The Sub-Committee considered a
report regarding the application for a new Premise Licence, under
the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of, Suburban Green, 88-90
Chestergate, Macclesfield, SK11 6DU together with objections and
The following attending the
hearing and made representations with respect to the
A solicitor representing the
The Local Ward Council making
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
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;
All the evidence, including the oral representations
made at the meeting and the written representations of interested
The following course of action
had been agreed:
That the application for a new
Premises Licence be GRANTED as outlined in the application with
Hours premises are open to the
public: Sunday/Thursday: 8.00am
Friday/Saturday: 8.00am to
Sale of alcohol (on premises):
Sunday/Thursday: 8.00am to 10.30pm
Friday/Saturday: 8.00am to
Provision of late night refreshment
Friday/Saturday 11.00pm to Midnight
following conditions shall apply to the Premises Licence at Annex
- A CCTV system will be
maintained and operated premises with cameras positioned both
internally and externally.
- Recorded CCTV images
will be maintained and stored for a period of 28 days and shall be
produced to the Police or Licensing Authority upon
- CCTV will be in
operation at any time a person is in the premises. Where CCTV is
recorded onto a hard drive system, any DVDs subsequently produced
will be in a format so it can be played back on a standard PC or
Any person in charge of the premises must be trained
in the use of any such CCTV equipment and be able to produce CCTV
images to an officer from a responsible authority upon
SIA registered door staff shall be employed at the
premises, in accordance with a risk assessment, to be carried out
by the DPS.
When employed, door staff will wear high visibility
armbands.When employed, a register of those
door staff employed shall be maintained at the premises and shall
the number of door staff on duty;
the identity of each member of door
the times the door staff are on duty;
Staff will be trained in the requirements of the
Licensing Act 2003 and laws relating to underage sales and the sale
of alcohol to intoxicated persons and that training shall be
documented and repeated at 6 monthly intervals.
A refusals book will be maintained at the premises
and made available to an officer of a responsible authority upon
- A first-aid box will
be available at the premises at all times.
- Regular safety checks
shall be carried out by staff.
- Management shall
liaise with the fire authority as necessary to ensure compliance
with all necessary fire regulations.
- The premises shall
maintain an Incident Log and public liability
- Noise from amplified
music or voices shall not be such as to cause a noise nuisance to
occupants or nearby premises.
- No noise shall
emanate from the premises nor vibration be transmitted through the
structure of the premises which gives rise to a
- The exterior of the
building shall be cleared of litter at regular
- Notices will be
positioned at the exits to the building requesting customers to
leave in a quiet manner.
- Doors and windows at
the premises are to remain closed save for access and
- A dispersal and
smoking policy shall be implemented and adhered to.
- The emptying of bins
into skips and refuse collections will not take place between
7.00pm and 9.00am.
- No alcohol is to be
consumed in any external area to which the patrons have
- A “Challenge
25” policy shall be implemented in full and appropriate
identification sought from any person who appears to be under the
age of 25. The only acceptable forms of identification shall be
photographic driving licences, passports, HM forces cards or a form
of identification with the “PASS” hologram.
- Staff training will
include the Challenge 25 Policy and its operation. In particular,
staff shall be trained to take such action as necessary to prevent
the sale of alcohol to persons over the age of 18 where those
customers are engaged in the distribution of alcohol to persons
under the age of 18. The training must be given to a new member of
staff before they commence employment and all staff must receive
refresher training every 6 months.
- Notices advising what
forms of ID are acceptable must be displayed.
- Notices must be
displayed in prominent positions indicating that the Challenge 25
policy is in force.