Premises and club licences

A Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate is required to carry out licensable activities, or in the case of members clubs, club qualifying activities from the premises. Under the Licensing Act 2003, a premises can be any place including a building, a moveable structure, an open space, a vehicle or vessel.

Licensing Policy

Any person thinking of applying for a Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate are encouraged to contact the Licensing service: 03450 450 063 8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays).

Please refer to the Licensing Act Guidance Notes 2011 and Current List of Responsible Authorities.

Banding and large venues and event fees

Premises/Club Licence

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Band Fee/Charge set by Fee/Charge
2020/21
A Central Government £100
B Central Government £190
C Central Government £315
D Central Government £450
D and Primary Business Alcohol Sales x 2 Central Government £900
E Central Government £635
E and Primary Business Alcohol Sales x 3 Central Government £1,905

Annual

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Band Fee/Charge set by Fee/Charge
2020/21
A Central Government £70
B Central Government £180
C Central Government £295
D Central Government £320
E Central Government £350

Additional fees for large venues and events

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Number in attendance at any one time Fee/Charge set by Fee/Charge
2020/21 
5,000 to 9,999 Central Government £1,000
10,000 to 14,999  Central Government  £2,000
15,000 to 19,999 Central Government £4,000
20,000 to 29,999 Central Government  £8,000
30,000 to 39,999 Central Government  £16,000
40,000 to 49,999 Central Government  £24,000
50,000 to 59,999 Central Government  £32,000 
60,000 to 69,999 Central Government  £40,000
70,000 to 79,999 Central Government  £48,000
80,000 to 89,999 Central Government  £56,000
90,000 and over Central Government  £64,000 

Temporary Events

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Type Fee/Charge set by Fee/Charge
2020/21
Temporary Events Central Government £21 per event

Application forms and fees

Many of our application forms are available online via Gov.uk. Payments can also be made via this process.

Alternatively you can download, print and post an application form. Payments will need to be made by cheque.

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Premises Licence

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Why are we asking for your personal information?

We require your personal data to enable us to comply with a legal obligation and enable us to review your application to be provided with the requested licence.
There are laws in place, Licensing Act 2003, that tell us what information we have to collect and keep. We may automate decisions and will inform you if we have done this as soon as reasonably practicable and provide you with access to our Data Protection Policy.

You hold the following rights with regard to the personal data you provide us:

  • Right to Access – You have the right to access (receive a copy) of your personal data and supplementary information.
  • Right to Rectification – You have the right to have any inaccurate or incomplete personal data rectified
  • Right to Restriction – You have the right to request a restriction of the processing of your personal data in situations where it is inaccurate, unlawful, and no longer needed for the purposes for which it was originally collected, or if a withdrawal of consent has been made.

Sharing your information

We may share your personal data with Local Partner Authorities, Police, Legal, Courts, Internal/External audit, Disclosure and Barring Service, HM Revenue & Customs, Statutory responsible authorities as required. We may process the information you provide to prevent and detect fraud in any of our systems and may supply information to government agencies, credit reference agencies, audit or other external bodies for such purposes. We participate in the Governments National Fraud Initiative.

If any of the information we have about you is incorrect, please tell us, we are reliant on you assisting us to keep your information accurate and up to date.

Retention of your personal information

We only keep your information as long as necessary, for some items this will be dictated by law. You can find out more by looking at the Councils Retention Policy on the website. We do not routinely process any information about you outside the UK. We will not transfer your personal data outside of the EU. South Cambridgeshire District Council is a registered Data Controller with the Information Commissioners Office.

You can find out more about how we handle your data by visiting our Privacy Notice page.

If you have a query regarding your rights please contact the Data Protection Officer who can be contacted by emailing infogov@3csharedservices.org or you can write to us and mark your letter for the attention of the Data Protection Officer.

Alternatively you can call 07864 604221 or 01954 713318. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) should you believe any part of this statement to be unlawful.

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