Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee - Monday, 3rd October, 2022 10.00 am

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Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.




That Councillor David 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.



Application to review a Premises Licence - Cholmondeley Estate, Cholmondeley, SY14 8EZ pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider the above application.

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The Sub-Committee considered a report for an application to review a Premises Licence under the section 34 of the Licensing Act 2003 in respect Cholmondeley Estate, Cholmondeley, SY14 8EZ, together with objections and support.


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


the Applicant,

Cheshire Police,

The Premise Licence Holder,

The Solicitor representing Outlook Festival

Local Resident Objectors.


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 existing Licence
  • A list of complaints made to Outlook Festival
  • The oral and written representations made by all parties.
  • A further breakdown of some of the complaints (“Complaints Log”)
  • SPL Track Environmental Noise Management Report, 6.7.22 .
  • A letter to the Premises Licence Holder from Cheshire East Council’s Regulatory Services and Health Officer, dated 4 July 2022
  • The Application.
  • Representations by Cheshire Constabulary
  • A letter from Dr Mark Tyrer, Director of Public Health to the Senior Licensing Officer, Jennifer Rowney, dated 16 August 2022
  • The 4 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.
  • The Secretary of State's Guidance on the Licensing Act 2003 (April 2018).
  • Cheshire East Council's Statement of Licensing Policy




That following review, the existing Premises Licence be MODIFIED as follows:


That the existing licence should be modified by restricting the playing of amplified live or recorded music during the hours of 00:00 – 08:00 am, Monday to Sunday inclusive.


Additional conditions requested by Cheshire Constabulary and agreed by the Premises Licence Holder as outlined in Schedule 1 of the Decision Notice.


Cholmondeley Events presentation and additional evidence pdf icon PDF 5 MB

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