When applying for a new premises licence you must show that the four main objectives of the Licensing Act 2003 have been addressed. These are:

  • prevention of crime and disorder
  • public safety
  • prevention of public nuisance
  • protection of children from harm

How to apply

With your application you must also submit a clear and legible plan of the premises. We recommend that you include a scale and legend of your plan to help us understand the size of your proposed business. For further information, please see our guidance for applicants [383kb]

Apply for a licence (GOV.UK)

If you intend to sell or supply alcohol, you must identify a personal licence holder who is willing to act as your Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS). They must confirm their willingness to act as your DPS by completing a consent form. The form is available online with GOV.UK >>