Decision details

The Determination of an Application by Roxy Leisure Ltd for A Premises Licence [Section 18(3) (a)] in respect of Roxy Ballroom, Stonebow House, The Stonebow, York, YO1 7NP (CYC-073339)

Decision Maker: Licensing/Gambling Hearing

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Hearing reconvened remotely in private session at 20:12 hours on 11 September 2023.


PRESENT: Councillors Mason (Chair), Cuthbertson and Smalley


The Sub-Committee resolved to grant the licence for the following activities and timings as applied for together with modified/additional conditions imposed by the Sub-Committee (Option 2) as set out below:


Proposed Activity


Films - indoors

10:00 to 23:00 Mon to Wed

10:00 to 00:00 Thurs to Sat

10:00 to 22:30 Sun

Recorded Music - Indoors

10:00 to 23:00 Mon to Wed

10:00 to 00:00 Thurs to Sat

10:00 to 22:30 Sun

Late Night Refreshment - indoors

23:00 to 00:00 Thurs to Sat

Supply of Alcohol - on the premises

10:00 to 23:00 Mon to Wed

10:00 to 00:00 Thurs to Sat

10:00 to 22:30 Sun

Opening Hours

09:00 to 23:30 Mon to Wed

09:00 to 00:30 Thurs to Sat

09:00 to 23:00 Sun

Seasonal variations / non-standard timings

New Year’s Eve hours shall be extended from the end of permitted hours on New Year’s Eve until the start of permitted hours on New Year’s Day.

For statutory bank holiday weekend periods (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday) and for the Thursday before Good Friday and for Christmas Eve, the finish time will be extended by one hour beyond these times.


The conditions agreed between the Applicant and North Yorkshire Police set out in Annexe 3 of the agenda and the conditions agreed between the Applicant and Public Protection numbered 1, 2, 4 and 5 as set out in Annexe 4 of the agenda shall be added to the licence.


The following conditions shall also be added to the licence:


-                  No bottles, glasses or similar items may be disposed of in outside receptacles between 20:00 and 08:00 hours.

-                  A direct telephone number for the manager on duty at the premises and an email address for the area manager shall be made available via letter every 6 months to the residents of Lady Hewley Cottages, St Saviourgate and Stonebow House.

-                  The number of customers permitted in the premises at any one time shall not exceed 400 customers.


The conditions contained in the Operating Schedule shall be added to the licence unless contradictory to the above conditions.


The licence is also subject to the mandatory conditions applicable to licensed premises.



Full reasons for the Sub-Committee’s decision will be included in the detailed Decision Letter which will be provided to the Applicant and Representor in due course.


There is a right of appeal for the Applicant and the Representor to the Magistrates’ Court against this decision. Any appeal to the Magistrates Court must be made within 21 days of receipt of the Decision Letter and sent to the following address:


Chief Executive

York and Selby Magistrates Court

The Law Courts

Clifford Street




Publication date: 21/09/2023

Date of decision: 11/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/09/2023 - Licensing/Gambling Hearing

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