An immediate review of the one-time operating license has been ordered, where a man was killed after an alleged attack last week.
Bolton Council’s The Lux Lounge, 25 is conducting an “immediate review” of Bradshowgate’s license, Bolton said there was a “serious crime” on campus.
On Thursday, September 2, police launched an investigation into the murder of Robert Smithhorst, a father of two, who was found unconscious 36 times and later died of his injuries.
Officers attended the late night bar at Brad Shaggett in the town center at about 1:30 p.m.
Police officers and paramedics treated Mr Smithhorst at the scene before taking him to hospital, where he later died.
At the time, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said a 36-year-old man had been allegedly assaulted.
Robert Owen Greenhall, 31, was not later charged with the murder of Mr. Smithhorst.
The trial is set for February 28, 2022.
Notices posted outside the Lux Lounge on Wednesday, September 8th provide details of the immediate licensing review.
The notice states: “Notice has been issued that Bolton Council has been requested to immediately review the Lux Lounge, Brad Schauget, Bolton premises license.
“The basis of the review is the prevention of serious crime and disorder.
A review has been requested following the incident of serious crimes in the premises.
Review representatives may be sent to Bolton Council by Friday, September 17.
The council added that a full hearing would then be held on a “confirmed date”.
In a September 3 Facebook post, Lux Lounge’s account said: “What has been a difficult week for many people, we have decided to close this weekend to give us some time to think. ۔
“We are still helping the police with everything we have.”