Government tightens planning rules around demolition of theatres and performance venues

The government has announced that permitted development (PD) rights allowing the demolition of theatres, concert halls and live music venues without needing planning permission are to be removed in a bid to protect England’s cultural heritage.

by Ellie Kahn
The Intimate Theatre in Enfield is set to be demolished (Pic: Google Maps)
The Intimate Theatre in Enfield is set to be demolished (Pic: Google Maps)

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