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No. Item

10.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN FOR THE MEETING

Minutes:

Councillor Stephen Wells was appointed as Chairman for the meeting.

 

 

11.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

12.

APPLICATION FOR THE VARIATION OF THE PREMISES LICENCE AT O NEILS--27/29 EAST STREET, BROMLEY, BR1 1QE pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

DECISION

 

1.   (a)  INTRODUCTION:

 

The Licensing Sub-Committee carefully considered the application for the vatiation of a Premises Licence at O’Neill’s 27/29 East Street Bromley.

 

The Licensing Sub-Committee made the following decision having regard to:

 

-  the four licensing objectives,

-  the Council’s current Statement of Licensing Policy

-  Guidance issued under the Licensing Act 2003; the Secretary of State Guidance issued under Section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 (As amended),

-  Written and oral representations from the Applicant, 

-  Written and oral representations from the Council’s Licensing Team as a Responsible Authority

-  Written and oral representations from the Metropolitan Police

 

The decision of the Licensing Sub-Committee was as follows:

 

The Licensing Sub-Committee decidedto Grant the application subject to conditions agreed at the Hearing on the 7th February 2019.

 

At the hearing, the Chairman of the Licensing Sub-Committee began by mentioning a procedural point regarding the Council and its Licensing Team as a Responsible Authority; and how it achieved the necessary separation of responsibilities; as expressed by the Applicant’s legal representative. The point was satisfactorily addressed by the Council’s legal team prior to the Hearing, and necessary procedures continued to be followed.  All parties agreed to proceed with the Hearing. Each party presented their case, the Chairman ensured that time was given for questions and answers from all parties. A summary of the Hearing was as follows:

 

(b)  OBJECTIONS AND SUPPORT TO THE  VARIATION OF THE ABOVE

  LICENCE:

 

Objections were received from the Metropolitan Police and from the Licensing Team as a Responsible Authority.

 

No written or oral support was received by the Council or presented at the above Hearing.

 

2.   THE APPLICANT’S CASE

 

Mr. Jonathan Smith (Applicant) was represented by their legal representative Mr. Jonathan Smith. Mr. Smith gave a brief background to the application and as noted in the application pack. O’Neill’s were licensing premises in the centre of Bromley Town, with a capacity of 450 persons. The point of whether or not there was a significant difference. It was a ‘decent’ establishment which had recently been refurbished and did not intend to change its character. The variation would assist the applicants to conduct business a little longer to keep its patrons. It was unlikely to increase the number of disturbances in Bromley Centre. The Applicant was seeking to vary the hours of the premises licence and to amend a condition in the current licence (condition 15(d)).

 

“To vary the hours to permit the sale of alcohol, provision of regulated entertainment and provision of late night refreshment from 09:00 until midnight Monday to Wednesday (currently 10:00 to 23:00), 09:00 to 02:00 Friday and Saturday (Currently 10:00 to 01:00) and Sunday from 11:00 to Midnight (currently mid-day to 22:30pm); Thursday to remain as existing.

 

To vary the hours for opening 09:00 to 00:30 Sunday to Wednesday (Currently 09:00 to 23:00 Mondays to Wednesday and 09:00 to 22:50 Sunday), 09:00 to 02:30 Friday and Saturday; Thursday to remain as existing.

 

To amend condition 15(d) “ On any other  ...  view the full minutes text for item 12.

 

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