News 5 October 2016
Author: Alex Griffin

Fabric closure appeal gets court date

5 October 2016

Fabric night club has got a date for their court appeal against the decision to revoke their license. They do battle with the powers that be in November.

Following on from a review meeting in Islington Town Hall in September, after a handful of different drug-related deaths, the committee decided that the club must shut its doors for good.

The decision came despite a huge outpouring of support from musicians, DJ’s and plenty of others, as well as a petition which garnered 160,000 signatures.

Not only that, but London Mayor Sadiq Khan spoke up himself in support of Fabric. He said, “I don’t want young and creative Londoners abandoning our city to head to Amsterdam, to Berlin, to Prague where clubs are supported and allowed to flourish.

“I want them to be able to celebrate what they love in the city that they love, rather than punish them or force their activities underground or abroad.”

Unfortunately it hasn’t been enough to #SaveFabric so far. Here’s hoping that the court appeal can go some way to turning the decision around.