Licensing Policy

A Statement of Licensing Policy is required under the the Licensing Act 2003 and the current policy was formally adopted by the council on 17 December 2020.

Statement of Licensing Policy 2021 - 2026 (PDF, 764 KB). The Statement of Licensing Policy may also be viewed at the Town Halls at Long Eaton and Ilkeston. Please contact the licensing section at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an alternative format.

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The Licensing Act 2003 (opens in a new window) has established a single integrated scheme for licensing premises which are used for the retail or supply of alcohol, to provide regulated entertainment or to provide late night refreshment.

The Statement of Licensing Policy lays out the basis on which decisions will be made. This policy also sets the principles the licensing authority proposes to apply when exercising their functions under the Licensing Act 2003. Furthermore It must reflect the local balance between the commercial interests of the licensed trade and the communities they serve and affect.

This current Statement of Licensing Policy as adopted by the council is subject to review every 5 years under the Licensing Act 2003 as amended by the  Police and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

Further Information

For further information regarding the Statement of Licensing Policy please contact the licensing department using the details below:

Licensing Office
Erewash Borough Council
Civic Centre
Long Eaton
Derbyshire
NG10 1HU

Call: 0115  9071113
Fax: 0115 9071121

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