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Application for the grant of a new premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 - Watton Post Office, 52 High Street, Watton, Norfolk, IP24 6AE PDF 72 KB
Report of the Executive Director
The Hearing was conducted in
accordance with the procedure as set out in the Agenda.
The following persons were in
Holder and Witnesses:
Mr Balakrishnan Balaskantha, Mrs Valerie Delf, Mr Keith Gilbert (Ward
Mr P Merry
The Licensing Sub-Committee (“the
Committee”) granted the Premises Licence subject to the
following conditions imposed by the Committee which were considered
to be appropriate for the promotion of the licensing
An incident and refusals register shall be kept and
used by all staff. It shall be checked
and signed by the DPS every week and should be available for
inspection by any of the Responsible Authorities upon reasonable
A “Challenge 25” Scheme shall be in
operation at the Premises and customers shall be required to prove
their age by use of a nationally recognised ID scheme.
In addition to these, it was noted that Norfolk
Constabulary had requested the following conditions be incorporated
into the operating schedule and that the Applicant had agreed to
A CCTV system must be installed at the premises to
provide recorded images in digital format for a continuous period
of at least 28 days. Cameras will be positioned in order that
images can be recorded in all public areas of the premises
including the inside and outside of all public entrances to the
venue. Cameras must be capable of providing images to an evidential
standard and lighting must be of an appropriate level to facilitate
this requirement. The CCTV system must be maintained in good
working order and operated at all times when the premises are open
for business. Sufficient numbers of staff must be on duty and
trained in its operation. CCTV images must be capable of being
downloaded in digital format and provided to representatives of the
Police or the Licensing Authority upon reasonable request. Notices
must be clearly displayed inside and outside of the premises which
inform customers that CCTV is in operation.
The front entrance door must be fitted with 2
x five lever mortice locks to British Standard 3621 in line with
the recommendations contained in the crime prevention
Rear fire doors must be fitted with either 3 x
hinges or a continuous hinge and be enhanced by the fitting of 3 x
hinge bolts. A 3 point Pullman locking system must be fitted with a
single operation release. The doors must also be metal lined and
secured when the building is unattended by fitting mortice rack bolts.
All doors to the alcohol storage area must be of a
solid construction at least 44mm thick and secured with 2 x 5 lever
mortice locks to British Standard 3621
fitted 1/3rd from the top and bottom of the
A fully monitored intruder alarm system must be
installed at the premise by a professional company recognised by a
security inspectorate such as NSI or SSAIB and meet British
Standard 4737, EN 50131 & PD6662 (wired system) or British
Standard 6799 ...
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