In 2007 Basildon Borough Council became the Premises Licensing Authority for gambling activity throughout the Basildon Borough, working in partnership with the National Gambling Regulator, The Gambling Commission.
The Gambling Licensing Policy is a statement of the principles Basildon Council applies when deciding to approve or reject licence applications for casinos and other gambling outlets.
A copy of the policy can be downloaded from the related downloads section of this page. A hard copy of the policy document can be obtained on request.
Downloadable:(see page 80)
Gambling Legislation websites
Gambling Addiction websites
In order for gambling activity to take place in any public premises within the Basildon Borough, the following licences are required:
From the following licensing authorities:
The Gambling Commission are the authority responsible for the issue of:
The Gambling Commission also investigate illegal gambling.
Basildon Council are the authority responsible for approving or rejecting applications for Premises Licences in respect of:
Basildon Council are also responsible for the issue of permits for gaming machines in Members' Clubs and Licensed Premises.