12:55PM, Thursday 19 June 2014
Mantra Nightclub, in Goswell Hill, applied to the Royal Borough for a temporary event notice so they could stay open until 3am for the Royal Ascot Ladies' Day event.
The club is usually closed on Thursday's but is licensed to stay open until 1.30am.
The Royal Borough's licensing sub-committee, chaired by Cllr Phill Bicknell, refused the application on the basis of 'noise disturbance' for nearby residents due to work tomorrow and the risk of anti-social behaviour and violence from 'intoxicated revellers' who had been drinking at Royal Ascot.
Mantra is in the process of appealing a decision by the Royal Borough to suspend the club's licence for 35 days, made on May 22, after complaints from the police of clubgoers fighting and carrying out anti-social behaviour.
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