Offices moved to Mulberry Place

The Licensing Authority moved offices in May 2021 to Mulberry Place (Tower Hamlets Town Hall). 

Any adverts for applications stating John Onslow House will be rejected, as post is no longer accepted and therefore will not be received by the Licensing Authority.

Sex establishment licence

Sexual entertainment venues

On 26 March 2014 the council of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets passed a resolution that schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 as amended by section 27 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 would apply with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

This has created a licensing regime for sexual entertainment venues within Tower Hamlets from 1 June 2014.   

This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.

For more details on how your information is used please refer to the Environmental Health & Trading Standard privacy notice.

Sexual Entertainment Venue Fees 2022-23
Application typeAdminEnforcement fee collected if granted 

New application






Refund if refused



Transfer of licence







Key documents

The following are key documents that support this particular licensing regime:

Before applying for a licence you are strongly advised to contact the Licensing Team.