Guildford's Star Inn 'killed' as music venue after council issues noise abatement notice

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by editor, Oct 18, 2018.

  1. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Heartbreaking stuff. Fuck developers.

    Star Inn 'killed' as music venue after noise abatement notice
     
  2. Argonia

    Argonia Happy go licky

    I grew up in Guildford and this is indeed sad news.
     
  3. beesonthewhatnow

    beesonthewhatnow going deaf for a living

  4. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I wish we could name and shame the utter cunts who complained. Make them pariahs in the town they're trying to change to suit themselves
     
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  5. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Is there no chance of an appeal?
     
  6. TruXta

    TruXta tired

    The developer who made the complaint is named in the article you linked to. Ironically his name is Neil Young :facepalm:
     
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  7. xenon

    xenon Sweep and cut

    It's fucked up and happening all over the place. The Flece here in Bristol has faced several threats to it's continuation, not least massive rates hike by the council and potential noise levels relating to new flats near by. Same with the Thekla. . The Surrey Vaults closed following noise complaints from new residents...
     
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  8. 8ball

    8ball BUY QUALITY SLAT NOW!!

    I think we're well past that sort of thing, and short of regime change by a benevolent alien race of rainbow-farting unicorns, it's basically direct action or nothing.
     
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  9. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    I mean, surely they can't just issue an order which threatens the business without due process. Fabric were able to successfully appeal their closure when they were shut down two years ago.

    Given the circumstances surrounding the original concerns raised at the time of the planning permission being granted to the new builds, they'd have a case no? It seems ripe for a go fund me campaign style anyway.
     
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  10. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    I salute your optimism
     
  11. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Yeh no surprise he doesn't like a venue putting on the competition
     
  12. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Seems like they're just going out with whimper if they don't fight it, is all.
     
  13. 8ball

    8ball BUY QUALITY SLAT NOW!!

    I'm all for appeals to buy time, but I think mildly accepting the options on offer isn't going to be enough, generally speaking.
    Thar's rent in them there hills...
     
  14. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Maybe. It deserves the publicity anyway. It was heartening to see the wave of public backlash, and eventual successful appeal against the closing of Fabric just because 1 person died of drug related misadventure, which was no fault of theirs, and nothing they could've prevented within reasonable circumstances.

    Appreciate its a different scenario though.
     
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  15. 8ball

    8ball BUY QUALITY SLAT NOW!!

    Sure, and worth appealing if only to deny the bastards a few months' coin.
     
  16. Favourite pub in Guildford without the music nights, they are the cherry on the cake.

    Local councillor looks like he might get in the shit for promising to stick up for the place.

    Shit business, if the MoS can get a deed of easement not sure why all developments close to existing venues can’t have the same?
     
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2018
  17. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

    Was this not supposed to change all this?

    Music industry hails housing noise victory

     
  18. mrs quoad

    mrs quoad Well-Known Member

    Home of the BNP in the late 90s!
     
  19. twistedAM

    twistedAM Left Of The Dial

  20. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    I've just signed the petition its at 29,000
    Spent my 6th form years getting out and about in Guidford

    Sign the Petition
     
  21. skyscraper101

    skyscraper101 0891 50 50 50

  22. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog rolling turds in glitter

    Stranglers today unveiled a plaque on Star Inn, first venue they played
     
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  23. They’re playing at Beautiful Days this year, bought tickets today :)
     

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