Agenda and minutes

Online Meeting, Licensing Sub-Committee
Tuesday 6 October 2020 9:45 am

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No. Item


Appointment of Chair


Moved by Councillor Thompson, seconded by Councillor Archer.


Resolved, that Councillor Wehring be appointed chair for the meeting.


Declarations of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.



To confirm that the minutes of the meeting held on 21 September 2020 are a correct record.


Resolved, that the minutes of the meeting held on 21 September 2020 was approved as a correct record.


Anomaly Brewing - 59 Glebe Gardens, New Malden, KT3 5RU pdf icon PDF 5 MB


The Licensing Officer introduced the matter for determination and informed the Licensing Sub-Committee that Adam Sutton had applied for a new Premises Licence in respect of the premises known as 59 GLEBE GARDENS, NEW MALDEN, KT3 5RU


The application sought the grant of the following:

?          The sale by retail of alcohol (for consumption off the premises only), from 10:30 to 17:00 hours daily. The sale of alcohol is to fulfil online orders for delivery only, there will be no public access to the premises.


The Licensing Officer informed the Licensing Sub-Committee that the proposed hours of licensable activities and the hours of operation were laid out in Annex 2.


The Licensing Officer explained that the applicant had advertised the application, as required, by way of public notice at the premises and by advertisement in a local newspaper and that the application had also been made available on the Council’s website. In addition, some 109 addresses were consulted in writing and informed that an application had been received. 1 valid representation was received from Other Persons. The representation referred to matters that related to all four licensing objectives.


It was confirmed that all Responsible Authorities received a copy of the application. The Metropolitan Police as the Responsible Authority for the Prevention of Crime and Disorder licensing objective and Trading Standards as Responsible Authority for the Protection of Children from Harm licensing objective raised concerns about the application. Following further consultation, the applicant addressed their concerns by making amendments to his operating schedule. These amendments are reflected in the conditions shown in Annex 3 of the licensing report. In light of these amendments, the representations made by the Metropolitan Police and Trading Standards have been withdrawn.


The Licensing Sub-Committee then heard the application and Mr Sutton explained that he had started Anomaly Brewing Ltd in 2017 and developed 4 products and supplied them to 14 different businesses. The applicant explained that due to the current circumstances with regards to the Coronavirus pandemic, online sales are believed particularly important to ensure the business can grow. The applicant understands the concerns raised relating to the four Licensing Objectives but went through each one individually and stressed that the granting of the premises licence would not cause any of the issues raised. Mr Sutton specifically addressed the concerns as follows:

?          Prevention of crime and disorder - The applicant explained that they worked with Kingston’s police on their application and have since enhanced the overall security of their premises with the installation of 24 hour cctv coverage and increased security measures. The premises cannot be accessed by the public.

?          Public Safety - With regards to traffic concerns, the number of deliveries to the premises was estimated to be 2 to 3 a week and they would be using a Royal Mail delivery service where the products are collected from the premises a maximum of once per day at a reasonable time.

?          Prevention of public nuisance - With regards to noise and smell concerns, the applicant referred  ...  view the full minutes text for item 50.


Urgent Items Authorised by the Chair


There were no urgent items.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following matters may be considered in private if the Committee agrees that, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public are excluded from the meeting on the grounds that it is likely that exempt information, as defined in paragraph 1 ofPart I of Schedule 12A to the Act, would be disclosed.  This paragraph covers information relating to any individual.



This item was not required.