Sunday 21 July

Due to maintenance, the facility to pay online and our online application forms where we take a payment will be unavailable for two hours from 4:30am to 6:30am. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Premises licence - change of circumstance

Transfer of a premises licence - fees and how to apply

Before you apply

If you are applying as an individual/s, you will be required to prove your right to work in the UK.

Please read:


The application fee is £23.

How to apply

You can apply online:

Apply to transfer a premises licence

Alternatively, we can send you an application form: Contact Licensing

Time period for council to normally approve the application

Two months.

What happens if your application is not processed by this council within the normal approved time period (Tacit consent)

 It is in the public interest that the council must process the application, and other external agencies might need to be consulted prior to making a decision. Therefore, should you not receive confirmation that your licence application has been granted or rejected within two months of submission; you may not commence your business.

What happens if you have not heard from us in that time period?

Please contact us using our contact form

Complaints concerning the process

In the first instance, please use our contact form. Any person who is refused a licence or objects to a condition attached to a licence may appeal to the local Magistrates court.

Any change in circumstances

If you wish to vary any licence condition or change premises or proprietor a fresh application will be required.

Last updated: ‎12‎/‎06‎/‎2024‎ ‎11‎:‎46