Alcohol and entertainment guidance

How to contact us

  • Please do not visit the Civic Centre reception without an appointment.

  • Email at is the preferred method of contact. We aim to respond to all emails within three working days and will prioritise urgent concerns or complaints.

  • You can also get in touch with us by using our online contact form.

Making your application

  • We accept licence applications by email to

  • Existing licence holders and new premises licence applicants must comply with Covid-19 requirements in risk assessing their activities and events. See below under ‘Information'.

  • Scan all sides of the required original documents and attach them to your email with your application form.

  • We will contact you to arrange payment of the relevant fee.

  •  If we need to, we will contact you about your application and/or documents.

  • We may not be able to process your application within our published timescales. We will post your licence document to you once issued.

Information sheets

The information contained is a summary of the law only and does not cover each topic in detail. While we try to keep the information up-to-date we cannot guarantee accuracy as the law is subject to change.

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