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The Sub-Committee considered an application for a new Premises Licence for ‘Food Plus’, 54-56 Hexthorpe Road, Hexthorpe, Doncaster, DN4 0BD.
The application was brought before the Sub-Committee, due to representations from neighbouring businesses, with concerns in relation to one or more of the four key licensing objectives.
The Sub-Committee Members, the Premises Licence Holder, the Agent acting on behalf of the Premises Licence Holder and the Objectors making representations had received the Agenda Papers prior to the meeting.
At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair made introductions and outlined the procedure to be followed.
The Licencing Officer introduced the report and outlined the salient points.
The Applicant, Kamila Chmielewska, and the Agent, Frank Fender acting on behalf of the Applicant, addressed the Sub-Committee and outlined the key points, and answered questions.
The objectors who had made written representations were not in attendance at the meeting.
All parties were then asked to leave the room whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated on the Application and reached a decision.
RESOLVED that having considered the application for a new Premises Licence for ‘Food Plus’, 54-56 Hexthorpe Road, Hexthorpe, Doncaster, and having taken into account the written representations made and the evidence presented, the steps that are appropriate to promote the Licensing Objectives, the Home Office Guidance and the Statement of Licensing Policy, the Sub-Committee has decided to grant the Licence in the terms set out in Appendix B, as amended, subject to the following Conditions:-
1. All areas to which the public have access to be covered by CCTV. Cameras to specifically cover areas where the alcohol is displayed and sold. A split screen monitor to be used.
2. That all tills show an electronic prompt for the retailer to check for challenge 25 when alcohol is sold.
The application is for a shop which is not open yet as it is being refurbished and it will be mainly selling Eastern European products, and some alcohol to compliment the products. It was stated that the ratio would be 10% alcohol. The Sub-Committee notes that the Applicant holds a personal licence and has experience in running a shop. The Sub-Committee note the Applicant confirms she has engaged with the Police and the application was tailored to deal with issues raised.
The Sub-Committee noted the conditions already on the Licence in relation to CCTV and noted that when asked, the Applicant confirmed that the areas of the premises accessible to the public, would be covered with CCTV with a fixed camera on all locations where alcohol was on display or for sale. The Sub-Committee also noted that the Applicant would monitor the CCTV with a split screen. The Sub-Committee agrees these are important and has dealt with this by way of Condition.
The Sub-Committee noted that the Applicant will have 3 members of staff in addition to the Applicant.
The Applicant submitted that the 2 representations are both shops suggesting it is relevant that the Police have not put in ... view the full minutes text for item 2.