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No. Item


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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MRH Plumstead Common (Esso), 160-168 Plumstead Common Road, SE18 2UL pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Application for a 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 thereunder, 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.


Having considered all the evidence put before it, the Sub-Committee decided to grant the Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of the


MRH Plumstead Common, Esso Petrol Station, 160-168 Plumstead Common Road, London SE18 2UL,


as follows:


The hours for licensable activities


The provision of late night refreshment shall be:


Monday – Sunday

23:00 – 00:00 midnight


The supply of alcohol shall be:


Monday – Sunday

08:00 – 00:00 midnight


The hours that the premises shall be open to the public for non-licensable activity shall be:


Monday – Sunday

00:00 – 00:00 midnight (24 hours)


The licence is granted subject to the conditions as are consistent with the Operating Schedule and the conditions volunteered by the applicant, and as agreed with the Greenwich Licensing Police and RBG Public Health, as set out as follows:


1.    The premises shall not sell any beers, lager or cider with an ABV of above 5.5% unless agreed in writing with the Police Licensing Team.


2.    The premises shall operate the ‘Challenge 25’ scheme. Under this scheme, all staff shall challenge every individual who appears to be under 25 years of age and shall refuse service where individuals cannot produce acceptable means of identification to prove they are over 18. Notices shall be displayed as to the age verification policy, advising customers that if they look under 25, they may be asked to provide evidence of age. Acceptable forms of ID shall be:

a)    A UK driving licence;

b)   A passport;

c)    A Home Office approved ID card.


3.     Signage informing customers of the age verification policy adopted at the premises shall be prominently displayed.


4.    All staff shall be trained in the law relating to the sale of alcohol. Such training shall 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; understanding acceptable forms of ID; and using the Refusal Register. Such training (including any refresher training) shall be recorded and provided not less than every twelve (12) months. The training record shall be made available for inspection by Police and “authorised persons” (as defined by Section 13 of the Licensing Act 2003).


5.    A Refusals Register shall be kept at the premises, and made immediately available on request to the police or authorised persons. The Refusals Register shall be inspected on a monthly basis by the Designated Premises Supervisor and the date of inspection noted in the register, and a record made in the register of any actions that appear  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.