Aylesbury Waterside Theatre - Bucks
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 51° 48.888 W 000° 48.576
30U E 650983 N 5742709
Quick Description: A new purpose built facility in the County Town of Aylesbury, In Buckinghamshire .
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/17/2011 11:44:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMBRJ0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
a modern building recently completed in the gardens is a statute of Ronnie Barker looking towards the theatre.
The new theatre will be equipped with the most up-to-date technology and facilities including a motorised floor in the main hall that can be raised for different performances, a high specification lighting and sound rig and an auditorium which will be able to accommodate 1,200 people for seated events or 1,800 for standing events. The theatre will also contain a 220-seat adaptable function space, suitable for smaller drama productions, conferences, workshops and community use.

Key facilities at a glance:
· 1,200 seat/ 1,800 standing main auditorium

· Flexible wagon seating in the main auditorium will make the theatre extremely versatile

· Orchestra pit in the main auditorium

· 220 seat adaptable studio for smaller productions, conferences and workshops

· 5 public meeting rooms

· Five bars, including one café bar with views over the canal and brook

· Two merchandising points

There will be over 100 external glu-laminated timber fins around the outside of the building
Unwrapped, the curved façade will be approximately 195,000 millimetres in length
56m3 is the approximate volume of slate cladding to plant rooms at high level
Five different types of timber will be used
The studio function room will extend from 129sqm through to 214 sqm.
The proscenium arch will be12m in width and 8m in height
The stage will be 284.2sqm, including wings
The Fly tower will reach 25,27m from stage level
Ground-source heat pumps go into the ground 20m deep through concrete piles
The theatre will be 7 storeys high (Including the Fly Tower)
Theater Name: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Country: United Kingdom

Waterside Theatre
Aylesbury, Bucks United KIngdom

Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
This new theatre is a multi facility use from the Musicals to pantomime.

Restored Building: no

Date of Construction: 2010

Architect/Designer: Norman Bragg for RHWL Arts Team

Seating Capacity: 3000

Special Productions/Events/Festivals:
Christmas panto's are always popular with everyone

Stage Type: Not listed

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