Gambling

If you provide gambling facilities, you may need three different types of licence - an operating licence, a personal licence and a premises licence.

gamblingWhat you need to know

The council is required (by the Gambling Act 2005) to prepare and publish a Gambling Policy every 3 years.

Read the policy [525KB]

We issue premises licences for the following premises:

  • adult gaming centres
  • betting shops
  • bingo halls
  • casinos
  • family entertainment centres
  • racing tracks

We also issue permits in respect of gaming machines in pubs and clubs and small society lottery registrations. Pubs and members' clubs that hold a premises licence or club premises certificate under the Licensing Act 2003, may provide gaming machines for use by their customers/members.

Apply for a club game or club machine permit

What we need to see

We require completed application forms and the correct fee for a gambling premises licence.

You must also publish a  notice of application [11KB]  and send a copy of notice of application to each  responsible authority in this document [13KB]

Fees

Classes premises licence

Maximum conversion application fee for non-fast track applicationMaximum conversion application fee in respect of provisional statement premisesMaximum conversion application fee in respect of other premisesMaximum annual feeMaximum fee for application to vary licenceMaximum fee for application to transfer a licenceMaximum fee for application for reinstatement of a licenceMaximum fee for application for provisional statement

Bingo

£1,750£1,200£3,500£1,000£1,750£1,200£1,200£3,500

Adult gaming centre

£1,000£1,200£2,000£1,000£1,000£1,200£1,200£2,000

Family entertainment centre

£1,000£950£2,000£750£1,000£950£950£2,000

Betting premises (track)

£1,250£950£2,500£1,000£1,250£950£950£2,500

Betting premises (other)

£1,500£1,200£3,000£600£1,500£1,200£1,200£3,000

 

Apply for a gambling premises licence [15KB]

Page last updated: 11 Mar 2021