Agenda and draft minutes
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Declarations of Interest.
No declarations of interest were made.
The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting and introduced Members of the Sub Committee and the attending officers and explained the protocol for the meeting.
All confirmed sight of the report and the committee procedure. A reminder was provided that all objections being made and any discussion must be under the four Licensing objectives of:
· Prevention of crime and disorder;
· Public safety;
· Prevention of public nuisance; and
· Protection of children from harm.
The Sub Committee heard concerns from objectors 1) representing residents of Tintern Parva and Brockweir and 2)representing Tintern Community Council, and took the opportunity to ask questions and seek clarification.
The applicant provided responses. The Sub Committee asked questions of the applicant.
It was pointed out that the Sub Committee had the following options:
· Grant the licence;
· Grant the license with conditions;
· Exclude any licensable activity; or
· Refuse the application.
The objectors and applicant summed up. The Sub Committee withdrew to deliberate and returned to deliver the following decision:
The Licensing and Regulatory Committee has considered an application for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 from Ms Katie Burton for The Old Station, Tintern, Chepstow, NP16 7NX. A copy of the application and plan is attached as Appendix A. The application is for the following:
• Supply of Alcohol (On & Off sales): Monday to Sunday 10.00hrs – 23.00hrs
• Open Hours (Standard timings): Monday to Sunday 10.00hrs – 17.00hrs
The applicant has stated within the application that the premises is a visitor attraction, compromising of a tearoom and carriages. The site also has a green area where people can explore and walk.
The tearoom and shop within the carriages will both sell alcohol as gifts to visitors. Alcohol would also be sold for consumption within the café area and picnic seating area. Alcohol may also be consumed within the carriages if there is a wedding or event.
The Committee has considered a map showing the layout and location of the premises at Appendix B.
The Committee has considered the information provided by the applicant describing the steps intended to be taken to promote the licensing objectives, at paragraph 3.4 – in summary:
The Premises Licence Holder shall operate and maintain an up-to-date Register of Refusals of Sale of Alcohol which shall be available for inspection.
The Premises Licence Holder shall operate and maintain an up-to-date incident book, detailing the time/date/individual involved /incident that has taken place.
These will be monitored by the Designated Premises Supervisor.
The Prevention of Crime and Disorder
CCTV equipment shall be maintained and will continually record when licensable activity takes place. The premises licence holder shall ensure images from the CCTV are retained for a period of 31 days.
If the CCTV equipment breaks down the Premises Licence Holder shall ensure the designated premises supervisor, or in his/her absence other responsible person, verbally informs the Licensing Authority and the Police as soon as is reasonably practicable. This information shall also be contemporaneously recorded in the incident report register and shall include ... view the full minutes text for item 2.