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

Eligibility criteria

Application evaluation process

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How to apply

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 the consent form below.

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. 

Please see our guidance for applicants below.

Apply for a premises licence

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