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No. Item


Appointment of Chair


Councillor Margaret Thompson was appointed Chair for the duration of the meeting.


Declarations of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.



To confirm that the minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2019 are a correct record.


The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as a correct record.


Shell Waitrose Kingstonian – 164 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5HD pdf icon PDF 8 MB

To consider an application for a New Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003.

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The Licensing Sub-Committee considered an application for a new Premises Licence for Shell Waitrose Kingstonian – 164 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5HD which was made on 21 February 2019 by Lockett & Co on behalf of Shell UK Oil Products Limited.


The application sought the grant of the following:


·         The sale by retail of alcohol (for consumption off the premises)

00:00 to 24:00 Monday to Sunday

·         The provision of late night refreshment (indoors)

23:00 to 05:00 the following morning, Monday to Sunday

·         Opening Hours

00:00 to 24:00 hours Monday to Sunday


When the hearing commenced the applicant addressed the Sub-Committee to amend the application to the following:

·         The sale by retail of alcohol (for consumption off the premises)

07:00 to 23:00 Monday to Sunday

·         Removal of provision of late night refreshment (indoors)

·         Opening Hours

07:00 to 23:00 hours Monday to Sunday

·         An amendment to the plan outlined in Annex 6.



The Licensing Officer’s report confirmed that in accordance with the Council’s Licensing Policy, 293 addresses were consulted in writing and informed that an application had been received. 83 valid representations were received from Other Parties. Of those representations, two were made on behalf of local residents associations (Archer Close Residents Association and Canbury and Riverside Association), one on behalf of the Canbury and Tudor Police Panel, and one on behalf of Kingston Academy. The representations make reference to matters that related to all four licensing objectives.


All Responsible Authorities received a copy of the application. The Metropolitan Police as the Responsible Authority for the prevention of crime and disorder, Environmental Protection Officer (Pollution Control) as Responsible Authority for the prevention of public nuisance, and the Director of Public Health made representations to the application.


A number of representations made reference to the need for a licensed premises. Members were aware that in making their decision “need” could not be taken into consideration, as set out in Paragraph 14.19 of the Secretary of State’s Guidance.


Following receipt of the amendments to the application all responsible authorities who had originally made representations withdrew their objections. The residents present at the hearing also indicated that they had no concern with the application.


Having considered the amended application for a Premises Licence pursuant to the Licensing Act 2003 for the premises known as ‘Shell Waitrose Kingstonian’, ensuring that the licensing objectives of the prevention of crime and disorder and the prevention of public nuisance were met under Section 4 of the Licensing Act 2003, and having considered the written representations of those that submitted Representations and the written and oral representations made by the Applicant and Other Party, and having regard to the Secretary of State’s Guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003, and the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy, the Licensing Sub-Committee decided to GRANT the application.




The applicant’s legal representative, Mr Leo Charambilides, addressed the Sub-Committee to explain that following some discussion they wished to amend the application to remove the request for provision of late night  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.


Urgent Items Authorised by the Chair


There were no urgent items.