Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Sub-Committee
Thursday, 24th June, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Helen Davies  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:  helen.davies@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Note: The recording of this meeting spanned over two videos, the links for both can be found below. 

Items
No. Item

Links to Meeting Recordings

Start- Part way through item Application for a Premises Licence at Wilmslow Rugby Football Club, Memorial Ground, Kings Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PZ Video One: https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/siIas8u4a6g

 

Application for a Premises Licence at Wilmslow Rugby Football Club, Memorial Ground, Kings Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PZ- End of Meeting Video Two: https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/okNjAWbg38I

10.

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED- That Councillor David Edwardes be appointed as Chairman.

11.

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.

12.

Application for a Premises Licence at Wilmslow Rugby Football Club, Memorial Ground, Kings Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PZ pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report regarding an application by Wilmslow Rugby Union Football Club Limited for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of Wilmslow Rugby Football Club, Memorial Ground, Kings Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PZ together with objections and support.

 

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

 

·         the Applicants;

·         a Solicitor for the Applicants;

·         a Solicitor for a number of Local Resident Objectors; and

·         five 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 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:

 

RESOLVED: That the application for a Premises Licence be GRANTED as outlined in the application with some modification:

 

Provision of films (indoors)

Monday and Wednesday 11:00 – 23:00

Tuesday and Thursday    11:00 – 00:00

Friday and Saturday         11:00 – 01:00

Sunday                             12:00 – 22:30

On New Year’s Eve extended to 01:00

 

Provision of live music (indoors)

Monday and Wednesday 11:00 – 23:00

Tuesday and Thursday    11:00 – 00:00

Friday and Saturday         11:00 – 01:00

Sunday                             12:00 – 22:30

On New Year’s Eve extended to 01:00

 

Provision of recorded music (indoors)

Monday and Wednesday 11:00 – 23:00

Tuesday and Thursday    11:00 – 00:00

Friday and Saturday         11:00 – 01:00

Sunday                             12:00 – 22:30

On New Year’s Eve extended to 01:00

 

Provision of performance of dance (indoors)

Monday and Wednesday 11:00 – 23:00

Tuesday and Thursday    11:00 – 00:00

Friday and Saturday         11:00 – 01:00

Sunday                             12:00 – 22:30

On New Year’s Eve extended to 01:00

 

Late night refreshment (indoors)

Tuesday and Thursday      23:00 – 00:00

Friday and Saturday          23:00 – 01:00

On New Year’s Eve extended to 01:00

 

Supply of Alcohol for consumption ON the premises

Monday and Wednesday    11:00 – 23:00

Tuesday and Thursday       11:00 – 00:00

Friday and Saturday            11:00 – 01:00

Sunday                                12:00 – 22:30

 

The Sub-Committee added the following conditions:

·         Licensable activities cannot be provided in the external licensed area after 22:00;

·         The external licensed area is to be fully vacated by customers and attendees by 22:30;

·         The area hatched on the external licensing plan cannot be used for licensable activities and must be removed from the proposed licensable area; and

·         Sale of alcohol shall be ancillary to the main activity of the premises as a Rugby Club.