Price of residing disaster to bypass Titchfield Competition Theatre – ‘Europe’s solely absolutely sustainable theatre’


Pictured right, is Kevin Fraser, TFT's artistic director saying goodbye to the need for blankets with their 200kw biomass boiler which helps make the venue fully sustainable
Pictured proper, is Kevin Fraser, TFT’s creative director saying goodbye to the necessity for blankets with their 200kw biomass boiler which helps make the venue absolutely sustainable
As companies throughout the UK wrestle to come back to phrases with the hovering improve within the power prices, many are already involved about whether or not they can afford to proceed. In contrast to for households, there isn’t any cap on gasoline and electrical energy payments for companies.

However payments on the venue, which describes itself as ‘Europe‘s solely absolutely sustainable theatre’ is not going to be rising, because of the absolutely renewable power they generate from a photo voltaic panel array on their roof and warmth from a 200kw biomass boiler, in addition to a water recycling system.

Throughout 2018 TFT, in St Margarets Lane, Titchfield, put in renewable power methods to allow it to change into self-sufficient and to cut back its impression on the atmosphere. This work is now paying off considerably, permitting the charity to plan its programme of performs, musicals, younger folks’s programmes and different occasions with out worrying about big power payments.

Photo voltaic panels on the roof of Titchfield Competition Theatre

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Kevin Fraser, TFT’s chair of trustees and creative director stated: ‘4 years in the past, we determined to chunk the bullet by investing a considerable amount of our funds into power environment friendly heating and water methods. It’s one thing we passionately imagine in, as we need to do our bit to cut back dependency on fossil fuels and enhance the atmosphere for future generations.

‘Our electrical energy is generated from the photo voltaic panels and the heating is supplied by the biomass boiler, and what’s extra, there isn’t any gasoline within the constructing.

‘The scenario going through lots of our patrons and native companies is extremely stark in the meanwhile; and we’re all hoping that the scenario will enhance and never be as troublesome as is at the moment predicted. Nonetheless, what we are able to say is that regardless of the place will probably be when it comes to power prices sooner or later, the lights at TFT will proceed to burn brightly.’

Forthcoming reveals embrace Man of La Mancha, La Cage Aux Folles and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.