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Application for a premises licence made by Mr Nerijus Sartauskas under section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003.
Report and documents attached.
Licensing Act 2003
Notice of Decision
1 Halewood Way
Mr Nerijus Sartauskas
Details of requested licensable activities
The application for a premises licenceis made by Mr Nerijus Sartauskas under section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003. The application was received by the Licensing Authority on 19 April 2023.
The application seeks to permit the following licensable activities:
* The applicant modified the terminal hour from the originally sought terminal hours subsequent to an intervention by Havering’s Environmental Health team during the consultation period.
Comments and observations on the application
The applicant acted in accordance with regulation relating to the advertising of the application.
There were six representations against this application from residents in the vicinity.
There were no representations against this application from responsible authorities.
1. The Sub-Committee have considered an application for a new premises licence for Nero Lounge, situated at 1 Halewood Way Rainham RM13 8QZ, and representations against the application had been received from six residents in the local vicinity.
2. The Sub-Committee must promote the licensing objectives and must have regard to the Secretary of State’s National Guidance created under S182 of the Licensing Act and the Council’s own Statement of Licensing Policy when making a determination.
3. Where relevant representations are made, the authority must hold a hearing and then take such steps, as it considers necessary for the promotion of the licensing objectives (section 18(3), LA 2003). These steps may include granting the application, rejecting the application, or modifying the conditions to the extent that the authority considers necessary for the promotion of the licensing objectives
1. The members noted that no Responsible Authority made representations against the application. The members were cognisant of the Secretary of States’ Section S182 guidance which states the police are the member’s main source of advice in regards to crime and disorder and therefore having received no representations from the police, they deem that the police are satisfied that granting of the licence will not undermine any of the four licensing objectives. In addition the members noted that the Council’s Environmental Health team had intervened which resulted in the applicant reducing the licensable hours sought in their application.
2. During the hearing, the members noted that none of the residents attended the hearing and that five of six residents shared identical representations. The members found their non-attendance regrettable as the residents effectively forfeited their right to expand on their representations, or, to answer any clarification questions that the members may have asked. The members did however read all written representations submitted by the residents and were alive to the potential noise nuisance that the premises ... view the full decision text for item 5.