Licensing Act 2003
Broadly, there are three areas controlled
by the Licensing Act 2003 - sale or supply of alcohol, provision of
entertainment and provision of late night refreshment.
Licensing Act 2003 forms and fees are set centrally by the
Government, and administered by Worcestershire Regulatory
Services on behalf of Malvern Hills District Council.
Many applications can now be made "online" - please see the
specific pages on this site. We will continue to accept
applications delivered to our Customer Contact Centre in
Application forms are available to download from
Office website, or you can contact us if you
would prefer to have them sent to you.
Licensing Act Fees are set by Government.
Service of any licence related documentation should be made
to the Licensing Section, Malvern Hills District Council, The
Council House, Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AF. Please note
that we are not able to see visitors at that address.
Personal callers can be seen at our Customer Contact Centre, at
The Library, Graham Road, Malvern, WR14 2HU by appointment
Where a document has to be served on the Police, please use the
address: Licensing Unit, Police Station, West Mercia Constabulary,
Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 3QX.
To apply by post, download forms from the Home
Office website. Note that for a new club
premises certificate, two forms are needed - application
for club premises AND Declaration for a Club Premises Certificate
to be granted). Find out more on our Club Premises
applications can be made online.
It isn't possible to apply online for a personal
licence. Download the Application for Personal
Licence & "Disclosure of Convictions and Declaration"
Forms from the Home
Office website. Find out more on our Personal Licences
Read our Guidance
Notes and Licensing Act 2003
Policy (2011) for new premises licence applicants.
Most Premises licence related applications can be made online -
find out more on our Premises Licence page.
For postal applications, you can load forms from
Office website, to complete and send to us with the proper
fee. You may also have to send copies to the responsible authorities
(list). And, for applications to grant or change
a premises licence you will have to advertise the
application in the press and on the premises: use our template for the
Please note that two forms are often required, an application
form and a consent form. For example:
1. For a new Premises Licence, an application for Premises
Licence AND consent of Designated Premises Supervisor form, if
alcohol is to be sold.
2. To transfer an existing premises licence, you will
need to download the application to transfer AND consent of the
current licence holder forms.
3. To change the named person responsible for day to day
management of the premises, application to vary a premises licence
to specify a designated premises supervisor AND a DPS consent
|Temporary Events Notice (TEN)
Temporary Events Notices can be served
online. Find out more on our TEN
Or, you can apply by
Download a TEN
form or look on the Home
Office website. Fill it in and make two more copies.
Send the original and one copy with the fee of
£21.00 to arrive at our office no later than 10
working days before the event takes place (not
including the day we receive it nor the day of the event).
Send the remaining copy to The Chief Office of Police on the same
day. Addresses are given above.
If posting, you are likely to need a large envelope and a "large
letter" stamp - please speak to post office counter staff for
Get help at:
Worcestershire Regulatory Services (Licensing)
Malvern Hills District Council, The Council House
Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3AF DX: 17608
Customer Contact Centre 01527 881395