Premises licence

Apply for a new premises licence

To provide late night refreshments and regulated entertainment, and sell alcohol, you need to make an application for a new licence.


The fees for a premises licence are set nationally and are based on the rateable value of the premises.

Responsible authorities

These are public bodies that must be notified of certain applications and can make comments aboutĀ those applications. Go to contact details of responsible authorities 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 Licensing Act 2003:

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