The Theatres Trust

Theatres Trust responds to CLG draft National Planning Policy Framework consultation

17th October 2011

Policy Consultation: draft National Planning Policy Framework

The Theatres Trust has made comments on the Department for Communities and Local Government consultation on the draft National Planning Policy Framework

Read the Trust’s response.


Press Release: A final call for cultural responses to NPPF – The Theatres Trust’s Submission

14th October 2011

For immediate release. Consultations on the Government’s draft National Planning Policy Framework close on Monday 17 October. The draft is currently silent on culture, the arts and theatres.

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Repairs, upgrading and refurbishment proposed for the Theatre Royal, Haymarket

6th October 2011

Planning application: 11/07070/FULL

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the installation of roof safety access, cable guarding and associated repairs, replacement rooflights and walkway access on roof as well as infilling the pavement lights. Also internal alterations at basement to fourth floor levels to the Theatre Royal, Haymarket

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.


London Hippodrome finalises decorative treatment including plasterwork

5th October 2011

Listed Building Application:10/11077/ADLBC

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for the details of decorative treatment including plaster work to the new entrance, circulation spaces, basement bar and auditorium, with detailed drawings of the proposed repair and reinstatement of the internal decorative plasterwork. This includes details at 1:20 where appropriate; and full particulars of the programme of the phasing of the internal repair and restoration pursuant to Condition 2c, 8 and 9 of Listed Building Consent dated 13 May 2010 (RN: 01085) to the London 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.


New access platform & lift for Kilmarnock's Palace Theatre

4th October 2011

Listed building application: 11/0613/LB

East Ayrshire Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for the installation of a free standing access platform and lift at the rear stage door of the Palace Theatre in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.

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

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


Former New Gallery cinema, Regent Street, to be converted for Burberry

3rd October 2011

Planning application: 11/06866/FULL

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the use of the first and second floor of the former New Gallery cinema for dual alternative retail (Class A1) and / or office (Class B1) use. External works include the installation of new shopfronts and the installation of plant at rear first floor level and at second floor level within an existing enclosure. Internal alterations include the installation of a balcony and staircase and the partial demolition of floorslabs.

The Theatres Trust made no comment on the application and has referred the consultation to the Cinema Theatre Association (CTA). Read the Trust’s response

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


Use of Drury Lane’s Theatre Royal long dock for ancillary theatre space

3rd October 2011

Planning application: 11/07887/FULL

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above planning application for the use of the Long Dock at the rear of the theatre as ancillary theatre floorspace for the Drury Lane Theatre Royal.

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.


Press Release: NPPF must not be silent on culture says major national arts organisations in a joint letter

2nd October 2011

For immediate release. In a letter to the Sunday Telegraph published today, 20 major arts figures call for the inclusion of culture in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in response to the lack of recognition of culture and the arts in the Communities and Local Government department’s draft NPPF.

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Regal Cinema to be reconstructed and renovated

30th September 2011

Listed Building Application: W/11/01953/LB

Wychavon District Council has consulted The Thetares Trust on the above listed building application with proposed minor alterations to Approval No W09/01046/PP and W09/01047/LBA for reconstruction and renovation of the Regal Cinema building and provision of new screens and adjacent bar at fourth floor level.

The Theatres Trust supported the application in principle but referred the consultation to the Cinema Theatre Association. Read the Trust’s response

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


New back-of-house facilities for the Adelphi on the Strand

30th September 2011

Listed building application: 11/07571/LBC

Westminster City Council has consulted The Theatres Trust on the above listed building application for internal alterations at basement level to provide a new toilet at stage level at the Adelphi Theatre, 411-412 Strand, London.

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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