OWNERS of a takeaway trailer have lost their fight to keep their pitch at the top of Sheffield’s Fargate shopping street.
Sheffield Council’s licensing board decided not to renew the eatery’s street trading licence - which it has held for the last three years.
Officers had recommended the application should be refused because they felt the trailer, which sells curries and other Indian food, did not fit in with the city centre conservation area.
They also said the business had displayed large adverts on the vehicle without permission and were leaving the trailer parked on Fargate overnight when it was supposed to be removed.
The board approved an application by Spanish tapas bar La Tasca for extra hours at its Ecclesall Road branch - but they were scaled back from 1.30am to 12.30am, with last orders at midnight. It followed objections from surrounding residents about the potential for late night noise.
The licensing board also allowed troubled Empire Bar, in Charter Square, to reopen early after two months of a three month licence suspension after tough new conditions were imposed, agreed with police.