Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub Committee - Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 10.10 am

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No. Item


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for this meeting.


Resolved that Councillor T Mulvenna be appointed Chair for this meeting.


99 North Road, Wallsend, NE28 8RJ pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider an application for the grant of a new Premises Licence in respect of the above premises.

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The Sub-committee met virtually to consider an application for the grant of a new Premises Licence in respect of 99 North Road, Wallsend.


The Applicant, Mr M Ali, sought permission to supply alcohol for consumption off the premises from 08.00 hours to 23.00 hours each day of the week and for the premises to be open to the public for the same hours.


ollowing introductions, the Chair set out the procedure which would be followed during the course of the hearing.


Mrs S Vert, 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.


Mr N Kirkpatrick on behalf of the Chief Officer of Police, set out the police concerns in relation to the application.  He responded to members and officers questions.


Mr Ali addressed the Sub-committee in support of his application and responded to the questions asked.


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 grant the new Premises Licence in respect of 99 North Road, Wallsend be approved subject to the following conditions:


1.    A CCTV system will be installed at the Premises and kept in proper working order at all times, and the Premises Licence Holder will ensure that: -


i.              The CCTV system cameras will be located at the Premises so as to provide coverage of entrances and exits, both internally and externally, and the areas where alcohol is displayed for sale and where the sale of alcohol takes place.


ii          The CCTV system is able to capture clear images permitting identification of individuals.


iii         The CCTV system will be in operation whenever the Premises are open to the public.


iv         The CCTV system is able to capture a minimum of 4 frames per second and all recorded footage must be securely retained for a minimum of 28 days.


v.         The CCTV system is capable of constantly generating an accurate date and time.


vi.        The CCTV system is fitted with security functions to prevent recordings being tampered with e.g. password protection.


2.         Signs will be displayed at the Premises both internally and externally that can be easily read by customers informing them that a CCTV system is in operation at the Premises. The signs will be a minimum of A5 in size.


3.         There will be at least one member of staff present at the Premises when the Premises are open to the public who is trained to provide viewable copies of CCTV images immediately on request from representatives of Northumbria Police or authorised officers of the Licensing Authority (including Trading Standards Officers) made in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (or any successor legislation).


4.         All members of staff responsible for the sale of alcohol will receive training in relation to their duties and responsibilities under  ...  view the full minutes text for item LS12/19