sort of yes and no. Soho's the past red light area. It still has brothels and strip joints however it's very very touristy and more of a place for broad. Red - light districts are areas associated with the sex industry and sex-oriented businesses In .. London: The Guardian. Retrieved 19 July Jump up ^ Griffiths, Emma (7 March ). "A clean sweep in King's Cross". BBC. Retrieved 19 July Asia · Europe · Netherlands · United Kingdom. Leeds has established a permanent 'managed area' where prostitutes can freely operate in the city, but danger remains on the streets.