Agenda and minutes

Licensing and General Purposes Committee - General Licensing Panel
Tuesday 3rd December 2019 11.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bexhill-on-Sea

Contact: Louise Hollingsworth Email: louise.hollingsworth@rother.gov.uk  01424 787815

Items
No. Item

LP19/10

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the Panel Hearing.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Timpe was duly appointed as Chairman of the Panel for The Brewery Yard Club, Landgate, Rye hearing.

LP19/11

Minutes

To authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the meeting of the General Licensing Panel held on 22 October 2019 as a correct record of the proceedings.

Minutes:

The Chairman was authorised to sign the Minutes of the meeting of the General Licensing Panel held on 22 October 2019 as a correct record of the proceedings.

LP19/12

Application for a New Premises Licence - The Brewery Yard Club, Landgate, Rye pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The Brewery Yard Club, Landgate, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7LH (WK/201908554)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Executive Director that gave details of an application for a premises licence for The Brewery Yard Club, Landgate, Rye for the licensable activity of the sale of alcohol (on and off the premises) Monday to Sunday 11:00 to 23:00hrs and 11:00 to 00:00hrs for bona-fide pre booked function events (limited to 25 such days each year).  In addition for Live music, recorded music, plays, performance of dance 23:00 to 00:00hrs for bona-fide pre booked functions and events  (limited to 25 such days each year); films Monday to Sunday 11:00 to 23:00 hrs and 11:00 to 00:00hrs for bona-fide pre booked functions and events (limited to 25 such days each year); and late night refreshment 23:00 to 00:00hrs for bona-fide pre booked functions and events (limited to 25 such days each year). 

 

17 representations had been made in relation to the application in regard to the licensing objectives of the prevention of public nuisance and crime and disorder.

 

The Chairman welcomed all who were present and gave general advice in regard to the hearing. The Panel then proceeded to hear the case following the adopted procedure and all parties present at the hearing were invited to address Panel.

 

The Panel heard from Mr Mark Randolph, Senior Environmental Health Licensing Officer, who presented the report of the Executive Director detailing the application and then from Mike Nickson, the Applicant’s Agent, Ms Jane Garner, Applicant and Luke Bishop, the Applicant’s Business Partner, who presented the case for the application.

 

The Panel also heard from the Interested Parties present - Mr Jonathan Hampson, Pollution Control Officer, Mr Smith (on behalf of Jane Godwin, Representor) and Mr Bowler, Representor - who detailed their concerns, primarily in relation to public nuisance and crime and disorder, in terms of noise emanating from the club and members of the public leaving the premises. All letters of objection and support were given the Panel’s full consideration.

 

The Panel deliberated the application, which was determined having regard to the licensing objectives, together with the Guidance under Section 182 of the Licensing Act and the local Licensing Policy and retired to make their decision in private session. 

 

RESOLVED: That the application for a Premises Licence be granted as set out in Appendix 1.