The lights went out in nightclubs across the UK last March - and eight months later dancing is still a thing of the past.

Whilst we wait for our favourite spots to reopen, we are taking a look back at South London’s iconic venues from the last decade.

Zanzibar, Sydenham,

The former nightclub in Kirkdale had its licence revoked by Lewisham Council in 2015, after reports of bad behaviour from wild party-goers. It was previously known as Twilights, or the Glamour Lounge.

Bon Bonne, Herne Hill

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The lively club on Norwood Road, SE24, saw generations of people hit the dancefloor in its 30 years of opening. Though the Georgian building was turned into apartments in 2005, not all was lost. Bon Bonne lived on through a night in Chislehurst club, The Lounge, which hosted bi-monthly reunions with the club's original DJs.

Jazzmins, Bromley

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The Elmfield Rd nightclub was described by police as the top trouble hotspot in Bromley, prompting its closure in 2010 for a license review. Jazzmis never reopened, though fans missed the free food buffet on weekends. In 2017, it became Cream’s café.

Delanos Bromley

Now VuVu Club, the East Street venue had many other incarnations, as Dolly’s Disco (1950/1960s), Mistrale Club (1960s), Tites (1970s) Lautrecs (1980s) and Langtrys (1990s, early 2000s).

The Dun Cow, Old Kent Road

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The Dun Cow on Old Kent Rd opened in 1856 as a Victorian gin palace with 11 drinking rooms. It was rebuilt in the 1930s and later became a champagne bar and then pub-turned-nightclub, featuring DJs. In 2004 the building became a doctors surgery.

Zen’s Dartford

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First Flicks in the 1980s and later Zen's, the nightclub on Essex Road was more recently known as Air & Breathe. In 2018 it was bought by chain The Deltic Group and given a £750,000 makeover to become ATIK club.

Flamingos, Woolwich

The notorious venue Flamingos, which opened in 1985, was succeeded by N’Tyce club. The nightclub lost its licence and the building was sold to a private developer. Since it became a community cinema, theatre and music venue before it was demolished in 2015.

Sahara Club, Lewisham

Sahara Club on Lewisham High Street opened its doors in 1963 and was a favourite amongst locals for its 49 year tenure. Finally closing its doors in 2012, it was replaced by the Love Shack.