Licence Details

Application Number:
Licence Number:
Licence Description:
Gambling Act 2005
Licence Type:
Betting Other Premises Licence
Application Type:
Change of name or address
William Hill Organisation Ltd
Mrs K Paraskeva
Trading Name:
Wm Hill Organisation Ltd
Licence Address:
1 - 3 Station Road
Letchworth Garden City
Issue Date:
Start Date:

  Licence Specifics

Betting (Other) Premises Licence

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Conditions/requirements for all premises licences
A premises licence shall, by virtue of section 183 of the 2005 Act, be subject to the condition that the premises shall not be used to provide facilities for gambling on Christmas Day.
The holder of a premises licence:

(a) shall pay a first annual fee to the licnesing authority within such period after the issue of the licence as may be prescribed, and

(b) shall pay an annual fee to the licensing authority before each anniversary of the issue of the licence.

The holder of a premises licence shall:

(a) keep the licence on the premises, and

(b) arrange for the licence to be made available on request to:

(i) a constable,

(ii) an enforcement officer, or
(iii) an authorised local authority officer.

If the holder of a premises licence ceases to reside or attend at the address specified in the licence under section 151(1)(b) he shall as soon as is reasonably practicable:

(a) Notify the licensing authority, and

(b) Inform the licensing authority of a home or business address at which he resides or attends.

The Secretary of State may make regulations requiring the holder of a premises licence:

(a) To notify the licensing authority of any change of circumstances of a prescribed kind in relation to him or to an authorised activity, and

(b) To give the licensing authority prescribed details of the change.

A premises licence shall cease to have effect if the licensee:

(a) notifies the licensing authority of his intention to surrender the licence, and

(b) gives the licensing authority either:

(i) the licence, or

(ii) a written statement explaining why it is not reasonably practicable to produce the licence.
Where the holder of a premises licence fails to pay the annual fee in accordance with regulations under section 184 the licensing authority shall revoke the licence.

In the case of a premises licence issued to an individual, the licence shall lapse if:

(a) the licensee dies,

(b) the licensee becomes, in the opinion of the licensing authority as notified to the licensee, incapable of carrying on the licensed activities by reason of mental or physical incapacity,

(c) the licensee becomes bankrupt (within the meaning of section 381 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (c.45)), or

(d) sequestration of the licensees estate is awarded under section 12(1) of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (c.66).

In any other case a premises licence shall lapse if the licensee:

(a) ceases to exist, or

(b) goes into liquidation (within the meaning of section 247(2) of the Insolvency Act 1986).

Mandatory conditions for all premises licences
The summary of the terms and conditions of the premises licence issued under section 164(1)(c) of the 2005 Act shall be displayed in a prominent place within the premises.
The layout of the premises shall be maintained in accordance with the plan.
The premises shall not be used for:

(a) the sale of tickets in a private lottery or customer lottery, or

(b) the sale of tickets in any lottery in respect of which the sale of tickets on the premises is otherwise prohibited.
For the purpose of these conditions:

(a) a private lottery means a private society lottery or work lottery within the meaning of paragraphs 10 and 11 of Schedule 11 to the 2005 Act; and

(b) a customer lottery has the saem meaning as in Part 3 of Schedule 11 to the 2005 Act.
Mandatory conditions for betting premises (other than tracks)

(a) A notice stating that no person under the age of eighteen (18) years is permitted to enter the premises shall be displayed in a prominent place at every entrance to the premises.

(b) Access to the premises shall be from a street or from other premises with a betting premises licence.

(c) Without prejudice to sub-paragraph (b), there shall be no means of direct access between the premises and other premises used for the retail sale of merchandise or services.

(d) Subject to anything permitted by virtue of the 2005 Act, or done in accordance with paragraphs (e), (f), (g) or (h) below, the premises shall not be used for any purpose other than providing facilities for betting.
(e) Any ATM made available for use on the premises shall be located in a place that requires any customer who wishes to use it to leave any gaming machine or betting machine in order to do so.
(f) No apparatus for making information or other material available in the form of sounds or visual images may be used on the premises, except for apparatus used for the following purposes:

(i) communicating information about, or coverage of, sporting events including information relating to betting on such an event and any other material or information, including an advertisement, which is incidental to such an event.

(ii) communicating information relating to betting on any event (including the result of the event) in connection with which betting transactions may be or have been effected on the premises.
(g) No publications, other than racing periodicals or specialist betting publications, may be sold or offered for sale on the premises.

(h) No music, dancing or other entertainemnt shall be provided or permitted on the premises, save for entertainment provided in accordance with paragraph (f).

(i) No alcohol shall be permitted to be consumed on the premises at any time during which facilities for gambling are being provided on the premises.

(j) A notice stating the condition in paragraph (i) shall be displayed in a prominent place at every entrance to the premises.

(k) A notice setting out the terms on which customers are invited to bet on the premises shall be displayed in a prominent place on the premises to which cusotmers have unrestrcited access.
Default conditions for betting premises (other than tracks)
No facilities for gambling shall be provided on the premises between the hours of 10pm on one day and 7am on the next day.