Police are not linking the attack with a series of sex assaults which took place in the area last iin. About sharing image captionThe year-old victim was dragged into Oxstalls Lane and attacked A year-old woman has been subjected to a serious sexual assault by two men in a lane near the University of Gloucestershire's Oxstalls Lane campus.
He said: "This application has been carefully assessed and it is considered that its determination cannot be based yloucester moral issues because they are not planning matters. St Mary de Crypt Church and the Greyfriars priory are on the opposite side of the street. He added officers chat talks be talking to university staff and residents to provide assistance and support.
Pastor Colin Pavitt of the nearby Brunswick Baptist Church, declined to comment directly, but said: "My position is very simple, everyone needs to repent of their sins and everyone is in need of Jesus. The council has received three letters of objection after residents voiced concern about noise, gloucestter questioned whether the nature se the club was appropriate for the area. The planning application would also see the historic facade of the hotel restored.
Mike Gethin, on senior planning officer at Gloucester City Council, has backed the plans on the grounds that the club would add "vitality and vibrancy" to the street. It was a popular venue for wedding receptions, but it closed in June last year and has been empty since.
The victim was waiting for a bus in the early hours of 29 January when the pair approached her from Estcourt Road. It is next door to the house where Robert Raikes founded Sunday Schools in the 18th century.
The club would be aimed at the gay community, as well as at people enjoying "alternative sexual lifestyles," the applicants said. For decades until the s, it was regarded as Gloucester's premier hotel.