Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing (2003 Act) Sub-Committee - Friday, 16 March 2018 2.00 p.m.

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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.




There were no declarations of interest.


Variation application for premises licence: The Waggon and Horses, 39 High Street, Milton, Cambridge pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Additional documents:






Date of Hearing:

16 March 2018

Applicant’s Name:

Elgood & Sons Ltd

Premises Address:

Waggon and Horses, 39 High Street, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6DF


Premises licence


Those present at the hearing:


Councillor Andrew Fraser Chairman)


Councillor Val Barrett


Councillor Kevin Cuffley



SCDC Officers:

John Goodwin, Regulatory Enforcement Officer


Myles Bebbington, Head of Service Environmental Health and Licensing


Paul Weller, Legal Adviser


Victoria Wallace, Democratic Services Officer




Mr Robin Hotson

Mr George Betson




Mr and Mrs Turner




The application

The application for a variation to a premises licence on behalf of Elgood & Sons Ltd, North Brink Brewery, North Brink, Wisbech, PE13 1LW was received by the licensing section on 2 February 2018, 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 premises requested the following:

            Sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on and off the premises:-

·         Monday to Sunday 10:00 to 01:00

Provision of late night refreshment:-

·         Monday to Sunday 23:00 to 01:00


Provision of live music (Indoors only):-

·         Monday to Sunday 11:30 to 00:30


Premises to be open to the public:-

·         Monday to Sunday 08:00 to 01:30




The premises is in a village location positioned on High Street with residential properties to the sides and rear. It is located in the residential village of Milton.


The current licence permits the following:


            Sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on the premises:-

·         Monday to Sunday 10:00 to 24:00


Opening times to the public are as above plus 30 minutes at the end of the day.


Performance of live music (indoors):-

·         Friday and Saturday 19:30 to 23:00


Permissions for regulated entertainment are as stated above plus those permitted to all licensed premises by the Live Music Act 2012.


The premises has held a licence under the Licensing Act 2003 since its inception and previously held a licence under the Licencing Act 1964.


As part of the application process, no representations had been received for Responsible Authorities, however valid representations had been received from residents in the area.


As part of the application process the responsible authorities were contacted but made no representations against the application.


As part of the process, the applicant was made aware of the representations.


Relevant representations


No representations had been received from the responsible authorities, however representations were made by interested parties



The panel heard representations from the applicant’s representatives George Betson and Robin Hotson. The panel also heard representations from local residents and business owners, Mr and Mrs Turner. The ensuing discussion centred on the potential level of public nuisance the variation to the licence could cause. The applicant indicated a willingness to work with those making representation and indicated the areas in which he would be prepared to be flexible. The main concern of the representees was the application for provision of late night refreshment.


The decision

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