Agenda and minutes

Licensing Panel - Wednesday 20 March 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 5, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2XY

Contact: Daksha Ghelani, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 020 8424 1881 E-mail:

No. Item


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the purposes of this meeting.


RESOLVED: That Councillor Ramji Chauhan be appointed Chair of the Licensing Panel Hearing.


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:


(a)               all Members of the Panel;

(b)               all other Members present.


RESOLVED:  To note that there were no declarations of interest made by Members.



[Note:  Licensing Panel minutes are:-


(1)          approved following each meeting by the Members serving on that particular occasion and signed as a correct record by the Chair for that meeting;

(2)          not submitted to the next panel meeting for approval.


Reasons: The Licensing Panel is constituted from a pooled membership. Consequently, a subsequent Panel meeting is likely to comprise a different Chair and Members who took no part in the previous meeting’s proceedings. The process referred to at (1) above provides appropriate approval scrutiny].


(See Note at conclusion of these minutes).


Licensing Procedures pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Procedure to be followed at an oral hearing.


The Chairman asked the Panel Members, officer/s, Responsible Authority/ies and other attendees at the meeting to introduce themselves and then outlined the procedure for the conduct of an oral hearing, which was set out in the agenda.



Application for a new premises licence for Shenels Supermarket, Kingsgate House, 29 - 43 The Broadway, Stanmore, HA7 4DJ pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Report of the Corporate Director of Community.

Additional documents:


In attendance:


Legal Adviser:


Theresa Awosika

Licensing Officers:


Ash Waghela and Aneta Sarafnejad


Senel Tursun


Applicant’s Representative:

Duncan Craig




C Lis, Manager of Bernays Memorial Hall


The Licensing Panel carefully considered all relevant information including:


·                     Written and oral representations by all the parties, including photographs and maps

·                     The Licensing Act 2003

·                     The Guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003

·                     Harrow Council’s Licensing Policy

·                     Human Rights Act 1998

·                     The considerations in s.17 of the Crime and disorder Act 1998.


Members of the Panel also took into consideration the:


·                     objections made at the meeting by a manager of an adjoining Community Hall which focused on the risk of the undermining of licensing objectives should the application be granted;


·                     offer made by the applicant to reduce the hours for sale of alcohol on Sundays;


·                     minor modifications to the conditions proposed;


full details of which were set out in the Decision Notice sent to all interested parties.  The Panel also noted that the application was in respect of a local convenience store seeking to introduce the sale of alcohol which would form only 10% of its shelf space and not operate solely as an off-licence, and consequently


RESOLVED:  That a premises licence be granted to Shenels Supermarket, Kingsgate House, 29 – 43, The Broadway, Stanmore, HA7 4DJ, for the hours and conditions set out below:


Hours Open to the Public and for Licensable Activities


Hours open to the Public

Monday – Sunday

07:00 – 23.00


Sale of retail alcohol

Monday – Sunday

07:00 – 23.00


08:00- 22:00




1.            The designated premises supervisor (DPS), a personal licence holder or trained member of staff nominated in writing by the DPS shall be on duty at all times the premises are open to the public;


2.            CCTV system:


(a)    A CCTV system covering the interior and exterior of the premises be installed to current Metropolitan Police standards and kept operational at all times the premises are open to the public.


(b)    The CCTV system shall be capable of taking frontal head and shoulders shot of persons entering the premises, of recording images in any light, and be capable of storing the images for a minimum of 31 days.


(c)    All staff working on the shop floor shall be trained to operate the CCTV system and download images.


(d)    At least one member of staff, trained to operate the CCTV system and download images, shall be on duty at all times the premises were open to the public.  Footage and screenshots shall be shown to the police and authorised Council officers immediately upon request. Copies of downloaded footage/images shall be provided to the police and to authorised Council officers on a USB stick, CD or other acceptable means as soon as possible and, in any case, within 24 hours of the request.


3.            A ‘’Challenge 25’’ Policy shall be operated;


4.            All staff were required to undergo regular Licensing Act 2003 training at least every six months.  This training shall  ...  view the full minutes text for item 16.