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NEW PREMISES LICENCE – THE GRANGE, GRANGE PARK, NORTHINGTON, SO24 9TG
The Chairperson welcomed all those present to the meeting:
Representing the Applicant – (Brand Events TM Ltd)
· Neil Levene
· Cheryl Carroll
· Abigail Toms on behalf of Environmental Health, Winchester City Council
· Councillor Jackie Porter
· Councillor Margot Power
· John Mitchell (representing Northington Parish Council)
· Mike Bounds
· Steve Richards
The Licensing Officer introduced the report which set out the details of the application. In summary, she explained that the application was for a New Premises Licence under Section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003 for The Grange, Grange Park, Northington, Hampshire, SO24 9TG.
The Licensing Officer explained that the application proposed regulated entertainment, late night refreshment and the supply of alcohol and was to permit licensable activities, limited to a period of three consecutive days per calendar year (Friday, Saturday and Sunday, or a Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday) in either July or August for a food festival with entertainment for a total of 12,000 people in the first year, and 19,999 people in subsequent years, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report.
The Committee was advised that Hampshire Constabulary had made a representation against the application with regard to the prevention of crime and disorder, public safety and the protection of children from harm licensing objectives. During the consultation period, a number of conditions had been agreed between Hampshire Constabulary and the applicant, and the representation was subsequently withdrawn.
Furthermore, Winchester City Council’s Environmental Health team had also made a representation against this application with regard to the prevention of public nuisance licensing objective. During the consultation period a number of conditions had been agreed between Environmental Health and the applicant, and their representation had also been withdrawn. The Environmental Protection Manager, Winchester City Council was in attendance to address any points of clarification. The conditions agreed by both parties with the applicant were set out in Section 5 of the report
In addition, representations had been received from ten Other Persons, raising objection to the application, primarily in relation to the prevention of public nuisance licensing objective. These representations were set out in full in Appendix 2 to the report.
The Licensing Officer drew Members’ attention to the map set out on page 71 of the report which outlined the address locations of those Other Persons who had made representations in relation to the premises. In addition, supporting information has been submitted by the applicant that had been made available within the statutory timescale for consideration, this was set out in Appendices 5 and 6.
The Sub-Committee were advised that several of the representations received made reference to how the application would negatively impact on traffic in the local area. Members were reminded that this was not a material consideration under the Licensing regime and was dealt with by the Police and the Highways Authority under separate legislation.
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