Nightclub entrepreneur Alex Proud has liquidated several of his cabaret club businesses as part of what he told MCA was a “simple restructure”.

Cabaret Club (Brighton) Ltd, Cabaret (Camden) Ltd, Cabaret Club (City) Ltd, Cabaret Club (West End) Ltd and Country House (Stanmer), have all entered creditor’s voluntary liquidation, according to The Gazette.

Proud told MCA: “All remain open and owned by us. It’s a simple restructure and no suppliers will be hurt. So no changes, no effect and no loss to public or our suppliers.”

He said Proud Publishing Ltd was the company now operating the venues, three of which trade as Proud Cabaret.

Proud is also looking to sell Stanmer House, the country house near Brighton previously operated by Whiting & Hammond, after struggling to make it work as a “muddy dog venue”.

He has previously said there was too much conflict between customers wanting different things from the country house, and said it needed to become a fully-fledged hotel and upmarket restaurant to be a success.