Sexual Entertainment Venues Policy Consultation

The current policy on Sex Cinema, Sex Shops, and Sexual Entertainment Venues is due for review.

Whilst there are currently no licensable sex establishments (cinemas, shops, or entertainment venues) within the Ashford borough, we would like to consult with potentially interested parties on this review to consider what updates may be necessary or appropriate to reflect good practice within this particular area of licensing. 

We welcome open feedback on the current policy, and where relevant evidence to support any particular views, such as good practice guidance.

If you have any questions regarding the policy please get in touch by email at or in writing to; Licensing, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL. Ashford Borough Council (ABC) is the data controller for the personal information you provide in this form. ABC’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at For more information on your rights please see the council’s privacy statement.


  • Opened
    12 Apr 2023 at 00:00
  • Closes
    31 Jul 2023 at 23:59