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This application for an expedited premises licence review is made by PC Adam Williams on the behalf of the Metropolitan Police under s.53A of the Licensing Act 2003.
Licensing Act 2003
Notice of Decision
Top Meadow Country House and Golf Club,
Fen Lane, North Ockendon,
DETAILS OF APPLICATION
Application for an expedited premises licence review was made by on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service under section 53A of the Licensing Act 2003. The application was received by Havering’s Licensing Authority at 15:36 on 12th December 2019.
PC Adam Williams
On behalfof theCommissioner ofthe MetropolitanPolice Service
1. Details of existing licensableactivities
Existing Club House
Ground & First Floor Function Suite & Seminar Room
Supply of Alcohol, films, indoor sporting events, live music, recorded music, performance of dance, anything of a similar description to live music, recorded music or performance of dance, provision of facilities for making music, provision of facilities for dancing, provision of facilities for anything of a similar description to making music or dancing
Monday to Sunday – 07:00 to 01:00
Late night refreshment
Monday to Sunday – 23:00 to 01:00
Monday to Sunday – 11:00 to 23:00
Supply of alcohol, films, recorded music
24 hours a day
Late night refreshment
Monday to Sunday – 23:00 to 05:00
Grounds for Review
The application for a review of the premises licence had been served under section 53A of the Licensing Act.
The Metropolitan Police are requesting a summary review of the premises licence due to a serious crime and disorder at Top Meadow Golf Club, Fen Lane RM14 3PR on Saturday 7 Dec 2019.
3. Requirements upon the Licensing Authority
The applicationwas receivedby Havering’sLicensing Authorityat 15:36 on 12 December 2019.
The application was made under the provisions of section 53A ofthe Act. As such,s.53A(2)(a) that requiredthat within48 hoursof thereceipt of the application the licensing authority considers whether itwas necessary to takeinterim stepspending thedetermination ofthe review application. The hearing od 12 December 2019 was to enable the Licensing Authority tocomply withthis duty.
Section 53B (3) required that the licensing authority mustconsider whetherto takethe followinginterim steps:
(a) themodification ofthe conditionsof thepremises licence
(b) the exclusion of the sale of alcohol by retail from the scope ofthe licence
(c) theremoval ofthe designatedpremises supervisorfrom thelicence
(d) thesuspension ofthe licence
4. Determination of Application
Consequent upon the hearing held on 16 December 2019 the Sub-Committee decided that it is necessary to take interim steps pending the determination of the review and modified the conditions on the licence.
At the hearing held om 8 January 2020 the Sub-Committee’s decision regarding the review of the premises licence for Top Meadow Country House and Golf Club, Fen Lane, North Ockendon, Upminster RM14 3PR is set out below, for the reasons shown:
The Sub-Committee was obliged to determine this application with a view to promoting the licensing objectives, which are:
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