David Wright in Maidstone, Kent, UK on Houzz
....the thought behind form

OTHER THEATRES

David Wright led or took part in a number of other major projects while at RHWL, primarily in restoration of historic theatre buildings. A selection of these are illustrated here.

MALVERN THEATRES

Creation of a modern arts complex from the former Winter Gardens, including renovation of the 840-seat Festival Theatre, creation of a flexible space, the Forum Theatre, and a major atrium foyer space.

Role: Project Associate Completed:1998
Photo: John Walsom

PRINCE EDWARD THEATRE, LONDON

Renovation of a 1650-seat theatre built in 1930, to become a first-class West End musical receiving house for Sir Cameron Mackintosh. The work included major alterations to the auditorium and front of house.

Role: Project Architect Completed:1993

LYCEUM THEATRE, SHEFFIELD

Radical refurbishment of a Grade 2* listed 1100-seat WGR Sprague theatre built in 1897, including a new stage and backstage block, side foyer extension and complete remodelling of the front of house.

Role: Project Architect Completed:1990

THEATRE ROYAL, NEWCASTLE

Redevelopment of a 1350-seat Grade 2* listed theatre, originally built in 1837. Work included provision of new bars, restaurant and café, extension of the existing entrance and the insertion of a new grand staircase.

Role: Project Architect, Phase 2 Completed:1988

ALHAMBRA THEATRE, BRADFORD

Major redevelopment of a 1450-seat Grade 2 listed lyric theatre, including a large new-build extension with entrance hall, three bars, an extended stage, new dressing rooms, offices and a studio / rehearsal space.

Role: Zone and Site Architect Completed:1986