Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 11th October, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA

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The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting. There were no apologies received.



Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary, other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests relating to items on the agenda.


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To receive and agree the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 13 September 2023.


AGREED the minutes of the previous Licensing Sub-Committee meeting held on Wednesday 13 September 2023.


Bramleys Restaurant, 217 Bramley Road, LONDON, N14 4XA pdf icon PDF 12 MB

New Premises Licence Application.


On 7 August 2023, a new premises licence application was submitted to Enfield’s Licensing Team, again naming Bramleys Restaurant Ltd as the Premises Licence Holder (PLH) and Mrs Dina Balaj as the proposed Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS).




1. The introduction by Ellie Green, Licensing Team Manager, including:


a.    On 2 December 2020, a new premises licence (LN/202000261) was issued to Bramleys Restaurant Ltd, Company number 12922450, registered office address 217 Bramley Road, London, United Kingdom, N14 4XA. Mrs Dina Balaj has been the Company Director since 2 October 2020. This premises licence, which was not subject to any outstanding representations, was granted by officers in accordance with delegated powers. The named Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) is Mrs Dina Balaj, and has held this position since the licence was first issued.

b.    No variation or other amendments have been made to the premises licence since it was issued, nor have the Licensing Team received any review applications in relation to this premises.

c.     The premises also holds pavement licence LN/202200023 which permits outdoor tables and chairs on the highway outside the premises, between 10am and 6pm daily.

d.    The activity and times permitted by Premises Licence (LN/202000261) are outlined in the report pack.

e.    On 7 August 2023, a new premises licence application was submitted to Enfield’s Licensing Team, again naming Bramleys Restaurant Ltd as the PLH and Mrs Dina Balaj as the proposed DPS.

f.      An extension to licensable activity, including music and alcohol and late-night refreshment, sought in the new premises licence application was from what was 23:00 in the existing licence to 01:00 Sunday to Wednesday, and Thursday to Saturday from 23:30 previously to 01:30 with a 02:00 close, as outlined in the report pack.

g.    Bramleys Restaurant was described as being the last premises along the parade, which featured a mix of premises. The latest opening hours of these premises according to their licence was said to be 24 hours, but according to google searches of their actual closing hours showed that the latest time used was midnight, including alcohol and music. Residential flats were said to be above the premises, and there were residential streets leading off from each end of the parade.

h.    Each of the Responsible Authorities were consulted in respect of the application.

i.      The application form states that premises licence (LN/202000261) will be surrendered, should the new application be granted.

j.      The Licensing Authority object to this new application in full, and seek modified conditions as well as a reduction in the hours sought, as outlined in the report pack. This representation was submitted based on the protection of children from harm; prevention of public nuisance and prevention of crime and disorder licensing objective.

k.     Representations were received from Enfield Licensing Authority, and 44 objections from Other Parties, including local councillors and residents, and were based on all four of the licensing objectives.Other parties were referred to as OP1, OP2 etc., and live in a range of nearby residential  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.