Latest Applications for Licences and Making a Representation

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Latest Applications for Licences and Making a Representation

On this page you can find all the applications for new or varied premises licences and club premises certificates.

If we don’t get any objections to the applications then we must grant the application.

If objections are raised (and not resolved) the Licensing Sub Committee will decide whether to grant the application based on the evidence presented by the relevant parties.

Making Representation

You should send a representation in writing within 28 days from the day after the application was given to us. Your representation must address one or more of the licensing objectives, such as:

  • The Prevention of Crime and Disorder
  • Public Nuisance
  • Public Safety
  • The Protection of Children From Harm

Representations should be sent to the Licensing Authority, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, Civic Centre (Floor 13) , Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6ZG or emailed to In order to process your representation please include your full postal address.

Please note that if you do make a representation to an application:

  • the applicant will be able to see your personal data (such as your name and address) from the representation letter you send out. This is because a copy of this letter must also be sent out to the applicant
  • your letter will also be in the agenda should the matter proceed to a sub-committee hearing. Your personal data may also be published in the minutes which are given to all parties to the proceedings and available on our website
  • a record of the application, the statutory register of the Licensing Authority, may be inspected at the Council's office address given above, between 08:30 and 16:45 on Mondays to Fridays except on bank and public holidays
  • if you make a false statement in connection with an application you could be fined up to £5000

Latest Applications

Latest Application information
Ward Trading Name Address Summary of Proposal Representation must be recieved by
Kursaal Branksome Road Convenience Store

101 Branksome Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex SS2 4HG

Application to vary a premises licence for:

Changes to the layout of the premises

Amend retail sale of alcohol off sales to Monday -  Sunday 07:00 to 23:00

Removal of Non-Standard Hours

29 October 2021



Belfairs Mad Dogs & Englishmen Interior Ltd 1349 London Road

Application to vary the Premises Licence to extend the Licensing activities and times as follows:

Recorded Music

Late Night Refreshments

Supply of Alcohol

Friday & Saturday   22:00hrs – 24:00hrs

The current licence is: Sundays and Mondays – 12.00 (noon) to 20.00 hrs Tuesdays to Saturdays – 12.00 (noon) to 22.00 hrs

28 October 2021

(ref: 21/02011/LAPREM)

Victoria Well Known Brands Ltd

12 Victoria Business Park, Short Street, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 5BY

Application for a new premises licence for: The sale and supply of alcohol off the premises daily between 00.00 – 23:59

11 October 2021


Leigh The Vine

149 Leigh Road

Application to vary Premises Licence, to remove licence condition No.1 on the current Licence which states: All areas of the premises shall be operated predominately as a restaurant with a minimum of 50 covers. This condition will not apply on 12 occasions a year (no more than 2 in a calendar month) where a pre-booked event is to take place and where the police licensing team and the licensing authority have been provided with at least two working days notice of the event

5 October 2021
(ref: 21/02010/LAPREM)

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