Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee (4)
Thursday 12th July, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Room 3.1, 3rd Floor, 5 Strand, London, WC2 5HR. View directions

Contact: Kisi Smith-Charlemagne, Senior Committee and Governance Officer  Email:  kscharlemagne@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 020 7641 2783

Items
No. Item

1.

Membership

To report any changes to the membership.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members and Officers of any personal or prejudicial interests in matters on this agenda.

1.

141 Park Lane Lounge Club, 141 Park Lane, London, W1K 2AA pdf icon PDF 3 MB

App

No

Ward /

Cumulative Impact Area

Site Name and Address

Application

Licensing Reference Number

1.

West End Ward / Not in cumulative impact area

141 Park Lane Lounge Club

141 Park Lane

London

W1K 2AA

New Premises Licence

18/03209/LIPN

 

Minutes:

LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE No.4

Thursday 12th July 2018

 

Membership:            Councillor Karen Scarborough (Chairman) and Councillor Louise Hyams and Councillor Aziz Toki

 

Legal Adviser:           Barry Panto

Committee Officer:   Kisi Smith-Charlemagne

Presenting Officer:   Shannon Pring

 

Relevant Representations:     Metropolitan Police, Environmental Health, 8 local residents and one local business representation

 

Present: Mr Gary Grant (Counsel, representing the Applicant Marble Arch Clubs Limited), Mr John Phillips (on behalf of the Applicant company), Mr Ian Smith (Shield Associates expert witness), PC Bryan Lewis (Metropolitan Police), Dave Nevitt (Environmental Health), Richard Brown (CAB Project Officer representing Alec Jones and Mike Dunn), James Measures (representing Stephen Moonen, General manager of the Marriott Hotel) and Mr Nouhad Nassar (local resident)

 

141 Park Lane Lounge Club, 141 Park Lane, London, W1K 2AA (“The Premises”) 18/03209/LIPN (West End Ward/ not in Cumulative Impact Area)

 

1.

Regulated Entertainment (Indoors)

Exhibitions of films

Performance of live music

Playing of recorded music

Performance of Dance

Anything of a similar description

 

Monday to Sunday: 09:00 to 06:00

 

Seasonal variations / Non-Standard Timings:

 

All licensable activities shall be extended from the end of permitted hours on New Year’s Eve to the start of permitted hours on New Year’s Day.

 

An additional hour to the standard and non-standard times on the day when British Summertime commences.

 

Hotel residents and their guests shall be unrestricted.

 

 

Amendments to application advised at hearing:

 

Reference to Hotel residents and their guests being unrestricted, shall be removed

 

Decision (including reasons if different from those set out in report):

 

The Sub-Committee considered an application by Marble Arch Clubs Limited for a new premises licence in respect of 41 Park Lane Lounge Club, 141 Park Lane, London, W1K 2AA (“The Premises”).  The Licensing Officer provided an outline of the application to the Sub-Committee, confirming that the Metropolitan Police and Environmental Health had maintained their objections.  It was also confirmed that Richard Brown would be representing local residents and James Measures would be representing the Marriott Hotel who also objected to the application.

 

Mr Grant described the iconic and central location of the premises, then advised the Sub-Committee that it had before them an application for a new premises licence, for a premises proposing to operate as an exclusive late night venue.  The clientele are predominantly members of the Middle-Eastern and Arabic community. Mr Grant advised that the Applicant intends to replace the current premises licence; whereby the applicant had applied to extend the terminal hours and reduce the capacity of the premises.  The Applicant sought Regulated Entertainment (Performance of Dance, Exhibition of a Film, Performance of Live Music, Playing of recorded music and Anything of a similar description) from Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 06:00; Late Night Refreshment from Monday to Sunday 23:00 - 05:00; and Sale by Retail of Alcohol from Monday to Sunday 09:00-06:00. 

 

Mr Grant advised that this was not a traditional night club, although the premises currently has a licence until 03:30, the premises does not have a dance floor, because this does not represent the nature of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.

2.

Ground Floor and Basement, 92 York Street, London, W1H 1QY pdf icon PDF 405 KB

App

No

Ward /

Cumulative Impact Area

Site Name and Address

Application

Licensing Reference Number

2.

Bryanston and Dorset Square Ward / Not in cumulative impact area

Ground Floor and Basement

92 York Street

London

W1H 1QY

New Premises Licence

18/04281/LIPN

 

Minutes:

LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE No.4

Thursday 12th July 2018

 

Membership:            Councillor Karen Scarborough (Chairman) and Councillor Louise Hyams.  Councillor Aziz Toki stood down for this item as he was unwell). 

 

Legal Adviser:           Barry Panto

Committee Officer:   Kisi Smith-Charlemagne

Presenting Officer:   Shannon Pring

 

Relevant Representations:     One local resident

 

Present: Mr Igor Stopnikov (Director) Greg Lawniczak (General Store Manager)

 

Ground Floor and Basement 92 York Street, London, W1H 1QY (“The Premises”) 18/04281/LIPN (Bryanston and Dorset Square Ward/ not in Cumulative Impact Area)

 

1.

Sale by retail of Alcohol (Off sales)

 

Monday to Saturday: 09:00 to 21:00

Sunday: 10:00 to 21:00

 

Seasonal variations / Non-Standard Timings:

 

None

 

 

Amendments to application advised at hearing:

 

None

 

 

Decision (including reasons if different from those set out in report):

 

The Sub-Committee considered an application by Attilus Services Limited for a new premises licence in respect of Ground Floor and Basement 92 York Street, London, W1H 1QY (“The Premises”).  The Licensing Officer provided an outline of the application to the Sub-Committee, confirming that Environmental Health had not made a representation due to the applicant accepting all of their proposed conditions.  The Licensing officer also explained that the local resident objector was not in attendance.

