Greenwich Council

Agenda and decisions

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Apologies for Absence

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


Urgent Business

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


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 137 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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Chi Chi Dishes, 29-31 Hare Street, Woolwich, SE18 6NE pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Application for a premises licence

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In reaching its decision, the Licensing Sub-Committee considered and had regard to the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy, the four objectives of Licensing Act 2003, the Regulations and statutory Guidance issued by the Secretary of State under section 182 of the 2003 Act. In discharging its functions, the Sub-Committee did so with a view to promoting the licensing objectives.


The Licensing Sub-Committee having considered all written representations and submissions during the hearing resolved to grant the application for a new Premises Licence  for the on-sale of alcohol, and regulated entertainment comprising of the playing of recorded and live music (e.g. solo saxophonist), performance of dance, and anything similar to music & dance (e.g. spoken word/comedy; karaoke).


Permitted Licensable activities:-


Supply of alcohol on the premises only shall be permitted during the following times:


Sunday –Thursday                                          

11.00 hours until 22.30

Friday & Saturday                                           

11.00 hours until 23.00                  


Regulated entertainment, being the playing of recorded music, performance of live music, performance of dance and anything similar to music and dance,


Sunday –Thursday                                          

20.00 hours until 22.30

Friday & Saturday                                           

20.00 hours until 23.00                  


The application for Late Night Refreshment was refused.


The premises licence is granted subject to the following conditions volunteered by the applicant, and those agreed with the police.  The Licensing Sub-Committee amended conditions 5 and 6, as drafted on page 21 of the Agenda.


(1)         The CCTV shall continuously record whilst the premises is open for licensable activities and during all times when customers remain on the premises.

(2)         All CCTV recordings shall be stored for a minimum period of thirty-one (31) days with date & time-stamping. Recordings shall be made available immediately upon request of the Police or ‘‘authorised persons’’ (as defined by Section 13 of the Licensing Act 2003)

(3)          All entry and exit points shall be covered enabling front identification of every person entering in any light condition. The CCTV system shall be capable of obtaining clear facial recognition images and a clear head-and-shoulders image of every person entering or leaving the premises.

(4)         A staff member from the premises who is conversant with the operation of the CCTV system shall be on the premises at all times the premises is open to the public. This staff member must be able to show a Police or ‘authorised person’’ (as defined by Section 13, Licensing Act 2013) recent data or footage with the absolute minimum of delay when requested.

(5)         The premises shall operate as a traditional restaurant, with alcohol only supplied by waiter/waitress service to customers who are seated, and as an ancillary to a substantive table meal, including for private event bookings, other than to a maximum of eight (8) customers who are waiting for tables at any one time.

(6)          No drinks shall be permitted to be taken outside the premises.

(7)         Signage requesting customers to respect local residents and businesses by leaving the premises quietly shall be conspicuously displayed at the exit.

(8)         All regulated entertainment shall be restricted to the basement.

(9)          No externally promoted events  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.