Agenda and minutes

Licensing and Regulatory Sub Committee - Tuesday, 5th March, 2019 11.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, The Rhadyr USK. View directions

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Declaration of Interests


There were no declarations of interest.


Application for a premises license under the Licensing Act 2003: Woodbank, Llanhennock pdf icon PDF 113 KB

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We received an application for a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 for Woodbank, Llanhennock.


The Chairman welcomed all to the meeting, introduced members of the Sub-Committee and read out the procedure for the meeting. Officers and representatives present also introduced themselves.


The Principal Licensing Officer presented the key issues, summarised below:


A new application for a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 was received from Mrs Bess Asprou of Duffryn House of 35 St Mary Street, Monmouth, NP25 3DD for Woodbank, Llanhennock for the following:-


·         Supply of Alcohol (On and Off sales) Monday to Sunday 08.00hrs – 01.30hrs

·         Live and Recorded Music – Monday to Sunday 08.00hrs – 01.30hrs (Indoors and Outdoors), marquee weddings a total of 15 inside marquee until 01.30 hrs, outside on the veranda up until 23.00hrs, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve until 02.00hrs

·         Plays – Monday to Sunday 08.00hrs – 00.30hrs (Indoors and Outdoors)

·         Late Night Refreshment – Monday to Sunday 23.00hrs – 01.30hrs

·         Hours Open to the Public - Monday to Sunday 08.00hrs – 02.00hrs


The applicant has described the premises as a detached property accessible by a long drive approximately 400 meters in length.  Situated in its own grounds of approximately 20 acres in the village of Llanhennock.  Plan of the internal area is attached as Appendix B. A satellite view of the area is also attached as Appendix C.


The applicant within their operating schedule has outlined their arrangement under the four licensing objectives.



To promote all four licensing objectives we will keep strong management controls and effective training of all staff so that they are aware of the premises licence and the requirements to meet the four licensing objectives with particular attention to:


1) No selling of alcohol to underage people

2) No drunk and disorderly behaviour on the premises

3) No violent and anti-social behaviour

4) No harm to any children


      i.        Designated Premises Supervisor to be in day-to-day control of the premises, to provide good training for staff on the Licensing Act (Training Record), to make or authorise each sale – clear “Challenge 25” information to prevent the supply of alcohol to under-age drinkers.

     ii.        As a licensed premises we know that it is necessary to carry out our functions or operate the business with a purpose of promoting these objectives,  We promise to support these objectives through staff training and qualifications, policies and strategic partnerships with other agencies.


The prevention of Crime and Disorder

Not selling of alcohol to drunk or intoxicated customers.  Custom will not be sought by means of personal solicitation outside or in the vicinity of the premises.  Staff will be well trained in asking customers to use premises in an orderly and respectful manner.

  Public Safety

Training and implementation of underage ID checks.  A log book or recording system shall be kept upon the premises (available for inspection by personnel authorised by the Licensing Act 2003, or associated legislation) in which shall be entered particulars of inspections made; those  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.