Licensing (2003 Act) Sub-Committee
Thursday 22nd January 2009 6.30 p.m.
Venue: Committee Room 1, Newham Town Hall, East Ham, E6 2RP. View directions
Contact: Lucille.Dunford, Senior Member Services Officer, 020 8430 3317
This is the time for Members to declare any interest they may have in any matter being considered at this meeting. Advice is attached.
There were no declarations of interest.
Election of Chair
The Chair and Vice-Chair of the sub-committee were not available to attend the hearing. Having attained a quorum, the Clerk asked Members to elect a Chair from among themselves to allow the business of the meeting to proceed.
Members elected Councillor Winston Vaughan to chair the meeting.
To consider and determine an application made for a new premises licence, representations having been made against the application. The premise does not have the benefit of any existing premises licence.
The applicant, Mr Mehmet Cinko was present with Counsel, Mr Kurtulus Sarak and Solicitor Mr Bambou. Also present were Licensing Officers and from the Metropolitan Police, Conal Stoat and PC Dennis Kemp.
A plan of the area immediately surrounding the premises was attached as Appendix A and a plan of the premises was attached as Appendix B.
A copy of the application form was received by the Licensing Team and was attached as Appendix C.
Under the application, the activity and times required were:
Activity: Provision of Late Night Refreshment
Sunday to Thursday: 23.00 hours to 00.30 hours the days following
Friday & Saturday: 23.00 hours to 01.00 hours the days following
Premises Opening Times
Monday to Thursday: 11.30 hours to 00.30 hours the days following
Friday & Saturday: 11.30 hours to 01.00 hours the days following
Sunday: 13.00 hours to 00.30 hours the days following
Section P of the application form set out the steps the applicants proposed to take to
promote the four licensing objectives of the prevention of crime and disorder, public
safety, prevention of nuisance and the protection of children from harm.
Had lodged representation in connection with the licensing objective of
Crime and Disorder. A copy of their letter of representation was attached as
Had lodged representation in connection with the licensing objectives of
Crime and Disorder; and Public Safety. A copy of their letter of
representation and their petition was attached as Appendix E.
Noise and Nuisance
Had lodged representation and subsequently the applicant and the Noise and Nuisance team had reached an agreement and had withdrawn their representation
on the basis that the following conditions should be placed on any licence
1. To ensure that offensive smells from the licensed premises are not
permitted so as to cause a nuisance to nearby properties and the
premises are properly vented.
2. To provide adequate and suitable lidded receptacles to receive and
store refuse and food waste from the premises.
3. The placing of waste receptacles outside the premises takes place art
time which will minimise the disturbance to nearby residential
4. To ensure that the receptacles for food waste and refuse storage are
maintained in a clean condition.
5. To ensure litter is regularly cleared from the vicinity of the premises.
The sub-committees attention was drawn to the Council’s Licensing Policy and especially:
• Section 4: Determinations
• Section 7: Licensing Hours
• Annex D: Conditions relating to the prevention of Crime and Disorder.
• Annex E: Conditions relating to Public Safety
• Annex G: Conditions relating to the prevention of Public Nuisance
Members informed the applicant that the petition submitted in favour of the application had been received by Licensing Officers, Members Services and the Metropolitan Police at the 11th ... view the full minutes text for item 3.