This week, developers backed by investors from Malaysia and Singapore gave the club three months to wind up after its owners lost a court appeal. Forty jobs will go at the club, which has been operating for 19 years. We are one of the few venues serving the plus community. It is a prime site with Thames frontage and is close to Tate Modern. Southwark has the second-highest density of gay, lesbian and bisexual people of any UK borough, after neighbouring Lambeth.
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Both Mr McNeil and co-founder Mark Ames asked if the illegality of gay sex in both Asian countries has anything to do with the project. But Mr McNeil says this is because a planning tribunal had already asserted their right to carry on as a gay club. The club now has three months to shut up shop and make way for the project which will be built over railway arches and on nearby land. We [still] need gay clubs because the world we live in is not going forwards, it is going backwards.
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