed use development, including office (Class B1), retail (Class A1), restaurant (Class A3) and residential (Class C3) uses and a theatre (sui generis).

The Trust supports the application in principle because it will provide a new 155-seat theatre, to replace the Raymond Revuebar that previously occupied the site. Read the Trust’s response

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


Redevelopment of Hammersmith Riverside Studios

9th December 2013

Applications: 13/03799/FUL & 13/03800/CAC

The Theatres Trust raised substantial concerns and objected to the current planning applications for the Riverside Studio development as it did not provide sufficient information to demonstrate that the proposed redevelopment would include a satisfactory multifunctional replacement facility for the Riverside Studios that would meet the requirements of a modern arts centre within the catchment area. Read the Trust’s response. The Trust has subsequently withdrawn its objection as it is satisfied that commitments are in place to ensure a proper replacement arts centre for the Hammersmith Riverside Studios.

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


Digital signage for the Prince Edward Theatre

5th December 2013

Application: 13/11375/LBC

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for new digital and replacement signage at London’s Prince Edward Theatre to promote the upcoming production of Miss Saigon.

The Theatres 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.


Further objections to the demolition of RAF Brampton's Little Theatre

19th November 2013

Applications: 1301461DEMDET

Huntingdonshire Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for demolition of buildings on the former RAF Brampton site to enable redevelopment.

The Trust objected to the proposal because it includes the complete loss of RAF Brampton’s Little Theatre, a valued local cultural facility without a proper replacement or any reasoned justification for its loss to the local community. Read the Trust’s response

The Trust also objected to application 1301178OUT for the sites redevelopment, which can be found here

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


Demolition of RAF Brampton Little Theatre proposed

12th November 2013

Applications: 1301178OUT

Huntingdonshire Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for redevelopment of the former RAF Brampton site.

The Trust objected to the proposal because it includes the complete loss of the RAF Brampton Little Theater, a valued local cultural facility, without a proper replacement or any reasoned justification for its loss to the local community. Read the Trust’s response

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


London's Trocadero complex to be refurbished

12th November 2013

Application: 13/09849/FUL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations and additions to the cinema component of the Trocadero complex on Coventry Street, London.

The Theatres Trust supported the revised application, though sought clarification over the future location of the ‘listed friezes’. Read the Trust’s response

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


New plans for Bournemouth Pavilion gardens leisure scheme

12th November 2013

Applications: 7-2013-10308-L

Bournemouth Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for amendments to the design and car park of a proposed development adjacent to Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre.

The Trust did not object to this application, however, it noted there are still concerns with other aspects of the proposal that relate to get-in access for the Pavilion Theatre, which were outside the scope of this amendment. Read the Trust’s response

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