Venue: Old Court Room, The Council House (Chichester City Council), North Street, Chichester. View directions
To elect a Chairman for this Hearing
It was proposed by Mrs Taylor and seconded by Mr Sutton that Mr Potter be elected as the Chairman for this meeting of the Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing Sub-Committee (AELSC).
Mr Potter consented to act as Chairman and duly chaired the whole of the meeting.
Mr Potter read out the emergency evacuation procedure for the benefit of the members of the public who were present.
Declarations of Interests
Members and officers are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests they may have in respect of matters on the agenda for this meeting.
There were no declarations of interests made at this meeting.
Application for a New Premises Licence:
(a) Chair opens the Hearing.
(b) Items arising from Regulation 6 Notice (Notice of Hearing).
(c) Notice of any representations withdrawn.
(d) The procedure will then follow the Sub-Committee protocol and procedure note attached
Mr Potter confirmed the address of the premises which were the subject of the hearing which would take place in respect to agenda items 3 as being Holly Tree Field (Park Farm), land South East of Tangmere Airfield, Decoy Lane, Chichester, West Sussex (Ordnance Survey Grid Reference Number: SU 9192 0498)
Mr Potter confirmed with the AELSC members that they had received and read the agenda papers for this meeting; namely the agenda.
Mr Potter confirmed the entirety of the meeting would be held in public session (apart from when the AELSC retired to consider its decision) and therefore there would be no requirement at any point to pass a resolution to exclude any press representatives or the public.
Mr Potter formally opened the hearing and advised that Mr Bennett would retire with the Sub-Committee, in the event of any legal advice being required, when they made their decision in respect of the application.
Divisional Manager’s Introduction
Mr Foord, Divisional Manager, Communications, Licensing & Events outlined the details of the application submitted by Wild Field Events Limited of 3 Oak Close, Chichester, West Sussex associated with the land at Holly Tree Field (Park Farm) to determine a Premises Licence. Mr Foord provided an enlarged colour illustrated version of the plan of the site. Mr Foord confirmed it was the intention of the applicant to seek licensable activities for the hours as follows:
Mr Foord confirmed the application was prepared and submitted by Mrs Sue O’Keeffe the sole director of Wild Field Events Limited listed as ‘active’ on Companies House since 5th October 2018 as a private limited company. The business nature of Wild Field Events Limited was described on Companies House as providing ‘amusement and recreation activities’. Mr Foord added that if the Sub-Committee determined to grant a Premises Licence today the permission would be issued to Wild Field Events Limited as it is their proposal to carry on a business which involves the use of the premises for licensable activities.
Mr Foord explained that Wild Field Events Limited was represented at the hearing by Mrs Sue O’Keeffe and Mr Kevin O’Keeffe.
Mr Foord clarified that if the decision ... view the full minutes text for item 25.
Consideration of any late items as follows:
(a) items added to the agenda papers and made available for public inspection;
(b) items which the chairman has agreed should be taken as matters of urgency by reason of special circumstances to be reported at the meeting.
There were no late items for consideration at this meeting.