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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:

Current applictaions
TypeBusiness and addressDate
Minor Variation McColls, 70 Egerton Road, FY1 2NW 08 June
Variation Cowboy & Co, 27 Queen Street, FY1 1NL 14 June
New Putt Above, Basement, 66-74 Promenade, FY1 1HB 14 June
New Street Cafe  Le Plonk, 6-7 Cedar Square, FY1 1BP 16 June 
New Street Cafe  Turtle Bay, Talbot Road/Promenade, FY1 1ND 18 June 
Variation The Catch, 1a Dickson Road, FY1 2AX 28 June
New Maples Hotel, 8 Queens Promenade, FY2 9SQ 30 June

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.  November 


Licensing service

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

The licensing service is available to contact by telephone between 12noon and 4.00pm Monday to Friday or visit in person by appointment only at the licensing desk at Blackpool Council's Customer First Centre on Corporation Street .