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Newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane reopens with applause

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Newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane reopens with applause

After an exciting two-year restoration project, our wayfinding team is delighted by the news that LW Theatres has opened the doors once more to its iconic, historic and world-class Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

This cultural landmark closed to the public in 2019 to undergo a £60 million transformation. Led by architecture firm Haworth Tompkins, the project aimed to restore and reimagine this prestigious 19th-century theatrical and performance space for the 21st century.

Affectionately known as ‘The Lane’ the current building was originally constructed in 1812, on a site where a theatre has stood since 1663. Many of the theatre’s original features, lost over time, have been painstakingly restored alongside more modern additions like bars and restaurants.

Opening recently in a ceremony attended by the Prince of Wales, we would like to congratulate the client team on the remarkable restoration of this elegant Georgian landmark.

More information about our work to follow.