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Contact: Mrs Ruth Worsley  Democratic & Scrutiny Officer

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Application for the Grant of a Variation to the Premises Licence (under S34 of the Licensing Act 2003) - Village Service Station, Flixton Road, Urmston M41 6JL pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To consider the report of The Head of Regulatory Services.

Additional documents:


The Head of Regulatory Services submitted a report informing Members of an application received from Penny Petroleum (St Helens) Ltd. for the grant of a variation to the premises licence for Village Service Station, 447-449 Flixton Road, Urmston M41 6JL which had attracted representations from local residents 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 Mrs G Sherratt, Consultant, Licensing Matters Ltd. and Mr R Massey, Area Manager, Penny Petroleum Ltd.  Representations were made against the application by Dr. Knight a local resident.




(1)          That the application by Penny Petroleum Limited for a variation to the Premises Licence for Village Service Station be granted as per the decision notice.


(2)          That the issue of the Licence be delegated to the Head of Regulatory Services.





Sub Committee       Councillor A Duffield (Chairman)

Members:                 Councillor D. Jarman

                                    Councillor D. Butt


Applicant:                 Penny Petroleum (St Helens) Ltd.


Type of Licence:    Variation of a Premises Licence: Village Service Station, 447- 449 Flixton Road, Urmston, Manchester M41 6JL


Representors:         Local Residents

                                    Dr L Knight – in attendance

                                    Mr R Smith – not in attendance



Parties Present:     On behalf of Penny Petroleum (St Helens) Ltd

                                    Gill Sherratt – Consultant, Licensing Matters Ltd

                                    Mr Robert Massey – Area Manager, Penny Petroleum



                                    Caroline Myers – Trainee Solicitor

                                    Keiran Hinchliffe – Senior Licensing Officer

                                    Ruth Worsley – Democratic and Scrutiny Officer

                                    Lisa Grimshaw – Legal Assistant – to observe only



Date of Hearing:     Tuesday 13 August 2019

Time Commence:   1.00 p.m.

Time Terminated:   2.25 p.m.






The Sub-Committee decided that the representations received from local residents are relevant representations.


The Sub-Committee agreed to grant a variation of the premises licence as follows:-


Licensable Activities


Supply of Alcohol (off the premises)

Monday to Sunday              00:00 hrs to 23:59 hrs


Late Night Refreshment

Monday to Sunday              23:00 hrs to 05:00 hrs


Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday              00:00 hrs to 23:59 hrs



Additional Conditions


Staff will be trained before making sales of alcohol in their responsibilities under the Licensing Act 2003.  Refresher training will take place at 6 monthly intervals.

All training will be documented and made available to the authorities on reasonable request.


The applicant agreed the use of the hatch window between the hours of 23:00 and 05:00 and that the door entrance will be locked at these times, except in the event of an emergency.


The jet wash and air compressor will not be used between the hours of 23:00 and 05:00.





The Sub-Committee considered the Licensing Act 2003 and regulations, the Statutory Guidance, relevant case law and the Council’s Licensing Policy and the application.


The Sub-Committee considered the representations received from local residents.


The Sub-Committee noted that no representations had been received from the Responsible Authorities.


The Sub-Committee was satisfied that the statutory requirements regarding notices, advertisements and time limits had been complied  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.