Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 28th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Email: michelle.cutler@bcp.council.gov.uk or Democratic Services 01202 096660  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

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22.

Election of Chairman

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

Minutes:

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

 

Voting: Unanimous

 

23.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Following the publication of the agenda, Councillor Lawrence Williams submitted apologies for this meeting and Councillor Toby Johnson, as first reserve, assumed the role as a Licensing Sub-Committee member.

 

There were no other apologies for absence.

 

24.

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:

No declarations of interest were received.

25.

London Market, 188 Old Christchurch Road pdf icon PDF 149 KB

An application has been received for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘London Market’, 188 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth.

 

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

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Licensing Sub-Committee adjourned for a period of 5 minutes between 10:05am and 10:10am due to technical issues

 

Attendance:

 

From BCP Council:

 

Linda Cole, Legal Advisor to the Sub-Committee

Sarah Rogers, Senior Licensing Officer

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 the report at Agenda Item 5, a copy of which had been circulated to all parties prior to the meeting 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 for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘London Market’, 188 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth. The application for a variation was made to extend the permitted hours and allow the business to operate 24 hours, 7 days a week, for the supply of off sales of alcohol and to add late night refreshment between the hours of 23:00 and 05:00 each day. Current conditions 2.5 and 2.6 were requested to be amended and a number of additional conditions had been offered within the application to be imposed on the licence if granted. The premises also requested approval of a new proposed layout plan to replace the current newspaper shelving with a new chiller unit within the licensed area.

 

The Sub-Committee was advised that a representation had been received from one Responsible Authority, Dorset Police, on the grounds that to grant the application would undermine the prevention of crime and disorder and public safety licensing objectives

 

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

 

Steve Wright, Licensing Consultant, representing the Applicant

Anamaria Popa, representing the Applicant, Popa Distribution Ltd

Louise Busfield, Licensing Officer, Dorset Police

Gareth Gosling, Drug and Alcohol Harm Reduction Team, Dorset Police

 

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 ‘London Market’, 188 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1NU’ be GRANTED in part, as follows

  • The supply of, off sales of alcohol within the premises to be permitted 7 days a week between 08:00hrs and 23:00hrs
  • The supply of, off sales of alcohol for home delivery with food be permitted from the premises 7 days a week between 00:01hrs and 00:00hrs
  • The provision of late-night refreshment to be permitted 7 days a week between 23:00hrs and 05:00hrs
  • Condition 2.5 be amended to read “All spirits and high value alcohol products such as champagne shall only be stored behind the sales counter and shall not be directly accessible to customers”
  • Condition 2.6 be amended to read “Notices shall be displayed behind the sales  ...  view the full minutes text for item 25.

26.

Splinters, 11-12 Church Street pdf icon PDF 151 KB

An application has been received for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘Spinters’, 11 – 12 Church Street.

 

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Attendance:

 

From BCP Council:

 

Linda Cole, Legal Advisor to the Sub-Committee

Sarah Rogers, Senior Licensing Officer

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 the report at Agenda Item 6, a copy of which had been circulated to all parties prior to the meeting 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  for a variation of the premises licence for the premise known as ‘Splinters’, 11 – 12 Church Street. The application for a variation was made to o extend the permitted hours and opening hours of the premises and include Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve extensions and add live and recorded music for the following hours:-

 

Late Night Refreshment – Friday and Saturday from 23:00 to 01:30.

Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve and Boxing Day from 23:00 to 01:30 and New Year’s Eve from 23:00 to 05:00

Sale of Alcohol – Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 to 00:30 and 10:00 to 01:30 on Friday and Saturday.

Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve and Boxing Day from 12:00 to 01:30 and New Year’s Eve from 10:00 to commencement of business on 1 January. Live and Recorded Music – Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 to 00:30 and 12:00 to 01:30 on Friday and Saturday.

Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve and Boxing Day from 12:00 to 01:30 and New Year’s Eve from 10:00 to commencement of business on 1 January. Opening Hours – Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 to 01:00 and 12:00 to 02:00 on Friday and Saturday.

Bank Holidays, Christmas Eve and Boxing Day from 12:00 to 02:00 and New Year’s Eve from 10:00 to commencement of business on 1 January. Current conditions 11, 12,15 and 16 were requested to be removed and a number of additional conditions were offered within the application to be imposed on the licence if granted.

 

The Sub-Committee was advised that a representation had been received from Environmental Health and two other persons on the grounds that to grant the application would undermine the prevention of public nuisance licensing objective. However, Environmental Health had withdrawn its representation following mediation with the Applicant in advance of the Hearing, whereby 7 Conditions had been agreed, should the application to vary the licence be granted.

 

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

 

Nathan Muirhead, Applicant and Director of Tiki Bar Ltd

Chantelle Strong, Designated Premises Supervisor at ‘Splinters’ and Director of Tiki Bar Ltd

Mr Penny, Local resident, objecting to the Application

 

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.

 

Before  ...  view the full minutes text for item 26.