Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 16th April, 2024 2.00 pm

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Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the meeting.




That Councillor A Heler be appointed as Chair.


Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registerable interests, and non-registerable interests in any item on the agenda and for Members to declare if they have pre-determined any item on the agenda.





In the interests of openness, the following declarations were made:


Councillor L Smetham declared that she had attended a previous Licensing Act Sub-Committee hearing concerning this premises in August 2023.


Councillor J Place declared that he had observed the premises from the street but had not been inside.


Application to Vary a Premises Licence – Proper Sound, 6-8 Chestergate, Macclesfield, SK11 6BA pdf icon PDF 279 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:




The sub-committee considered a report to vary a premises licensing for Proper Sound, 6-8 Chestergate, Macclesfield, SK11 6BA.


The following attended the hearing and made representations with respect to the application:


·         The applicants

·         Objectors


After a full hearing of the application and in accordance with the rules of procedure, the Chair of the Sub-Committee reported, that after taking account of:


·         The oral and written representations made by all parties to the hearing.

·         The licensing objective of the prevention of public nuisance.

·         The Secretary of State’s Guidance under the Licensing Act 2003 (Dec 2022).

·         Cheshire East Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy.


The following course of action had been agreed:




That the application to vary the Premises Licensing for Proper Sound, 6-8 Chestergate, Macclesfield, SK11 6BA be GRANTED subject to the Operating Schedule accompanying the application, and the additional conditions set out in the Decision Notice, and any mandatory conditions that must be included on the licence in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003.