The venue was raided as part of Operation Condor last month
London venue 93 Feet East is set to close its doors for good.
93 Feet East temporarily closed after the drugs sting, which was part of Operation Condor, but will now be shutting for good. Scroll down to see footage of the raid.
Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Ohid Ahmed, told The Evening Standard: “The decision on 93 Feet East’s licence demonstrates that we are prepared to take swift and decisive action if bars are found to be allowing drug dealing and drug misuse.”
He continued: “Through continued partnership working between the council and police, including the dealer a day initiative, we will continue to go the extra mile to tackle drug dealing in our community.”
93 Feet East, on London’s Brick Lane, was part of the Old Truman Brewery conversion.
Operation Condor saw the Metropolitan Police raiding 2,487 venues in London over a single weekend in an attempt to crack down on crimes related to licensing laws. The biggest was at 93 Feet East.
In total, the raids resulted in 173 arrests and 44 warrants executed. The raid at 93 Feet East resulted in a total of 10 arrests, two of which were people arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs. Five more were arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs, one on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant, one for being drunk and disorderly, and one for being the owner/occupier of premises being concerned in the supply of drugs.