Licensable activities include:
You still need a licence even if the activities are for charity.
For further information and guidance see GOV.UK - Premises licence (England and Wales).
Premises Licence application forms are only available from the GOV.UK website which also gives full guidance on the application procedure including additional information you must supply and payment of application fees.
You can complete the whole application process online from the GOV.UK website, see the following link to application forms and guidance...
PLEASE NOTE: Separate to submitting their premises application forms, applicants MUST remember to advertise their premises application in the local press and on their premises as explained in our guidance notes, see.
Once we receive your application we will:
If we receive any representations, we will take the application to the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee for councillors to consider. We will then notify you of their decision.
If we do not receive any representations, we will grant the licence.
If we grant your licence, it will be valid unless you surrender it or we revoke it. Although you do not need to renew your licence each year, you will need to pay an annual fee. You will need to pay the fee on the same date as when we granted your licence.
When you submit your application, you also need to include:
If you complete the whole application process online from the GOV.UK website. This will include:
If you prefer to submit a postal application you can send your completed application form, along with the additional information needed to:
The Licensing Authority
The Basildon Centre
St. Martin's Square
PLEASE NOTE: If you decide to submit your application by post then you MUST also:
The application fee depends on the rateable value of your premises. For more information see:
You will not need to pay a fee if you will not be selling alcohol or providing late night refreshment and the premises is:
If we do not grant your licence, we will not refund your fee.
Police or council officers can ask to inspect your premises licence at any time.
If you fail to produce your licence on request, you could receive a fine of up to £1,000.
If you carry out licensable activities at your premises without a premises licence, you could receive a: