The Theatres Trust

Brighton's Astoria again facing demolition

21st January 2014

Application: BH2013/03926 and BH2013/03927

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning applications to demolish the Grade II listed Astoria Theatre and redevelop the site.

The Theatres Trust remains opposed to the total demolition of the Grade II statutory listed Astoria Theatre. Read the Trust’s response

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New foyer and studio to revitalise the Bristol Old Vic

21st January 2014

Application: 13/05354/F

Bristol City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for demolition and redevelopment works at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre to create a new entrance, foyer and studio theatre, revitalise Coopers’ Hall, and improve accessibility.

The Trust supported the application because the works will transform, sustain and enhance the facilities and operation of this nationally significant theatre. Read the Trust’s response

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Punchdrunk to extend its season at the Paddington Mail Centre

16th January 2014

Application: 13/12869/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to extend the temporary use of the former Paddington Mail Centre as a theatre until 31 December 2014. The Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

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Brighton Pier Dome seeks permanent approval

14th January 2014

Application: BH2013/03576

Brighton and Hove Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application to permanently retain the dome shaped structure on Brighton Pier. The Trust supported the application. Read the Trust’s response

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Residential development threatens Earl's Court's Finborough Theatre

14th January 2014

Application: PP/13/07255

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for alterations and conversion of the second and attic levels of the building containing the Finborough Theatre into three residential units. The Trust objects to the application because of the adverse effect this will have on the operation of the Theatre. Read the Trust’s response

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New use for Morley's former New Pavilion Theatre

9th January 2014

Application: 13/05468/FU/S

Leeds City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the conversion of the former New Pavilion Theatre into a mixed use development containing residential dwellings and a restaurant/ cafe Read the Trust’s response

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New community facility at Eastbourne's Sovereign Harbour

9th January 2014

Application: 131002

Eastbourne Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above outline planning application to set development parameters for the construction of a community facility. Read the Trust’s response

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Bedford's Bowen West Community Theatre demolition application flawed

9th January 2014

Application: 13/02147/MAF

Bedford Borough Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the demolition of the Bowen West Community Theatre and other unlisted buildings on the above site and the erection of 152 dwellings.

The Trust remains opposed to the application because we have not seen any reports which assess the merit of retaining the existing community theatre building on the site or whether a replacement cultural community-type facility is required within the new scheme. Read the Trust’s response

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Larger audiences for Chesterfield's Pomegranate

7th January 2014

Applications: CHE/13/00751/LBC

Chesterfield Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for internal alterations and additional seating at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre.

The Trust supports the application in principle because it aims to improve the facilities within the historic theatre to secure its long term viability. Read the Trust’s response

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A more sustainable Nottingham Playhouse

19th December 2013

Applications: 13/02707/LLIS1

Nottingham Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the above application for the installation of double glazing and insulation at the Nottingham Playhouse.

The Trust supports the application in principle because the proposal improves the environmental performance of the building without adversely harming the intrinsic character of the Grade II* designated heritage asset. Read the Trust’s response

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