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Licences and street trading


Premises licence alcohol and entertainmentPremises licence: alcohol and entertainment

To offer certain types of entertainment or sell alcohol at a venue in Newham you must have a premises licence.

Personal alcohol and entertainment licencePersonal licence: alcohol and entertainment

A personal licence allows you to sell or supply alcohol at a premises that has a valid premises licence.

Gambling premises licenceGambling premises licence

You need a licence if you run a premises that is used for gambling.

Gaming machines licenceGaming machines licence

If you want gaming machines in your premises, you need a licence.

Temporary event notice

If you wish to hold a one-off event, check to find out if you need a temporary event notice.

Sports ground licence

Does your sports ground have a covered stand? Find out whether you need a safety certificate before you hold a sporting event.