Latest applications for licences and making a representation

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  • search for current and past licensing applications (please note some current applications may have missing detail on public access while they are being processed, further information on live applications can be found on this page)
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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 dont 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 City 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 Councils 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 received by
Leigh Well Known Brands Ltd Units 3 -5 Leighcliff Buildings, Leighcliff Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 1DJ

Application for a Premises licence:

Licensable Activities: Sale and supply of alcohol off the premises, 

Daily between 00:00 – 23:59

At no point is the premises open for access to the public. Orders are made online and are delivery only.

04 January 2024


Thorpe Gold Dot One Ltd (Virtual Golf) 140 The Broadway, Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea , Essex SS1 3ES

Application for a Premises licence:

Licensable Activities: Sale and supply of alcohol on the premises, 

Daily between 08:00 – 22:00

Alcohol and drinks can only be purchased by customers using the simulator facilities.

03 January 2024


Thorpe Southchurch Park Cafe

Southchurch Park, Shaftesbury Avenue, Southend-on-sea, Essex SS1 2YN

Application for a Premises licence:

The sale and supply of alcohol (on the premises):

Daily - 11.00 to 21.00

Live music (on and off the premises)D

Daily - 12.00 to 21:00

On 12 separate occasions per year an additional hour to stay open for the above licensing activities

20 December 2023


Prittlewell Lazydays Festival Field 1, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, SS2 6ND

Application for a Premises licence:

One, 3-day event to take place yearly within June, July or September.

The sale and supply of alcohol:
Friday - 17:00 to 22:45
Sat - 12:00 to 22:45
Sun - 12:00 to 17:45.
Dance, plays, live and recorded music
Fri - 17:00 to 23:00,
Sat - 12:00 to 23:00,
Sun - 12:00 to 18:00

16 December 2023

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