Appendix E

Capellini – Proposed Police Conditions


1.     Authorised civilian 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.    Alcohol will be served by waiter/waitress service to persons seated at tables and ancillary to a main table meal only.

 3.    There shall be no vertical drinking at the premises.

4.    No beer, lager, cider or perry with an ABV over 6% or above shall be sold at the premises save that this shall not apply to premium beer, lager, cider or perry with an ABV over 6% or above such as craft or speciality brands or brands produced by a micro-brewery, or brands produced to commemorate a national or local event.

For the Prevention of Crime and Disorder:

5.    Subject to GDPR guidance and legislation:


(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 entrances/exits to the premises as well as any outside space. 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) 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 Police e.g. USB) or provide footage via an online link as initiated by Police, without difficulty or delay and without charge.


(g) Any breakdown or system failure will be notified to the police immediately & 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 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.


 6.    An incident log will be maintained by the premises showing a detailed note of incidents that occur in the premises and any refusals of alcohol. The incident log will be inspected and signed off by the DPS (or a person with delegated authority) at least once a week. 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. Any refusals made at any of the bars/point of alcohol service e.g., for intoxication, will also be recorded in writing.

For Public Safety:

For the Prevention of Public Nuisance:

 For the Protection of Children from Harm:

7.  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:

v  The lawful selling of age restricted products

v  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.

8.    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, driving licenses with a photograph or proof of age cards bearing the ‘PASS’ mark hologram. The list of approved forms of ID may be amended or revised with the prior written agreement of Sussex Police and the Licensing Authority without the need to amend the licence or conditions attaching to it.

9. Signage advertising the “Challenge 25” policy will be displayed in prominent locations inside the premise