Keith Williams' Wolverhampton theatre given green light

Wolverhampton_Grand_3D_Phase 1_Visualisation Lichfield

160-seat theatre is a temporary facility

Keith Williams Architects’ plans for a new 160-seat temporary theatre on a site adjoining the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Lichfield Street in the city centre has been given the go-ahead.

Williams’ scheme will replace a long-redundant 1960s post office building with a new studio-style theatre, bars and public spaces. They were given the all-clear by the city council last week.

The new theatre will be inserted between two historic buildings – the Grand Theatre and the listed Grand Post House, the city’s former post office and sorting centre – to create a new semi-outdoor arts space in the city centre.

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