Premises licence for gambling

Pay a premises licence fee

A premises licence allows the premises to be used for one or more licensable gambling activities. This could include bingo, gaming machines and betting.

All applications are advertised outside the premises and in the local newspaper. Local residents can object to applications to:

If you would like to be added to the consultation email for gambling activity applications, please contact

It is a criminal offence to carry out unlicensed activities and, if convicted, you could be given a £20,000 fine and a 6-month prison term.

New licences

Apply for a new premises licence (PDF, 237.05 KB)

Useful documents

If your application is unsuccessful, you may appeal to a magistrates' court within 21 days of the decision.

Transferring a licence

You can also make an application to transfer an existing premises licence to a new licence holder.

Apply to transfer premises licence (PDF, 229.58 KB)

Making a variation to a licence

You can also make an application to make a variation to an existing licence. You should advertise this application outside the premises and in the local newspaper.

Apply to vary a premises licence (PDF, 234.49 KB)

Useful documents

Review of a licence

You can request for a gambling premises licence to be reviewed by our Licensing Committee.

Apply to review a gambling premises licence (PDF, 44.48 KB)

Current review applications and submitting representation

Only applications which are open for public consultation can be viewed on this page.

Current applications
Name and address of premises Licence type Licence reference 28-day consultation period dates
No current applications pending

The licence holder or a responsible authority may make representations in writing about the application, as may any persons who:

To submit your representation or request a copy of an application, email All representations must be received by midnight on the last date.

Representations should include details or evidence of how the licence does not meet one or more of the licensing objectives. Under the Gambling Act 2005, the licensing objectives are:

Useful documents

For more information see:

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