Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee - Thursday, 13th April, 2023 10.00 am

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No. Item


Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman 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 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 received.


Application for a Premises Licence - 12 Oakwood Drive, Prestbury, SK10 4HG pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:


The sub-committee considered a report regarding an application for a new premises licensing in respect of 12 Oakwood Drive, Prestbury, SK10 4HG. 


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


-       The Applicant

-       Applicants Legal Representative

-       Clerk for Prestbury Parish Council


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) and the steps appropriate to promote them; and

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


The following course of action was agreed:




That the application for a new premises licence be granted as follows, with the following conditions;


  • The licensing hours are as follows:

Monday to Sunday: 09:30 – 12.30 Alcohol may be appropriated to the contract

Monday to Sunday: 10:00 – 16.00 Alcohol already subject to a lawful sale, can be collected.


  • All sales/deliveries of alcohol must be pre-ordered via telephone/Internet only and verification must be requested/obtained that the person placing and receiving the order is over 18 years of age.


  • Records of all sales/deliveries shall be maintained in a log. The log shall include the name and address details of the person who has placed the order and also the name and address details of the person receiving the order and form of ID provided if relevant. These records shall be produced to the police or any other responsible authority on request.


  • All sales shall be paid for prior to delivery only and a strict Challenge 25 policy shall be in use to prevent the sale or supply of alcohol to persons under 18.


  • The policy shall require any person who appears to be under the age of 18 years to produce a recognised proof of age card, accredited under the Proof of Age Standards (Pass), or, if a proof of age card is not available, photo driving licence or passport to prove that they are over the age of 18 years.