Two stores in West Ealing, London, have had their alcohol licences revoked following a string of serious disorder issues.
Broadway Stores Cudi Food Centre and Broadway International Food Centre have seen “numerous violent and illegal incidents” occur at their premises over recent years, according to reports in the local press.
The problems have resulted in Ealing Council’s licensing sub committee revoking both licences at separate meetings in early March.
Broadway International Food Centre, which had a 24 hour licence, has been at the centre of three recent grievous bodily harm reports, one attempted murder and two common assaults. Most incidents involved alcohol and almost all occurred between 11pm and 6am.
The store was also awarded a rating of 1 (major improvement necessary) by Ealing Council in February.
A string of alcohol fuel disorder incidents have also occurred at Cudi Supermarket, and in 2013 a sales assistant was stabbed in the neck following a dispute with a group of male customers over the price of goods.
The convenience store and off-licence also failed a council test purchase in 2014 and had a large quantity of non-duty paid stock seized in 2015.