Brighton & Hove News reported today that Cabinet minister Eric Pickles will decide whether the Hippodrome in Brighton can become an eight-screen cinema and restaurant complex.
He has called in the plans and will make his decision after a public inquiry.
Mr Pickles, the Communities and Local Government Secretary, was asked to intervene by the Theatres Trust, the Victorian Society and Our Brighton Hippodrome among others.
- See more at: http://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2014/08/22/pickles-to-decide-brighton-hippodrome-planning-application-after-public-inquiry/33880#sthash.kU0FuJ0T.dpuf
See also - Hippodrome restoration plans approved.