Appendix C


Proposed conditions from Sussex Police and Environment Protection for Elate Restaurant, 21 Marine Drive, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HJ


Annex 2 – Conditions consistent with the Operating Schedule:




1.     Authorised staff employed by Sussex Police in the role of licensing officer shall have the right of access to the licensed premises during hours of operation for the purpose of inspection of the premises and premises records in order to ensure the promotion of the licensing objectives.


2.  a) Intoxicating liquor shall not be supplied or sold or supplied on the premises otherwise to persons taking table meals. there and for the consumption by such a person as an ancillary to their meal only.


    b)    There will be no vertical drinking.


3.    Suitable beverages other than intoxicating liquor (including drinking water) shall be equally available for consumption with or otherwise as an ancillary to meals served in the premises by waiter/waitress only.


The Prevention of Crime and Disorder:


4. a)   Digital CCTV and appropriate recording equipment to be installed in accordance with Home Office Guidelines relating to UK Police Requirements for Digital CCTV System (PSDB Publication Number 09/05), operated and maintained throughout the premises internally and externally to cover all public areas, including the entrance to the premises. The system shall be on and recording at all times the premises licence is in operation.


   b)     The CCTV cameras and recording equipment must be of sufficient quality to work in all lighting levels inside the premises at all times.


   c)      CCTV footage will be stored for a minimum of 31 days.


   d)     The management will give full and immediate cooperation and technical assistance to the Police in the event that CCTV footage is required for the prevention and detection of suspected or alleged crime.


   e)     The CCTV images will record and display dates and times, and these times will be checked regularly to ensure their accuracy.


   f)       Subject to GDPR guidance and legislation, the management of the premises will ensure that key staff are fully trained in the operation of the CCTV, and will be able to download selected footage onto a disk (or other electronic portable device acceptable to Sussex Police) for the police without difficulty or delay and without charge to Sussex Police.


   g)     Any breakdown or system failure will be notified to the police immediately and remedied as soon as practicable.


   h)     In the event of the CCTV system hard drive being seized as evidence as part of a criminal investigation by Sussex Police or for any other reason, the premises will be expected to install a replacement hard drive or a temporary replacement drive as soon as practicable.


5. a)   An incident log will be maintained by the premises showing a detailed note of incidents that occur in the premises. The log will be inspected and signed off by the DPS (or a person with delegated authority) at least once a week.


   b)     The logbook should be kept on the premises and be available for inspection at all times the premises are open by authorised officers of the Licensing Authority or the police. An incident will be defined as being one which involves an allegation of a criminal offence.


   c)      Any refusals made for alcohol service e.g., underage, will be recorded (either in electronic or written form) and feedback given to staff as relevant. The log will be kept for a minimum of twenty-four (24) months.


6.    The premises will become a member of the Business Crime Reduction Partnership or similar scheme approved by the Licensing Authority. The scheme must operate, subject to local coverage, radios and additionally an exclusion/banning scheme of named individuals within both the day and night-time economy.


The Prevention of Public Nuisance:


7.    Provide signage at all exits and outdoor area used for smoking by staff and patrons “Please respect the needs of local residents, including leaving quickly and quietly; do not disturb the neighbours”.


8.    That the placing of refuse, such as bottles into receptacles outside the premises takes place no later than 21-00hrs and no earlier than 07-00hrs.


9.    Keep the premises and immediate vicinity free from litter at all times, including at close of trading.


10.  No noise shall emanate from the premises nor vibration be transmitted through the structure of the premises that gives rise to a nuisance.


11.   Speakers shall not be located/operated in the entrance lobby or outside the premises.


The Protection of Children from Harm:


12. The premises will operate a "Challenge 25" policy whereby any person attempting to buy alcohol who appears to be under 25 will be asked for photographic ID to prove their age. The recommended forms of ID that will be accepted are passports, official Photographic Identity Cards issued by EU states bearing a hologram or ultraviolet feature, driving licenses with a photograph, photographic military ID or proof of age cards bearing the ‘PASS’ mark hologram.


13. Signage advertising the ‘Challenge 25’ policy will be displayed in prominent locations in the premises.


14. a)    The Premises Licence Holder shall ensure that all staff members engaged or to be engaged, in selling alcohol at the premises shall receive induction training. This training will take place prior to the selling of such products:


- The lawful selling of age restricted products

- Refusing the sale of alcohol to a person who is drunk


     b)       Further verbal reinforcement/refresher training covering the above will be carried out thereafter at intervals not to exceed 8 weeks, with the date and time of the verbal reinforcement/refresher training documented.


     c)       All such training undertaken by staff members shall be fully documented and recorded. All training records shall be made available to Sussex Police, officers of the local authority and officers from the Trading Standards team upon request.