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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
The Chairman will introduce the members of the Sub-Committee and the officers in attendance at the meeting.
A copy of the Licensing (2003 Act) Committee procedure is attached.
SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE DISTRICT COUNCIL
LICENSING (2003 ACT) SUB-COMMITTEE
Those present at the hearing:
The application for a premises licence on behalf of Mr Lowe of the Cambridge Gin Distillery, 20 High Street, Grantchester was received by the licensing section in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003. The requirements for advertising and displaying relevant notices were carried out in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003.
The applicant initially requested the following:
· Sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on and off the premises:-
· Premises to be open to the public:-
· Mon to Sat 10.00 to 23.00
· Sun 10.00 to 21.00
The premises is in a village location positioned on the main road, with residential properties surrounding the premises. Sale of alcohol will take place in connection with the business of producing gin. The applicant has requested a 24hr licence to permit the sale of alcohol via internet sales and does not intend to open to the public 24/7.
During the application period and after mediation with local residents, the application has been amended to further restrict the opening hours for the public as follows:
Premises to be open to the public:-
Tues to Sat 10.00 to 18.00hrs
12 occasions per calendar year 10.00 to 23.00
Relevant representations were received from a local resident on the grounds of public nuisance.
Due regard has been given to the Licensing Act 2003, accompanying Guidance and Regulations, South Cambridgeshire District Council Licensing Policy and to verbal representations received from the applicant and the licensing officer and written representations received from the local resident.
The licensing officer advised the Sub-Committee that the issue of the number of licensed venues in the village was not for consideration by them as there was no cumulative impact policy for the area. Furthermore, that the issue of parking was not for consideration by the Sub-Committee as the Licensee could not dictate where members of the public parked.
Mr Lowe informed the Sub-Committee that he had engaged with local residents and following mediation, had amended his application to reduce the hours and days which he proposed that the premises be open to the public. Specifically, the amended hours of opening would not create late night noise nuisance. He informed the Sub-Committee that 98% of sales were by e-mail, internet and telephone and that there would be no bar and no music played at the premises. There would be occasional ... view the full minutes text for item 3.