The Licensing Act 2003 recognises that volunteer and social clubs give rise to different issues for licensing law than commercially run premises selling direct to the public.
These clubs (such as the Royal British Legion, working men's or cricket or rugby clubs) are generally organisations where members join together for a particular social, sporting or political purpose and then combine to purchase alcohol in bulk for members.
Club premises certificates authorise qualifying clubs to use club premises for qualifying club activities such as:
To make an application you must;
For further details regarding making an application for a club premises certificate, please contact the licensing team. Application forms and further information is also available at the GOV.UK website.