Agenda and draft minutes

Alexandra Palace and Park Panel
Friday, 17th July, 2020 9.00 am, NEW

Venue: MS Teams

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Please note that this meeting may be filmed or recorded by the Council for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site or by anyone attending the meeting using any communication method. Although we ask members of the public recording, filming or reporting on the meeting not to include the public seating areas, members of the public attending the meeting should be aware that we cannot guarantee that they will not be filmed or recorded by others attending the meeting. Members of the public participating in the meeting (e.g. making deputations, asking questions, making oral protests) should be aware that they are likely to be filmed, recorded or reported on. 


By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings.


The chair of the meeting has the discretion to terminate or suspend filming or recording, if in his or her opinion continuation of the filming, recording or reporting would disrupt or prejudice the proceedings, infringe the rights of any individual or may lead to the breach of a legal obligation by the Council.


Members noted that the meeting was being live streamed on the Council’s website.



To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors da Costa and Williams, Duncan Neill, Val Paley and Nigel Willmott.


Urgent Business at special meetings

It being a special meeting of the Alexandra Palace and Park Panel, under Part 4, Section B, Paragraph 17, of the Council’s Constitution, no other business shall be considered at the meeting.


As it was a special meeting, no other business was considered.


Declarations of Interest

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a prejudicial interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered:


(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent, and

(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must withdraw from the meeting room.


A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Register of Members’ Interests or the subject of a pending notification must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.


Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal interests and prejudicial interests are defined at Paragraphs 5-7 and Appendix A of the Members’ Code of Conduct





Temporary Variation of Park Events Licence pdf icon PDF 125 KB


This report seeks approval to apply for a temporary variation to the Park events licence to include the Pavilion car park for a period of 4 months.

Additional documents:


Louise Stewart, Chief Executive Alexandra Palace, introduced the report as set out. 


Members were requested to consider approving a temporary variation to the Parks Event Licence to allow the Pavilion to be included under the licence.  Members of the Statutory Advisory and Consultative Committees had been consulted, with no objections received.  The capacity of the Pavilion was 7000, but it was intended that to cap this at 2500 to ensure that social distancing would be complied with.  Members agreed that this would be a sensible approach and it was


RESOLVED to approve the submission of an application to vary the Alexandra Park Outdoor Events Licence for a period of 4 months.