Application Details

Application Number:
13295
Licence Number:
11066
Licence Description:
Licensing Act 2003
Licence Type:
Premises Licence Application
Application Type:
Minor Variation
Status:
In progress
Licensee:
Chicken George (Hitchin) Limited
Licence Area:
Chicken George
Licence Address:
107A - 107B Bancroft
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG5 1NB
Received Date:
06-01-2022
Consultation End Date:
20-01-2022
 

  Application Specifics

Premises Licence Application

Plays:
No
Films:
No
Indoor Sporting Events:
No
Boxing Or Wrestling Entertainment:
No
Live Music:
No
Recorded Music:
No
Performance Of Dance:
No
Other Standard Activities:
No
Late Night:
Yes
Late Night Licence Location:
Indoors
Late Night Standard Start Monday:
n/a
Late Night Standard End Monday:
n/a
Late Night Standard Start Tuesday:
n/a
Late Night Standard End Tuesday:
n/a
Late Night Standard Start Wednesday:
n/a
Late Night Standard End Wednesday:
n/a
Late Night Standard Start Thursday:
23:00
Late Night Standard End Thursday:
midnight
Late Night Standard Start Friday:
23:00
Late Night Standard End Friday:
00:30
Late Night Standard Start Saturday:
23:00
Late Night Standard End Saturday:
00:30
Late Night Standard Start Sunday:
n/a
Late Night Standard End Sunday:
n/a
Late Night Non Standard Times:

These hours apply each day of the year with the exception of: All bank holidays, December 20, December 21, December 22, December 23, December 27, December 28, December 29, December 30 On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 23:00hrs to 00:30hrs New Year's Eve On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 23:00hrs to 02:00hrs THE ABOVE HOURS APPLY TO THE AREA ON THE PLAN MARKED AS 'RESTAURANT There is no restriction on the provision of late night refreshment for delivery between the hours of 05:00hrs and 23:00hrs as it is not licensable. Between these hours, the public will be permitted on the premises to purchase late night refreshment in accordance with the hours open to the public on this licence.
Supply Of Alcohol:
Yes
Supply Of Alcohol On/off Sales:

For consumption on the premises
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Monday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Monday:
23:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Tuesday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Tuesday:
23:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Wednesday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Wednesday:
23:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Thursday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Thursday:
midnight
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Friday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Friday:
00:30
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Saturday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Saturday:
00:30
Supply Of Alcohol Standard Start Sunday:
12:00
Supply Of Alcohol Standard End Sunday:
23:00
Supply Of Alcohol Seasonal Variations:
Supply Of Alcohol Non Standard Times:

These hours apply each day of the year with the exception of: All bank holidays On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 12:00hrs to 23:30hrs December 20, December 21, December 22, December 23, December 27, December 28, December 29, December 30 On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 12:00hrs to 00:30hrs New Year's Eve On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 19:00hrs to 02:00hrs THE ABOVE HOURS APPLY TO THE AREA ON THE PLAN MARKED AS 'RESTAURANT'
Opening Hours Standard Start Monday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Monday:
23:30
Opening Hours Standard Start Tuesday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Tuesday:
23:30
Opening Hours Standard Start Wednesday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Wednesday:
23:30
Opening Hours Standard Start Thursday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Thursday:
00:30
Opening Hours Standard Start Friday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Friday:
01:00
Opening Hours Standard Start Saturday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Saturday:
01:00
Opening Hours Standard Start Sunday:
12:00
Opening Hours Standard End Sunday:
23:30
Opening Hours Seasonal Variations:
These hours apply each day of the year with the exception of: All bank holidays, December 20, December 21, December 22, December 23, December 27, December 28, December 29, December 30 On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 12:00hrs to 01:00hrs New Year's Eve On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 19:00hrs to 02:30hrs THE ABOVE HOURS APPLY TO THE AREA ON THE PLAN MARKED AS 'RESTAURANT'
Opening Hours Non Standard Times:
THE FOLLOWING HOURS APPLY TO THE AREA ON THE PLAN MARKED AS 'TAKEAWAY' Monday to Wednesday 12:00hrs to 23:00hrs Thursday to Saturday 12:00hrs to 23:30hrs Sunday 12:00hrs to 22:00hrs These hours apply each day of the year with the exception of: All bank holidays, December 20, December 21, December 22, December 23, December 27, December 28, December 29, December 30 On these days, the permitted opening hours will be 12:00hrs to 23:30hrs
Late Night Levy:
No

