39 Mitchell Street
News September 2022: Licence renewed
Glasgow's three lap dancing venues were given licences this week, after councillors decided that no new clubs could open in the city.
Seventh Heaven, Diamond Dolls and Platinum Lace were
granted three-year sexual entertainment venue (SEVs) licences by the city council, after the three were given grandfather rights.
News January 2017: Temporarily closed
Diamonds Dolls has had its licence
suspended for a period after the local authority was told the dancer, dressed only in a bra and jeans and intoxicated, had been dragged from the premises by stewards following a row with management. It will only be permitted to reopen when Police
Scotland and licensing officials in Glasgow are satisfied it has tightened its internal procedures.
News November 2014: Assets frozen
News June 2014: Police raid
As a result of police investigations, the owner of Diamond Dolls has had
his assets frozen by prosecutors as part of a proceeds of crime investigation. However no charges were brought and the club continued.
Scottish police raided the venue after some supposed
connection with trafficking. Inevitably they found nothing apart from a personal cannabis stash and a member of staff found with an offensive weapon, presumably for self protection.
News February 2014: As seen on TV
Channel 4's brand new documentary series Strippers certainly got the telly audiences talking on Tuesday night, as the real lives of a group of strippers working in Glasgow's famous Diamond Dolls club were charted.
In the first
episode, the spotlight was on Diamond Dolls, a lap danlwhich is spread over three floors and employs over 40 dancers.
Viewers watched as the girls who are employed with the club explained their reasons behind working there, including one of the
dancers who admitted her parents would be less than happy if they found out about her real employment.
News April 2013:
Expanding to open a new art deco lounge.