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RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings of the Licensing Committee held on 12 and 18 March 2015 be considered at the next meeting of this Committee.



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RESOLVED that in accordance with Regulation 4 (2) (b) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 and under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 3  of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of the Act,  and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information:


4.         Catford Ram 9 Winslade Way SE6

5.         Le Bourgeois (aka Le Griffe) Unit 4 Eros house Brownhill Road SE6


The following is a summary of the item considered in the closed part of the meeting.


4.         Catford Ram


RESOLVED that interim measures be lifted and conditions added to the premises licence.


5.         Le Bourgeois


            RESOLVED that the premises licence be revoked.



Summary review catford ram


n the matter of this Premises Licence summary reviewthe Committee has considered all the relevant representations made by all parties.


The Committee has made the following determination:


With a view to ensuring the promotion of the licensing objectives in accordance with the provisions of the secretary of state’s guidance and the principles of our licensing policy;


The suspension of the licence was lifted and the removal of the DPS was imposed; and


The following 12 additional conditions were added to the licence.


  1. The premises shall install and maintain a comprehensive, digital and colour CCTV system as per the minimum requirements of a Metropolitan Police. All entry and exit points will be covered enabling frontal identification of every person entering in any light condition. The CCTV system shall continually record whilst the premises is open for licensable activities and during all times when customers remain on the premises. All recordings shall be stored for a minimum period of 31 days with date and time stamping. Subject to the requirements of the Data Protection Act, recordings shall be made available immediately upon the request of Police or authorized officer throughout the preceding 31 day period. The CCTV system should be undated and maintained according to Police recommendations.


  1. A staff member from the premises who is conversant with the operation of the CCTV system shall be on the premises at all times when the premises is open to the public. This staff member must be able to show a Police or authorised council officer recent data or footage with the absolute minimum of delay when requested.


  1. Notices shall be prominently displayed at all exits requesting patrons to respect the needs of local residents and businesses and leave the area quietly.


  1. Notices shall be prominently displayed at any area used for smoking, requesting patrons to respect the needs of local residents and use the area quietly.


  1. Notices shall be prominently displayed showing CCTV is in operation throughout the premises and is made available to Police.


  1. A proof of age scheme, such as Challenge 21, shall be operated at the premises where the only acceptable forms of identification are recognised photographic identification cards, such as a driving licence or passport/holographically marked PASS scheme identification cards.


  1. Incident log shall be kept at the premises, and made available on request to an authorised officer of the Council or the Police, which will record the following:


a.    All crimes reported to the venue

b.    All ejections of patrons

c.    Any complaints received

d.    Any incidents of disorder

e.    All seizures of drugs or offensive weapons

f.     Any faults in the CCTV system or searching equipment or scanning equipment

g.    Any refusal of the sale of alcohol

h.    Any visit by a relevant authority or emergency service


  1. The D.P.S will join and maintain membership of the LLBAC (Lewisham Business Crime Reduction Partnership) if available.


  1. All external fire exit doors shall be fitted with sensor alarms and visible indicators to alert staff when the doors have been opened.  ...  view the full decision text for item 20.


Summary review le bourgeois