Agenda and minutes

Orrell Hill, Hightown, Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday 26th July, 2023 11.00 am

Venue: Assembly Hall - Bootle Town Hall, Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 7AE. View directions

Contact: Amy Dyson  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

4.

Appointment of Chair

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor John Kelly be appointed as Chair for this meeting of the Sub-Committee.

 

5.

Declarations of Interest

Members and Officers are requested to give notice of any personal or prejudicial interest and the nature of that interest, relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the relevant Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests were received.

 

 

6.

Licensing Act, 2003 – Premises Licence - Variation Orrell Hill Wood, Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown, L38 5DA pdf icon PDF 690 KB

Report of the Assistant Director of Place (Highways and Public Protection)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Assistant Director of Place (Highways and Public Protection) regarding an application by Mr Wallace James Greenwood for the Variation of a Premises Licence in respect of Orrell Hill Wood, Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown.

 

25 Letters of objection to the application had been received from local residents and the Ince Blundell Parish Council,  this necessitated a hearing for which the Sub-Committee had been convened.

 

The Sub-Committee heard representations from Mr Wallace James Greenwood (Applicant and Designated Premises Supervisor) and Mr Edward Grant (Applicant Representative) in support of the application.

 

The Sub-Committee also heard representations from 4 members of the public, the Clerk to the Ince Blundell Parish Council and Councillor Catie Page, acting on behalf of a group of residents, objecting to the application.

 

All parties agreed the issues that were in contention and the procedure that was to be followed.

 

At the end of their representations, all parties confirmed they were satisfied that they had said all they wished to say.

 

The Sub-Committee retired under Regulation 14 (2) of the Licensing Act (Hearings) Regulations 2005 (as amended) and thereby excluded the press and public whilst they reached their decision on the application.

 

The Sub-Committee returned to give its decision in public.

 

Decision

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the application for the variation of the Premises Licence in respect of Orrell Hill Wood, Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown, L38 5DA, be granted subject to the following:

 

The sale of alcohol by retail (on and off the premises);

The provision of regulated entertainment - plays;

The provision of regulated entertainment - films;

The provision of regulated entertainment - live music;

The provision of regulated entertainment - recorded music;

The provision of regulated entertainment - performance of dance;

The provision of regulated entertainment - entertainment of a similar description to that falling within the category of live music, recorded music, or performance of dance;

 

Days of Operation

Hours of Operation

Monday - Sunday

08:00 – 23:00

 

Hours open to the public:

 

Days of Operation

Hours of Operation

Monday - Sunday

08:00 – 23:00

 

The insertion of the following condition:

 

Security cover and wayfinding staff external to site will extend operations from 30 minutes before opening until at least 30 minutes after closing.

 

The variation of the following condition:

 

Any local resident liaison groups which for clarification shall include the Ince Blundell Parish Council shall be contacted and given details of planned events and potential implications to the local community. A letter shall be sent by the festival team to local residents who may be affected by music from the event. The residents to be covered shall be decided in advance with Sefton Council as part of the noise management plan. The letter shall advertise the timings of regulated entertainment and shall include an event contact and the Local Authority out of hours noise service.

 

Reasons

 

The Sub-Committee has heard from the Applicant and had considered the written and oral representations of local residents objecting to the application.

 

The Sub-Committee notes  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.