Agenda and minutes

Licensing Act Panel - Thursday 23 February 2023 10.30 am

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No. Item


Election of Chair


Councillor Paling was elected as Chair for the meeting.


Apologies for absence




To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 13 January 2022. pdf icon PDF 137 KB


Declarations of Interest




Consideration of an Application for a Premises Licence - 84 Front Street pdf icon PDF 2 MB


The Panel considered an application for a premises licence for 84 Front Street Arnold.


In addition to the written representations in the bundle the panel heard live evidence from:


1.     Aisling Russell (for the Applicant)

2.     Nick Semper (for the Applicant)

3.     Suleyman Basar (the Applicant)

4.     Beth Wheatley (Interested Party)


In making its decision, the Panel has had regard to the Gedling Borough Council Licensing Policy, the guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Human Rights Act 1998 and has carefully considered all the evidence presented to it, including the agreed conditions with the police and the proposed condition put forward by the Applicant.


The Panel has made this decision to promote the 4 licensing Objectives:


1.     Prevention of crime and disorder;

2.     Public Safety;

3.     Prevention of Public Nuisance;

4.     Protection of Children from harm.




To grant the application for a Premises Licence with the additional conditions of:


1.     All doors and windows at the premises shall be kept closed after 22:00hrs except during immediate access and egress.


2.     Prominent, clear and legible signage (in not less than 23 font bold) shall be displayed at all exits to the premises requesting the public to respect the needs of local residents and to leave the premises and the area quietly.


3.     The rear doors to the premises shall remain closed during opening times when the premises is engaged in licensable activities with the acceptance of receiving deliveries within reasonable working hours and for use as an emergency exit.


The Licence is also subject to the Licensing Act 2003 mandatory conditions and the conditions agreed with the police as set out below:


1.     A CCTV system shall be installed and operative in the premises when licensable activities are taking place. All recordings used in conjunction with CCTV shall:


                           I.          be of evidential quality

                         II.          shall display accurate time and date stamps all year round to account for day light savings.

                        III.          be retained for a period of 31 days

                       IV.          cover the point of sale, and entrance and exit

                         V.          the CCTV system should be installed in a location that is safe and accessible.

                       VI.          recordings to be made available for inspection to the Police or any other authorised person when requested.


2.     At least one person trained and authorised to access the CCTV system shall be present during opening hours. They shall be able perform basic operations such as reviewing recordings and download recordings to removable media (USB) if required for Police or other authorised officers.


3.     All staff engaged or to be engaged in the sale of alcohol on the premises shall receive the following training in age restricted sales:


                           I.          Induction training which must be completed and documented prior to the sale of alcohol by the staff member.

                         II.          Refresher/reinforcement training at intervals of no more than 6 months.

                        III.          Training records will be retained at the premises for a minimum period of 12 months and available for inspection upon request  ...  view the full minutes text for item 21.