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We can assist with all types of premises licence applications
Gaining a licence to sell alcohol from a new premises
Gaining a licence to sell alcohol by retail from a new premises can be quite a complicated process as each individual application has to be considered by the relevant Licensing Authority and all responsible authorities within a given area. Local businesses and local residents are also entitled to make a representation against any new application. Each individual application is considered on it's own merits. A good document to read for an insight to alcohol licensing in England & Wales is the Home Office publication the Revised Guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003.
In Scotland The Scottish Government is responsible for regulating the powers of Scottish local authorities and Licensing Boards in relation to licensing the sale of alcohol. Find out more at Alcohol Licensing Scotland. The main piece of legislation that controls the sale of alcohol is the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.
The premises licence applicant will need to be seen to promote the licensing objectives with each application and beware of demands form responsible authorities such as the Police and Trading Standards, when preparing their Licensing Schedule. Each local Council will also have a statement of licensing policy which will need to be considered when preparing any new licence application.
We can help with all types of licence applications
Over the past 10 years our professional alcohol licensing team have helped many clients gain their premise licence. We have licensed hundreds of restaurants, convenience stores, bars, pubs, night clubs, social clubs, event companies, alcohol distribution centre's and online retailers of alcohol. The new licensing regime for England & Wales was originally formatted by Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.
Our expert licensing team can help with all aspects of gaining a licence including, preparing your licensing schedule, correctly advertising your application, legal notices, dealing with objections, scale plans and drawings. Should your application be subject to a hearing before the Council's licensing committee, we can also assist you with these. If you would like to know more about what we do or simply get a free no obligation quote. Simply call us on: 07552312348 or complete the free quote form below.
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