Agenda and minutes
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APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN
To appoint a Chairman for the duration of the meeting.
RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Chairman for the Panel was proposed and seconded to be Councillor David Cannon. This was proposed by Councillor Haseler and seconded by Councillor Brar.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence.
No apologies for absence were received.
To receive any declarations of interest.
Councillor Brar declared a personal interest as she is a holder of a licence for a premises in Maidenhead.
To note the minutes of the last Sub Committee.
RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the minutes of the LPSPOSC be agreed as a true record. This was proposed by Councillor Brar and seconded by Councillor Haseler.
To note the procedural details for the meeting.
The Clerk went through the procedures for the Sub Committee.
To consider an application of a full variation of a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 for Shell, 195 Clarence Road, Windsor SL4 5AE.
The reporting officer, Craig Hawkings, Licensing Enforcement Officer, introduced and went through the report.
This meeting of a Licensing Sub-Committee was convened to hear an application for a full variation for a premises located within the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead. In line with Licensing Act 2003 S18 (3)(a) when relevant representations are made against an application, a hearing must be held to consider them. A relevant representation made against an application for a full variation of a premises licence must relate to at least one of the four licensing objectives set out in the Licensing Act 2003. These are ‘The Prevention of Crime and Disorder’, ‘Public Safety’, ‘The Prevention of Public Nuisance’, and ‘The Protection of Children from Harm’.
The purpose of this hearing was for the Sub-Committee to hear the application, receive written and oral representations from other parties and then to make a decision in respect of the application.
The Applicant was Shell UK Oil Products Limited for the premises Shell, 195 Clarence Road, Windsor, SL4 5AE. Shell UK Oil Products Limited had applied, under the Licensing Act 2003, for a Full Variation application to vary the current licence held by Shell UK Oil Products Limited to extend the licensable areas and hours of the premises. The application was to:
1. To extend the Sale of alcohol hours for (Consumption OFF the premises) to a 24 hr. each day.
2. To add the licensable activity for the provision of late-night refreshment.
3. Extend the footprint and licensable area of the building.
4. Change the internal layout of the premises.
5. Remove outdated conditions from the Current Premises Licence and to be replaced with different conditions.
6. Add Further conditions to the Premises License.
7. Change the premises name to Shell Waitrose Windsor.
A summary of the application is as follows: -
The standard opening hours of the premises - 06.00 until 23.00 Monday to Sunday
To permit the sale by retail of alcohol for consumption OFF the premises - 00:00 until 24.00 Monday to Sunday
To permit the provision of late-night refreshment - 23:00 until 05:00 Monday to Sunday.
The Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) would be Mohamed Riswan Mohamed Marzook.
This application had received no representations from the responsible authorities which include Environmental Health, Royal Borough Fire and Rescue Service, Planning, Local Safeguarding Children’s Board, Public Health, Trading Standards, Thames Valley Police and RBWM Licensing. There were five individual representations from residents that were relevant as they related to one or more of the four licensing objectives.
The Licensing Panel Sub Committee was obliged to determine the application with a view to promoting the four licensing objectives which are:
The prevention of crime and disorder;
The prevention of public nuisance
The protection of children from harm.
In making its decision, the Sub-Committee was also obliged to have regard to national guidance and the Council’s own Licensing Policy. The Sub-Committee must have regard to all of the representations made and the evidence that it heard.