Licence Details

Application Number:
560297
Licence Description:
Licensing Act 2003
Licence Type:
Premises Licence
Application Type:
Variation
Status:
Granted
Licensee:
St Martins Way Limited
Trading Name:
The Gathering
Licence Address:
Lombards House, 120 - 124
Foregate Street
Chester
Cheshire West And Chester
CH1 1HB
Issue Date:
20-09-2022
Start Date:
20-09-2022
 

  Licence Specifics

Premises Licence

Details Of Proposed Variation:
Change to restaurant and bar - minor extension to weekly sale of alcohol times ( now till 22:45), to now include weekend sale of alcohol inside and all times to include alfresco area. (if licence is permitted by Highways)
Plays:
No
Films:
No
Indoor Sporting Events:
No
Boxing Or Wrestling Entertainment:
No
Live Music:
No
Recorded Music:
No
Performance Of Dance:
No
Other Standard Activities:
No
Late Night:
No
Supply Of Alcohol:
Yes
Opening Hours General Description:
Ensure that the licensee at all times when premises are for any licensable activity there are sufficient competent staff on duty at the premises fulfilling the terms and conditions of the licence for preventing crime and disorder. Ensuring regular training, refresher training undertaken, and records of this training will be logged and kept.
Opening Hours Prevention Description:
Any incidents of criminal nature will be reported to the police. CCTV will be installed on the ground floor where the sale and consumption of alcohol is to take place.
Opening Hours Public Safety Description:
Appropriate fire safety procedures are in place including appropriate/correct extinguishers. All appliances will be inspected annually All emergency exits shall be kept free from obstruction at all times.
Opening Hours Public Nuisance Description:
All customers will be asked to leave quietly Clear and legible notices will be prominently displayed to remind customers to leave quietly and have regard for our neighbours.
Opening Hours Protection Of Children Description:
The licensee and staff will ask persons who appear to be under the age of 25 for photographic ID such as proof of age cards, driving license or passport All staff will be trained for UNDERAGE PREVENTATION regularly which will be logged and kept.

Designated Premises Supervisor

Name:
Kelly-Danielle Rossington
Dps:
Yes

Designated Premises Supervisor Times

PLAYS
Start Time
End Time
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
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Saturday
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FILMS
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Saturday
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INDOOR SPORTING EVENTS
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End Time
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Tuesday
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Saturday
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BOXING OR WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT
Start Time
End Time
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
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Friday
Saturday
Sunday
 
 
 
LIVE MUSIC
Start Time
End Time
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
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Friday
Saturday
Sunday
 
 
 
RECORDED MUSIC
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Tuesday
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PERFORMANCE OF DANCE
Start Time
End Time
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Tuesday
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OTHER STANDARD ACTIVITIES
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End Time
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Tuesday
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LATE NIGHT
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End Time
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Tuesday
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Saturday
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SUPPLY OF ALCOHOL
Start Time
End Time
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Tuesday
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OPENING HOURS
Start Time
End Time
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Tuesday
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Conditions

Mandatory Condition: Supply of Alcohol

1. No supply of alcohol shall be made under the premises licence;

(a) at a time when there is no designated premises supervisor in respect of the premises licence or

(b) at a time when the designated premises supervisor does not hold a personal licence or his personal licence is suspended.

2. Every supply of alcohol under the premises licence shall be made or authorised by a person who holds a personal licence.

Mandatory Condition: Irresponsible Drink Promotions

1. The responsible person must ensure that staff on relevant premises do not carry out, arrange or participate in any irresponsible promotions in relation to the premises.

2. In this paragraph, an irresponsible promotion means any one or more of the following activities, or substantially similar activities, carried on for the purpose of encouraging the sale or supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises-

(a) games or other activities which require or encourage, or are designed to require or encourage, individuals to-

(i) drink a quantity of alcohol within a time limit (other than to drink alcohol sold or supplied on the premises before the cessation of the period in which the responsible person is authorised to sell or supply alcohol), or

(ii) drink as much alcohol as possible (whether within a time limit or otherwise);

(b) provision of unlimited or unspecified quantities of alcohol free or for a fixed or discounted fee to the public or to a group defined by a particular characteristic in a manner which carries a significant risk of undermining a licensing objective;

(c) provision of free or discounted alcohol or any other thing as a prize to encourage or reward the purchase and consumption of alcohol over a period of 24 hours or less in a manner which carries a significant risk of undermining a licensing objective;

(d) selling or supplying alcohol in association with promotional posters or flyers on, or in the vicinity of, the premises which can reasonably be considered to condone, encourage or glamorise anti-social behaviour or to refer to the effects of drunkenness in any favourable manner;

(e) dispensing alcohol directly by one person into the mouth of another (other than where that other person is unable to drink without assistance by reason of disability).

3. The responsible person must ensure that free potable water is provided on request to customers where it is reasonably available.

4. (a) The premises licence holder or club premises certificate holder must ensure that an age verification policy is adopted in respect of the premises in relation to the sale or supply of alcohol.

(b) The designated premises supervisor in relation to the premises licence must ensure that the supply of alcohol at the premises is carried on in accordance with the age verification policy.

