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To consider an application to review the Premises Licence for Kaos Bar, 38-42 Queen Street, Blackpool, FY1 2AY.


A. Application and representations submitted. To consider the attached report.

B. Determination of the application to review the Premises Licence for Kaos Bar.


The Licensing Panel will indicate how the decision is to be communicated to interested parties.



The Licensing Panel considered an application to review the Premises Licence of Kaos Bar, 38-42 Queen Street. The Review Application had been submitted by Lancashire Constabulary  on the grounds of the Prevention of Crime and Disorder, Public Safety, the Prevention of Public Nuisance and the Protection of Children from Harm, with supporting representations having been submitted by Environmental Protection, the Licensing Authority and 3 members of the public.


In attendance at the hearing were PC Guy Harrison and PC Emma Pritchard from Lancashire Constabulary along with Mr Lee Petrak on behalf of the Licensing Authority. The Licence holder and Designated Premises Supervisor Mr Neil Cropper was in attendance accompanied by his agent Mr Mark Marshall.


Prior to the start of considering the evidence submitted by all parties, the Licensing Panel considered a request for a deferral of one month submitted by the Licence Holder and supported by the Lancashire Constabulary and the Licensing Authority.

Mr Mark Marshall, Licence Holder’s agent, explained that he had requested amore detailed information on the police crime logs which had formed part of the police evidence, so that areas of explanation, agreement and dispute could be presented.

This detailed information had been requested from the police who explained that it would take some time to collate and would not be available until the week commencing 7 November 2022.


In view of this information- the Licensing Panel considered that a one-month deferral would be possible to enable further in depth consideration of the issues and with the agreement of the parties to the hearing.




That the review of the Premises Licence in respect of Kaos Bar to deferred to the meeting of the Licensing Panel on the 5 December 2022.

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