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Minutes pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To confirm as a true record the Minutes of the meeting held on 1 June 2020.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 1 June 2020 be confirmed.


Declarations of Interest

To invite Members to declare any interest they might have in the matters on the agenda.


There were no declarations received at this stage.


Urgent Business

To consider any matters which, in the Chairman’s opinion, are urgent.


There was no urgent business.


Report of the Director of Neighbourhoods pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To determine an application for a premises licence under Section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003 for Harbour House, Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1JA

Additional documents:


The Committee adjourned to allow time to read additional information that had been provided by the applicant.


Consideration was given to the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods, providing details of an application for a Premises Licence for Harbour House, Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight, received in accordance with Section 17 of the Licensing Act 2003.


The Sub Committee followed the agreed procedure, which had previously been circulated to all parties prior to the meeting.  After hearing the application, the Sub Committee presented the following decision and the reasons for that decision.




THAT upon receiving the report of the Licensing Section, oral evidence from the applicant, responsible authorities and other persons and having regard to the Guidance issued under s182 of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Isle of Wight Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy 2014 - 2019, the application be determined as detailed below:


THAT the application be granted, in accordance with the application, subject to those conditions proposed by the applicant within the operating schedule and also subject to the mandatory conditions specified in the Licensing Act 2003, but modified to such an extent as members have considered proportionate for the promotion of the 4 licensing objectives, namely by requiring the following:

      i.         An amendment to the operating schedule to include the following finishing times:



Days of Week


Recorded Music


Thursday to Saturday



Late Night Refreshment

Thursday to Saturday


Sale of Alcohol (supplied for consumption both on and off the premises)

Thursday to Saturday


(off sales until 23:00hrs)


     ii.         The removal of the non-standard timings for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

iii.                  The inclusion of the conditions submitted on behalf of the applicant but varied as follows:


         The deletion of conditions 5 – 9 and replacement with the following:-


(5)       Litter bins will be placed outside the premises in positions agreed in writing with the licensing authority and will be maintained and emptied regularly and in any case not less than once per trading day, to prevent accumulations in the street or litter being blown away from the premises.


(6)      The premises shall have adopt and at all times shall comply with an operational dispersals policy which shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the local Licensing Authority


(7)      At least two SIA registered door supervisors shall be present from 21:00hrs on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and shall remain on the premises until the time of closure. Such door supervisors shall remain outside the premises until the last customer has left the premises. The number of door supervisors in addition to two, to be engaged shall be determined by the licence holder, taking into account such factors as the nature and duration of licensable activities proposed, the number, age and character of persons likely to attend, and any known risks to impact on the promotion of the licensing objectives. The licence holder shall make a written record of the number of door supervisors  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.