Welcome To Stop The Strip Pub

Hello and welcome to the website/blog for the Stop The Strip Pub campaign. This is the movement to prevent Satchmo's on Stoke Newington Road (North London) being granted a license to put on strip shows.

On Tuesday 6th May Hackney Council rejected Satchmo's application for a Sex Encounters Establishment license. 

On 8th March  a group of nearly 100 local residents met outside Satchmo's to protest Satchmo's application.

On 11th April Hackney Council announced that they had received 525 written letters of objection - a new record for the borough.

Tuesday, 6 May 2008


Tonight (Tuesday 6th May) - in front of 80-100 concerned local people - Hackney Council refused Satchmo's a license to become a Sex Encounters Establishment.

Our victory shows that community is important and that communities have a right to fight for what they believe in. If any good has come of this application it is the strengthening of the bonds that already existed within our harmonious, multi-cultural community.

Thank you to everyone who voiced concerns about this issue - your opinions do matter.

More details soon...


Paul Harris said...


Thanks for all your hard work and keeping everyone informed along the way.

Was good to see such a turn out last night in support of the local residents.


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Anna said...

Last night's meeting was the first such event I've ever attended, and I went because I cared very much about this. I've lived in Dalston for nearly 5 years and was deeply moved by the strength of feeling and community spirit on show last night.

Thank you so much to all those who organised the campaign and spoke so eloquently last night. Time for a street party next?!

Ali said...

WELL DONE and thank you so much, I've only just heard about this and I'm so glad you won. THANK YOU

Cruella said...

I spoke to Diane Abbott today and she said she was really pleased to hear about the outcome and congratulations to everyone who worked on the campaign.