Hounslow Council


Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair

Decision:

Cllr Mukesh Malhotra was appointed Chair. He thanked Cllrs Keith Anderson and Shaida Mehrban for their attendance.

 

2.

Tesco Stores Ltd, 248 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Application for the variation of a premises licence.

Additional documents:

Decision:

LICENSING ACT 2003

 

Section 34 - 36

 

Notification of decision following a Licensing Panel hearing to determine an application for the variation of a premises licence

 

PREMISES: TESCO STORES LTD, 248 CHISWICK HIGH ROAD, CHISWICK.

 

 

TO:    Tesco Stores Ltd.

 

 

TAKE NOTICE:

 

THATfollowing a hearing before the Licensing and General Purposes Sub

Committee (the Licensing Panel)

 

ON 02 May 2017

 

HOUNSLOW COUNCIL,as the Licensing Authority for the premises

 

RESOLVED TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING STEPS IN RELATION TO THE PREMISES LICENCE AS.APPROPRIATE TO PROMOTE THE LICENSING. OBJECTIVES:

 

That the application for the variation of a premises licence be GRANTED IN FULL and on the terms and conditions contained within the application to include any applicable mandatory conditions.

 

Licensable activities:

 

Supply of Alcohol for consumption off the Premises

 

Monday to Sunday 06:00 to 23:00

 

 

Hours premises are open to the public

 

Monday to Sunday: 06:00 to 23:59

 

 

Reasons

 

The Licensing Panel carefully considered all the relevant information including:

 

-       Written and Oral representations by all the parties

-       The Licensing Act 2003 and the steps appropriate to promote the Licensing Objectives

-       The guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003

-       Hounslow Council’s licensing policy

-       The Human Rights Act 1998

 

This was an application for the variation of a premises licence in respect of Tesco Stores Ltd, 248 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick W4 1PD.

 

 

One representation was received from the Council’s Licensing Enforcement Officer in relation to concerns about the extension of licensable hours and the fact that the premises are located in a Controlled Drinking Zone (CDZ).

 

Licensing Enforcement Officer Keiran Hinchliffe advised that the Licensing Authority had no issue with the removal of seasonal restrictions inherited from the old Act. When a licence had hours outside 10:00 to 22:00 however the team wished to see detail on the promotion of the four licensing objectives. There had been decannings by the police in Chiswick Common under the Borough’s CDZ policy and shoplifting was a major concern. The Reduce the Strength scheme was one of the tools used to combat street drinking.

 

For the applicant, solicitor Jeremy Bark stated that the premises were not within the Borough’s Cumulative Impact Policy area and so under the Licensing Act 2003 the application should be permitted unless there was clear evidence for refusal regarding the particular premises. The store had traded from 06:00 for some years and wished for its licensed hours, inherited from the old one when the licence was converted in 2005 to be brought into line with its opening hours as the 2003 Act recommended. Tesco had first introduced the Think 21 (now Think 25) scheme and had excellent training and safeguards to ensure that there were no problems regarding alcohol sales. The store was by no means an off licence and only around 6 – 9% of sales were alcohol, almost all of which was sold in conjunction with groceries. It was expected that no more than 0.1% of pre 08:00 sales would  ...  view the full decision text for item 2.

3.

Tesco Stores Ltd, Osterley Park, Isleworth pdf icon PDF 235 KB

Application for the variation of a premises licence.

Additional documents:

Decision:

LICENSING ACT 2003

 

Section 34 - 36

 

Notification of decision following a Licensing Panel hearing to determine an application for the variation of a premises licence

 

PREMISES: TESCO STORES LTD, OSTERLEY PARK, ISLEWORTH.

 

 

TO:    Tesco Stores Ltd.

 

 

TAKE NOTICE:

 

THATfollowing a hearing before the Licensing and General Purposes Sub

Committee (the Licensing Panel)

 

ON 02 May 2017

 

HOUNSLOW COUNCIL,as the Licensing Authority for the premises

 

RESOLVED TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING STEPS IN RELATION TO THE PREMISES LICENCE AS.APPROPRIATE TO PROMOTE THE LICENSING. OBJECTIVES:

 

That the application for the variation of a premises licence be GRANTED IN FULL and on the terms and conditions contained within the application to include any applicable mandatory conditions.

 

Licensable activities:

 

Supply of Alcohol for consumption off the Premises

 

Monday to Sunday 07:00 to 23:00

 

Hours premises are open to the public

 

Monday to Saturday: 07:00 to 23:59

Sunday: 10:00 to 16:00

 

Reasons

 

The Licensing Panel carefully considered all the relevant information including:

 

-       Written and Oral representations by all the parties

-       The Licensing Act 2003 and the steps appropriate to promote the Licensing Objectives

-       The guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003

-       Hounslow Council’s licensing policy

-       The Human Rights Act 1998

This was an application for the variation of a premises licence in respect of Tesco Stores Ltd, Osterley Park, Isleworth TW7 5NZ.

 

Three representations were received; one from the Council’s Licensing Enforcement Officer in relation to concerns about the extension of licensable hours and the fact that the premises are located in a Controlled Drinking Zone (CDZ), one from a ward councillor concerned that the granting of the application could exacerbate the problems of noise and anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the area and one from a resident concerned with littering.

 

Licensing solicitor Jeremy Bark agreed the officer’s report but did not accept the proposed conditions. The Chair called a short adjournment to discuss whether the hearing could proceed. It was accepted that Mr Bark did not reject the report but wished only to be permitted to argue against the imposition of conditions and so the hearing recommenced.

 

Licensing Enforcement Officer Keiran Hinchliffe advised that the Licensing Authority had no issue with the proposed operating schedule and acknowledged that police had not carried out any decannings in the ward. He would like to examine security arrangements and the management of the premises car park and also called for a condition barring the sale of beer, lager of cider with an abv of 6% or greater as the Council’s Reduce the Strength scheme was one of the tools used to combat street drinking.

 

For the applicant, solicitor Jeremy Bark stated that the premises were not within the Borough’s Cumulative Impact Policy area and so under the Licensing Act 2003 the application should be permitted unless there was clear evidence for refusal regarding the particular premises.

 

Mr Bark addressed the representations as follows:

 

Regarding the representation from the Licensing Authority Mr Hinchliffe had acknowledged that  ...  view the full decision text for item 3.

4.

Order of Business pdf icon PDF 104 KB

5.

Procedure for the conduct of Panel hearings. pdf icon PDF 195 KB

6.

Hounslow Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 4 MB