The Theatres Trust

New Theatre at Number One Oxford Street

7th February 2012

Planning Application: 11/10045/FULL

Westminster City Council consulted The Theatres Trust on the erection of a building comprising part basement, ground, plus 9 storeys for use as a theatre (sui generis) on the part basement, ground to 4th floors, and offices (B1) at 5th to 8th floor with plant at 9th floor, and landscaping above the Crossrail development. The Trust revised it’s comments dated 07 December 2011.

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.


Theatre Royal, Haymarket to carry out alterations to the stage

31st January 2012

Listed Building Application: 12/00354/LBC

Westminster Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application to alter the existing stage and stage support structure in order to install a steel frame and section.

b) 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.


Kings Theatre Southsea to improve access to backstage store

31st January 2012

Listed Building Application: 11/01332/LBC

Portsmouth City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application on the construction of a door opening to an existing store and the construction of a steel staircase.

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.


Installation of hanging signs at Theatre Royal, Catherine Street (Drury Lane)

27th January 2012

Planning and Listed Building Application: 11/12007/LBC

City of Westminster Council has consulted the Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building application for the installation of hanging signs below the canopy on the theatre’s Catherine Street elevation. The signs will advertise the current ongoing production at the 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 and click search.


New five storey arts building at Lincoln University's Brayford Pool Campus

27th January 2012

Planning Application: 2011/1361/F

City of Lincoln Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the erection of a new five storey arts building at Lincoln University. The proposal involves an extension of the existing school of architecture, adding a range of new arts based faculties which will compliment the existing Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC).

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.


Report in House of Lords on Cultural Institutions in the National Planning Policy Framework

24th January 2012

Extract from the Lords Records Monday 23 January at 2.59 pm. Baroness Bakewell asked Her Majesty’s Government what safeguards are contained in the national planning policy framework to protect cultural institutions.

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New Theatre Cardiff to improve access, circulation and sightlines

24th January 2012

Planning and Listed Building Applications:11/02169/DCI and 11/02170/DCI

Cardiff Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning and listed building applications for improved access for wheel chair users and ambulant disabled people together with improved sightlines to the upper circle seating. The application also proposes the demolition of the existing stair core at auditorium right and the installation of a passenger lift, as well as the remodelling of the floor levels and steps to improve access to The New 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 and click search.


Watch Baroness Bakewell’s question on protecting cultural institutions within the NPPF

23rd January 2012

Baroness Bakewell’s question 4 on protecting cultural institutions within the National Planning Framework (NPPF) can be seen by clicking here and moving the slider to 15:00 hours.


ONS Consultation National Well-being

23rd January 2012

Policy Consultation

The Office for National Statistics is developing new measures of national well-being. The aim is that these new measures will cover the quality of life of people in the UK, environmental and sustainability issues, as well as the economic performance of the country.

The Theatres Trust has made comments on the consultation. Read the Trust’s response

To view the consultation online, please click here.


Windows and decorative mouldings to be restored at the Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells

20th January 2012

Listed Building Application: P2011/1355

Powys County Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application to replace windows on Wyeside Arts Centre’s West elevation, along with the restoration of decorative tympanum mouldings above two of the windows.

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.


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Auditorium of the former Penny Theatre, Canterbury, 1988
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