Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Monday 13 June 2022 7.00 pm

Contact: Julia Skinner, Democratic Services,  020 7926 0147, Email: jskinner@lambeth.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

    Minutes:

    MOVED by Councillor Liam Jarnecki, SECONDED by Councillor Isla Wrathmell

     

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

     

     

     

     

                        

2.

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.

 

 

Minutes:

There were none.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 10 May 2022 and 20 May 2022 as a correct record of the proceedings.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the previous meeting held on 10 May 2022 and 20 May 2022 be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record of the proceedings.

 

5.

Licensing Applications for a Summary/Expedited review under Section 53A (of the Licensing Act 2003) pdf icon PDF 348 KB

5a

IBEX Venue Restaurant and Hall, TDA House, Rear Part 1, 211 Clapham Road London SW9 0QH pdf icon PDF 437 KB

4.

Licensing Applications for the Grant / Review of a Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 392 KB

Strategic Director of Residents Services

Contact: Bina Patel, Licensing Manager, 0207 926 4103

Email: bpatel@lambeth.gov.uk

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Minutes:

At this point in proceedings, the Chair informed those in attendance that item 4b, Theatro, 69-71 Westow Hill London SE19 1TX, had been adjourned to a later date with consent of all parties.

 

4a

Getir Unit 9 Bessemer Park Industrial Estate 250 Milkwood Road (Herne Hill Ward) pdf icon PDF 318 KB

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    Minutes:

    Presentation by the Licensing Officer

     

    The Sub-Committee was informed that this was an application for a new premises licence. The Sub-Committee’s attention was drawn to chapters 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10 of the Statutory Guidance, and to Sections 1, 3, 4, 8 and 16 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 6 of the report on page 24.

     

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

     

    ·         This was an application for a new premises licence, submitted by Getir UK Limited to allow online delivery from Bessemer Park Industrial Estate, 250 Milkwood Road.

    ·         The applicant was seeking authorisation for the sale of alcohol for consumption off the premises from Monday to Sunday, 00:00 to 00:00.

    ·         This was to operate as a 24-hour licence, but members of the public were not permitted access during this time.

    ·         The applicant operated other premises across the Borough and had authorisation to sell alcohol on other sites.

    ·         The hours currently permitted for the sale of alcohol for this site were between 08:00 to 00:00.

    ·         In attendance representing the applicant were Chris Nixon, Rob Santos, Gabriel Prava and Annabel Strutt.

    ·         Eight representations had been received against the application from the Licensing Authority, a local Councillor and six residents, based on the licensing objectives of prevention of public nuisance, public safety and protection of children from harm.

    ·         In attendance representing the Licensing Authority was Ms Bina Patel.

    ·         Ward Councillor Jim Dickson was also in attendance to make a representation against the application.

    ·         The applicant had sent an additional submission subsequent to the publication of the report and this had been shared with the Sub-Committee and all relevant parties.

    ·         Correspondence from a resident in response to the applicant had also been shared with members subsequent to the publication of the report.

     

    Presentation by the Applicant

     

    Mr Chris Nixon, Compliance Manager, informed the Sub-Committee that:

     

    ·         As a business, Getir was an online shop selling convenience offer and groceries and the applicant sought to extend that to alcohol.

    ·         Goods were stored in a warehouse and delivered to the customer’s door, with no public access to the site.

    ·         Customers had to download the Getir app and provide a verifiable delivery address.

    ·         Delivery staff waited onsite in a designated waiting area and were either on the premises or out for delivery.

    ·         Recognise drunkenness

    ·         In respect to the representations received, the applicant appreciated the concerns related to 24-hour operation in residential areas, yet this was close to the customer base and disruption from delivery staff was minimal.

    ·         Getir was not alcohol-led, but convenience-led business and operated across the UK.

    ·         Only 3 to 2 percent of sales were for alcoholic beverage.

    ·         Delivering to people’s homes and not public spaces was thought to promote public safety as this did not contribute to street drinking and dissuaded antisocial behaviour.

    ·         Certain representations were not seen as relevant to the Licence Objectives, such as planning, highways and road  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4a