Potential punters of a lap dancing club have thanked a local who wants it shut down for alerting them to it with their complaint.
Earlier this week Obsessions in Whitworth Street West, Manchester, had its sex establishment licence renewed by the council despite a resident objecting, claiming that the club's proximity to Deansgate train station brings the city into "disrepute".
Representatives of the club dismissed the objection, arguing that it is based on 'moral grounds' which are not relevant to the local authority's decision.
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And now, after the Manchester Evening News reported on the objection, readers flooded to offer their thanks to the critic, for highlighting the establishment.
Kym said: "Nice little ad for the club most people didn't know existed," while George joked: "Didn't know about that one. One to visit, thanks."
The un-named objector called for the club to move elsewhere.
They said: "I live in Deansgate ward and have frequently thought that the presence of the strip club Obsessions, on the doorstep of one of our big intercity stations, brings the area into disrepute.
"Its exterior is poorly maintained, hinting at the seedy activity that occurs within. It seems very strange that visitors to our beautiful and culturally rich city centre, including international visitors and families with children, have to walk past the front door of such a repulsive establishment as they form their first impression of Manchester.
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"I feel strongly that such a business should not be permitted such visibility, and that another location should be found for it.
"For these reasons, it is the duty of the council to take the opportunity of the licence expiring to rid Deansgate of this unsavoury enterprise."
Heath Thomas, representing Obsessions, said the club has been licensed since 2006. He said that the character of the area has not changed during that time and argued that the objection is on 'moral grounds' which is not a reason to refuse the licence.
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