22 Silver Street
Thu-Sat: 8pm - 5am
News March 2021: Licence renewed
The council renewed the licence this year noting that there had been no significant changes to circumstances from the same debate and decision taken the previous year.
February 2019: Appeal
The licensing council will reconsider the licence application on 7th March 2019.
News December 2018: Licence refused
The council has refused annual licence renewal.
Councillors were told they are not allowed to reject a licence on moral grounds so the application was refused on grounds the applicant was unsuitable to hold a licence and that a sex entertainment premises at Silver Street would be inappropriate having regard to the character of the relevant locality. They were additionally told the Ebenezer Church on St James Road is also opposite the club.
News December 2017: Licence renewal
Feminist campaigns of the White Ribbon group kicked up a fuss but the licence was renewed anyway.
The council agreed to end its rule previously requiring that g-strings
should be worn at all times.
News November 2014: In a PC world why is it so acceptable to make outrageous slurs about men?
Calderdale Council' turned down the request to allow nude dancing citing the spurious
(i) significant concerns regarding public safety of the dancers and vulnerable members of the public in the vicinity of the Premises; and
(ii) the increased likelihood of crime and disorder.
News October 2014:
Feminist extremists continue to hold sway in Halifax.
An application to allow dancers to perform nude during lap dances has been turned-down by council moralists.
La Salsa on Silver Street, Halifax,
requested Calderdale Council's Licensing Committee lift a condition on the club's licence requiring its dancers to wear a non-transparent g-string or similar piece of clothing on the appropriate part of the body at all times.
owner of La Salsa, told the board: Lap dancing is about having fun.
He told the board that he is applying for the amendment to the rules to avoid complaints and confrontations from men who feel the dance didn't go far enough.
A few months ago I was asked by my bank manager to organise his brother's stag party. The stag had a lap dance and said 'I've seen more in the swimming pool'. The group left and went to a lap dancing bar in Leeds.
He said the business case
was clear, and his club is unable to compete with lap dancing clubs in Leeds and Manchester which allow nude performers.
News December 2013: Miserable women's group Opposed licence renewal
Feminist campaigners of
WomenCentre have written to Calderdale Council objecting to an application by La Salsa in Halifax to renew its sex establishment licence , commenting:
We promote positive lifestyles and the location of such an
establishment directly opposite our centre could act as a deterrent to some women who may wish to access our services.
I find the idea of such an establishment in the town centre inappropriate and abhorrent.
The application to renew the licence for La Salsa will be considered at the Licensing and Regulatory Committee on Monday December 16 at Halifax Town Hall.