Lap dancing club Elegance
Lap dancing club Elegance currently based in Granada Road seeks to move into the former Southsea Conservative Club in an attempt to attract more customers.
Lap dancing club Elegance initial request to Portsmouth City Council made in 2014 was rejected by its planning committee as members believe the area is not suitable to bring the adult-entertainment venue.
Paul Oija, director of Lap dancing club Elegance and owner of Wiggle strip club in Surrey Street, said the move would enable the club to move out of a residential area into one that is more commercial and that now is “the right time” to make that change. His previous application included plans for a bar on the ground floor, with the lap dancing club being above.
That’s now been altered so a shop is on the lower floor.
Mr Oija says he is confident the council will approval the proposal:
‘There already is a night-time economy in Albert Road, whereas Granada Road has died out because the seafront is dead, he claimed
‘It’s not going to affect the day-time trade in Albert Road because we will only be open at night.
Browns Cocktail Bar in Boston is planning to become a ‘sexual entertainment’ venue
The Dolphin Lane bar, situated at the former Indian Queen and Three Kings pub, has bid to Boston Borough Council proposing a change of use. The application aims at transforming the cocktail bar into a “sexual entertainment” venue.
The application, submitted by Phoenix Bars UK Limited, will be considered before the planning committee at a date yet to be decided.
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A Lap dancing club bits to reopen in Leicester’ s Highcross shopping centre
Lily’s Lounge in New Bond Street has applied for a sexual entertainment license renewal triggering a string of objections to officials. Nearly 400 people have signed petitions prompting the city’s council to reject the application.
The main reason that triggered the objections is the unsuitability of the location which is directly below The Premier School of Dance, used by children, and close to both the Hail Mary Immaculate Catholic shop, the Great Meeting Unitarian church and the city’s largest shopping centre.
In 2011 councillors rejected Lily’s Lounge licence application on the grounds that it was too close to the Highcross precinct.
Nevertheless, in 2014 the club was granted a license because the road was effectively a cul-de-sac with few people passing through it despite its proximity to the shops.
The outcome of the decision is not yet known.
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