You need to apply for extended hours to your premises licence if you wish to sell
alcohol during hours that are outwith your current core hours. You can only extend
the core hours of the premises in connection with either:
- a special event or occasion to be catered for on the premises
- a special event of local or nation significance
Extended hours have effect for the period granted by the Licensing Board; however,
the period of grant can be no more than one month. It is important to note that
extended hours are for ad hoc occasions and that any events or occasions that take
place regularly on your premises should be incorporated within your Operating Plan.
Examples of events which could be considered special or significant:
- Charity fundraisers
- Christmas and New Year Celebrations
- Local and National celebrations
Each application will be treated on its own merits.
How to apply
The extended hours application form is available for download:
- Application for Extended Hours
Your completed application form and fee should be sent to:
You can also fax your application form to 01324 501588.