An application for the transfer of a Premises
Licence in respect of Bond Street Tavern, 14 Bond Street,
Wolverhampton, WV2 4AS had been received from Mr D. Minott of
Lorraine and Derrick Ltd.
The Chair detailed the procedure to be
followed. All parties confirmed that
they understood the procedure.
Mrs A. Chonk, Licensing Officer, provided an
outline of the application. Mr Thomas
confirmed that the summary was accurate.
The Chair invited the applicant to present the
Mr Thomas said that prior to consideration of
the matter, he had raised concerns that the objection raised by the
Police, that Ms L. Heath, who had recently applied to be the
Premises Licence Holder for the Bond Street Tavern but had been
refused by the Licensing Sub-Committee, continued to form part of
the company and continued to play an active role at the venue was
invalid as Ms Heath was no longer a director of Lorraine and
Derrick Ltd and had no involvement with the premises. Mr Minott confirmed that to be correct.
The Chair asked Sergeant L. Davies, West
Midlands Police, if he agreed with the view expressed by Mr
Thomas. Sergeant Davies asked Mr Thomas
to confirm that Ms Heath no longer had any association with
Lorraine and Derrick Ltd or the Bond Street Tavern. Mr Thomas confirmed that to be
correct. Based upon Mr Thomas’s
statement, Sergeant Davies withdrew the objections raised by West
Mrs S. Hardwick, Senior Solicitor, stated that
following the withdrawal of the objections raised by the Police, it
was no longer within the remit of the Licensing Sub-Committee to
consider the application. The Chair
therefore closed the meeting