Agenda and draft minutes
Venue: County Hall, Rhadyr, Usk - Remote Attendance
Contact: Democratic Services
Declaration of Interests
The Licensing and Regulatory Committee considered an application for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 for Llanvetherine Court, Llanvetherine Court Farm Road, Llanvetherine, Abergavenny.
The Chairman welcomed the applicants, their legal representative and the objector, Monmouthshire County Council’s Environmental Health Department’s representative, to the meeting and introduced Members of the Committee and the attending officers and explained the protocol for the meeting.
The applicants and the objector confirmed receipt of the report and the Noise Impact assessment. It was noted that the Environmental Health officer had commented on the Noise Impact assessment and that the applicant had subsequently responded to the Environmental Health officer’s comments.
The key issues and details were read out to the Committee.
In doing so it was noted that a new application for a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 had been received from Llanvetherine Court Partnership for Llanvetherine Court, Llanvetherine Court Farm Road, Llanvetherine, Abergavenny for the following:
Live Music, Recorded Music – Indoors and Outdoors
Alcohol Sales – on and off the premises
• Fridays 12:00hrs - 00:00hrs
• Saturdays 00:00hrs - 08:00hrs, then 11:00hrs - 00:00hrs
• Sundays 00:00hrs - 08:00hrs, then 11:00hrs - 20:00hrs
• Bank Holiday weekends:
Sunday 00:00hrs - 08:00hrs, then 11:00hrs - 00:00hrs
Monday 00:00hrs - 08:00hrs, then 11:00hrs - 20:00hrs
• New Year’s Eve 16:00hrs - 08:00hrs
Late Night Refreshment
· Fridays 23:00hrs – 00:00hrs
· Saturdays 00:00hrs – 05:00hrs
· Sundays 23:00hrs – 00:00hrs
Bank Holiday weekends:
Sunday 23:00hrs – 00:00hrs
Monday 00:00hrs – 05:00hrs
New Year’s Eve 00:00hrs – 05:00hrs
Following this, the objector, Monmouthshire County Council’s Environmental Health Department’s representative outlined the following points:
· On 8th February 2022 the Environmental Health Department submitted an objection against the premise license application for Llanvetherine Court as it was considered that there was insufficient information to confirm licensing objective D, the prevention of public nuisance, particularly in terms of noise would be complied with.
· The applicant has provided a Noise Impact Assessment. However, having reviewed the content and further considered the application as a whole, the Environmental Health Department’s objection to the application stands.
· Concerns remain that compliance with the prevention of public nuisance licensing objective will not be met. In particular, noise from the application site has the potential to cause disturbance to residents in the area and result in subsequent complaint.
· This is due to the proposed hours outlined in the report, with a plan to hold multi-day events on most weekends, particularly between the 1st April and mid-September 2022 and the concerns of the cumulative impact on residents in the locality from events both at the Barn, which is subject to this license application, and to the wider Llanvetherine Court site, where five additional larger scale music festivals are planned for 2022 as the site continues to develop.
· The application site is in a rural setting with the nearest dwelling about 190 metres away. There are other dwellings, some with businesses, that surround the site at varying distances ... view the full minutes text for item 2.