Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Friday, 27th September, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Contact: Cathy Hayward, Committee Services Officer  Tel: 020 8770 4990 | Email:  committeeservices@sutton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

8.

Welcome and introductions

Minutes:

Attendees were welcomed to the meeting.

9.

Election of Chair

Minutes:

Councillor Jillian Green proposed Councillor Jean Crossby be elected as Chair for the duration of the meeting. This was seconded by Councillor Jake Short.  

   

RESOLVED:

 

that Councillor Jean Crossby be elected Chair of the Sub-Committee for the duration of the meeting.

10.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

11.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 July 2019.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

that the minutes of the meeting held on 17 July 2019 be agreed as an accurate record.

12.

Licensing Sub-Committee - Hearings Procedure pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Minutes:

The Chair drew attention to the Council’s procedure to be followed at the meeting.

 

The applicant, informed the Sub-Committee that he had not received the procedure for the hearing. He was provided a copy of the procedure. The Chair asked the applicant if he would be happy for the hearing to continue, and the applicant confirmed he would be happy for the hearing to continue.   

 

13.

Licence Application pdf icon PDF 119 KB

This application relating to The Sound Lounge Trust CIC 216-220 High Street, Sutton, SM1 1NU was made on 8th August 2019 by The Sound Lounge Trust CIC.

 

The application seeks a new premises licence to permit:

 

 

·         The sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on the premises from 12:00 until; 23:00 Sunday to Thursday and 23:30 Friday and Saturday.

·         Regulated Entertainment; performance of a play/film exhibition from 12.00 to 23.00 every day, live music from 17:00 until; 22:30 Sunday to Thursday, 23:00 Friday and Saturday, recorded music from 09:00 until; 23:00 Sunday to Thursday and 23:30 Friday and Saturday.

·         The provision of late night refreshment until 23:40 Friday and Saturday

Additional documents:

Minutes:

DECISION NOTICE

 

LICENSING SUB COMMITTEE

 

Decision taken by the Licensing Sub-Committee on Friday 27 September 2019.

 

 

Application by Keiron Marshall

 

Application for a NEW PREMISES LICENCE.

 

In respect of the premises known as The Sound Lounge Trust CIC 216-220 High Street, Sutton, SM1 1NU.

 

Present

 

Sub Committee:

 

Councillor Jean Crossby (Chair)

Councillor Jillian Green

Councillor Jake Short

Applicants:

 

Keiron Marshall

Hannah White

 

Those making relevant representations:

 

Other Persons; Supporters: Angela Lewis

 

Officers:

 

Horatio Waller - Legal Advisor

Rebecca Whelton - Licensing Officer

Cathy Hayward - Committee Services Officer

 

The Hearing

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the matter for determination and informed the Sub-Committee that Kieron Marshall has applied for a new application in respect of the premises known as The Sound Lounge Trust CIC 216-220 High Street, Sutton, SM1 1NU.

 

The application sought the grant of the following Licensable activity:

 

           The sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on the premises from 12:00 until; 23:00 Sunday to Thursday and 23:30 Friday and Saturday.

           Regulated Entertainment; performance of a play/film exhibition from 12.00 to 23.00 every day, live music from 17:00 until; 22:30 Sunday to Thursday, 23:00 Friday and Saturday, recorded music from 09:00 until; 23:00 Sunday to Thursday and 23:30 Friday and Saturday.

           The provision of late night refreshment until 23:40 Friday and Saturday.

 

The Licensing Officer informed the Sub-Committee that the proposed hours of licensable activities and the hours of operation were laid out in Appendix 2 of the report.

 

The Licensing Officer explained that the applicant had advertised the application, as required, by way of a poster at the premises and by advertisement in a local newspaper and that the application had also been advertised on the Council’s website. Four valid representations had been received from Other Persons. The representations referred to matters that related to the prevention of crime and disorder, public safety, the prevention of public nuisance and the protection of children from harm.

 

The Licensing Officer outlined the options available to the Sub-Committee when deciding this application.

 

·     Grant the application as requested.

·     Grant the application subject to such conditions as the authority considers     appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives.

·      Exclude from the scope of the licence any of the licensable activities to which the application relates.

·      Reject the application.

 

 It was confirmed that all Responsible Authorities received a copy of the application. Trading Standards and Pollution - Noise Team as the Responsible Authorities had initially raised concerns regarding the application. Following further consultation the applicant had addressed the concerns and had made amendments to their operating schedule. These amendments were reflected in the conditions shown in Appendix 3. In light of these amendments the representations made by the Trading Standards Officer and Pollution Officer had been satisfied.

 

The Licensing Officer explained that the amendments to the operating schedule had been reflected in suggested conditions in Appendix 3.

 

The Licensing Officer provided a brief explanation to the Sub-Committee about how noise limiters worked and that they could set up which would allow  ...  view the full minutes text for item 13.

14.

Any urgent business

To consider any items which, in the view of the Chair, should be dealt with as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances (in accordance with S100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972).

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.