Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Walton Suite, Guildhall, Winchester and streamed live on YouTube at

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No. Item


To confirm a Chairperson for the meeting




          That Councillor Cunningham be confirmed as Chairperson for       the meeting.



Disclosure of Interests

To receive any disclosure of interests from Members and Officers in matters to be discussed.

Note: Councillors are reminded of their obligations to declare disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and/or prejudicial interests in accordance with legislation and the Council’s Code of Conduct.



There were no disclosure of interests made at this meeting.



Application for New Premises Licence - Brockwood Festival, Sheep Dip, Hinton Ampner, Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0LF (LR585) pdf icon PDF 231 KB

Additional documents:


The Chairperson welcomed all those present to the meeting:


Applicant (and on behalf of the Applicant who addressed the Sub-Committee or were present to answer questions of the Sub-Committee):

·       John Payne – Licensing Lawyer (representing Brockwood Entertainment Ltd)       

·       Alistair Morton – Brockwood Entertainment Ltd

·       Gareth Gwynne-Smith – Designated Premises Supervisor, Brockwood Entertainment Ltd

·       Oliver Toomey – Brockwood Entertainment Ltd

·       Patrick Morton - Brockwood Entertainment Ltd

·       Matthew Morton – Landowner


Other Persons who made written representations and addressed the Sub-Committee:

·       Brendan Gibbs on behalf of Bramdean & Hinton Ampner Parish Council (representation on Pages 141 & 142) and also on behalf of Sir Michael Snyder (representation on Pages 59 & 60) and Anthony Jones (representation on Pages 62 & 63)

·       Councillor David Pain on behalf of Cheriton Parish Council (representation on        Page 67)

·       Councillor Jerry Pett (representation on Page 149)

·       Councillor Neil Bolton (representation on Page 150)

·       James Rankin, Counsel on behalf of Krishnamurti Foundation Trust (representation on Pages 124 – 127) and also speaking behalf of:

Nasir Shamim (representation on Pages 131 – 134);

Raman Patel (representation on Page 91);

Emma Birt (representation on Pages 87 – 90);

Robert Beddow (representation on Pages 116-119);

Eva Booth (representation on Pages 78 & 79);

Charline Sowa (representation on Page 120);

Charley Lee (representation on Pages 107-111);

Javier Jurado (representation on Page 143);

Thomas Lehmann (representation on Page 102); and

Andrew Bamber (representation on Page 27 of Supplementary Agenda 2)

·       Gary Primrose (also spoke on behalf of Krishnamurti Foundation Trust) (representation on Page 59)

·       Peter Rogers (also spoke on behalf of Krishnamurti Foundation Trust)

·       Tom Power (also spoke on behalf of Krishnamurti Foundation Trust) (representation on Pages 71-74)


The Licensing Officer introduced the report which set out an application for a new premises licence under section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003 for Brockwood Festival, Sheep Dip, Joans Acre Lane, Hinton Ampner, Alresford, SO24 0LF which was situated within the South Downs National Park (SDNP).


The Sub-Committee’s attention was drawn to the five supplementary agendas that had been issued following the publication of the agenda pack, which contained information submitted by the Applicant and by/or on behalf of the Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, listed as follows:


(1)   Supplementary Agenda 1 - LR585 Appendix 3 (Local Plan of Reps Received) and LR585 Appendices 4 and 4a (Supplementary Information submitted by the Applicant)  PDF 52 MB

(2)   Supplementary Evidence submitted by the Legal Representative for the Krishnamurti Foundation Trust  PDF 4 MB

(3)  Further Supplementary Evidence submitted by the Legal Representative for the Krishnamurti Foundation Trust  PDF 671 KB

(4)  Supplementary Agenda 4 - LR585 Appendix 4b (Supplementary information submitted on behalf of the Applicant)  PDF 1 MB

(5)  Supplementary Agenda 5 - LR585 Appendix 5G (Updated skeleton on behalf of the Krishnamurti Foundation Trust)  PDF 567 KB


The premises had been described on the application as ‘private arable land with a small, wooded area encompassed by fencing’. The application proposed the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises only, and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

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