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Fabric nightclub on verge of closure following drug-related deaths

18 December 2014, 16:41 | Written by Laurence Day

London's Fabric nightclub - a globally-recognised institution that won DJ Magazine's 'Best Club In The World' prize two years running - is on the verge of closure following a spate of drug-related deaths.

The Metropolitan Police force have requested that Islington council review the club's license after four drug-related deaths.

A Met report says that: "It attracts clientele from all over Europe and it would seem that the immaturity or lifestyle leads to them becoming actively involved in the taking of illegal drugs and this could account for the disproportionate and wholly unacceptable number of deaths and near death incidents at the venue."

The Independent report that: "Fabric could be stripped of its licence and forced to close if Islington council agrees with Police requests at tonight’s Licensing Committee held by the council."

The club has attracted hundreds of high-profile producers, musicians and DJ's in its lifetime, with Skepta, Novelist, Plastician and Seth Troxler all set to play in the coming weeks.

This news follows the closure of The 12 Bar Club, Buffalo Bar and Madame Jojo's, all London venues.

[Via The Independent and ITV]

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