Conditions

This licence is granted in perpetuity

Operating ScheduleConditions (Prevention of crime and disorder)


CD1


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that aclosed-circuit television (CCTV) system is installed at the premises,maintainedin full working order and will continually record at all times, both inside andoutside the premises, whilst open to the public.


CD2


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatthe closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras cover key and vulnerable parts ofthe premises including the entry and exit points to the premises, including anyfire exits.


CD3


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that viewableand un-edited copies of recordings from the closed-circuit television(CCTV)system will be provided to Police, no later than twenty-four(24) hours after arequest has been made.


CD4


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatall closed-circuit television (CCTV) recordings will be date and time stampedand will be kept for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.


CD5


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that prior toopening the premises to the public in accordance with the premises licenceoperating hours, the closed-circuit television (CCTV) system will be checked toensure that it is recording for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days.


CD6


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thata minimum of two (2) persons, namely the owner/DPS and duty manager, are fullytrained to access and operate the closed-circuit television (CCTV) system anddownload copies of any footage, upon request by a police officer, policecommunity support officer or police licensing officer. One (1) of these personswill be at the premises at all times when the premises are open to the public.


CD7


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that theclosed-circuit television (CCTV) system is located in a safe and securelocation, where it is only accessible by premises management.


CD8


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will nominateother persons who will deputise for the Premises Licence Holder or DPS whenhe/she are absent from the premises. The premises licence holder / DPS willensure that any nominated deputy is a personal licence holder. The premiseslicence holder / DPS will ensure that the identity of the deputy is known byall other staff at such times.


CD9


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that arefusals log/book is maintained and kept at the premises at all times,whetherelectronically or hard copy.


CD10


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatthe refusals log/book will be made available for inspection upon request by apolice officer, police community support officer or police licensing officer.


CD11


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that anincident book is maintained and kept at the premises at all times.


CD12


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatthe incident book will be made available for inspection upon request by apolice officer, police community support officer or police licensing officer.


CD13


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatcustomers are not permitted to leave the premises with any open vessels ofalcohol.


CD14


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatsale of alcohol will not be for off sales.


CD15


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that aChallenge 25 Policy is in operation at the premises at all times and signagewill be displayed to inform customers that such a scheme is in operation.


CD16


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatno tables and chairs are placed outside the premises at any time. 


Restaurant Area


CD17


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure sale ofalcohol is for the purpose of consuming in the restaurant area only, as markedon the plan that states Restaurant.


CD18


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure saleof alcohol will only be to a person(s) seated taking a table meal in therestaurant area only, as marked on the plan that states Restaurant and forconsumption by such a person(s) as ancillary to their meal.


CD19


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that allorders for table meals, including sale of alcohol will take place at the bar inthe restaurant area only, as marked on the plan that states Restaurant.Once thedrinks (including alcohol) orders are ready, the customer will take them totheir allocated table in the restaurant area only. Once the food orders areready, the staff will bring them over to the seated customer.


New Year's Eve


CD20


On New Year’s Eve,the premises licence holder/ designated premises supervisor will ensure thatthe takeaway will not operate for the ordering or collection of food by thepublic.


CD21


NewYear’s Eve hours will apply to both the restaurant and takeaway area as markedon the plan, however during this time the premises licence holder /designatedpremises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that the takeaway service will not be inoperation. The New Year’s Eve hours are for a ticket only event. The ticket canonly be purchased in advance and not at the door. There will be a guest list inplace during this event.


