Venue: Committee Room 2+3, Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0TH
Contact: Mrs Ruth Worsley Democratic & Scrutiny Officer
To consider the attached report of the Head of Regulatory Services.
The Head of Regulatory Services submitted a report informing Members of an application received from Eversheds Sutherland Solicitors for the grant of a variation to the premises licence for Hale Country Club, 47 Clay Lane, Hale, WA15 7AF which had been deferred from 13th November 2017 and had attracted an objection from the Pollution and Housing Team, Trafford Council against the application.
All parties present at the hearing were invited to address the Sub-Committee.
Representations were made in support of the application by Mr. G. Hill, Hut Group and against the application by officers of the Environmental Pollution Team.
(1) That the application by Eversheds Sutherland Solicitors for a variation of the Premises Licence for Hale Country Club, 47 Clay Lane, Hale, WA15 7AF be granted, subject to compliance with the conditions outlined in the decision notice.
(2) That the issue of the Licence be delegated to the Head of Regulatory Services.
LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE DECISION NOTICE
Sub Committee Councillor M D Cornes (Chairman)
Members: Councillor Mrs Bruer-Morris
Councillor B Brotherton
Applicant: Hale Country Club Limited
Type of Licence: Grant of a Variation of a Premises Licence: Hale Country Club, 47 Clay Lane, Hale WA15 7AF
Representors: Environmental Health
Miss N Ali – Environmental Health Officer
Mr T Bibi – Team Leader, Environmental Controls
Parties Present: On behalf of Applicant
David Roberts – Eversheds Sutherland LLP
Mr J Woodman – General Manger, Hale Country Club
Mr G Hill – Hut Group
Peter Nash - Joynes Nash Ltd
Helen Turner – Trainee Solicitor – to observe only
Rob Smithson – Solicitor
Emma Sharples – Legal Executive – To Observe Only
Joanne Boyle – Licensing Team Leader
Ruth Worsley – Democratic and Scrutiny Officer
Date of Hearing: 18th January 2018
Time Commence: 2.10 p.m.
Time Terminated: 4.05 p.m.
LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE DECISION
The Sub-Committee decided that the representation received from Environmental Pollution is a relevant representation.
To grant a variation of a premises licence as follows:-
Live Music / Performance of Films / Performance of Dance & similar entertainment
Monday to Sunday 10.00 to Midnight
That all the above activities be extended outside the premises to include the external area shown on the attached plan. The licence would permit the provision of licensable activities within the external area on no more than 10 occasions per calendar year.
All external doors and windows shall be kept closed when regulated entertainment is being provided inside the premises except in the event of an emergency.
In respect of Outside Events:
There would be a maximum of six outside events per annum (only 2 allowed per calendar month) between the hours of 10:00 and midnight; and
A maximum of four further outside events between the hours of 10:00 and 19:00;
The Premises Licence holder will have at least one sound engineer in attendance at every event. The sound engineer will monitor noise levels from the event at frequent intervals;
The Premises Licence holder will only use audio systems ... view the full minutes text for item 36.