Lap dancing club plans approved despite objections

The former Cogs venue on Newhall Street
Plans to open a lap dancing club in Birmingham’s business district have been approved despite more than 40 objections. The application was lodged by Michelle Monaghan, who runs Cyclone Club and Scarlets in the city centre, to open a “sexual entertainment venue” on Newhall Street, converting the former Cogs bar, on the corner of Great Charles Street, into La Belle’s. The scheduled opening hours would be 8pm-6am, seven days a week. Birmingham City Council’s licensing committee approved the application on Wednesday after... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...