Eligibility criteria

When considering an application for a sex establishment licence the Council may only use the following criteria:

  • The suitability of the applicant.
  • Whether the person applying as a person or for someone else.
  • The location and situation of the premises in relation to other premises in the area.
  • Whether the number of sex establishments in that locality is equal to, or exceeds the number which the council considers appropriate for the area.

Licensing team

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street

Telephone: 024 7697 5496