A music festival which will last until dawn can go ahead this week after a lengthy council battle. Plot 22 on Exchange Street will be allowed to host an “art, music and culture showcase” on Saturday which will run right through from midnight to 5.30am. There were numerous objections from Environmental Health during a four hour meeting of the licensing board. Officers have received several complaints about loud music and anti-social behaviour. They said Plot 22 did not have proper door staff with ID and the building was not sound proofed. But Plot 22 said it worked with local residents to address any noise complaints and felt the venue – in a quiet part of Castlegate – was being unfairly targeted compared to areas such as West Street, which had more disturbances.
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