Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Thursday, 13th August, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting

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

Note: This sub Committee has been moved from 23 July 2020 

Media

Items
No. Item

8.

Welcome and introductions

Minutes:

The Clerk, Cathy Hayward welcomed those present.

9.

Election of Chair

Minutes:

          Councillor Marlene Heron proposed that Councillor Jake Short be elected as Chair for the duration of the meeting. This was seconded by Councillor Catherine Gray.

 

Resolved: That Councillor Jake Short 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.

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.

12.

Licence Application pdf icon PDF 68 KB

This application relating to Wavy Line, 174 Croydon Road, Beddington, CR0 4JP seeks a variation to the existing premises licence to extend the hours for late night refreshment and the sale of alcohol (for consumption off premises) to remove certain existing conditions and add conditions in relation to deliveries as follows;

 

·         Late night refreshment - everyday - 23:00 to 05:00

·         Supply of alcohol - retail (off premises) - everyday - 08:00 to 03:00

Additional documents:

Minutes:

DECISION NOTICE

 

LICENSING SUB COMMITTEE

 

Licensing Act 2003 - Notice of Determination

 

Date of issue: 20 July 2020

 

Decision taken by the Licensing Sub-Committee on: 13 August 2020

 

Application by: Sivabalasundram Sivasanger

 

Application for a variation premises licence held in respect of the premises known as Wavy Line, 174 Croydon Road, Beddington.

 

Present

 

Sub Committee:

Councillor Councillor Jake Short (chair)

Councillor  Catherine Gray

Councillor  Marlene Heron

 

Applicant: Mr Sivabalasundram Sivasanger

 

Applicant’s representatives:

 

Chris Nixon

John Milton

 

Those making relevant representations:

Richard Odell, Responsible Authorities

 

Officers:

Guy Bishop, Legal Advisor

Hannah Smith, Licensing Officer

Cathy Hayward Committee Services Officer

 

The Hearing

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the matter for determination and informed the Sub-Committee that Sivabalasundram Sivasanger has applied for full variation to the existing premises licence held in respect of the premises known as Wavy Line, 174 Croydon Road, Beddington.

 

The application sought the grant of the following:

 

Late night refreshment - everyday - 23:00 to 05:00

Supply of alcohol - retail (off premises) - everyday - 08:00 to 03:00 (on the mornings following)

 

The Licensing Officer informed the Sub-Committee that the proposed hours of licensable activities and the hours of operation are laid out in Appendix 3.

 

The Licensing Officer explained that the applicant has 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.

 

It was confirmed that all Responsible Authorities received a copy of the application. Trading Standards and Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Board as the Responsible Authorities had initially raised concerns regarding the application. Following further consultation the applicant had addressed the concerns by making amendments to their operating schedule. These amendments were reflected in the conditions shown in Appendix 8. In light of these amendments the representations made by the Trading Standards Officer and Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Board had been satisfied. The Council’s Pollution Control Team, as the Responsible Authority for the Prevention of Public Nuisance had raised a representation. There were no representations from other persons.

 

The Licensing Officer confirmed that copies of all representations have been forwarded to the applicant and have been made available to the Sub-Committee.

 

The panel had no further no questions to the Licensing Officer.

The Sub-Committee then heard a submission from the applicant’s agent Chris Nixon.

 

The main points raised were:

 

·         The application is for the variation of a current licence.

·         There was only one valid objection made, that by the Council’s Pollution Control Team

·         Concerns raised by Sutton Local Safeguarding Children Board and Trading Standards had been addressed by the applicant and the objections satisfied.

·         The applicant has operated the business for eight years without any incidents being raised.

·         The application is made with additional conditions outlined in appendix 8 of the report offered. 

 

 The panel clarified:

 

·         The deliveries will be made by employed internal staff, no agencies will be used to make deliveries.

·         All deliveries would be made by car, rather than  ...  view the full minutes text for item 12.

13.

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.