To consider the above application.
The Sub-Committee considered a report regarding an application for a Premise Licence, under the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of, House of Beauty, 2 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6JF together with objections and support.
The following attending the hearing and made representations with respect to the application:
· 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
· 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 Licence be GRANTED
The application for a Premises Licence at House of Beauty, 2 Sunderland Street in Macclesfield be granted with Additional Conditions.
The following conditions shall apply to the Premises Licence at Annex 3:
• There shall be prominent and appropriate signage displayed at the Premises that customers who wish to smoke must use a designated smoking area and not congregate on the public highway.
There shall be no disposal of bottles outside the Premises between the hours of 21.00 and 07.00.
• There shall be no disposal of refuse outside the Premises other than in designated waste bins for commercial use.
• A CCTV system compliant with Cheshire Constabulary’s guidance “CCTV in Licensed Premises – an operational requirement” shall be in operation at all times licensable activities are taking place at the Premises.
• Recorded CCTV images will be maintained and stored for a period of twenty-eight days.
• A staff member from the premises who is conversant with the operation of the CCTV system shall be on the premises at all times when the premises are open to the public. This staff member shall be able to provide a Police officer or an authorised officer of the licensing authority data or footage upon request and within a reasonable time scale.
• Designated supervisors will need to be able to demonstrate that their CCTV system complies with their operational requirements. They will need to demonstrate the following:
- Recordings are fit for their intended purpose.
- Good quality images are presented to the officer in a format that can be replayed on a standard computer.
- The supervisor has an understanding of the equipment/training.
- Management records are kept,
- Maintenance agreements and records are maintained,
- Data Protection principles and signage are in place.
• A Challenge 25 policy shall be operated at the Premises at all times.
• The only forms of ID that shall be accepted (at the discretion of the Management) as proof of age are:
- A valid passport.
- A valid photographic driving licence.
- A PASS approved proof of age card.
- A HM Services Warrant Card or other reliable photo ID (that has been approved for acceptance by the Police or an Officer of the Local Authority).
• Publicity materials notifying customers of the operation of the Challenge 25 scheme shall be displayed at the premises.
• The Designated Premises Supervisor or Premises Licence Holder shall operate and maintain an up-to-date Register of Refusals of Sale of Alcohol, indicating the date, time and reason for refusal which shall be made available for inspection by Local Authority Officers and the Police.
• The DPS or other responsible person shall check and sign the register once a week. Alternatively, an electronic point of sale refusals log shall be kept.
• A documented training programme shall be introduced for all staff in a position to sell, serve or deliver alcohol. A written record for each member of staff shall be kept of the content of such training and shall be made available for inspection at the request of Local Authority Officers and Police.
• The DPS or Premises Licence Holder shall conduct regular training reviews with all members of staff authorised to sell, serve or deliver alcohol in order to reinforce the training and to promote best practice. A written record for each member of staff shall be kept of the content of such reviews and shall be made available for inspection at the request of Local Authority Officers and Police.
An incident log book shall be kept at the Premises for at least 12 months and made available on request by Local Authority Officers and the Police.