Windsor nightclub Mantra to remain open after suspension of 35 days Windsor nightclub Mantra to remain open after suspension of 35 days
03:40AM, Thursday 22 May 2014
Town centre nightclub Mantra will remain open despite police requests for its licence to be withdrawn.
A licensing review of the Goswell Hill club, in
Windsor, took place at Windsor Guildhall from Monday, May 12, to Wednesday, May 14 after police reports of anti-social behaviour, fighting and drug taking.
The Royal Borough's licensing sub-committee, chaired by Cllr Phill Bicknell (Con, Park), published the results of the review today, declaring Mantra's licence would be suspended for 35 days.
It was requested the club remove manager Anthony Connor, 22, from his position with immediate effect and to implement new conditions of the licence.
Mantra to arrange a bi-monthly meeting with neighbours in nearby Bridgewater Terrace along and invite other late night venues of Goswell Hill.
For the manager to meet with borough ward councillors when requested.
A dispersal policy to be implemented to include a member of staff to patrol the tunnel to the left of the club to the corner of Bridgewater Terrace at the junction of Goswell Hill.
Door staff to wear high-visibility jackets or tabards.
Details of events to outside promoters to be given to Thames Valley Police with a maximum of 14 days notice and for internal events to be risk assessed and reported to police if deemed high risk.
Staff and door staff to receive training on licensing conditions.
Incident register to be in place, kept up to date and made available to police on request.
A designated member of staff to wear a head/body camera during trading hours and made available to police on request.
Bottled spirits to only be sold to customers seated at tables and for rules of behaviour to be displayed in booths and VIP area