Greenwich Council

Agenda, decisions and minutes

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members of the Sub-Committee.


There were no apologies for absence.


Urgent Business

The Chair to announce any items of urgent business circulated separately from the main agenda.


There was no urgent business.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Members to declare any personal and financial interests in items on the agenda.  Attention is drawn to the Council’s Constitution; the Council’s Code of Conduct and associated advice.

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Resolved –


That the list of Councillors’ memberships as Council appointed representatives on outside bodies, joint committees and school governing bodies be noted.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Members are requested to confirm as an accurate record the Minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2018.


No motion or discussion may take place upon the Minutes except as to their accuracy, and any question on this point will be determined by a majority of the Members of the body attending who were present when the matter in question was decided.  Once confirmed, with or without amendment, the person presiding will sign the Minutes.


Resolved -


That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing Review Sub-Committee held on ### be agreed and signed as a true and accurate record.


New Eltham Food and Wine (also known as Nisa), 354 Footscray Road, Eltham, SE9 2AA pdf icon PDF 352 KB

Application to review the existing Premises Licence

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In reaching its decision the Sub Committee considered the Council’s statement of Licensing Policy, the Licensing Act 2003, the Regulations made there under and the Guidance issued by the Secretary of State under S.182 of that Act. In discharging its functions the Sub Committee did so with a view to promoting the licensing objectives of the prevention of crime and disorder, public safety, the prevention of public nuisance and the protection of children from harm.


The Sub Committee reviewed the premises licence of the


New Eltham Food and Wine (also known as Nisa), 354 Footscray Road, Eltham, London, SE9 2AA.


and having considered all the evidence put before it the Sub Committee decided to-:

-               Modify the conditions of the Premises Licence;


The following conditions were added to the licence, with the agreement of all parties:


1.    Girish Chavda is removed as Designated Premises Supervisor


2.    No licensable activities to take place until a new Designated Premises Supervisor is appointed with the prior approval of the police and the Royal Borough of Greenwich Licensing Department.


3.    The “Challenge 25”/“Think 25” proof of age scheme shall be operated at the premises. All customers who appear under the age of 25 will be challenged to prove that they are over 18 when attempting to purchase alcohol. Acceptable forms of ID include a photo driving licence, passport, or home office approved identity card bearing the holographic ‘PASS’ mark. If the person seeking alcohol is unable to produce an acceptable form of identification, no sale or supply of alcohol shall be made to or for that person.


4.    All staff shall be trained in the law about the sale of alcohol. Such training will include challenging every individual who appears to be under 25 years of age and to refuse service where individuals cannot produce acceptable means of identification, acceptable forms of ID and using the refusal register.  Such training (including any refresher training) will be logged and provided not less than every six (6) months. The training log will be made available for inspection by Police and authorised persons.



5.    A refusals log must be kept at the premises, and made immediately available on request to the police or an authorised person.  The refusals log is to be inspected on a monthly basis by the DPS and noted in the log and a record made in the log of any actions that appear to be needed to protect young people from harm. The log must record all refused sales of alcohol and include the following:

·        the identity of the member of staff who refused the sale;

·        the date and time of the refusal;

·        the alcohol requested and reason for refusal;

·        description of the person refused alcohol.


6.    The following posters shall be displayed conspicuously on the premises in customer facing areas:

·        ‘Think 25’ or similar poster to advise potential purchasers that suitable proof of age will be required for all purchasers who appear to be under 25.

·        ‘Don’t Buy Alcohol for Under  ...  view the full decision text for item 5.