Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Monday 26th September 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Rennes Room, Civic Centre, Paris Street, Exeter. View directions

Contact: Mark Devin, Democratic Services Officer (Committees)  Telephone 01392 265477 or email

No. Item


Appointment of Chair

To appoint a Chair for the meeting.



Councillor Holland was appointed as Chair for this meeting.



Declarations of Interest

Councillors are reminded of the need to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests that relate to business on the agenda and which have not already been included in the register of interests, before any discussion takes place on the item. Unless the interest is sensitive, you must also disclose the nature of the interest. In accordance with the Council's Code of Conduct, you must then leave the room and must not participate in any further discussion of the item.  Councillors requiring clarification should seek the advice of the Monitoring Officer prior to the day of the meeting.



No declarations of interest were made by Members.




Application to Review a Club Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 442 KB

To consider the report of the Service Lead - Environmental Health & Community Safety.


Additional documents:


The Chair introduced the Members of the Sub-Committee together with the Legal Advisor, the Principal Licensing Officer and the Democratic Services Officer. The Legal Advisor set out the hearing procedure and all parties in attendance, agreed that the procedure was understood.


The Principal Licensing Officer presented the applications received from residents of Wonford Street, who had sought a review of the Club Premises licence in respect of the Heavitree and Wonford United Services Club, Victory Hall, 104 Wonford Street, Exeter, EX2 5DE. The applications for review had been advertised and circulated as required by the legislation. Representations had been received from a local resident, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary and from Environmental Health.


One of the two Applicants was in attendance and spoke in support of their application and responded to questions from Members. Representations from a local resident, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary and from Environmental Health were then considered and those in attendance answered questions from Members and the Legal Advisor.


The Club Secretary and Club Treasurer of the premises spoke in support of the premises and responded to questions from all parties.


The meeting was closed so that the Members could determine the application.


RESOLVED that the Club Premises Licence be modified with the conditions and reasons set out in the formal decision notice attached.