Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 23rd January, 2024 10.30 am

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Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the meeting.




That Councillor D Edwardes 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.



Councillor Heler declared that she had driven past the premises but had not stopped the vehicle.


Application for a Premises License - Fairview Vineyard LTD, Fairview, Goldford Lane, Malpas, SY14 8LL pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:


The Committee considered a report to determine an application for a

premises license for Fairview Vineyard LTD, Fairview, Goldford Lane, Malpas, SY14 8LL.


The following attended the hearing and made representations with respect

to the application:


·         The applicant and their agents

·         Objectors

·         Supporters


The applicant and objectors both handed material to the sub-committee after the deadline for submission which was deemed inadmissible.


After a full hearing of the application and in accordance with the rules of

procedure, the Chairman 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.


This is a summary of the decision, and the reasons for the Decision Notice will be published within 5 working days after the hearing.


The following course of action had been agreed:




That the application for a premises licence be GRANTED subject to the suggested conditions set out in the Operating Schedule accompanying the application as amended on 7 January 2024,and any mandatory conditions that must be included on the licence in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003.