Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 10.30 am

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

Contact: Thomas Downs
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No. Item


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.


Councillor Jerry Fitzpatrick nominated Councillor Pat Clouder.

Councillor Robert Ward seconded the motion.


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



Apologies for Absence


There were none.


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.



There were none.



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.



There were no items of urgent business.



Gambling Act 2005: Application for a Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Additional documents:


Applicationfor a PremisesLicence51 Central Parade, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0JD.


The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the Application for a Premises Licence at 51 Central Parade, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0JD and the representations received as contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’.


The Sub-Committee also considered oral representations by a local ward Councillor and oral representations of the applicant and its representatives.


The Sub-Committee, having reference to the licensing objectives under the Gambling Act 2005 and the Council’s Statement of Principles, has RESOLVED to Grant the application.


In granting this application, the Licensing Sub Committee considered the promotion of the Licensing Objectives, particularly the Licensing Objectives of preventing gambling from being a source of crime and disorder, and the licensing objective of protection of children and other vulnerable persons from being harmed or exploited by gambling.  The Licensing Sub-Committee took particular notice of the Risk Assessment submitted by the applicant in support of the application and further noted the various conditions agreed with the responsible authorities.


The Licensing Sub-Committee grants this application including the Conditions agreed by the applicant with the Police contained in page 36 of the agenda and Conditions agreed with the Council’s Noise Pollution Team contained at page 39 of the agenda.


The Licensing Sub-Committee notes with approval the offer made by the applicant to provide the local Ward Councillors with a telephone number to ensure a  smooth relationship with the residents of the ward.



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.”



This was not needed.