CD22


On New Year’s Eve,the premises licence holder / designated premises supervisor(DPS) will ensuresale of alcohol is for the purpose of consuming in the restaurant area, asmarked on the plan that states Restaurant and takeaway area, as marked on theplan that states Takeaway.


CD23


OnNew Year’s Eve, the premises licence holder / designated premisessupervisor(DPS) will ensure sale of alcohol will only be to a person(s) seatedtaking a table meal in the restaurant area, as marked on the plan that statesRestaurant and in the takeaway area, as marked on the plan that statesTakeaway, for consumption by such a person(s) as ancillary to their meal.


CD24


On News Year, thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor(DPS) will ensure thatall orders for table meals, including sale of alcohol will take place at thebar in the restaurant area only, as marked on the plan that states Restaurant.Once the drinks (including alcohol) orders are ready,the customer will takethem to their allocated table in the premises. Once the food orders are ready,the staff will bring them over to the seated customer.


CD25


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thaton New Year’s Eve, a minimum of two (2) SIA approved door staff to be on dutyat the premises between the hours of 19:00hrs and the time the premises isclosed to the public.


CD26


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure all SecurityIndustry Authority (SIA) registered door staff will comply with SIArequirements relating to the wearing of SIA registration badges andavailability of registration documents and/or identification for inspection.


CD27


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatall staff involved in the sale of alcohol receive training, including refreshertraining, relating to the licensing objectives. Training records must be keptin a permanent format.
 


OperatingSchedule Conditions (Prevention of public nuisance)


PN1


The designatedpremises supervisor (DPS) or some other responsible person shall manage (wherenecessary) any entry queue, external areas of the premises and the dispersal ofpatrons from the premises to ensure that noisy or rowdy behaviour is preventedand therefore noise disturbance to local residents is minimised.


PN2


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatclear and legible notices shall be displayed at all entrance and exit pointsand external areas of the premises requesting patrons to respect the needs oflocal residents and to keep the noise to a minimum.


PN3


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that allwindows and external doors to the premises shall be closed at all times duringregulated entertainment except for ingress, egress or in the case of anemergency.


PN4


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatno drinks shall be permitted in the designated smoking area at any time.


PN5


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatdeliveries and waste collections relating to the premises shall only take placebetween 08:00hrs and 22:00hrs (Monday to Saturday) and 10:00hrs and 20:00hrs(Sunday).


PN6


Thepremises licence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure thatno glass bottles shall be emptied into waste bins externally at the premisesbetween 22:00hrs and 08:00hrs.


PN7


The premiseslicence holder / designated premises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that thepremises waste bins and glass refuse are located at the rear of the premisesand away from public access. 


PN8


The premises licence holder / designatedpremises supervisor (DPS) will ensure that a waste bin shall be placed outsidethe front of the premises for customers use. Staff will undertake hourly litterchecks outside the premises where they will collect, sweep and clean any litterassociated with the premises.


No supply of alcohol may be made under this licence:


(a) at a time when there is no designated premises supervisor in respect of the premises licence; or


(b) at a time when the designated premises supervisor does not hold a personal licence or his personal licence is suspended.


 

Every supply of alcohol under the premises licence must be made or authorised by a person who holds a personal licence.


The admission of children, that is persons under eighteen (18) years of age, to the exhibition of any film shall be restricted in accordance with any recommendation made by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) or by the Licensing Authority.


Any one or more individuals at the premises for the purposes of carrying out a security activity (an activity to which paragraph 2(1)(a) of Schedule 2 of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 applies and which is licensable conduct for the purposes of that Act) must:


(a) be authorised to carry out that activity by a licence granted under the Private Security Industry Act 2001; or


(b) be entitled to carry out that activity by virtue of section 4 of that Act.


Responsible person means the holder of the premises licence, the designated premises supervisor, or any other person over the age of eighteen(18) years who has been authorised to sell alcohol at the licensed premises.

