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Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 1.00 pm app available
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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall and YouTube

Contact: Coral Astbury, Democratic and Member Services Officer  Email:


No. Item


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


There were no declarations.


Procedure pdf icon PDF 23 KB

General procedure points and hearing procedure for the meeting.


The Chair outlined the procedure that would be followed for the meeting.


Determination of Application for a Premises Licence- Old Camelot Site, Park Hall Road, Chorley, PR7 5LP pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Development attached.

Additional documents:


The Director of Planning and Development submitted a report for the Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee to advise members of an application for a premises licence in respect of Old Camelot Site, Park Hall Road, Chorley, PR7 5LP. The application was brought for determination by Members as several relevant representations had been received.

The Applicants, Mr. Dean McCormick and Mr. Russell Feingold of One Digital Outdoor Ltd were present, as were their representatives Mr. Ryan Esson and Ms. Jessica Webb of GoTo Live Ltd.


Prior to the meeting starting, the Chair indicated that he had visited the site earlier in the morning to gauge the distance of the premises from local residential properties. A security guard had seen the Chair and had contacted Mr. Feingold. The Chair confirmed that he had a brief conversation with Mr. Feingold to explain the purpose of his visit and clarified that no discussion had taken place in regard to the Sub Committee hearing.


The Sub-Committee were asked to approve the requests received under regulation 8, allowing eligible parties to the hearing to speak. In response, the Enforcement Team Leader (Licensing) explained that none had been received and that none of the residents who had submitted representations were attending the hearing.


The Enforcement Team Leader (Licensing) presented the report and explained that an application for a new premises licence was submitted by GoTo Live Ltd for and on behalf of One Digital Outdoor Ltd. As representations were received the Sub-Committee were asked to determine the application.


The Enforcement Team Leader (Licensing) explained that the site is open-air and incorporates the site of the old Camelot Theme Park. The nearest residential property to the site lies approximately 350m to the north west with small pockets of residential housing to the south east, with the nearest significant area of housing lying approximately 900m to the east.

The Applicant sought to authorise the following licensable activities:


Licensable Activity


Permitted Hours

Provision of Films

Monday – Friday

Saturday – Sunday


Provision of Live Music

Monday – Sunday



Provision of Recorded Music

Monday – Sunday


Provision of Performances of Dance

Monday – Sunday


Supply of Alcohol

Monday – Sunday



Hours the Premises are open to the Public

Monday – Friday

Saturday - Sunday




The Enforcement Team Leader (Licensing) advised that the application had been advertised in line with regulation requirements and notices had been places around the site, in the newspaper and on the Council’s website. The Applicants were proposing to hold an immersive drive through cinema event, with both food and alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks being served to the public. The Enforcement Team Leader (Licensing) explained that a comprehensive events safety management plan had been provided and discussed at the Council’s Events Safety Advisory Group (ESAG) on 18 January 2022. Concern had been raised by the emergency services regarding access for emergency vehicles. However, a site visit was carried out on 2 February 2022 and confirmation was received that there was adequate access  ...  view the full minutes text for item 22.6