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PANT YR ARDD, TREGARTH, BANGOR, LL57 4PL
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APPLICATION TO VARY A PREMISES LICENCE
A) PANT YR ARDD, TREGARTH, BANGOR
B) THE ROYAL, BARMOUTH
A) Application to vary a premises licence Pant yr Ardd, Tregarth, Bangor
Everyone was welcomed to the meeting by the Chairman, Cllr. Tudor Owen. The panel and the officers were introduced to everyone present.
On behalf of the premises: Mr Kenneth Richard Williams (the applicant) and Mr Robert Williams
Local Member: Cllr. Gwen Griffith
Others in attendance: Mr Huw Jones (Llandygai Community Council), Mr P and Mrs H Jones (local residents)
The report and recommendation of the Licensing Section.
a) Submitted – the report of the Licensing Manager providing details about Mr Kenneth Richard Williams’s application for a premises licence for Pant yr Ardd, Tregarth, Bangor. Although it was an application for a public house with a beer garden, attention was drawn to the fact that the plan of the premises received with the application form did not include the location of the beer garden. In terms of background information, it was noted that a premises licence had existed for the property since 24.11.2005 but it was surrendered on 20.05.15. Reference was also made to the fact that the applicant had included appropriate steps to promote the four licensing objectives as part of his application and, following discussions with the Environmental Health Service and the Licensing Authority, has agreed to the noise conditions and to CCTV conditions.
b) It was noted that, following a consultation period, the Environmental Health Service and the Licensing Authority had objected to the application. No observations had been received from North Wales Police and there was no objection from the Fire and Rescue Service. In addition, five objections had been received from other parties based on the licensing objective of Prevention of Crime and Disorder and the Prevention of Public Nuisance. The objectors’ main concerns were increase in noise, disorder, litter and licensable activities provided in the beer garden.
c) In considering the application, the following procedure was followed:-
· Members of the Sub-committee and the applicant were given an opportunity to ask questions of the Licensing Manager.
· The applicant was invited to expand on the application.
· Consultees were given an opportunity to submit their observations.
· The licensee, or his representative, was invited to respond to the observations.
· Members of the Sub-committee were given an opportunity to ask questions of the licensee.
· Members of the Sub-committee were given an opportunity to ask questions of the consultees.
It was announced that everybody had up to 10 minutes to share their observations. It was also noted that the Members had visited the site.
ch) In elaborating on the application, the applicant noted that he was happy with what had been submitted and that he had already agreed to the noise and CCTV conditions and had reduced some opening hours. He noted that music would not be played outside the premises, in the car park/beer garden, and should he wish to hold licensable activities in the ... view the full minutes text for item 4.