The Theatres Trust

Temporary open-air theatre proposed adjacent reading’s railway station

30th April 2013

Applications: 13/00459/FUL

Reading Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the demolition of Station Hill Retail Parade (including 26 to 58 Station Hill) to create a multipurpose area to be used for holding temporary events as well as works of hard and soft landscaping and other incidental work.

The Theatres Trust raised ‘no comments’ on the application but offered further advice. Read the Trust’s response.

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


Alterations to Bournemouth Royal Bath Hotel

25th April 2013

Applications: 7-2013-2186-BU

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to elevations of the hotel to include changes to windows, new extract fans, vents and extract duct.

The Theatres Trust raised no issues about the application. Read the Trust’s response.

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


New terrace proposed for Theatre Royal Drury Lane

25th April 2013

Applications: 13/01923/FULL

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations to the existing portico roof at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

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

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


Threat to theatres from ‘light-touch’ planning controls

18th April 2013

Leading theatre operators have warned against the “potential serious consequences” of new government planning legislation that threatens to bring venues into conflict with local residents.

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New sign for Henley-on-Thames Kenton Theatre

15th April 2013

Application Refs.: P12S3010A & P12S3012LB

South Oxfordshire & Vale of the White Horse District Councils has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for an internally illuminated double sided aluminium projecting sign to be attached to the façade of the Kenton Theatre in Henley-on-Thames. To view the applications online, please click here and then find/click on the application number.

The Planning Officer has recommended Refusal of the Advertisement and Listed Building Consent, but The Theatres Trust has supported them. Read the Trust’s response.

The Trust has subsequently written a further letter to the Planning Committee advising it to take a more balanced view and approve both applications.


New theatre proposed for Arch 17, Miles Street, Vauxhall

8th April 2013

Application 13/00955/FUL

The London Borough of Lambeth has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the change of use from B1 (Light Industrial) to Sui Generis (Theatre) for Arch 17, Miles Street, London SW8 1RZ. The new premises has been identified as being a suitable location to continue the success of the Above The Stag (ATS) Theatre Company by adapting the arch into a small professional theatre.

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

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


Mixed use proposed for Bournemouth’s former Winter Gardens site

8th April 2013

Outline Planning Application: 7-2013-1273-AR

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application regarding the redevelopment of the former Winter Gardens site in Exeter Road, Bournemouth.

The Theatres Trust raised no objection to the application. Read the Trust’s response.

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


Temporary theatre use at Paddington's former Royal Mail Sorting Office

2nd April 2013

Planning Application: 13/01429/FULL

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the temporary use of the former Paddington Royal Mail Sorting & Delivery Office, 31 London Street, London W2 1AA by Punchdrunk as a theatre until 31 March 2014.

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

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


Flue to Bournemouth's Theatre Royal

2nd April 2013

Planning Application Refs: 7-2013-2053-AO and 7-2013-2053-AN

Bournemouth Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications regarding the erection of an extraction flue for a period of 3 years.

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

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


New dressing rooms for London’s Queen’s Theatre

2nd April 2013

Planning Application: 13/01357/LBC

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the conversion of the Queen’s Theatre vaults into dressing rooms and external alterations including installation of two new windows at first floor level and internal alterations.

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

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


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