Venue: Bury Town Hall
Contact: Michael Cunliffe Democratic Services
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were submitted from B. Thomson, Head of Public Protection at Bury Council.
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.
There were no declarations of interest made.
The Minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Sub Committee meetings held at 10.30am on the 18th May 2023 and 10.30am on the 19th May 2023 are attached.
Resolved:- That the minutes of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committees held at 10.30am on the 18th May 2023 and 10.30am on the 19th May 2023 be approved as a correct record.
A report from the Executive Director (Operations) is attached:-
The Licensing Authority received an application by Greater Manchester Police in respect of Club 66, 24 Silver Street, Bury, BL9 0DH for a review of the Premises Licence in accordance with Section 51 of the Licensing Act.
The nature of the application and consideration of options was detailed in the report which was presented to the Members of the Sub-Committee by the Licensing Unit Manager, Mr M. Bridge.
The options available were:
· To modify the conditions of the licence
· To exclude the retail sale of alcohol from the licence
· To remove the Designated Premises Supervisor from the licence
· To suspend the licence for a period not exceeding 3 months
· To revoke the licence
Attention was drawn to background papers which included:
Current Premises Licence
Section 51 review application
The Licensing Unit Manager reported the Licensing Act 2003 (as amended by the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006) and the Licensing Act (Hearings Regulations) 2005 (as amended) is the relevant legislation.
The Panel would make a decision at the hearing and the parties will be notified subsequently of the decision and the reasons for it by letter from the Licensing Office.
Greater Manchester Police had complied with all the necessary procedural
requirements laid down by the Act.
At the time of the review application the premises licence in respect of Club 66,
Silver Street, Bury, BL9 0DH has been held by Club Sixty Six Ltd since 13 July
2022. Mr Daniel Langford has been the Designated Premises Supervisor since
the 1st December 2022.
give their reasons for their application which is on the grounds of Protection
from Children from Harm and Prevention of Crime and Disorder. The review
application was attached to the report at Appendix 1 of the private agenda
Members of the panel were reminded that under urgent business considered at the meeting of the Licensing and Safety Committee on the 17th April 2023. The relevant minutes of the meeting which were detailed in the report stated the review process be extended until week commencing the 12th June 2023.
On the 25th May 2023, the Licensing Service were notified by Mr Daniel Langford that he was no longer the Designated Premises Supervisor at the premises.
On the 26th May 2023, the Licensing Service received an application to transfer the premises licence into the name the Club 66d Limited, 262 Catherine Street, Leicester, LE4 6GD. The application stated that they wanted the transfer application to have immediate effect. At the time of writing the report, the Licensing Service had not received representations from Greater Manchester Police.
On the same day as the transfer application was received, the Licensing
Service received an application to vary the premises licence to specify an
individual as designated premises supervisor. The individual named on the
application is Ms Vicky Bebbington, 23 St Mary’s Road, Nantwich, CW5 5NU. The application stated that they wanted the transfer application to have immediate ... view the full minutes text for item 4.