The Theatres Trust

Development proposal next to Bournemouth's Pavilion Theatre

15th October 2013

Application: 2013/10308/J

Bournemouth Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above amending application for a proposed retail and commercial development on land adjacent to the Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth.

The Theatres Trust raised concerns regarding the impact on access and the long term sustainability of the theatre. Read the Trust’s response

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


‘Birthplace of British cinema’ to be refurbished

8th October 2013

Application: 13/08341/FULL & 13/08342/LBC

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to refurbish the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema at 307-309 Regent Street, London.

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

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


More space for patrons at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

26th September 2013

Application: 13/07073/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to create more space for patrons at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane by converting the unused portico roof space into an outdoor terrace.

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

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Support for the community to take control of Conwy's Civic Hall

24th September 2013

Conwy County Borough Council in Wales are currently considering options for the future of Conwy Civic Hall, including complete closure due to budget constraints. The Theatres Trust has written to the Council to show support for a proposal by Ciwb Conwy Cube, a local community group, to assume management of the hall, as The Trust is keen to see the theatre and library facility remain open to the public. Read the Trust’s letter


Objection to planned alterations to Blandford Forum's Corn Exchange

24th September 2013

Application: 2/2013/0965/PLNG

North Dorset District Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for alterations and refurbishment of The Shambles and Corn Exchange; and demolition of the existing Town Council offices to erect a replacement office building.

The Theatres Trust objected to the complete loss of the stage house constructed in 1891. The stage is the main focus of the hall and we are firmly of the opinion that the stage and stage house should be retained (albeit modified to address the current acoustic and performance issues) to maintain the hall’s function as a theatrical performance space for local amateur dramatic societies. Read the Trust’s response

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Odeon West End to be demolished?

24th September 2013

Application: 13/07443/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to demolish the Odeon West End and adjoining buildings to construct a 10 storey building containing a hotel, cinema and associated facilities.

The Theatres Trust objected to the complete demolition of the cinema building, which is considered a significant heritage asset within the Leicester Square Conservation Area. Read the Trust’s response

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Upgrade for the Wyndham's Theatre lightning protection system

10th September 2013

Application: 13/06451/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to upgrade the lightning protection system at Wyndham’s Theatre.

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

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Better protection for the Novello Theatre

10th September 2013

Application: 13/06449/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to upgrade the lightning protection system at the Novello Theatre.

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

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A new lightning protection system for the Noel Coward Theatre

10th September 2013

Application: 13/06427/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to install a lightning protection system to the Noel Coward Theatre.

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

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Soho's Welsh Chapel to be reborn as a performance venue

5th September 2013

Application: 13/04245/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application to restore and convert the former Welsh Chapel at 136 Shaftesbury Avenue/ 79-87 Charing Cross Road into a new performance space, with ancillary offices and a restaurant/ bar.

The application has now been approved.

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

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