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You can make a representation against an application for a new premises licence/club certificate or a variation of an existing licence/club certificate within 28 days of the application being submitted.

For problems with premises that are already licensed - when other attempts to resolve the problem have failed - an application can be made to the council for a review of that licence.

Licences and applications can be viewed on our Public Licensing Register. If you require any further details about an application please contact us.

Representations and reviews must be relevant to one of the 4 licensing objectives:

  • Prevention of crime and disorder
  • Public safety
  • Prevention of public nuisance
  • Protection of children from harm


Any member of the public or a responsible authority can make a representation against an application.

This must be made in writing and submitted by the date as stated below by completing the representation form [PDF 106KB]. Please email with any objections.

Current applications together with the last date that representations can be submitted are as follows:

Premises Licence applications against which representations can be made
Type of applicationPremises name and addressLast date for public objectionLast date for public objection
 New Premises Licence  Cogs Cafe, 31 Lytham Road, FY1 6DY  20 April 2021
New Premises Licence  The Falklands Hotel, 86-88 Lord Street, FY1 2DJ  21 April 2021
New Pavement Permit  Bread Basket, 33 Abingdon Street, Blackpool, FY1 1DE 21 April 2021
Minor Variation KFC, 302-306 Lytham Road, FY1 6EY 22 April 2021
New Pavement Permit  Emily Janes Cafe and Bistro, 25-29 Abingdon Street,FY1 1DE 23 April 2021
New Betting Premises Licence  Star Sports, 20 Market Street, FY1 1EX  26 April 2021
New Premises Licence  Websters Bar & Grill, 123 Promenade, FY1 5BD 28 April 2021

Review a premises licence

A review can be submitted by any member of the public or any of the responsible authorities.

When a review has been applied for, any responsible authority or any other person can make a representation on that application within 28 days. A hearing will then be arranged within 20 working days to determine the review. 

Download and complete the review guidance and application form [PDF 141KB].  A copy of the review application must be sent to the licensing authority, the premises licence holder, and each of the responsible authorities.


Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478572

The licensing service is available to contact by telephone or to visit in person to the licensing desk at Blackpool Council's Customer First Centre on Corporation Street between 10.00am and 4.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Wednesday 10.00am to 1.00pm.