Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, often referred to simply as “Drury Lane,” stands as an illustrious icon in London’s West End theatre scene. With a history dating back to 1663, it is one of London’s oldest and most prestigious theatres. This historic venue has witnessed countless theatrical milestones, including premieres of iconic plays and musicals. Its grand neoclassical fa├žade and opulent interior design exude a sense of timeless elegance. Renowned for its outstanding acoustics and capacity to host lavish productions, Theatre Royal Drury Lane continues to captivate audiences with world-class performances. Its central location in Covent Garden adds to its allure, making it a cherished destination for theatre enthusiasts and a significant player in the vibrant cultural landscape of London’s West End.

In our commitment to preserving this iconic structure while enhancing its functionality, extensive design and planning efforts were undertaken. This included the creation of detailed floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, elevations, and comprehensive sections of the building. Further, an auditorium model at Level of Detail 200 (LOD200) was developed to facilitate renovations and improvements with meticulous accuracy. A thorough site plan and utility survey were also conducted, alongside setting-out processes. These endeavours not only aim to maintain the structural integrity and historical significance of Theatre Royal Drury Lane but also ensure its continued legacy as a premier venue for the performing arts in London.

Project Details
Client: LW Theatres
Architect: Haworth Tompkins
Project Mangers: GVA/Gardiner
Engineer: Conisbee
Scan Positions: Over 3000
Drawing No: Over 80+
Location: Catherine St, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JF
Project Deliverables
1. Detailed Floor Plans
3. Detailed Elevations
4. Detailed Sections
5. Auditorium Revit Model (LOD200)
6. SITE PLAN & Utility Survey
7. Setting-Out