Greenwich Council

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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 37 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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Slade Cafe, 342 Plumstead Common Road, Plumstead, SE18 2AJ pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Application for a premises licence

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The Slade Café, 342 Plumstead Common Road, London,

SW18 2AJ


In reaching its decision, the Licensing Sub-Committee (“LSC”) 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 LSC 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 of the written representations, evidence and submissions put before it the LSC determined to grant a Premises Licence as follows:


Permitted Hours for the Sale of Alcohol for consumption on the premises only.


Monday to Thursday 10am to 10.30pm

Friday and Saturday 10 am to 11pm


The Premises Licence is granted subject to the mandatory conditions for the sale and supply of alcohol.


The Premises Licence is granted subject to the following conditions:


1.     Alcohol shall not be sold to, supplied or consumed on the premises otherwise than by seated customers who are bona fide taking substantial table meals and provided always that the consumption of  alcohol by such persons is ancillary to a substantial meal


1.    There shall be no sale or supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises


2.    The premises shall operate the ‘Challenge 25’ Scheme. Under the scheme, all staff authorised for the sale of alcohol 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.    The number of persons permitted in the premises at any time, including staff, shall not exceed seventy (70).


4.    Notices shall be prominently displayed at all exits requesting the public to respect the needs of local residents, and to leave the premises and the area quietly.


5.    The placing of refuse and recycling into bins outside the premises shall only take place between 08:00 hours and 23:00 hours daily.


6.    The premises licence holder shall ensure compliance at all times with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, and any other direction that may be made from time-to-time by an officer of the relevant Fire Authority.


7.    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.  Such training (including any refresher training) shall be recorded and provided not less than every six (6) months. The training record shall be made available for inspection by Police and authorised  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.