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REGENT THEATRE, HANLEY, STOKE-ON-TRENT

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LEVITT BERNSTEIN ASSOCIATES

This project, currently on site, converts a superb 1929 Grade II*-listed super cinema into a major touring theatre. The exceedingly deep fan-shaped auditorium is reconfigured by bringing the proscenium forward into the auditorium by about 4m, greatly increasing the intimacy of the auditorium and the proximity of the dress circle to the stage.

The Art Deco foyers are restored and the entire theatre is rebuilt behind the proscenium to increase the amount of backstage accommodation. The new rear elevation will be constructed of brickwork, with terracotta cladding to the fly tower.

The cinema was derelict and suffering from neglect, but occupies a central position in Hanley where it will be a major component of the cultural quarter.

CREDITS

CLIENT City of Stoke-on-Trent

ARCHITECT LBA: Axel Burrough, Barry Docker, Andrew Garnett, Mark Lewis, Steve Lyman, Paul Moore, Ian Phipps, Mark Shepperson, Peter Warrington

QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Bucknall Austin

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Cameron Taylor Bedford

SERVICES ENGINEER

Max Fordham & Partners

THEATRE CONSULTANT

Techplan

ACOUSTICIAN

Acoustic Dimensions

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