Premises licences under the Gambling Act 2005

Record details

Description

Who needs a premises licence?

Under the Gambling Act 2005, a premises licence is required for any of the following types of premises:

  • Casino
  • Bingo Hall
  • Betting shop
  • Betting (track) - sporting venues not just tracks
  • Amusement Arcade (for adults only, or where adult machines [category B or C] are provided)

It should be noted that 'premises' includes 'any place' in particular vehicles and vessels.

Types of premises licences

There are five types of premises licences

  • Casino premises licence
  • Bingo premises licence
  • Betting premises licence, including tracks and premises used by betting intermediaries
  • Adult Gaming Centres (for category B3, C and D gaming machines)
  • Family Entertainment Centres (for category C and D gaming machines)

Current Applications

There are no current consultations.

Applying for a gambling premises licence

Documents

Responsible authorities for Gambling Act 2005

  • ‚ÄčMetropolitan Police, The Licensing Office, Romford Police Station, 19 Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BJ
  • London Fire and Emergency, Planning Authority, 210 High Street South, East Ham, London, E6 3RS
  • Gambling Commission, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP
  • Public Protection Service, London Borough of Havering, c/o Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BD
  • HM Customs and Excise, National Registration Unit (Betting and Gaming), Portcullis House, 21 India Street, Glasgow, G2 4PZ
  • Licensing Authority, London Borough of Havering, c/o Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BD
  • Planning Control and Enforcement, Sustainable Communities, c/o Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BD
  • Children and Families Service, London Borough of Havering, c/o Town Hall, Main Road, Romford, RM1 3BD