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Licensing Act 2003
Notice of Decision
Park Lane News Agent
65 Park Lane
Ms Marites Senior
Proposed DPS: Ms Marites Senior
1. Details of requested licensable activities
An application for a new premises licence was made by the above applicant, under section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003. The application was received by the London Borough of Havering on the 20th June 2019.
The application is to permit the following licensable activity:
2. Promotion of the Licensing Objectives
The Licensing Sub-Committee must promote the licensing objectives and must have regard to the Secretary of State’s National Guidance created under Section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Council’s own Statement of Licensing Policy.
The applicant acted in accordance with regulations governing the advertising of the application.
3. Details of Representations
There were no representations opposing the application from responsible authorities.
Representations have been received from local residents and Ward Councillors on the grounds of the prevention of public nuisance, public safety, the prevention of crime and disorder and the protection of children from harm.
The applicant attended and was represented by a solicitor who made submissions on her behalf.
The premises is not situated within a cumulative impact zone (CIZ) as set out in Annex 1 to the Council’s Licensing Policy. Where representations are received against an application in the CIZ, there is a rebuttable presumption under the CIZ Policy to refuse the application unless the applicant can demonstrate that the grant of the licence will not add to existing problems in the area.
As the premises is not within a CIZ, there is no such rebuttable presumption in the application.
4. Determination of Application
The Sub-Committee considered all representations and submissions and decided to grant the application with conditions as below.
The Licensing Sub-Committee has considered an application for a new premises licence for Park Lane News Agent, 65 Park Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1BH.
The licensing sub-committee has considered an application for a new premises licence for Park Lane News Agent, 65 Park Lane, Hornchurch, RM11 1BH.
Two local residents and a local authority councillor attended the hearing to expand upon their written representations.
The Council’s Licensing team clarified that some of the photographs submitted in the local resident submissions at page 39 of the bundle were not current photographs, some dating back to 2013. These dates were clarified as:
1. Photo A – Jul 2019
2. Photo B – Jan 2019
3. Photo C – Unknown
4. Photo D – July 2017
5. Photo E – Apr 2013
6. Photo F – Unknown
7. Photo G – Mar 2013
8. Photo H – Mar 2013
9. Photo I – Jul 2017
10.Photo J – Oct 2014
The two local residents made representations. The ward councillor objected on the basis that 2 shops selling ... view the full decision text for item 6.