Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee B - Tuesday, 26th July, 2022 10.00 am

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

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1.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTEREST.

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of personal interests.

2.

APPLICATION FOR THE GRANT OF A PREMISES LICENCE STATION YARD, STATION ROAD, BRYNAMMAN, AMMANFORD, SA18 1SH. pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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Minutes:

The Legal Services Manager briefed all present on the procedure for the meeting which had been convened to consider an application received from Ms Margaret Studt for the grant of a premises licence in respect of Station Yard, Station Road, Brynamman, Ammanford, SA18 1SH as follows:-

 

To allow:

·         Supply of Alcohol - Monday to Sunday 12:00-23:00, New Years Eve 09:00-01:00.

·         Opening Hours - Monday to Sunday 09:00-23:00, New Years Eve 09:00-01:00

 

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

 

Appendix A – copy of the original application

Appendix B – representations submitted by the Licensing Authority

Appendix C – representations submitted by Dyfed Powys Police

Appendix D – representations submitted by the Public Health Services

Appendix E – representations submitted by other persons.

 

In addition to the above, supplemental information from Mr Aled Morgan (Environmental Health) had also been circulated to all parties in advance of the meeting.  This included an email detailing the latest position with regards to the conditions requested by Environmental Health.

 

The Licensing Authority representative referred to his representations, as detailed within Appendix B to the report and advised that one complaint had been received in relation to the application premises in January 2022 for a Christmas event in December 2021.

 

The Licensing Authority representative referred to the suggested conditions proposed by the Police and Public Health Services and their acceptance by the applicant.  He advised that if the Sub-Committee was minded to grant the application, it was considered appropriate for those conditions to be attached to the licence.

 

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

 

The Sub-Committee was informed that the representations by the Dyfed Powys Police (Appendix C) had been agreed and therefore the Police representative was not in attendance. 

 

The Licensing Authority representative referred to the Public Health Services representations, as detailed within Appendix D.

 

The Licensing Authority representative referred to the suggested conditions proposed by Public Health Services.  He advised that if the Sub-Committee was minded to grant the application, it was considered appropriate for those conditions to be attached to the licence.

 

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

 

The Sub-Committee thereupon considered the written statements and also the oral representation received from local resident Mr Pavey objecting to the application and referring to the written representation within Appendix E.  The objections related to the following areas:

 

·         Disruption of peace, including noise and parking issues that caused chaos,

·         Lack of consultation with local residents regarding planned events,

·         The number of licenced premises already nearby and the need for alcohol at events primarily aimed at children.

 

All parties were afforded the opportunity of questioning the witness on the representations made.

 

The Applicant’s representative was then afforded the opportunity of submitting representations on behalf of the applicant, and, in particular:

 

·         The investment made to restore the site,

·         The desire to hold charity events and also other ad hoc events,

·         The potential  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.