Application for a new premises
Authorisations and Times Applied For
Sale of alcohol for consumption off the
Thursday 07.00 to 21.00
and Saturday 07.00 to 22.00
Sunday 08.00 to 21.00
Summary of New Premises Licence Application
In accordance with the
Licensing Act 2003, following the submission of an application for
a new premises licence for Werrington Green Post Office, 2 The
Green, Werrington Village, Peterborough, PE4 6RU, which had
attracted representations in objection to the application, the
Licensing Authority was required to hold a hearing.
A summary of the issues raised
by persons objecting to application included:
The local residents believed that the sale of
alcohol from the Post Office until late at night would encourage
and increase vulnerability to crime.
Sufficient numbers of other premises in the local
area were authorised to sell alcohol to meet demand.
Parking issues would increase due to the Post Office
being open late and their customers would be trying to park in the
same area as customers of other licensed premises in the immediate
If a licence was granted there would be an increase
in alcohol related incidents including disturbances from customers
An increase in littering in the vicinity of the
An increase in access of alcohol to young
person’s either through theft from the store or through
‘proxy buying’ (where an under 18 year old persuades an
over 18 year old to purchase alcohol on their behalf).