Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 23rd June, 2021 10.30 am

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No. Item


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.


Councillor Karen Jewitt nominated Councillor Robert Canning as Chair and Councillor Margaret Bird seconded the motion.


The Sub-Committee RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Robert Canning as Chair for the duration of the meeting of the Sub-Committee.


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.



Licensing Act 2003: Application for a Premises Licence at Addington Park, Croydon, CR0 5AR pdf icon PDF 228 KB

The Sub-Committee is asked to determine whether to grant the application for a premises licence.

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Following the item being heard the Licensing Sub-Committee’s decision was:


The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the application for a time limited Premises Licence at Addington Park, Croydon, CR0 5AR contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’ and circulated prior to the meeting.


After considering the additional information received along with hearing from the Applicant’s representative and Other Persons at the meeting, the Sub-Committee having regard to the licensing objectives under the Licensing Act 2003 (“the Act”), the statutory guidance issued under S.182 of the Act and the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy, RESOLVED to GRANT the premises licence application.


The application has been granted with the following amendment and additional conditions, as outlined below, to those set-out within Appendix A2 and A3 within the Agenda given that the Sub-Committee were satisfied that the Licensing Objectives would not be undermined;


i)          Amendment to the application:


The sale and supply of Alcohol will cease at 21.30 hours, on both days, to allow for a drinking up time before the event comes to an end on each day.


ii)         Additional Conditions:


1.    The event will be for no more than 4,000 patrons on any one day and will only be for those who are 18 years old or over and who have purchased pre-booked tickets in advance of the event.


2.    A Police and/or Security presence will be made available outside of the premises until the dispersal of all patrons, with such a presence being available until at least 23.30 hours.


3.    Butterfly Enterprise Ltd shall ensure there is continued dialogue with Residents and/or their Representatives, such as Ward Cllrs or Resident Associations in the lead up to the event and post the event to enable any concerns or issues to be adequately addressed and/or considered.


4.    A dedicated telephone and email address shall be monitored throughout the two day period for which the licence is applicable and shall be in operation until 3 days after the event. This dedicated contact is to facilitate the cleansing team and to assist with any other related nuisance issues arising from the event taking place.




Reasons for the decision;


The Sub-Committee, took into account the following reasons, when making their decision:


1.    The information provided both at the hearing and after the meeting, by the Applicant’s representative, to assist the Sub-Committee in clarifying and demonstrating the level of thought, consideration and discussion that has gone into the planning of this event along with the appropriate measures and polices in place to ensure the licensing objectives are continually promoted.


2.    It was noted that no Responsible Authority had either made and/or maintained any representation, after submission of the applicant’s application and operating schedule. The Sub-Committee accept that this was due to the discussions that had taken place with the applicant both before their licence application and following on from the meetings with the Safety Advisory Group (SAG) and other regulatory partners, such as Transport  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20/21


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 item was not required.




                              The meeting ended at 12:24 pm