Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 26th March, 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 Laming 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 - The Rising Sun, 14 Bridge Street, Winchester, SO23 0HL (LR583) pdf icon PDF 237 KB

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The Chairperson welcomed all those present to the meeting:



Richard Taylor         Applicant’s Solicitor, Gosschalks LLP (on behalf of the Applicant)

Andrew Lee             Property Manager, Criterion Asset Management (on                                    behalf of the Applicant)


Other Persons who have made written representations:

Colin Webster (representation on pages 50 & 51)

Jeremy Culverhouse (on behalf of wife, Sarah Culverhouse – representation on page 52)

Greg Konneker (on behalf of himself and Marion Daniell - representation on pages 45 & 46)


The Licensing Manager introduced the report which set out an application for a new premises licence under section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003 for The Rising Sub, 14 Bridge Street, Winchester, SO23 8HL. The full application was set out in Appendix 1 of the report.


The premises was a public house that had previously been licenced under authorisation of a premises licence. The licence lapsed due to insolvency of the licence holder and a premises licence transfer application had not been received, therefore a new application for the grant of a new premises licence was required.


The application sought to provide licensable activities as follows:


Live and Recorded Music (indoors only) and Supply of Alcohol (for consumption on and off the premises):


Monday to Thursday          1100 hours to 0000 hours

Friday and Saturday          1100 hours to 0100 hours the next day

Sunday                              1100 hours to 2330 hours

Christmas Eve                   1100 hours to 0100 hours the next day

New Years Eve                  1100 hours to 1100 hours on 1 January


Eight written representations had been received from ‘Other Persons’ all against the application, three of whom addressed the Sub-Committee. These representations were set out in full in Appendix 2 and related to the prevention of crime and disorder and the prevention of public nuisance licensing objectives.


The Licensing Manager reported that during the consultation period, conditions had been agreed between the applicant and Hampshire Constabulary and the applicant and Environment Protection, should the licence be granted, as set out in Section 5 of the report. The Sub-Committee were advised that no representations had been received by any of the Responsible Authorities


The Sub-Committee noted that the premises was situated within an alcohol control zone which was covered by a Public Space Protection Order, which applied to areas in close proximity to the premises which gave authorised officers (i.e. the Police) additional powers to tackle street drinking and anti-social behaviour.


In conclusion, the Licensing Manager advised the Sub-Committee that, if minded to grant the application, there were conditions to consider, as set out in Section 5 of the report, which the Sub-Committee could consider and amend as appropriate to promote the licensing objectives. The Sub-Committee were reminded that they should discuss any additional conditions they may wish to consider during the hearing to enable the applicant the opportunity to respond and explain how this may affect their business operation.


The Sub-Committee were informed, that if the licence was granted, the premises licence could not be used until a nominated personal licence holder was formally named as the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

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