Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub Committee A
Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen, SA31 1JP. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTEREST.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of personal interest.

2.

APPLICATION FOR THE GRANT OF A PREMISES LICENCE - THE GA CAFE, GELLI AUR COUNTRY PARK, GOLDEN GROVE, CARMARTHEN, SA32 8LR. pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Legal Services Manager advised the Sub-Committee that only the appellant and Mr Thomas Lloyd, one of the Trustees, were present and there were no objectors or representatives of Responsible Authorities in attendance.  He proceeded to brief those present on the procedure for the meeting.

The Sub-Committee considered an application from the Golden Grove Trust for a premises licence in respect of the GA Café, Gelli Aur Country Park, Golden Grove, Carmarthen, as follows: -

To allow:-

Supply of Alcohol Monday to Saturday 11:00-23:00, Sunday 11:00-22:00,

New Year’s Eve 10:00-01:00       

 

Live Music Tuesday to Saturday 14:00-23:00, Sunday 10:00-17:00,

New Year’s Eve 10:00-01:00

 

Recorded Music Monday to Saturday 10:00-23:00, Sunday 10:00-22:00,

New Year’s Eve 10:00-01:00

 

Opening Hours Monday to Saturday 10:00-23:30, Sunday 10:00-22:30,

New Year’s Eve 10:00-01:00

 

The Sub-Committee noted that the following documentation was attached to the report:-

·       Appendix A – copy of the original application submitted by the applicant;

·       Appendix B – representations submitted by Dyfed Powys Police and agreed by the applicant – representations and agreement attached;

·       Appendix C – representations submitted by other persons.

The remaining Responsible Authorities had not made representations in respect of the application.

 

The Sub-Committee was circulated with a copy of a map indicating the location of the premises and the objectors’ properties. 

The Sub-Committee was advised that Dyfed Powys Police had made representations in relation to the application, however, agreement had since been reached between both parties.  Representations had also been made by local residents objecting to the application which were detailed in Appendix C.

At this point the Sub-Committee and applicant were afforded the opportunity of asking questions.  

The applicant and Mr Lloyd thereupon addressed the Sub-Committee and advised that:-

 

·       All of the elements requested in the application will not be implemented immediately, however, they were advised that apply for the licence in fullness so that permission for all the various elements will be ready as and when needed;

·       With regard to concerns over noise nuisance, an assurance was given that music will neither loud nor often.  It would be for occasional weddings in the future and a harpist on a Sunday;

·       Golden Grove is intended to be an upmarket centre for the arts and any music would be gentle harp music;

·       There is a general need in the area for a child friendly place where families can go for a day out.

 

The Sub-Committee questioned the evidence submitted and thereupon

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED to retire into private session in order to receive legal advice pursuant to Paragraph 16 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

 

Following the adjournment, the Sub-Committee reconvened to advise of its decision and, having had regard to relevant paragraphs of the Licensing Authority’s Statement of Licensing Policy and the guidance issued by the DCMS and the Home Office, it was

 

RESOLVED that, having considered all the evidence placed before the Sub-Committee, the application be granted, subject to the additional licence conditions agreed between the applicant and Dyfed Powys Police.

 

REASONS

 

In coming to its decision, the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.