Vale Council reviews premises licence at Railway Hotel,
Published 18 January
On 12 January 2011 the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s
Licensing Committee reviewed the premises licence held by the
Railway Hotel, Penarth.
The review followed previous incidents of violence at the
premises and interim steps put in place by the committee on 17
December 2010, pending a full review hearing.
Following the hearing the committee resolved to amend the
premises licence by attaching additional conditions. The conditions
attached are as follows:
1.Polycarbonate or toughened glassware (excluding bottles)
must be used at all times.
2.Staff will ensure the regular collection of all used and
discarded drinking vessels from customer areas.
3.Suitably qualified door staff will be employed at the
premises from 21.00 should the premises operate beyond midnight,
with consideration being given to increasing their numbers as
required so as to ensure safe and effective control during major
sporting events, Bank Holiday weekends, Christmas and New Year.
Where so employed, there shall be no less than two door staff on
4.The CCTV system shall be installed to a standard agreed
by the Premises Licence Holder and South Wales Police, covering
areas that the public has access to (excluding toilets) including
all entrances and exits with coverage extending to the outside
drinking area. Images shall be produced on the request of the
Police as soon as practicable, therefore adequate training will be
provided to the management team to comply with the provision. There
will be storage facilities for images to be kept for at least 31
5.Children shall not be allowed into or remain on the
premises after 21.30.
6.The external beer garden must be vacated by all
customers by no later than 15 minutes after the cessation of
In addition, the terminal hour for trading on some bank
holiday dates has been reduced.
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