Body, Beauty, Massage, Tanning, Sauna & Laser Treatments

PLEASE NOTE:  THE COUNCIL OFFICES HAVE BEEN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST NEED TO BE SUBMITTED EITHER ELECTRONICALLY TO: licensing@ashfield.gov.uk;

OR POSTED TO: LICENSING TEAM, COUNCIL OFFICES, KIRKBY IN ASHFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG17 8DA.

FOR FURTHER ADVICE PLEASE CALL: 01623 457589 / 01623 457364 / 01623 457513 - IF A TELEPHONE IS NOT ANSWERED PLEASE TRY ONE OF THE ALTERNATIVE NUMBERS, OR EMAIL US AT: licensing@ashfield.gov.uk 

From 13th July 2020 businesses involved in beauty treatments and body modifications can re-open to the public (though facial treatments will not be permitted until further notice - updated on 31st August 2020 following Government announcement of no additional easing of lockdown measures until further notice), subject to adherence to Government Guidance. COVID-19: Guidance for Beauticians, Body Modifications, Sports & Massage Therapists can be found here.

Under the Nottinghamshire County Council Act 1985, the Council has powers to licence premises that provide 'massage or special treatments', and to regulate those practitioners that carry out such treatments.

Each premises is subject to an annual inspection to ensure that conditions at those premises meet hygiene and health and safety requirements. Nottinghamshire Police are notified of all new licence applications where treatments takes place.

Please click here for a list of local businesses licensed to provide Massage & Special Treatments, Laser Treatments, and / or Tanning and Sauna facilities.