This was the first theatre in London to make use of a high-tension steel wire grid, allowing easy access for rigging and placement of lighting and sound equipment.

This Cablenet high level platform uses a custom designed 8 x 8m frame, square at the stage end with a curve at the auditorium end.

  • Architect: Avery Associates
  • Main contractor: Laing Ltd
  • Theatre consultant: Theatre Projects Consultants

Key features

  • 8m x 8m frame
  • Curved at auditorium end

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Why choose Cablenet for your tension wire grid system?

We can install Cablenet in new buildings or retro-fit to old; we can construct it in virtually any size or shape; and, using the experience we’ve gained since first introducing the system more than 20 years ago, we can design it to provide an economical solution to even the most challenging of building layouts.

  • Custom-design and manufacture for your venue
  • Any shape or size, with movable / removable sections as required
  • Load capacity to suit requirements and designed to support a number of people
  • No side-load on buildings - suspended from  hangers or supported by brackets
  • Design, manufacture, installation, inspection,  certification
  • Unparalleled expertise: four decades’ experience across four continents
  • Liaison with architects and design teams from concept to installation
  • Sympathetic blending into existing architectural features
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