Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 10.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

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No. Item


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.


Councillor Nina Degrads nominated Councillor Pat Clouder as Chair.

Councillor Margaret Bird seconded the motion.


The Sub-Committee RESOLVED to appoint Councillor Clouder as Chair for the duration of the meeting of the Sub-Committee.



Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillor Stuart King, and one other objector.


Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



There were none.



Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



There were no items of urgent business.



Licensing Act 2003 - Application for Variation to a Premises License pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Additional documents:


The Licensing Sub-Committee considered the Application for Variation to a Premises Licence at McDonald’s, 935/943 London Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 6XJ and the representations received as contained in the report of the Executive Director ‘Place’.


The Sub-Committee also considered the verbal representations made by the Applicant and his representative.


The Sub-Committee, having reference to the licensing objectives under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Council Licensing Policy the Sub-Committee, have RESOLVED to GRANT the Variation as applied for to incorporate:


                  the extension to operating hours 5:00 until 5:00 hours (the following day) Monday to Sunday,

                  the extension of hours for the provision of late night refreshment Sunday to Tuesday 23:00 until 5:00 (the following day),

                  the removal of Condition 1 of Annex 2,

                  the update to the license holder company registered office details and the conditions agreed with the Police as set out at Appendix A3 to the report of the Executive Director Place,


On the basis that the Sub-Committee is satisfied that it would support the licensing objectives to do so.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”



This was not required.