Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee (3) - Thursday 5th November, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: This will be a virtual meeting. Members of the Public can view the live broadcast using the link on the Council's website.

Contact: Kisi Smith-Charlemagne, Senior Committee and Governance Officer  Email:  kscharlemagne@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 07817054613

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Items
No. Item

1.

Membership

To report any changes to the Membership.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members and/or Officers of the existence and nature of any pecuniary interests or any other significant interest in matters on this agenda.

3.

Licensing Applications for Determination pdf icon PDF 139 KB

3a

Platinum Lace Gentleman's Club, Unit 33, Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, London W1D 7AB pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Ward
CIA*

Site Name and Address

App
Type

Licensing Ref No.

St James’s Ward

West End Cumulative Impact Area

Platinum Lace Gentle-man’s Club

Unit 33, Trocadero
13 Coventry St
London
W1D 7AB

Premises Licence – Variation

20/06989/LIPV

*Cumulative Impact Area

 

Minutes:

WCC LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE NO. 3

 

Thursday 5th November 2020

 

Membership:           Councillor Jacqui Wilkinson (Chairman), Councillor Margot Bright and Councillor Aicha Less

 

 

Officer Support:       Legal Officer:           Viviene Walker

                                Policy Officer:          Aaron Hardy

                                Committee Officer:  Kisi Smith-Charlemagne

                                Presenting Officer:  Jessica Donovan

 

 

Application for Variation of a Premises Licence [20/06989/LIPV]

 

Full Decision

 

Premises

 

Unit 33

Trocadero

13 Coventry Street

London W1D 7AB

 

Applicant

 

Platinum Lace (Management) Limited - Simon Warr

 

Represented by Lana Tricker - LT Law

 

Cumulative Impact Area

 

West End

 

Ward

 

St James’s

 

Summary of Application

 

This was an application for a variation of a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 (“the Act”).  The Premises operate as a Sexual Entertainment Venue and have the benefit of a Sexual Establishment Licence 20/08554/LISEVR.  The Premises have the benefit of a Premises Licence since 2008.  The also Premises are within the West End Area of Cumulative Impact.

 

 

The Applicant wished to vary the licence as follows:

 

·       To remove condition 16 of the Premises Licence which reads “the sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor shall be ancillary to the provision of striptease entertainment”.

 

·       The Applicant agreed that the Licence would be time limited to 1st February 2022

 

Current and proposed licensable activities and hours

 

(Basement Only)

 

 

Conditions being Varied

 

Condition 16

 

Proposed Variation

 

The Applicant agreed that the licence would be time limited to the 1 February 2022 and agreed the following condition:

 

The sale of intoxicating liquor shall be ancillary to the provision of striptease entertainment. Further to application 20/06989/LIPV this condition is suspended until 1st February 2022.

 

All Licensable activities shall cease at 03:00 whilst the suspension of condition 16 is in force.

 

The premises shall install and maintain a comprehensive CCTV system as per the minimum requirements of the Westminster Police Licensing Team. All entry and exit points will be covered enabling frontal identification of every person entering in any light condition. The CCTV system shall continually record whilst the premises is open for licensable activities and during all times when customers remain on the premises and will include the external area immediately outside the premises entrance. All recordings shall be stored for a minimum period of 31 days with date and time stamping. Viewing of recordings shall be made available immediately upon the request of Police or authorised officer throughout the entire 31-day period.

 

A staff member from the premises who is conversant with the operation of the CCTV system shall be on the premises at all times when the premises is open. This staff member must be able to provide a Police or authorised council officer copies of recent CCTV images or data with the absolute minimum of delay when requested.

 

An incident log shall be kept at the premises and made available on request to an authorised officer of the City Council or the Police. It must be completed within 24 hours of the incident and will record the following:

 

i.         all crimes reported to the venue

ii.        all ejections of patrons

iii.       any complaints received concerning  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3a

3b

Platinum Lace Leicester Square, Basement, Victory House, 14 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NG pdf icon PDF 11 MB

Ward

CIA*

Site Name and Address

App

Type

Licensing Ref No.

St James’s Ward

West End Cumulative Impact Area

Platinum Lace Leicester Square Basement

Victory House
14 Leicester Square
London
WC2H 7NG

Premises Licence – Variation

20/06983/LIPV

*Cumulative Impact Area

 

This will be a virtual meeting. Members of the Public can view the live broadcast using the media links on the Council’s website.

 

Minutes:

WCC LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE NO. 3

 

Thursday 5th November 2020

 

Membership:           Councillor Jacqui Wilkinson (Chairman), Councillor Margot Bright and Councillor Aicha Less

 

 

Officer Support:       Legal Officer:           Viviene Walker

                                Policy Officer:          Aaron Hardy

                                Committee Officer:  Kisi Smith-Charlemagne

                                Presenting Officer:  Jessica Donovan

 

 

Application for Variation of a Premises Licence [20/06983/LIPV]

 

Full Decision

 

Premises

 

Basement

Victory House

14 Leicester Square

London WC2 7NG

 

Applicant

 

Number Fourteen (Management) Limited - Simon Warr

 

Represented by Lana Tricker - LT Law

 

Cumulative Impact Area

 

West End

 

Ward

 

St James’s

 

Summary of Application

 

This was an application for a variation of a premises licence under the Licensing Act 2003 (“the Act”).  The Premises operate as a Sexual Entertainment Venue and have the benefit of a Sexual Establishment Licence 20/03492/LISEVR.  The Premises have the benefit of a Premises Licence since 2013.  The also Premises are within the West End Area of Cumulative Impact.

 

 

The Applicant wished to vary the licence as follows:

 

·       To remove condition 11 of the Premises Licence which reads “the sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor shall be ancillary to the provision of striptease entertainment”.

 

·       The Applicant agreed that the Licence would be time limited to 1st February 2022

 

Current and proposed licensable activities and hours

 

(Basement Only)

 

 

Conditions being Varied

 

Condition 11

 

Proposed Variation

 

The Applicant agreed that the licence would be time limited to the 1 February 2022 and agreed the following condition:

 

The sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor shall be ancillary to the provision of striptease entertainment. Further to application 20/06983/LIPV this condition is suspended until 1st February 2022”

 

The terminal hour would be reduced back to 03:00 Monday to Sunday.

 

The premises shall install and maintain a comprehensive CCTV system as per the minimum requirements of the Westminster Police Licensing Team. All entry and exit points will be covered enabling frontal identification of every person entering in any light condition. The CCTV system shall continually record whilst the premises is open for licensable activities and during all times when customers remain on the premises and will include the external area immediately outside the premises entrance. All recordings shall be stored for a minimum period of 31 days with date and time stamping. Viewing of recordings shall be made available immediately upon the request of Police or authorised officer throughout the entire 31-day period.

 

A staff member from the premises who is conversant with the operation of the CCTV system shall be on the premises at all times when the premises is open. This staff member must be able to provide a Police or authorised council officer copies of recent CCTV images or data with the absolute minimum of delay when requested.

 

There shall be no striptease or nudity, and all persons shall be decently attired at all times, except when the premises are operating under the authority of a Sexual Entertainment Venue licence.

 

Compared to existing condition

 

The sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor shall be ancillary to the provision of striptease entertainment.

 

Representations Received

 

·       Daisy Gadd (representing the Licensing  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3b

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