(c) The policy must require individuals who appear to the responsible person to be under 18 years of age (or such older age as may be specified in the policy) to produce on request, before being served alcohol, identification bearing their photograph, date of birth and either-

(i) a holographic mark, or

(ii) a ultraviolet feature.

5. The responsible person must ensure that-

(a) where any of the following alcoholic drinks is sold or supplied for consumption on the premises (other than alcoholic drinks sold or supplied having been made up in advance ready for sale or supply in a securely closed container) it is available to customers in the following measures-

(i) beer or cider: half pint;

(ii) gin, rum, vodka or whisky: 25 ml or 35 ml; and

(iii) still wine in a glass: 125 ml;

(b) these measures are displayed in a menu, price list or other printed material which is available to customers on the premises; and

(c) where a customer does not in relation to a sale of alcohol specify the quantity of alcohol to be sold, the customer is made aware that these measures are available.

Mandatory Condition: Less than Permitted Price

1. A relevant person shall ensure that no alcohol is sold or supplied for consumption on or off the premises for a price which is less than the permitted price.

2. For the purposes of the condition set out in paragraph 1-

(a) duty is to be construed in accordance with the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979;

(b) permitted price is the price found by applying the formula-

P = D+ (D x V)

where-

(i) P is the permitted price,

(ii) D is the rate of duty chargeable in relation to the alcohol as if the duty were charged on the date of the sale or supply of the alcohol, and

(iii) V is the rate of value added tax chargeable in relation to the alcohol as if the value added tax were charged on the date of the sale or supply of the alcohol;

(c) relevant person means, in relation to premises in respect of which there is in force a premises licence-

(i) the holder of the premises licence,

(ii) the designated premises supervisor (if any) in respect of such a licence, or

(iii) the personal licence holder who makes or authorises a supply of alcohol under such a licence;

(d) relevant person means, in relation to premises in respect of which there is in force a club premises certificate, any member or officer of the club present on the premises in a capacity which enables the member or officer to prevent the supply in question; and

(e) valued added tax means value added tax charged in accordance with the Value Added Tax Act 1994.

3. Where the permitted price given by Paragraph (b) of paragraph 2 would (apart from this paragraph) not be a whole number of pennies, the price given by that sub-paragraph shall be taken to be the price actually given by that sub-paragraph rounded up to the nearest penny.

4. (a) Sub-paragraph (b) applies where the permitted price given by Paragraph (b) of paragraph 2 on a day (the first day) would be different from the permitted price on the next day (the second day) as a result of a change to the rate of duty or value added tax.

(b) The permitted price which would apply on the first day applies to sales or supplies of alcohol which take place before the expiry of the period of 14 days beginning on the second day.


1.There shall be CCTV in place in the form of a recordable system covering the ground floor area.

2.The CCTV equipment shall be maintained in good working order correctly time and date stamped. In order to maintain the security of the CCTV system, selected staff will be trained in the use of the equipment to ensure that any request for copy images will be completed on request and any recordings shall be retained for a period of 31 days and copies made available to police or an authorised officer upon request.

3.Any incidents arising of a criminal nature shall be promptly reported to the police.

4.There shall be a fire risk assessment conducted and which shall be reviewed regularly.

5.There shall be suitable and sufficient amounts of fire-fighting equipment in place and which shall be maintained and serviced in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.

6.Staff shall be trained in aspects of the Licensing Act 2003, such as it relates to their role and shall include a knowledge and understanding of the premises licence conditions and the Licensing Objectives.

7.Staff shall be trained on induction and shall undergo regular refresher training thereafter. Such training shall be documented and made available to police or an authorised officer upon request.

8.Emergency exits shall be kept clear and free of obstruction at all times.

9.Patrons shall be reminded to leave the premises quietly and area quietly.

10.Clear and legible notices shall be prominently displayed at the premises in order to remind customers to leave quietly and have regard for local residents.

11.There shall be in place for the premises a Challenge 25 proof of age scheme to prevent the sale or supply of alcohol to persons under 18 years of age. The policy shall require any person who appears to be under the age of 25 years to produce a recognised proof of age card, accredited under the Proof of Age Standards (Pass), or, if a proof of age card is not available, a photo driving licence or passport, to prove that they are over the age of 18 years. There shall be displayed, clear and prominent notices advising of the operation of a Challenge 25 proof of age scheme.

12.There shall be in place a refusals register in which to record any instance where an age-related sale has been refused. The register shall be made available to police or an authorised officer upon request and provide details of the refusal and the employee who refused the sale.

Licence History

Application Number Licence Number Licence Reference Licence Description Licence Type Licence Application Type Status Licensee Additional Licensee Trading Name Licence Area Licence Address Issue Date Start Date Closed Date Expiry Date
551649 20/PREM/30 Licensing Act 2003 Premises Licence New Granted The Gathering Lombards House, 120 - 124
Foregate Street
Chester
Cheshire West And Chester
CH1 1HB
21-10-2020 21-10-2020 13-09-2022
560297 20/PREM/30 Licensing Act 2003 Premises Licence Variation Granted The Gathering Lombards House, 120 - 124
Foregate Street
Chester
Cheshire West And Chester
CH1 1HB
20-09-2022 20-09-2022