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Fabric Wins Appeal
Christian Eede , December 14th, 2015 10:22

Security measures including the introduction of sniffer dogs will now no longer be enforced on the club

UPDATE: Fabric has now issued a statement regarding their appeal win, saying: "We feel that this statement reflects the opinions of many businesses operating within the night time industry in regards to these conditions. Everyone at fabric is delighted with the outcome and are very much looking forward to resuming our positive, long standing and solid relationships with both Islington Council's licensing department and the borough's police to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for our club goers and local residents."

London club Fabric has won its appeal against Islington Council meaning that it will no longer be required to introduce sniffer dogs, ID scans and a number of other security measures at the club to deal with drug use.

As Resident Advisor reports, the council had voted in December of 2014 to force the club to introduce the measures following a number of drug-related deaths and incidents over a number of years but were not immediately introduced due to the club’s decision to appeal the ruling. It's welcome news in an environment that has seen an increasing number of clubs close down across the country recently.

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