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Appointment of Chair
The Sub-committee to appoint a Chair for this meeting.
Resolved that Councillor T Mulvenna be appointed Chair for this meeting.
To consider an application to vary a Premises Licence in respect of the above premises.
The Sub-committee met virtually to consider an application for the variation of a Premises Licence in respect of Kork, 74 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2NE.
The Applicant, Mr S Darling-Cooper, sought permission to add on-sales to the existing licence.
The Premises were currently permitted to supply alcohol for consumption off the Premises and to be open to the public from 09.00 hours to 21.00 hours Monday to Saturday and between 10.00 hours and 16.00 hours on a Sunday.
The Application before the Sub-committee was to vary the licence to include the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises each day of the week from 12.00 hours to 22.00 hours and for the premises to remain open to the public from 09.00 hours to 22.00 hours Monday to Saturday and from 10.00 hours to 22.00 hours on a Sunday.
Following introductions, the Chair set out the procedure which would be followed during the course of the hearing.
Mr G Callum, Licensing Officer, presented details of the application, the representations received and the options available to the Sub-committee.
The Sub-committee referred to the written representations submitted in respect of the application.
Councillor J O’Shea addressed the Sub-committee in relation to his own representation and as a representative of two residents in respect of the application and responded to questions. During the hearing and having received assurances regarding the operating hours for the outside seating area he withdrew his own representation.
Mr S Darling-Cooper addressed the Sub-committee in support of the application and responded to questions. He also provided a response to the issues raised during the meeting. He called Mr B Wildsmith as a witness.
In addition the Sub-committee heard from Mrs Darling-Cooper and Miss J Darling in support of the application.
All parties were given the opportunity to sum up their particular submissions
The Sub-committee withdrew from the meeting to make its decision in private.
Resolved that the application to vary the Premises Licence in respect of Kork, 174 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay be approved as follows:
The permitted hours for the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises will be 12.00 hours to 21.30 hours every day and the premises will close at 22.00 hours and subject to the following conditions
1. A CCTV system will be installed at the Premises and maintained in proper working order at all times and the Premises Licence Holder will ensure that:
i. The CCTV cameras will be located at the Premises so as to provide coverage of entrances and exits, both internally and externally, and the areas where the purchase and consumption of alcohol takes place, including any outside area that may be provided by the Licence Holder for the consumption of alcohol off the Premises
ii. The CCTV system is able to capture clear images permitting identification of individuals
iii. The CCTV system will be in operation whenever a licensable activity is taking place at the Premises.
iv. The CCTV system is able to capture a minimum of 4 ... view the full minutes text for item LS8/19