Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 27th June, 2018 10.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Michelle Gerning br />020 8726 6000 x84246  Email: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

7/18

Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Toni Letts nominated Councillor Pat Clouder as Chair.

Councillor Badsha Quadir seconded the motion.

 

The Sub-Committee RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Clouder as Chair of the Sub-Committee.

8/18

Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

 

Minutes:

There were none.

 

9/18

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

 

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

 

10/18

Licensing Act 2003: Application for a Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the Application for Premises Licence at 12 Central Parade, New Addington, CR0 0JB and the representations received from the Police, the Fire Brigade, local residents and Ward Councillor as contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’.

 

The Sub-Committee further considered the representations from the premises licence holder and the verbal representations made at the hearing by the premises licence holder and the Ward Councillor.

 

The Sub-Committee, having reference to the licensing objectives under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Council Licensing Policy in particular the designation of the application premises with a Cumulative Impact Zone/Area, RESOLVED to REFUSE the premises license on the basis that the grant of the application would undermine the promotion of the licensing objectives of public safety, prevention of crime and disorder, and the prevention of public nuisance.

The Sub-Committee notes the concerns raised by the London Fire Commissioner regarding safety within the premises and further notes that the applicant has not taken any steps to address these concerns.

 

The Sub-Committee further notes the oral representations made by the Ward Councillor regarding excessive street drinking within the area and antisocial behaviour caused by alcohol consumption within the area. The Sub-Committee also relies on its local knowledge of the area.

 

The Sub-Committee is not persuaded that the applicants’ circumstances are different from those available within the cumulative impact zone/area, with regards to the styles and characteristics of the premises with similar license within the cumulative impact zone/area.

 

11/18

Licensing Act 2003: Variation of a Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the Variation of a Premises Licence at Addington SF Connect (formerly BP) 215 Selsdon Park Road, Croydon CR2 8JH and the representations as contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’. The Sub-Committee also considered the verbal representations made at the hearing by the Ward Councillor’s representative.

 

The Sub-Committee further considered the representations from the premises licence holder and the verbal representations made at the hearing by the premises licence holder’s representatives.

 

The Sub-Committee, having reference to the licensing objectives under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Council Licensing Policy RESOLVED to GRANT the variation of the premises license on the basis that the Sub-Committee was satisfied that it would support the licensing objective of promotion of public nuisance.

 

The Sub-Committee has considered the cause of concern raised by the objector as relating to the licensing objective of promotion of public nuisance; the Sub-Committee notes from evidence provided during the hearing by the applicant and information contained in the operative’s schedule to the application that the applicant has identified satisfactory measures to prevent public nuisance having due regard to the characteristics and activities of the premises and the locality.

 

Further, this Sub-Committee notes the arrangements for effective and responsible management and supervision of the premises by the applicant.

 

12/18

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

 

Minutes:

This was not required.