Agenda and minutes

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Election of Chair


    MOVED by Councillor Emma Nye, SECONDED by Councillor Irfan Mohammed


    RESOLVED: That Councillor Fred Cowell be elected as Chair for the meeting.




Declaration of Pecuniary Interests

Under Standing Order 4.4, where any councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (as defined in the Members’ Code of Conduct (para. 4)) in any matter to be considered at a meeting of the Council, a committee, sub-committee or joint committee, they must withdraw from the meeting room during the whole of the consideration of that matter and must not participate in any vote on that matter unless a dispensation has been obtained from the Monitoring Officer.




None were declared.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 6 November 2018 and 27 November 2018 as a correct record of the proceedings.

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RESOLVED: That the minutes of the previous meetings held on 6 and 27 November 2018 be approved and signed by the Chair as correct records of the proceedings.



Licensing Applications for the Grant / Review of a Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 109 KB


Strategic Director, Neighbourhoods and Growth

Contact: Bina Patel, Principal Licensing Officer, 020 7926 4103





Lock 'N' Load Events Ltd - 2019, Clapham Common Event Site, London (Clapham Common) pdf icon PDF 367 KB

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    Presentation by the Licensing Officer


    The Sub-Committee was informed that this was an application for a new time-limited premises licence. The Sub-Committee’s attention was drawn to Chapters 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 and 15 of the Statutory Guidance, and to Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 19 and Appendices 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the Statement of Licensing Policy, as the ones particularly relevant to this application. The options available to the Sub-Committee were set out in paragraph 5.9 of the report on page 34 of the main agenda.


    In response to questions from Members, the Licensing Officer confirmed:

    • This application had been made by Lock ‘N’ Load Events Ltd. for a time-limited premises licence in respect of Clapham Common for the annual musical event known as SW4.  The event was in its 16th year.
    • The application covered a four day period to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend Friday 23 August to Monday 26 August 2019. 
    • In the main agenda pack, the following supporting documents could be found:
      • the report pages 35-41;
      • application pages 43-56;
      • the plans page 57;
      • five representations from residents, Environmental Health and Licensing against the application, pages 59-86.  A response from resident Mr Alec Davison can be found on pages 53-59 of the first additional agenda; and
      • 148 representations in support of the application, pages 87-245;

    ·         A joint meeting with the applicant, Events, Environment Health and Licensing teams to discuss the representations and proposed conditions was held.  A copy of the conditions could be found on page 247 of the main agenda papers.  However, conditions 5 and 9 had been deleted and replaced with amended  conditions.  Also, an additional condition (10) had been added, with copies circulated to members.

    ·         The licence held for this year 2018 could be found on pages 249-275 of the main agenda papers.

    ·         In the additional agenda papers, the following documents had been provided by the applicant, Lock ‘N’ Load (LNL):

    o   business survey, page 1;

    o   two maps showing leaflet distribution to local residents, pages 3-5

    o   comments by LNL in response to representations against the SW4 application 2019, pages 7-11;

    o   wet weather plan, pages 13-20;

    o   noise complaints log 2018, page 21;

    o   waste management plan, pages 23-34;

    o   SW4 response to negative representations 2018, pages 35-43;

    o   Vanguardia report for 2018, pages 45-51

    Additional Papers – Part 2, agenda pack:

    o   noise complaints log 2016, pages 1-3;

    o   resident complaint log for 2017 event, page 5;

    o   bronze commander MPS email, pages 7-9;

    o   Hospice news article, page 11;

    o   events allocation of the Park Investment Levy, page 13;

    o   Google Maps showing SW4 2019 supporters, page 15;

    o   residents Notice 2018, page 17

    o   support email from Trinity Hospice,  page 19; and

    o   noise report from Three Spires 2018, pages 21-36.

    ·         Members had been provided with the following documents not published for public view:

    o   Security Plan, pages 21-109; and

    o   fees and breakdown  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4a