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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were submitted from B Thomson- Head of Public Protection. No representors were in attendance.
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 meeting held at 10.30am on the 12th January 2024 are attached.
The minutes of the last Licensing Hearing Sub Committee meeting held at 10.30am on the 12th January 2024 were attached to the agenda.
Resolved:- That the minutes of the Licensing Hearing Sub Committee held at 10.30am on the 12th January 2024 be approved as a correct record.
A report from the Executive Director (Operations) is attached:-
The Licensing Authority received an application for a Premises Licence to be granted under the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of Hideout Gastro Bar Limited, 2 Sherbourne Street, Prestwich, M25 3HB.
The applicant for the licence is the Hideout Gastro Bar Limited, 2 Sherbourne Street, Prestwich, M25 3BB and the proposed Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS), in respect of the above premises, is Mr Gregory Ryan Motler, 61 Pall Mall, 18 Church Street, Manchester, M4 1PN
The Applicant had complied with all the necessary procedural requirements laid down by the Act.
The Licensing Unit Manager presented the report and as part of the statutory process the Responsible Authorities and interested parties are entitled to make representations in relation to the grant of a licence. Where representations are made and not withdrawn Members are required to determine them
Representations must be relevant to the licensing objectives defined within the
Act. The objectives are:-
• the prevention of crime and disorder
• public safety
• prevention of public nuisance and
• protection of children from harm
The application is for the grant of a Premises Licence under Part 3 of the
Licensing Act 2003 which was attached at Appendix 1 in the agenda packs.
Since the submission of the application for a premises licence by the applicant,
the hours of operation have been amended due to the applicant being
contacted by Greater Manchester Police. Mediation took place and the
applicant had agreed to the following hours:
Monday to Thursday – 11:00 till 23:30
Friday and Saturday – 11:00 till 00:30
Sunday – 12:00 till 23:30
Supply of Alcohol (on the premises only):
Monday to Thursday – 11:00 till 23:00
Friday and Saturday – 11:00 till 00:00
Sunday – 12:00 till 23:00
The conditions contained in the operating schedule submitted by the applicant were contained at Appendix 2 in the agenda packs.
Two relevant representations from an interested parties had been made against this application. A summary of this is detailed below:-
· Fighting / Anti-Social Behaviour
· Noise/Loud Music
· Increase in licensed premises
· Residential area
· Patrons leaving
· Other venues in close proximity
The part redacted representations were attached at Appendix 3 in the agenda packs.
After hearing the representations made and the evidence presented, Members are obliged to determine the application with a view to promoting the licensing objectives and having regard to the Authority’s Licensing Policy and National Guidance.
The Secretary of State’s Guidance to the Licensing Act 2003 is provided to
licensing authorities in relation to the carrying out of their functions under the
2003 Act. It also provides information to magistrates’ courts hearing appeals
against licensing decisions and has been made widely available for the benefit
of those who run licensed premises, their legal advisers and the general
public. It is a key medium for promoting best practice, ensuring consistent
application of licensing powers across England and Wales and for promoting
fairness, equal treatment and proportionality.
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