Responsible authorities

For the following applications made under the Licensing Act 2003, the bodies below are statutory consultees:

  • Application for a Premises Licence
  • Application for a Club Premises Certificate
  • Application for a Provisional Statement
  • Application for a variation of Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate (excluding minor variations)
  • Application for a review of a Premises Licence /Club Premises Certificate

Applicants must ensure all responsible authorities are sent a copy of their application when submitting it by non-electronic means. For further information, visit our Licensing Act 2003 page.

All of the Responsible Authorities may make a representation about any of the above application types on consultation. Any representation must relate to one or more of the four Licensing Objectives which are:

  • the prevention of public nuisance
  • the protection of children from harm
  • the prevention of crime and disorder
  • public safety

Any representation must be received by the Licensing Authority by midnight on the 28th day of the statutory consultation period. Representations submitted after that date will not be considered.

Statutory consultees

Hampshire Constabulary, Licensing and Alcohol Harm Reduction Team, Bishops Waltham Police Station, Hoe Road, Bishops Waltham, SO32 1DS
Tel No.02380 479578.

The police can also be contacted for advice regarding licence applications via email on

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service HQ
Business Fire Safety, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9SJ

Health and Safety Executive
Dealing with public safety issues in relevant premises.

Priestley House, Priestley Road, Basingstoke, RG24 9NW

Child Protection Services
Children's Safeguarding and Reviewing Service, HCC CSD Safeguarding Unit, Falcon House, Monarch Way, Winchester, SO22 5PL Tel 01962 876222

Public Nuisance and Public Safety
Dealing with issues relating to public nuisance and health and safety (in relevant premises).

Environmental Health Department, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH

Trading Standards
The Trading Standards Service, Montgomery House, Monarch Way, Winchester SO22 5PW

Find out more about Trading Standards and the work of Hampshire County Councils Regulatory services on Hampshire County Council's website.

Planning Authority
Development Control Team, Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council, Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH

Primary Care Trust
Licensing, Public Health Manager, Public Health Department, 1st Floor, Room 153, Elizabeth II Court, South, Hampshire County Council, Winchester, SO23 8TG

The Licensing Authority
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, civic offices, London Road, Basingstoke, RG21 4AH

Home Office (Immigration Enforcement)
Alcohol Licensing Team, Lunar House, 40 Wellesley Road, Croydon CR9 2BY

Contact details

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