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Leicester strip club plan opposed for being too close to Richard III’s grave

Jagdeep Narll has sent in an application to the city council to open the sexual entertainment venue in Millstone Lane.

A bid to open a new strip club is being opposed because it is too near the resting place of a former English monarch.

The proposed site in Leicester city centre is inappropriate due to its close proximity to Richard III’s tomb, a councillor has said.

Jagdeep Narll has sent in an application to the city council to open the sexual entertainment venue in Millstone Lane, Leicester, despite claims it would be a “particularly unsuitable location”.

Labour Councillor Patrick Kitterick, representing the Castle ward, has lodged objections to the application due to a combination of factors.

He said: “There are an increasing number of residents in the area, it’s not a deserted area of town any more and there are a number of nurseries in the area.

“You are only a few hundred metres from the resting place of a former King of England.

“A number of residents in the area have contacted me to make the objection – it just shouldn’t be in an area of family nurseries.”

The matter was due to be considered again on December 19 by the licensing committee but the meeting has been postponed.

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