St Neots pub wants to extend hours

12:00 31 August 2014

St Neots.

St Neots.

Archant

A St Neots pub is applying to open until 3am on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Priory, in Market Square, wants to extend its licence from 2am on both evenings. The other nights of the week would be unaffected.

While the licensing hours would be until 3am, it wants to shut the premises at 3.30am.

In the application, which will be considered by Huntingdonshire District Council’s licensing sub-committee on September 15, brewery company Marston’s states that extensive work on the acoustics has been carried out at the premises. It claims that there will be no noise nuisance or vibration in adjoining properties or at the boundary of the pub.

In a letter to HDC, Peter Harridge, of Priory Lane, objects to the application on the grounds of noise disturbance.

He writes: “The noise emanates not from the building, but from the crowd that for some reason congregates on the pavement outside, and begins to crescendo at closing time and does not completely disappear for some time afterwards.

“In addition, it would seem that when any kind of altercation breaks out (verbal or physical) the protagonists move around the corner into Priory Lane to sort out their differences.”

INFORMATION: To comment on the application, email Amanda.Jerrom@huntsdc.gov.uk.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hunts Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hunts Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hunts Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

A fire broke out in a house being renovated in a Huntingdonshire village last night (Wednesday).

Independent council candidates Jennifer Sarabia, Scott Hutchison, Edd Welsh, Guy Makey, Peter Clark and Margaret Meredith.

Five more independents have put their names forward to stand in the Huntingdon Town Council election in May.

Yesterday, 14:30
General election 2015

Have you got a question to ask the prospective MP for Huntingdon? If so, The Hunts Post is hosting a hustings event for residents to have their say before the election.

Yesterday, 14:07
Hinchingbrooke Hospital.

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust has a new chairman of the board.

”Calendar"/

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition today E-edition