Agenda and decisions

Licensing Sub Committee B - Monday 29 January 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Until further notice, all Licensing Sub-Committee meetings will be held remotely

Contact: Natalie Williams, Senior Governance Officer 

No. Item


Election of Chair


Apologies For Absence


Declarations of Interest - Members to declare as appropriate


Minutes of the Previous Meeting


Licensing Sub-Committee Hearing Procedure pdf icon PDF 88 KB


`Premises Licence Re: Ground Floor, 320 Old Street, EC1V 9DR pdf icon PDF 4 MB


This application was approved under delegated authority and therefore withdrawn from the agenda.


Premises Licence- Sandbox, 1 Quaker Street, E1 6BW pdf icon PDF 5 MB




The decision


The Licensing Sub-Committee in considering this decision from the information presented to it within the report and at the hearing of Monday 29th January 2024 has determined that having regard to the promotion of all the licensing objectives:


·  The prevention of crime and disorder;

·  Public safety;

·  Prevention of public nuisance; and

·  The protection of children from harm,


The application for a premises licence has been approved in accordance with the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy and the proposed conditions set out in paragraph 8.1 of the report as applied for with the following amendments agreed with the Applicant: 


? The hours for licensable activities, shall be, as agreed:


Supply of Alcohol (On and Off sales)


Monday to Sunday  11:00-22:30


(No off-sales other than in sealed containers)


Opening hours of the premises


Monday to Sunday  11:00-23:00



Amend Condition 23 to read as follows:


“There shall be up to 3 SIA door staff for each event and this shall be risk assessed. A copy of the risk assessment shall be kept on the premises and made available for inspection by the Police and authorised officers of other responsible authorities on request”.


And the following additional conditions to be added to the premises licence:


·  The Premises Licence shall be limited to six (6) events in any one calendar month with no carry over. In addition there shall be no more than 3 of 6 events that take place on Fridays and Saturdays in each calendar month.


·  The Premises Licence holder shall submit a Dispersal Policy to be approved by the Licensing Authority.


·  The Premises Licence holder shall submit a quarterly (at least every 3 months) Events Diary for both events in Hackney and Tower Hamlets to the and the Residents Associations (Shoreditch Community Association and SPIRE).

·  The Premises Licence holder shall maintain a dedicated contact telephone number and email address that must be available at all times to all local residents, the Environmental Health Officers, the Licensing Authority, the Police, and any responsible authority or any person wishing to make a complaint. These contact details shall be included on the website of the premises, and on display at the premises, which can be used to report concerns or complaints about the premises to a duty manager, a responsible person or a member of the management team at the premises as and when they occur.

·  The Licence holder shall hold and publicise 2 liaison meetings each year (at least every 6 months) with local residents and the Residents Associations (Shoreditch Community Association and SPIRE) to address any concerns or complaints about the premises from local residents to prevent public nuisance.



Reasons for the decision


The application for a premises licence has been approved because the Licensing Sub-committee was satisfied that the licensing objectives would not be undermined.


The Sub-committee took into account that the Metropolitan Police Service and the Licensing Authority withdrew their representations after agreeing conditions and reduced hours with the Applicant.


The Sub-committee took into consideration that Other Persons (local  ...  view the full decision text for item 7.


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