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Appointment of Chairman
To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.
RESOLVED- That Councillor Mark Goldsmith be appointed as Chairman.
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.
There were no declarations of interest.
To consider the above application.
The Sub-Committee considered a report regarding an application by Marston’s PLC for a variation to the Premises Licence under section 34 of the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of Eight Farmers, 104, Parkers Road, Leighton, Cheshire, CW1 4PY. The report outlined the evidence presented by the parties in relation to the variation.
The following attending the hearing and made representations with respect to the application:
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 following course of action had been agreed:
That the application for a Premises Licence be GRANTED as outlined in the application:
The premises licence Holder seeks to offer the provision of food more widely externally as well as internally. It is also considering following the end of lock down the opportunity to use the extensive car park facilities for Christmas markets/fairs farmers markets and car boot events during which there may be sales of alcohol externally and possibly the provision of late night refreshment on rare occasions; such as Bonfire night and Halloween when people may remain outside for an event but sales of alcohol externally will have ceased.
It is therefore proposed that the external area and car park area the description of which is identified upon drawing named site plan as the area edged red. The area to interior of the premises remains unchanged.
Application is made in respect of only the sale of alcohol and late night refreshment to the same hours as that permitted under the licence.
Application is made to licence the external areas as follows:
Late Night Refreshment
Monday to Sunday
23:00 to 23:30
Retail Sale of alcohol
Monday to Saturday
10:00 to 22:30
11:00 to 22:30
No application is made to amend the licensable activities nor the times in respect of which they operate internally.
In addition to these conditions, the Sub-Committee agreed to the following conditions: