The Theatres Trust

New lighting for London’s Gielgud Theatre

19th March 2013

Application 13/00344/LBC

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the installation of an external lighting scheme on front façade of the Gielgud Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6AR

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.


Six adverts proposed for link bridge, St Martin’s Court

19th March 2013

Application 13/00496/LBC

The City of Westminster has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the installation of six lightbox advertisements on the high level covered walkway between the Wyndham’s and Noël Coward theatres (three advertisements on each side of walkway).

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.


Replacement of telecoms equipment at Hulme Hippodrome

18th March 2013

Application 101387/LO/2013/S1

Manchester City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the installation of replacement telecommunications equipment on the Hulme Hippodrome.

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.


Stanford Hall Theatre to become a Defence & National Rehabilitation Centre

15th March 2013

Planning and listed building applications: 12/02070/Hybrid and 12/02071/LBC

Rushcliffe Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for repairs, alterations and extensions to Stanford Hall, estate and the Stanford Hall Theatre for use as a Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).

The Theatres Trust did not object to the applications but raised concerns for the Council to address. Read the Trust’s response.

To view details of the application online, please click here and enter the application number, then click Search.


Demolition of Southbank’s Shell Theatre

7th March 2013

Applications: PP/2012/4088 and PP/2012/3827

The London Borough of Lambeth has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for external alterations to the retained Shell Centre tower to integrate it with the redevelopment works, to include recladding exposed elements of the building façade and demolition of the Shell Theatre.

The Theatres Trust regrets the loss of theatre and provides further advice to Lambeth. Read the Trust’s response

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


Blandford Forum Theatre Public Inquiry

5th March 2013

Applications: 2/2012/0184/PLNG & 2/2012/0185/PLNG

The above applications to demolish the existing town council offices and erect a 4 storey office building as well as the refurbishment of Blandford Forum Theatre have been called in by the Secretary of State and will be determined by the Planning Inspectorate. They will be dealt with by way of a Public Inquiry. North Dorset District Council has notified The Theatres Trust of a forthcoming Public Inquiry (date to be determined).

The Theatres Trust originally objected to the applications. Read the Trust’s response. To view the applications online, please click here and enter the application number, then click search. The Trust has made a further representation. Read the Trust’s response.

Further representations on these applications for the Public Inquiry are required to be received by the Planning Inspectorate by 22-Mar-2013. To comment online, please click here and enter the appeal reference numbers.:APP/N1215/V/13/2193641 or APP/N1215/V/13/2193644, then click search.


Gym proposed for former Hanwell hospital theatre

4th March 2013

Applications: PP/2012/4088 and PP/2012/3827

The London Borough of Ealing has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above applications for the demolition and internal and external alterations for the conversion of the Asylum buildings to 257 residential units, the erection of a wing at the Eastern end to provide an additional 50 residential units, conversion of ballroom to gym at St. Bernard’s Hospital site, Uxbridge Road, Southall UB1 3HW

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.


Demolition proposed for Edinburgh’s Odeon flytower

27th February 2013

Planning application: 12/04587/FUL

The City of Edinburgh has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the demolition of the flytower, single storey queue shelter and associated structures to the rear of the auditorium of the former Odeon cinema, Clerk Street and the construction of 18 student flats on the site of the flytower and queue shelter totalling 102 bedrooms

The Theatres Trust did not object to the application. Read the Trust’s response

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Demolition proposed for Workington’s Opera House

27th February 2013

Planning application: 2/2013/0069

Allerdale Borough Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above outline planning application for the demolition of the former Workington Opera House and three adjoining retail units and the proposed construction of new ground floor retail units with apartments over, to first and second floor to renew extant planning permission 2/2010/0154.

The Theatres Trust objected to the application. Read the Trust’s response

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The Academy of the Science of Acting & Directing new theatre

26th February 2013

Planning application: P121909

The London Borough of Islington has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the change of use of 9-15 Elthorne Road, London N19 4AJ, to form a 300-seat theatre with associated external changes to windows, doors and roof for The Academy of the Science of Acting and Directing.

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

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