New nightclub to open doors
A new nightspot will
open its doors to clubbers for the first time this
Anticipation has been growing
throughout the winter as builders carried out work behind wooden
panelling outside the old Loder & Payne Building at 87-88 Bank
Now those panels have been
removed to reveal the facade of the building’s brand new guise –
The Gallery Nightclub – and clubbers will be able to walk through
the doors for the first time on Saturday, April 13.
touches have been put to the new venue, which has three
rooms over two floors of the Grade II listed building – believed to
be more than 300 years old.
A sneak preview revealed a
multi-dimensional club which hopes to appeal to a wide
cross-section of clubbers.
A huge chandelier shipped in
from Paris hangs over the dance floor, which is surrounded by a
360-degree gallery, linked to the dance floor by a grand
A main bar area includes
hand-carved stone pillars, a quartz-topped bar and bespoke doors,
while upstairs ‘The Library’ offers a different atmosphere aimed at
those who want to relax away from dance floor.
Last year an application for
a sex entertainment licence in the upstairs section was turned down
– and with the strip club operators no longer involved the upstairs
section should take on a classier feel.
Different music will be played in different sections of
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