Agenda and minutes

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To receive apologies for absence. 


No apologies had been received.


Declaration of Interests

The duties to register, disclose and not to participate for the entire consideration of the matter, in respect of any matter in which a Member has a disclosable pecuniary interest are set out in Chapter 7 of the Localism Act 2011.  Members are also required to withdraw from the meeting room as stated in the Standing Orders of this Council.





Procedures pdf icon PDF 57 KB

The hearing was conducted in accordance with the procedures as set out in the Agenda.


The hearing was conducted in accordance with the procedures as set out in the Agenda.



Application for the grant of a premises licence pdf icon PDF 15 MB


The following persons were in attendance:


Applicant                                             Mr B Devlin

Applicants representatives                  Mr P Devlin

                                                            Mr P Phillips (Old Buckenham Parish Council)

Objectors                                            Mr Frost

                                                            Mr Cole

                                                            Ms Reynolds

                                                            Mr Upright      





The application is granted as sought with the amended conditions The application is granted subject to the following additional conditions which the committee consider to be appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives.


1.    The perimeter of the licensed premises be checked on a regular basis during an event involving a licensed activity to ensure that no bottles and other forms of litter are deposited or blown onto the public footpath and that all visitors remain within the licensed premises boundaries.

2.    The licensed area and immediate surrounding area be litter picked at the end of each event.

3.    A CCTV system must be installed to cover the licensed area, such system to provide recorded images in a digital format for a continuous period of at least 30 days. The CCTV system must be maintained in good working order and operated at all times at the premises when licensable activities are taking place. The images must be capable of being downloaded in digital format and provided to representatives of the police or licensing authority upon request. Notices must be clearly displayed that CCTV is in operation.

4.    An incident and refusals register shall be kept and used by all staff. It shall be checked and signed by the DPS after each event and should be available for inspection by any responsible authority upon reasonable request.

5.    A challenge 25 scheme shall be in operation at the premises, customers shall be required to prove their age by use of a nationally recognised ID scheme.

6.    An appropriate number of staff at each licensable event be trained in first aid and health and safety arising from incidents that could be associated with the existence of the two lakes on site.

7.    All alcohol shall be kept in a locked area, that area to be locked with an appropriate mortice lock.

8.    A speed limit of 10 miles per hour shall be enforceable on site, with all roadways and paths being appropriately lit when a licensed activity is taking place.

9.    Life aids shall be kept and maintained beside both lakes, as well as warning signs of deep water and no swimming signs.

10.  Signage shall be placed at the exists of the premises asking customers to leave quietly and respect neighbours.

11.  Signage shall be placed on the licensed premises boundary warning customers that they are entering a public footpath.

12.  The exit of the premises shall be from the northern roadway when licensable activities are taking place when it is dark and headlights are appropriate for vehicles.

In addition to these, it was noted that the EHO of Breckland DC requested the following conditions be incorporated into the operating schedule and that the Applicant has agreed to this request


1.    A site Noise Management plan to be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 32.