Agenda and draft minutes

Virtual, Licensing Hearing Sub Committee - Monday, 13th June, 2022 1.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committee are asked to consider whether they have an interest in any matter on the agenda, and, if so, to formally declare that interest.

Minutes:

3.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING pdf icon PDF 324 KB

The Minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Sub Committee meeting held at 1.00pm on the 25th April 2022 are attached.

Minutes:

The minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Panel held virtually at 1.00pm on the 25th  April 2022 were attached to the agenda.

 

Resolved:- That the minutes of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committee held virtually at 1.00pm on the 25th April 2022 be approved as a correct record.

 

4.

APPLICATION FOR A PREMISES LICENCE TO BE GRANTED UNDER THE LICENSING ACT 2003 IN RESPECT OF NORTHERN SOCIAL, 275 BURY NEW ROAD, WHITEFIELD, M45 8QP pdf icon PDF 869 KB

Report from the Executive Director (Operations) is attached:-

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Licensing Authority received an application for a Premises Licence to be granted under the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of Northern Social, 275 Bury New Road, Whitefield, M45 8QP.

The Applicant for the licence in respect of the above premises is Robert Peel Limited registered address, 35 St Thomas Road, Chorley, PR7 1HP and the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) at these premises is Kirsty Maher of 56 Granite Court, Prestwich, M25 1GW.

 

The Applicant has complied with all the necessary procedural requirements laid down by the Act.

 

Representations were received within the appropriate period by the Licensing Authority from three interested parties.

 

The representations were contained within appendix 2 provided in the report to the Sub-Committee.

 

All documentary evidence provided with the agenda pack comprising the application, the report and representations were served on all parties in advance of the hearing.

 

The operating schedule was as follows:

 

Supply of alcohol – For consumption on and off the Premises.

 

Monday to Sunday                          12:00 to 03:00                                 

 

            Provision of Recorded Music -  Indoors

 

Monday to Sunday                          23:00 to 03:00                                 

 

Provision of Late-Night Refreshment - Indoors

 

Monday to Sunday                          23.00 to 03:00                     

 

Hours open to the Public

 

Monday to Sunday                          12:00 to 04:00         

 

The conditions contained in the operating schedule submitted by the Applicant were contained at Appendix 1 of the report.

 

The Licensing Unit Manager presented the report, which was agreed on behalf of the Applicant by Ms Maher.

 

Ms Maher then presented the application to the sub-committee. She referred to the application and reported that the later hours licence requested may not always be used but were requested for any events the Applicant may wish to run during those hours in the future. Ms Maher went on to state that the Applicant was happy to compromise and scale back opening hours and that the Applicant fully understood its duties and responsibilities. She referred to the fact the Applicant operates another business called the Northern Crafthouse, very close by and has done for over six years with no issues have been reported. Ms Maher advised that she and the Applicant work closely with the licensing authority and police to ensure their business runs smoothly and keeps people safe. She stated that the location was chosen as it was not near any residential properties and was based around businesses. In relation to the representations received, Ms Maher noted that the opening hours in her view would not impact on the business of Mr Rose and any music would be recorded music only, so as to create a relaxed atmosphere. The representation was from an accountancy business and it was felt the working times of the two establishments would not see a clash. Background music would be played in the venue and a noise survey had been undertaken with the building being in the middle of commercial properties close to good public transport links. The business would be casual dining and create a number of jobs and would be run in a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.