Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee - Friday, 21st May, 2021 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Helen Davies  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:

Link: Meeting Recording

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Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.


RESOLVED- That Councillor David Edwardes 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.


Application for a Premises Licence at 102 Mill Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6NR pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:


The Sub-Committee considered an application for a Premise License by Mr. Neil Anthony Stephenson in respect of the premises 102 Mill Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6NR together with objections and support.


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


The Applicant; and

An Environmental Health Officer.


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 had been agreed:




That the application for a Premises License be GRANTED as outlined in the

Application and agreed by both the Applicant and Cheshire Constabulary:


·         Provision of live music indoors only

·         Provision of recorded music indoors only

·         Provision of late night refreshment indoors only

·         The Sale and Supply of alcohol for consumption both On and Off

·         the premises.


The hours applied for are as followed:


·         Live music (indoors)

Friday and Saturday 19:00 to 23:00


In addition to this, the Sub-Committee added the following conditions:


1)        The Premises Licence Holder must keep an incident logbook of complaints made pertaining to noise nuisance in which the DPS or other authorised officer must record the following information in respect of such complaints; the name and address of the complainant, a summary of the incident, the date and time it occurred and the steps taken to resolve it. The incident logbook or relevant entries from it must be made available for inspection to a Licensing Officer or Police Officer upon request within 72 hours.


2)        The Premises Licence Holder must obtain a comprehensive Acoustic Assessment of the structure of the premises prior to any licensable activities taking place. A copy of the Acoustic Assessment must be made available to a Licensing Officer or Police Officer upon request.


3)        Quarterly noise assessments must be undertaken by a competent person (the Premises Licence Holder, Designated Premises Supervisor or Manager) during the opening hours of the premises. A written record of the noise assessments must be kept for that purpose and should include but not be limited to the following; the time and date of the checks, the person undertaking the checks, the results, any remedial action taken to reduce the level of noise when it is likely to cause a disturbance to local residents.