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Declarations of Interest PDF 87 KB
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Application for a New Premises Licence at Dreamland, 49 Marine Terrace, Margate, Kent PDF 97 KB
Thanet District Council: Ms Brock, Technical Support Team Manager
Ms Berry, Senior Environmental Protection Officer
Ms Craig, Environmental Protection Officer
Mr Fiumicelli, Technical Director Vanguardia
Mr Sproates, Regulatory Services Manager
Kent Police: Ian Swallow, Inspector
Paul Diment, Licensing Officer
PC Stephen Chapman, Licensing Officer
Sands Heritage Ltd.: Mr Merricks, Licensing Agent
Ms Clover, Barrister
Ms Kemsley, CEO
Mr Guy, Events Dreamland
Mr Hance, Acoustic Consultant
Interested Parties: Mr Moss (digitally)
The Technical Support Team Manager introduced the item.
The Applicant presented their case.
The Sub-Committee followed up with questions and the Applicant responded.
The Interested Parties also asked questions and the Applicant responded.
The Environmental Protection Team addressed the Sub-Committee.
The Applicant followed up with questions and the Environmental Protection Officer responded.
The Interested Parties also asked questions and the Environmental Protection Officer responded.
The Sub-Committee also asked questions and the Environmental Protection Officer responded.
Kent Police addressed the Sub-Committee.
The Sub-Committee followed up with questions and Kent Police responded.
The Licensing Officer addressed the Sub-Committee.
The Applicant responded to the Licensing Officer.
The Sub-Committee followed up with questions and the Licensing Officer responded.
The Interested Parties took turns addressing the Sub-Committee.
The Applicant responded to the Interested Parties.
Kent Police also responded to the Interested Parties.
The Environmental Protection Officer also responded to the Interested Parties.
The Environmental Protection Officer summed up their position.
The Licensing Officer summed up their position.
Kent Police summed up their position.
The Applicant summed up their position.
Following the deliberation, the Sub-Committee agreed the following:
“In the APPLICATION FOR A NEW PREMISES LICENCE AT DREAMLAND, 49 MARINE TERRACE, MARGATE, KENT, by Sands Heritage Ltd. to Thanet District Council as the relevant Licensing Authority acting in accordance with the Licensing 2003 Act, the decision of the Licensing Sub-Committee having heard representations from:
1. The Applicant
2. The Licensing Authority
3. The Police
4. Environmental Health
5. Interested Parties (x3)
The committee gave primary consideration to the licensing objectives which are that they:
· Prevent crime disorder
· Protect public safety
· Prevent nuisance
· Protect children from harm
The Options available to the Sub-Committee included:
1. To approve the application
2. To refuse the application
3. To approve the application with any conditions the Sub-Committee may feel are suitable
The committee has decided that the application for a new license be granted subject to the latest conditions proposed by the Environmental Health dated 31st January 2023 with the following amendments;
1. i. In relation to paragraph 4(a), that the repetition of events be increased to a maximum of 40 days per calender year
ii. In relation to timing at clause 4(c): Amplified regulated entertainment to be permitted between 12:00-23:00
iii. In relation to timing at clause 4(d) Intensity: the proportion to be;
a. 8 days @ 75db
b. 32 days @ 65db
2. The licence to be reviewed in 18 months and by July 2025 to allow for a later consideration of any issues that ... view the full minutes text for item 3.