15 JUNE 2016
DECISION NOTICE – NEW PREMISES LICENCE
Date: 15th June
The Sub-Committee have taken note of all written representations
raised in respect of the application for a premises license for
Kefirek, Unit 12, Avion Centre, Bargate Drive, Wolverhampton, WV6
0QW. They have listened to arguments of those who have spoken at
the hearing, both for and against the application.
The Sub-Committee are satisfied that the Cumulative Impact
Policy applies to the premises.
The Sub-Committee have heard from the applicant that:
They will not sell alcohol to persons who are drunk
or to young children. However, the applicant was not clear about
how they would deal with patrons who were not visibly
The applicant already has a shop in Bilston which
The focus of the premises will primarily be the sale
SIA door supervisors are not necessary at these
The Sub-Committee have heard from the West Midlands Police
There are ongoing problems with crime and
anti-social behaviour in the Avion Centre.
Action taken by the police includes writing to
persons causing anti-social behaviour, threatening injunctive
Habitual drinkers sit outside the premises, the
subject of the application, and those persons would be likely to
attempt to buy alcohol from these premises adding to an existing
The application should be refused. There are no
measures/ conditions which could be added to the licence, if
granted, which would assist.
The Sub-Committee have heard from the Licensing Authority
Conditions offered on the application do not rebut
the presumption of non-grant.
The use of SIA registered door staff at the premises
may assist with the control of any potential disorder.
Environmental Health (Commercial) have not attended but provided
written agreed conditions to the Sub-Committee, should the licence
The Sub-Committee are satisfied that the applicant has failed to
provide sufficient evidence to illustrate that the premises will
not add to the cumulative impact already experienced. And,
therefore to rebut the presumption of non-grant. The application
for a premises licence is therefore refused.
All parties have a right of appeal to the Wolverhampton
Magistrates Court within 21 days of receipt of this