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Appointment of Chair


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Karma, 159 Hanworth Road, Hounslow. pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Application for the grant of a premises licence.

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Section 17


Notification of decision following a Licensing Panel hearing to determine an application for a licence under s.17 Licensing Act 2003


PREMISES: Karma, 159 Hanworth Road, Hounslow, TW3 3TN.



TO:    Mr Bikram Singh.





THAT following a hearing before the Licensing and General Purposes Sub

Committee (the Licensing Panel)


ON 5 December 2017


HOUNSLOW COUNCIL, as the Licensing Authority for the premises




That the application for a Premises Licence for Karma, 159 Hanworth Road, Hounslow, be GRANTED to permit the following licensed activities:


Supply of alcohol on the premises:

Monday to Thursday & Sunday, 11:00 to 23:00

Friday & Saturday, 11:00 to 00:00


Recorded music: (Indoors)

Monday to Thursday & Sunday, 11:00 to 23:00

Friday & Saturday, 11:00 to 00:00


            Late night refreshment (Indoors)

            Friday and Saturday, 23:00 to 00:00


            Hours premises are open to the public:

Monday to Thursday & Sunday, 11:00 to 23:30

Friday & Saturday, 11:00 to 11:30


Conditions to be applied to the licence as listed in the operating schedule (see report)




This was an application for the grant of a premises licence in respect of Karma, 159 Hanworth Road, Hounslow.  The application was submitted by Mr Bikram Singh and was in relation to the licensable activity for the sale of alcohol on the premises from Monday to Thursday and on Sunday from 11:00 to 23:00 hours and on Friday and Saturday from 11:00 to 00:00 hours and also for late night refreshment (indoors) on Friday and Saturday from 23:00 to 00:00 hours.  The hours that premises were open to the public as applied for were Monday to Thursday and Sunday from 11:00 to 23:30 hours and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 to 00:30 hours.


The Panel heard from two local residents.  Mr Huber was concerned that the grant of the licence would result in anti-social behaviour and people congregating outside the premises resulting in increased noise.  Mr Huber stated that he had lived there since October 2014 and had been severely affected by the previous premises in terms of disturbances and could not sleep as a result of noise and disturbances. Mr Huber made submissions concerned the historic problems associated with the previous premises.  In particular, he stated that the police used to attend regularly to incidents outside the premises.  Mr Huber also submitted that there have been occasions of inebriated patrons causing a disturbance.  Another local resident, submitted that issues had occurred time and time again and that the grant of this licence would start the problems all over again.


The applicant was represented by Mr Panchal.  Mr Panchal submitted that the complaints were related to the previous premises and did not relate to this premises.  Mr Panchal submitted that the applicant, Mr Bikram Singh who would also be the DPS was an experienced personal licence holder and had been running a number of businesses around the country.  Mr Panchal submitted that the restaurant would now be 70% seating and that there would not be any dance area.  Mr Panchal submitted that this  ...  view the full decision text for item 2.


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