 

The responsible person must ensure that staff on relevant premises do not carry out, arrange, or participate in any irresponsible promotions in relation to the premises. In this condition, an irresponsible promotion means any one or more of the following activities, or substantially similar activities, carried on for the purpose of encouraging the sale or supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises:


(a) games or other activities which require or encourage, or are designed to require or encourage, individuals to:

(i) drink a quantity of alcohol within a time limit (other than to drink alcohol sold or supplied on the premises before the cessation of the period in which the responsible person is authorised to sell or supply alcohol), or


(ii) drink as much alcohol as possible (whether within a time limit or otherwise).

(b) provision of unlimited or unspecified quantities of alcohol free or for a fixed or discounted price to the public or to a group defined by a particular characteristic in a manner which carries a significant risk of undermining a licensing objective


(c) provision of free or discounted alcohol, or any other thing, as a prize to encourage or reward the purchase and consumption of alcohol over a period of twenty-four (24) hours or less in a manner which carries a significant risk of undermining a licensing objective.

(d) selling or supplying alcohol in association with promotional posters or flyers on, or in the vicinity of,premises which can reasonably be considered to condone, encourage or glamorise anti-social behaviour or to refer to the effects of drunkenness in any favourable manner.


The responsible person shall ensure that no alcohol is dispensed directly by one person into the mouth of another(other than when that other person is unable to drink without assistance by reason of a disability).


 

The responsible person must ensure that free potable water is provided on request to customers where it is reasonably available.


 

The premises licence holder or club premises certificate holder must ensure that an age verification policy applies to the premises in relation to the sale or supply of alcohol.


 

The designated premises supervisor in relation to the premises licence must ensure that the supply of alcohol at the premises is carried on in accordance with the age verification policy. The policy must require individuals who appear to the responsible person to be under eighteen (18) years of age (or such older age as may be specified in the policy) to produce on request, before being served alcohol, identification bearing their photograph, date of birth, and either:


(i) a holographic mark; or


(ii) an ultraviolet feature.


The responsible person must ensure that:


(a) where any of the following alcoholic drinks are sold or supplied for consumption on the premises (other than alcohol drinks sold or supplied having been made up in advance ready for sale or supply in securely closed containers) it is available to customers in the following measures:


(i) beer or cider: half pint;


(ii) gin, rum, vodka or whisky: 25ml or 35ml; and


(iii) still wine in a glass: 125ml;


(b) these measures are displayed in a menu, price list or other printed material which is available to customers on the premises; and


(c) where a customer does not, in relation to a sale of alcohol, specify the quantity of alcohol to be sold, the customer is made aware that these measures are available.


A relevant person shall ensure that no alcohol is sold or supplied for consumption on or off the premises for a price which is less than the permitted price. In this condition:


(a) permitted price is the price found by applying the formula P = D + (D x V) where:


(i) P is the permitted price;


(ii) D is the amount of duty chargeable in relation to the alcohol as if the duty were charged on the date of the sale or supply of the alcohol; and


(iii) V is the rate of value added tax chargeable in relation to the alcohol as if the value added tax were charged on the date of the sale or supply of the alcohol.


(b) duty is to be construed in accordance with the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979;


(c) relevant person means,in relation to premises in respect of which there is in force a premises licence:


(i) the holder of the premises licence;


(ii) the designated premises supervisor (if any) in respect of such a licence; or


(iii) the personal licence holder who makes or authorises a supply of alcohol under such a licence;


(d) relevant person means,in relation to premises in respect of which there is in force a club premises certificate, any member or officer of the club present on the premises in capacity which enable the member or officer to prevent the supply in question;and
(e) value added tax means value added tax charged in accordance with the Value Added Tax Act 1994.Where the permitted price would not be a whole number of pennies, the permitted price shall be taken to be the price rounded up to the nearest penny. Where the permitted price on a day (the first day) would be different from the permitted price on the next day (the second day) as a result of a change to the rate of duty or value added tax,the permitted price which would apply on the first day applies to sales or supplies of alcohol which take place before the expiry of the period of fourteen (14) days beginning on the second day.


H1
The premises licence holder will ensure that the fire doors in the premises remained closed except for ingress, egress, or in the case of an emergency.
Access to the premises by children under the age of (16) years is not restricted

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