Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub Committee A
Thursday, 9th May, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Emma Bryer  01267 224029

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 ABERGLASNEY GARDENS, LLANGATHEN, CARMARTHEN, SA32 8QH pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub Committee adjourned at County Hall Carmarthen at 10.05 a.m and reconvened on site at 10:30 a.m at Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, in order to view the property where it was afforded the opportunity of examining the facilities.  Following conclusion of the site visit, the Sub Committee reconvened in the Council Chamber at County Hall, Carmarthen at 11:40 a.m. to consider the application.

 

The Solicitor briefed all present on the procedure for the meeting.  The Sub Committee was advised that an application had been received from Aberglasney Restoration Trust for a premises licence in respect of the above premises to allow:

 

·         Supply of Alcohol, Live Music, and Recorded Music, - Monday to Sunday 10:00-00:00.

·         Late Night Refreshment – Monday to Sunday 23:00-00:00.

·         Standard Opening Hours - Monday to Sunday 10:00-18:00.

 

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

 

·         Appendix A – copy of the application.

·         Appendix B – representations submitted by the Licensing Authority.

·         Appendix C – representations submitted by Dyfed Powys Police.

·         Appendix D – representation submitted by Public Health Services.

·         Appendix E – representations submitted by other persons.

 

The Sub Committee, with the agreement of all parties, was circulated with copies of additional documentation which included amendments proposed by the Responsible Authorities to the recommended condition (number 5 detailed on page D2) and a plan detailing the location of the objectors’ property in relation to the application site.

 

The Licensing Authority representative referred to his representations as detailed within Appendix B to the report and the Draft Proposed Licence Conditions referred to above.

 

All parties were afforded the opportunity of questioning the Licensing Authority representative on the representations made. 

 

The Public Health Services representative referred to his representations as detailed within Appendix D to the report and the Draft Proposed Licence Conditions referred to above.  All parties were afforded the opportunity of questioning the Public Health Services representative on the representations made.

 

The Sub Committee thereupon received representation from Mr Davies and Miss Davies expressing concerns and objecting to the grant of a premises licence on the grounds detailed in Appendix E.

 

All parties were afforded the opportunity of questioning the evidence submitted.  The applicants thereupon addressed the concerns and issues raised.

 

The Sub Committee 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, having considered the evidence placed before the Sub Committee, that the application be granted subject to the amended licencing conditions proposed by the by the responsible authorities and agreed by the applicant.

 

REASONS:

 

The Sub Committee had regard to the written representations made to it, as well as the evidence put before it.  It also had regard to relevant paragraphs  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.