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Soho to get new private members only club

By Adrian Zorzut, Local Democracy Reporter

London is set to get a swanky new private members only-club that will stay open till 4am on weekends and have its own “reading room”.

Developers will turn 11 Soho Square into a lavish five-storey club fit with a pub-inspired private dining area and music room.

Customers will be able to dine in the ground floor restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The other four floors will be made up of private dining rooms and event spaces as well as a live music room.

The 5th floor will be transformed into a casual lounge for members where they can read in private.

The building will be decked out with new windows and entrance doors and a basement kitchen while the outside stonework will get a rebuff.

Members will be able to enter the club from 7am and stay until 4am on weekends and 1.30am on weeknights.

The Soho Society approved of the plans in the main but objected to the venue closing as late as 4am.

LCP Global London said its plans to give 11 Soho Square’s exterior a facelift will help preserve and enhance the character and appearance of the Soho Conservation Area.

Westminster City council backed the plans saying the club would “cater primarily to the music industry which is one of the major industries in the area and will provide a valuable site for networking and showcasing new talent and supporting new artists the change of use is considered acceptable”.

The proposals were approved by Westminster council during a planning committee meeting on Tuesday.

Pictured top: 11 Soho Square is set to be turned into a private members club (Picture: Google Street View)

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