Club premises licence

Apply for new club premises certificate

You can apply for a new club certificate for any premises which are occupied and used regularly for club purposes.

Applications should be submitted with a plan of the premises, a copy of the rules of the club and a club operating schedule. The operating schedule outlines:

  • the activities of the club
  • the times the activities are to take place
  • other opening times
  • if alcohol supplies are for consumption on or off the premises or both
  • the steps that the club propose to take to promote the licensing objectives
  • any other information that is required

If details of the club change, for example the registered address, you must let us know.


The fees for a club premises certificate are set nationally and are based on the rateable value of the premises. You can check your rateable value connected with premises licences.

Responsible authorities

These are public bodies that must be notified of certain applications and can make comments about those applications. Go to responsible authorities contact for contact details of those covering Thurrock.

Advertising your application

Your application must be advertised in accordance with requirements of the legislation.

Licensing policy

Our statement of licensing policy sets out how we set out to apply the four licensing objectives when making decisions on applications made under the Licencing Act 2003:

  • the prevention of crime and disorder 
  • public safety
  • the prevention of public nuisance
  • the protection of children from harm