 

Mr Igor Stopnikov advised that the Sub-Committee had before it an application for a new premises licence for a premises that it took ownership of in June 2017. The premises has been refurbished and will operate as a shop with eating area on ground floor and a small office in the basement.  It is intended that the shop will sell Caviar and other food items. Mr Stopnikov informed the Sub-Committee the he wished to supplement food sales with the sale of alcohol off the premises, of champagne, premium bottled beer, and possibly Russian vodka. 

 

Mr Stopnikov advised that the ground floor has an area of 350 square feet and the basement is exactly the same size. Mr Stopnikov sought sale by retail of alcohol Monday to Saturday 09:00-21:00 and Sunday 10:00-21:00. The nature of the premises is fish farming and fish distribution, specialising in caviar, farmed in European and distributed in Europe and the UK. He explained that the company traded online and this premises was the first shop in London.  Mr Greg Lawniczak explained that there would be 3 small tables and 9-10 chairs situated within the ground floor retail area but there would be no sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises.

 

The Sub-Committee clarified that all the Environmental Health conditions regarding off sales after 10:00 had been agreed.  Mr Stopnikov confirmed that this was correct and advised that they will also be selling non-alcoholic drinks such as coffee and water.  Mr Stopnikov advised that he was considering the possibility of selling specialty wines in the future.

 

The Sub-Committee noted that proposed operating hours for these premises was well within core hours and that conditions had been agreed with environmental health which had satisfied their concerns. However, the Sub-Committee also had regard to the resident’s concerns relating to the prevention of public  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Picpoul, Ground Floor and Basement, 12 New Quebec Street, London, W1H 7RF pdf icon PDF 508 KB

App

No

Ward /

Cumulative Impact Area

Site Name and Address

Application

Licensing Reference Number

3.

Bryanston and Dorset Square Ward / Not in cumulative impact area

Picpoul

Ground Floor and Basement

12 New Quebec Street

London

W1H 7RF

New Premises Licence

18/05043/LIPN

 

Minutes:

LICENSING SUB-COMMITTEE No.4

Thursday 12th July 2018

 

Membership:            Councillor Karen Scarborough (Chairman) and Councillor Louise Hyams. Councillor Aziz Toki stood down for this item as he was unwell). 

 

Legal Adviser:           Barry Panto

Committee Officer:   Kisi Smith-Charlemagne

Presenting Officer:   Shannon Pring

 

Relevant Representations:     Environmental Health and one local resident

 

Present: Ms Maria Guida (Solicitor, representing the Applicant); Ms Sylvia Kontek (on behalf of the Applicant company) andAnil Drayan (Environmental Health)  

 

Picpoul, Ground Floor and Basement, 12 New Quebec Street, London, W1H 7RF (“The Premises”) 18/05043/LIPN (Bryanston and Dorset Square / not in Cumulative Impact Area)

 

1.

Regulated Entertainment

Playing of recorded music (indoors)

 

Monday to Friday: 07:00 to 23:30

Saturday: 08:00 to 00:00

Sunday: 08:00 to 22:30

 

Seasonal variations / Non-Standard Timings:

 

None

 

 

Amendments to application advised at hearing:

 

None

 

 

Decision (including reasons if different from those set out in report):

 

The Sub-Committee considered an application by Margaux Ltd for a new premises licence in respect ofGround Floor and Basement, 12 New Quebec Street, London, W1H 7RF(“The Premises”).  The Licensing Officer provided an outline of the application to the Sub-Committee, confirming that the Environmental Health had maintained it objections.  One resident representation had been made, however the resident was not in attendance.

 

 

Ms Guida, advised the Sub-Committee that it had before it an application for a new premises licence for a premises proposing to operate as a high-class seafood inspired all day brasserie and oyster bar with 93 covers. The Applicant currently has two successful restaurants in Kensington and Chelsea.  The premises had previously operated as a restaurant with a premises licence, the existing premises licence was suspended on 26 August 2015 for non-payment of the annual fee. 

 

Ms Guida discussed the local resident representation, highlighting her concern about the noise from existing restaurants.  Ms Guida advised the Sub-Committee that this may emanate from the outside seating areas, but mentioned that a proposed condition for this licence was that the outside table and chairs are rendered unusable after 22:30.  It was felt that this might go some way to alleviating some of the resident’s concerns.  The Sub-Committee sought clarification on the ownership of the forecourt. It was confirmed by Ms Guida that this was privately owned.

 

Ms Guida confirmed that the Applicant had accepted the Environmental Health conditions, subject to deliveries being allowed to take place from 06:30 in small vans.  Capacity figures of 100 has been agreed with no more than 16 seated in the external area.  The Sub-Committee then heard from Mr Anil Drayan from Environmental Health, who had concerns regarding condition 16.  Mr Drayan asked that the condition be amended to reflect an x and “to be determined on completion” for the capacity in the basement area.  There was a brief discussion on the size of the small delivery vans and the number of daily deliveries.

 

The Sub-Committee noted that the applicant had agreed to operate as a restaurant in accordance with the Council’s model condition 66 and had agreed most of the conditions  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Sushi Murasaki, 12 Lauderdale Parade, Lauderdale Road, London, W9 1LU pdf icon PDF 331 KB

App

No

Ward /

Cumulative Impact Area

Site Name and Address

Application

Licensing Reference Number

4.

Maida Vale Ward / Not in cumulative impact area

Sushi Murasaki

12 Lauderdale Parade

Lauderdale Road

London

W9 1LU

New Premises Licence

18/02152/LIPN

 

Minutes:

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