Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
That having considered the evidence contained in the report of the Interim Assistant Director, Waste, Fleet and Transport Services (Document ‘O’); all valid representations made by the parties to the hearing; valid written representations received during the statutory period; the published statement of licensing policy and relevant statutory guidance, the Panel was minded that there be no change to the current permitted hours and that the following conditions be imposed: -
(a) that the premises entrance door remains open to customers from 07:00 to 02:00 hours on Friday to Sunday;
(b) that a shunt lock controlled by staff within the store be fitted to the entrance door;
(c) that there be a minimum of three staff on duty in the store from 23:00 to 02:00 hours on Friday to Sunday;
(d) that there be a minimum of two staff on duty from 02:00 to 07:00 hours on Saturdays and Sundays;
(e) that one member of staff be SIA registered;
(f) that the premises install a panic button behind the counter connected to the premises 24-hour alarm company monitoring facility. The panic button be audible instore if activated;
(g) that the premises install a shunt lock which enables staff members to lock the entrance door remotely from behind the counter;
(h) that the premises install, operate and maintain comprehensive digital colour CCTV with accurate time and date generation which continually record whilst the premises are open for licensable activities;
(i) that all public areas of the licensed premises including entry and exit points be covered by CCTV which will record in any lighting situation, including any outside areas under the control of the premises licence holder;
(j) that the CCTV system record clear images permitting the identification of individuals, enable facial recognition images (a clear head and shoulder image) of every person entering and leaving, in any light condition;
(k) that all CCTV recordings be stored for a minimum period of 28 days with date and time stamping and viewable copies of CCTV recordings will be provided on reasonable request to the Police or Local Authority as soon as is reasonably practicable and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 (or any replacement legislation);
(l) that additional/existing external lighting be installed, upgraded or re-positioned to provide improved visibility of the external areas. Professional installers will ensure that no additional light pollution will inconvenience nearby residents or road users; and
(m) that appropriate notices be prominently displayed internally and externally advising customers that the premises are covered by CCTV cameras and CCTV recordings including where necessary vehicle registration numbers be made available to the Police.
Reason – it is considered the above conditions are necessary to promote the prevention of Public Nuisance and Crime and Disorder licensing objectives.
The above conditions must be implemented by the 28th February 2022.
ACTION: Interim Assistant Director Waste, Fleet & Transport Services
(Melanie McGurk – 01274 431873)
Publication date: 23/11/2021
Date of decision: 17/11/2021
Decided at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Bradford District Licensing Panel