Sex establishment licences

Information on sex establishment licences

If you planning to open a sex establishment, such as a sex shop, sex cinema or sexual entertainment venue, you will require a licence from the council.

Apply for a sex establishment licence  

You will also need to:


There are standard conditions (pdf 52KB) attached to any sex establishment licence. These include aspects such as the permitted hours of opening and closing, as well as visibility to passers by.

Further information