Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee
Thursday, 22nd November, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall, Macclesfield, SK10 1EA. View directions

Contact: Julie Zientek  Democratic Services Officer

Link: Audio recording

Items
No. Item

19.

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED –That Councillor S Davies be appointed Chairman.

 

20.

Declarations of Interest

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

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

21.

Application to Vary a Premises Licence - Victor's, 46 London Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7DZ pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To consider an application to vary a Premises Licence by Victors Restaurant Ltd in respect of Victor’s, 46 London Road, Alderley Edge SK9 7DZ.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn prior to the meeting.

22.

Application to Vary a Premises Licence - The Botanist, 41a King Street, Knutsford WA16 6DW pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To consider an application to vary a Premises Licence by New World Trading Company (UK) Limited in respect of The Botanist, 41a King Street, Knutsford WA16 6DW.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report regarding an application to vary a premises licence for The Botanist, 41a King Street, Knutsford WA16 6DW.

 

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

 

·            two representatives of the applicant

·            a local resident

 

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 Secretary of State’s Guidance under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003

·           Cheshire East Borough Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy

·           The four licensing objectives (namely the prevention of crime and disorder, public safety, the prevention of public nuisance, and the protection of children from harm)

·           All the evidence, including the oral representations made at the meeting and the written representations of interested parties

 

the following course of action had been agreed:

 

RESOLVED - That the application to vary a premises licence be granted as applied for, subject to:

 

(a) The conditions proposed by Cheshire Police, as set out in Appendix 3 of the report.

 

(b) The conditions proposed by the Council’s Environmental Protection Team, as set out in Appendix 4 of the report.

 

(c) The following additional conditions proposed by the applicant:

 

  1. A Smoking Policy and Dispersal Policy shall be implemented and adhered to.
  2. The external area shall cease to be used for drinking and dining at 23:00 daily.
  3. SIA registered door supervisor(s) shall be employed at the premises from 22:00 until close on Fridays and Saturdays. At all other times, SIA registered door supervisor(s) shall be employed in accordance with a risk assessment to be carried out by the DPS.
  4. The premises shall provide a contact telephone number for local residents so that contact can be made immediately if any issues arise.
  5. No admission shall be permitted to the premises after 00:30 on Friday and Saturday (save for returning smokers).

 

The Applicant and Parties who had made relevant representations were reminded of their right to appeal this decision to the Magistrates’ Court within 21 days of service of the written notice of the decision.