Agenda and draft minutes

Special Licensing Sub Committee
Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 7.00 pm, NEW

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Urgent Business

It being a special meeting of the Sub Committee, under Part Four, Section B, Paragraph 17, of the Council’s Constitution, no other business shall be considered at the meeting.


It was noted that, it being a special meeting of the Sub-Committee, under Part Four, Section B, Paragraph 17 of the Council’s Constitution, no other business would be considered at the meeting.


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There were no declarations of interest.


Application for a New Premises Licence for Greenside House, 50 Station Road, London N22 pdf icon PDF 350 KB

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Daliah Barrett, Licensing Officer, introduced the report which presented an application for a new premises licence for Greenside House, 50 Station Road, London, N22. It was explained that the application requested a licence for the sale of alcohol on and off the premises from 1000 to 2300 hours on Monday-Saturday and 1100 to 2230 hours on Sunday. The premises would be open from 0000 to 0000 hours Monday-Sunday; the site was an office building with 24 hour access for office workers but would not be open to general members of the public except for the ground floor. It was noted that the applicant had submitted additional supporting documents which included a brochure and a letter outlining some additional information and amendments to the application.


The amendments to the application for a new premises licence put forward were:

·         The application, as amended, would only allow the sale of alcohol on the ground floor. There would be no licensable activities in the rest of the building and both terraces were excluded from off sales.

·         Off sales would be restricted to consumption within the premises at 50 Station Road, London, N22 7TP and would not be permitted to be taken outside of the premises, including the terraces or any external areas.

·         The fifth floor terraces were no longer part of the application. There would be no alcohol sold or consumed on the fifth floor terraces which was purchased on the premises. There would be no regulated entertainment and there were no loudspeakers on the terraces.

·         The applicant had agreed a condition proposed by the Environmental Health Officer that the terraces would only be open until 2100 hours Sunday-Thursday and until 2200 hours Friday-Saturday.

·         A full CCTV system would be installed, including an additional camera covering the area at the front of the building. The applicant had agreed conditions proposed by the Police and Trading Standards.

·         Prominent, clear notices would be displayed at all exits requesting customers to respect the needs of local residents and leave the premises and the area quietly.


The Licensing Officer explained that representations had been received from a number of residents and a ward councillor, Councillor Peter Mitchell, and these were set out in full in the report. It was also noted that the relevant laws and guidance were listed in the report, from section 3 onwards. It was explained that the Committee could grant the licence subject to mandatory and other conditions, exclude from the scope of the licence any of the licensable activities to which the licence related, refuse to specify a person in the licence as the premises supervisor, or reject the application. It was added that the licensing authority’s determination of the application was subject to a 21 day appeal period.


In response to questions from the Committee, it was noted that:

·         The building had been in existence for a number of years but had been subject to a change of management. It was also noted that the building design had not changed but  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.