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Extended Hours for Licensed Premises

General Extension of Licensed Hours - COP 26

At its meeting of 17 September 2021, the Licensing Board agreed to approve an extension of one additional hour from the terminal hour for all premises with on sales as part of their premises licence. This is for the period from 31 October to 12 November 2021 inclusive and no application is required.

If you currently hold a Premises Licence to sell alcohol you can apply to extend your licensed hours by submitting an application for Extended Hours.

The extension can last for up to one month but can only be made in relation to:

  • a special event or occasion to be catered for on the premises; or
  • a special event of local or national significance.

How do I apply?

Read our  pdf icon Guidance on Applying [335kb] for information on the application process including details of:

  • How to lodge an application
  • Supporting documents required
  • How the application will be processed
  • The time it will take to get a decision
  • What to do if you are unhappy with the decision

If you plan to submit your application at our Service Desk, you must make an appointment using our .

Appointments are available Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays.  Read more about Licensing Appointments.

How much does it cost?

The current fee is £10.  The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.

Please refer to our pdf icon Fees and Charges [65kb] document for details of all our fees and accepted payment methods.

Are there other ways to extend my Licensed Hours?

The Licensing Board can apply a general extension in connection with a special event of local or national significance.  The Board's Festive Policy also sets out additional hours that most on-sales licensed premises can make use of.  Find out more.

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