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9 Oct 2013
The Old Vic Building, South London
Architect: Bennetts Associates
Young Vic Theatre
photograph : Matt Humphrey
The Old Vic is submitting a planning application for a restoration and redevelopment project in order to sustain the 195 year old London landmark for the next generation of theatre-goers, creative talent, local community and the general public. The Old Vic has appointed award-winning architects Bennetts Associates to devise a restoration scheme, which will be submitted for planning permission to Lambeth Council in November.

12 Mar 2013
The Shaftesbury Theatre Building, The West End
Design: Bennetts Associates
Shaftesbury Theatre Building
image from architect
The Shaftesbury Theatre Building
Planning consent has been granted for the redevelopment of this Grade II* listed building. The theatre, an iconic landmark on Shaftesbury Avenue in London’s West End, has had the proposals of Bennetts Associates Architects granted by Camden Council. The project consists of internal and external alterations to the theatre’s existing stagehouse and flytower, ensuring the long-term viability of the venue to accommodate large-scale, self-produced and touring productions.

10 Dec 2012
Earlsfield Theatre, south west London
Design: RHWL Architects
Earlsfield Theatre London Theatres
image from architect
Earlsfield Theatre
Wandsworth Council’s planning applications committee has approved plans for a highly distinctive theatre redevelopment on Garratt Lane, Earlsfield. The striking design would see the theatre’s historic brickwork façade restored and the building extended to the side, rear and at roof level. The new element would be encased in a bright terracotta render incorporating a distinctive tree motif.

29 Aug 2012
St James Theatre, Westminster, central London
Design: Foster Wilson Architects
St James Theatre London Theatres
photograph : Tom Cronin
St James Theatre Building
The new theatre designed by Foster Wilson Architects has been built on the site of the old Westminster Theatre, which was destroyed by fire in 2002. The Theatre Complex includes a new 312 seat auditorium as well as a 100 seat studio theatre, bar and restaurant. Above the theatre is a new apartment building, designed by Loates Taylor Shannon with interiors designed in conjunction with Nicky Haslam.

London Theatre Buildings

Designs, alphabetical:

Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2
Garrick Theatre
photo © Adrian Welch

Hackney Empire – former Music Hall
Design: Frank Matcham

Hackney Empire Redevelopment
Design: Tim Ronalds Architects
Hackney Empire London Theatres
photo © Nick Weall

Hampstead Theatre, north London
Design: Bennetts Associates
Hampstead Theatre
photograph © Nick Weall
Swiss Cottage Buildings

Kingsmead School Theatre, Enfield, north London
Design: Tim Foster Architects
Kingsmead School Theatre
picture from architect
Kingsmead School Theatre

Lyceum Theatre, south of Covent Garden
Lyceum Theatre
picture © Adrian Welch

Noel Coward Theatre, St Martins Lane
Noel Coward Theatre Noel Coward Theatre
pictures © AJW

Polka Children’s Theatre, Wimbledon, southwest London
Design: Tim Foster Architects
Polka Children's Theatre
picture from architect
Polka Children’s Theatre

Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Design: RHWL / Nicholas Hare Architects
Sadler's Wells Theatre
photograph : Nicolas Kane
Sadlers Wells Theatre

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine St

Theatre Royal Drury Lane London Theatres
photo © Nick Weall

Unicorn Theatre
Design: Keith Williams Architects
Unicorn Theatre London
image : Hélène Binet
Unicorn Theatre London

Young Vic Theatre, London, England : Stirling Prize 2007 Shortlist
Design: Haworth Tompkins

Young Vic Theatre
photo © Adrian Welch
Young Vic Theatre

Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square
Design: Haworth Tompkins
Royal Court Theatre
picture © Adrian Welch
Royal Court Theatre

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Globe Theatre
Globe Theatre
photo © webbaviation
Globe Theatre

London Theatres Photographs © Adrian Welch:

London Coliseum, St Martins Lane
refurbished 2004
London Coliseum London Theatres London Coliseum

Prince Edward Theatre, Old Compton St, Soho
Prince Edward Theatre London Theatres Prince Edward Theatre

Palace Theatre, Cambridge Circus, Soho
Palace Theatre London Theatres Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre

Seven Dials, Covent Garden:
Seven Dials London Theatres

London Palladium
London Palladium

London Theatre Building Designs

Key Architectural Designs, alphabetical:

Grand Theatre, St John’s Hill, Clapham, London SW11
EA Woodrow

Grand Theatre Refurbishment, St John’s Hill, Clapham, London SW11
Madigan & Donald

Lewisham Theatre & Concert Hall, Rushey Green, Catford, London SE6
Bradshaw Gass & Hope

London Coliseum – English National Opera, 8 St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden
Frank Matcham

London Coliseum Redevelopment
Arts Team @ RHWL
English National Opera since 1968

Muswell Hill Odeon, Fortis Green Road, London N10
George Coles

Savoy Theatre, Strand, London WC2
Whitfield Partners

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