Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Julie Zientek  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED –That Councillor D Edwardes be appointed Chairman.

 

2.

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.

 

3.

Application for a Premises Licence - Telescope Field, Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bomish Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DW pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider an application for a Premises Licence by Discover the Bluedot Ltd in respect of Telescope Field, Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bomish Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DW.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report regarding an application for a Premises Licence for Telescope Field, Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bomish Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire.

 

The Licensing Team Leader reported that the applicant had proposed amendments to the application, and that the two representations objecting to the application had been withdrawn.

 

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

 

-       two representatives of the applicant

 

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

 

(a)  That the application for a premises licence be granted, subject to the following amendments proposed by the applicant:

 

Capacity


The maximum capacity applied for shall remain at 24,999.

However, for 2019 only, the Applicant will cap the capacity at 21,000.

In 2020 and future years, increases in capacity up to the maximum of 24,999 will be agreed with the Licensing Authority.

In 2020 the capacity of the late-night arts venue shall be 1000.

In 2020 and future years, increases in capacity will be agreed with the Licensing Authority up to the maximum number requested.  

Licensed Site


The plan has been redrawn to remove car parks and some campsites.


Sale of Alcohol

The proposed curfews are:

Friday 02.00 hrs
Saturday 03.30 hrs
Sunday 03.30 hrs
Monday 02.00 hrs

After 02.00 hrs on Saturday morning and Sunday morning the only bars that may remain open until 3.30 hrs shall be those situated in the campsites and in the late-night arts venue.

After 01.00 hrs on Monday morning the only bars that may remain open until 02.00 hrs shall be those situated in the campsites and in the late-night arts venue.

For Sunday 21 July 2019 only, the proposed curfew for bars in the First Moon Landing Celebration Area shall be 05.00 hrs

Proposed Condition 70 is deleted as the curfews are specified above.

Late Night Refreshment

The proposed curfew for Friday morning is 03.00 hrs.

Live Music

 
The main stage shall close at 23.00 hrs each day (as per the application and previous years).

The ancillary stages shall close as follows:

Friday 02.00 hrs
Saturday 02.00 hrs
Sunday 02.00 hrs

Save that live music shall be permitted in the late-night arts venue until:

Friday 01.00 hrs
Saturday 03.00 hrs
Sunday 03.00 hrs
Monday 02.00 hrs

Recorded Music


The main stage shall close at 23.00 hrs each day (as per the application and previous years).

The ancillary stages shall close as follows:

Friday 02.00 hrs
Saturday 02.00 hrs
Sunday 02.00 hrs
Monday 01.00 hrs

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