Extended licensing hours for Royal Wedding
Government has recently published its response to extending licensing hours for the Royal Wedding. For more about this, visit: Institute of Licensing .
Under the Licensing Act 2003, licensable activities must be covered by either a:
- premises licence;
- club premises certificate
- or a temporary event notice.
Where alcohol is sold in premises, there must be a designated premises supervisor who holds a personal licence. This excludes club premises that have a club premises certificate.
Licensable activities are defined as follows:
- sale of alcohol;
- indoor sporting events;
- boxing or wrestling entertainment;
- live music;
- recorded music;
- performances of dance;
- entertainment of a similar description to live music, recorded music and performances of dance;
- provision of facilities for making music;
- provision of facilities for dancing;
- entertainment of a similar description to making music and dancing;
- provision of late night refreshment: Takeaways will require a premises licence under the new Act, if:
- they offer hot food or drink for consumption on or off the premises between 11pm and 5am, .
To see the Council's current policy, please read: Statement of Licensing Policy 2017 [PDF 335KB] .
Not sure your premises needs a licence under the Licensing Act 2003? For more about this or to apply for a licence, contact:
- Username Licensing
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone 01422 393001 / 393002 / 393131
The Licensing Unit