Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 12th May, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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9.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman of this meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Butt be elected Chairman of the Sub-Committee for the duration of the meeting.

 

Voting: Unanimous

 

10.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

The Chair advised that Councillor Julie Bagwell had submitted apologies and that Councillor Richard Burton would be taking on the role of one of the Licensing Sub Committee members, in his capacity as a reserve member.

 

11.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

12.

Application for a new Premises Licence - BH1 Stop Mini Market, Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth

To open and adjourn consideration of the above application until the Sub-Committee meeting on 13 May 2021 in order to comply with the timescales of the Hearing Regulations.

Minutes:

13.

Application for a Variation of a Premises Licence, More the Merrier, 68 Kimberley Road pdf icon PDF 148 KB

An application has been received for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘More the Merrier’, 68 Kimberley Road, Bournemouth, BH6 5BY.

 

This matter is brought before the Sub-Committee for determination.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Sub-Committee was advised that an application had been received to vary the licence of the premises known as ‘More the Merrier’, 68 Kimberley Road, Bournemouth. The Sub-Committee was requested to  adjourn consideration of this application until a later date, at the request of the Applicant’s Legal Representative.

 

RESOLVED that consideration of the application be adjourned until the Licensing Sub-Committee meeting scheduled for the 9 June 2021.

 

Voting: Unanimous

 

 

14.

Application for a Variation of a Premises Licence, Urban Reef, Undercliff Drive, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 154 KB

An application has been received for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘Urban Reef’, Undercliffe Drive, Bournemouth.

 

This matter is brought before the Sub-Committee for determination.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Attendance:

 

From BCP Council:

 

Sarah Rogers, Senior Licensing Officer

Tanya Coulter Legal Advisor to the Sub Committee

Michelle Cutler, Clerk to the Sub Committee

 

The Chairman made introductions and explained the procedure for the Hearing, which was agreed by all parties.

 

The Senior Licensing Officer presented a report, a copy of which had been circulated and a copy of which appears as Appendix A to these minutes in the Minute Book.

 

The Sub Committee was asked to consider an application made by Licensing Lawyers, on behalf of the licence holders Urban Reef Restaurant Limited, for their restaurant to include the beach deck area.  An Application was made for regulated entertainment, late night refreshment and the supply of alcohol, both on and off the premises, 24 hours a day each day of the week, with the following exceptions:- No sale of alcohol for consumption in the external areas of the premises would take place between the hours of 23:00 and 08:00 the following day. Regulated entertainment would not take place between the hours of 22:00 and 08:00 the following day. Late night refreshment, after 23:00, would not apply to the beach deck area.

 

The following persons attended the Hearing and addressed the Sub Committee to expand on the points made in their written submissions:

 

Jon Payne, Licensing Lawyers - Solicitor for Applicant

Mark Cribb, Applicant

Sergeant Gareth Gosling, Dorset Police – Responsible Authority, objecting

The Chairman sought clarification of the Application and the Applicant confirmed that it was new application to cover the existing licence and outside decking area between 20:00hrs and 23:00hrs.

 

The Sub Committee asked various questions of all parties present and were grateful for the responses received.

 

All parties were invited to sum up before the Sub Committee retired to make its decision. Before concluding the Hearing, the Legal Advisor advised all parties of the right of appeal.

 

It was RESOLVED that the application for a new premises licence of the premises known as ‘Urban Reef’, Undercliff Drive, BH5 1BN, dated 11 March 2021, to include the external beach decked area with a connecting area for transit be GRANTED, subject to the inclusion of the conditions proposed by Dorset Police and Environmental Health and agreed with the Applicant, as set out in the papers published with the Sub-Committee Report along with other conditions consistent with the Operating Schedule within the application and additional conditions further to discussion at the Hearing, to enable:

 

  • the performance of plays, both indoors and outdoors, daily, between 08:00hrs and 22:00hrs
  • live and recorded music, both indoors and outdoors, daily, between 08:00hrs and 22:00hrs
  • the exhibition of films, both indoors and outdoors, daily
  • live music both indoors and outdoors, daily, between 08:00hrs and 22:00hrs
  • the performance of dance both indoors and outdoors, daily, between 08:00hrs and 22:00hrs

 

The terms and conditions of the current licence are replicated, with the exception of the beached decked area, where the following additional conditions shall apply. In addition, Late Night Refreshment shall not apply to the beach  ...  view the full minutes text for item 14.

15.

Application for a Variation of a Premises Licence , Noisy Lobster, Avon, Christchurch pdf icon PDF 150 KB

An application has been received for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘Noisy Lobster’, Avon Beach, Mudeford, Christchurch, BH23 LAN.

 

This matter is brought before the Sub-Committee for determination.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

From BCP Council:

 

Sarah Rogers, Senior Licensing Officer

Tanya Coulter, Legal Advisor to the Sub Committee

Michelle Cutler, Clerk to the Sub Committee

 

The Chairman made introductions and explained the procedure for the Hearing, which was agreed by all parties.

 

The Senior Licensing Officer presented a report, a copy of which had been circulated and a copy of which appears as Appendix A to these minutes in the Minute Book.

 

The Sub-Committee was asked to consideran application to vary the current premises licence to include the supply of alcohol for off sales from a hatch attached to the current premises. The hours for the off sales from this hatch would be 11:00hrs to 21:00hrs daily.

 

The following persons attended the Hearing and addressed the Sub Committee to expand on the points made in their written submissions:

 

Peter Hayward, Applicant

Cllr Paul Hilliard, Objecting

Joanne Rimmer , Objecting

Cllr Paul Hilliard also read out a statement on behalf of Mr Pollard (objector), as Mr Pollard was unable to attend the Hearing.

The Sub Committee asked various questions of all parties present and were grateful for the responses received.

 

All parties were invited to sum up before the Sub Committee retired to make its decision. Before concluding the Hearing, the Legal Advisor advised all parties of the right of appeal.

 

It was RESOLVED that the application to vary the premises licence of the premises known as ‘Noisy Lobster’, Avon Beach, Christchurch, dated 18 March 2021, to include the off sale of alcohol Monday to Sunday from 11:00 hrs to 21:00hrs from a takeaway food hatch at the premises, be GRANTED. The off sales of alcohol will be subject to the current licence conditions andsubject to the inclusion of the conditions proposed by Dorset Police and agreed with the Applicant, as set out in the papers published with the Sub-Committee Report and listed below:

  • A CCTV system, shall be installed to cover all entry and exit points of the premises enabling frontal identification of every person entering in any light condition. The CCTV system shall continually record and cover areas where alcohol is kept for selection and purchase by the public, whilst the premises is open for licensable activities. It shall operate during all times when customers remain on the premises. All recordings shall be stored for a minimum period of 31 days with correct date and time stamping. Recordings shall be made available immediately upon the request of Police or an authorised officer of the council throughout the preceding 31 day period. The CCTV system shall be updated and maintained according to police recommendations.

 

  • CCTV shall be installed above the bar in the take away outlet enabling frontal identification of customers when placing their order.

 

  • A staff member from the premises who is conversant with the operation of the CCTV system shall be on the premises at all timeswhen the premises are open to the public. This staff member must be able to show a Police or authorised  ...  view the full minutes text for item 15.