Rented property licensing

Designation of an area for Selective Licensing

Public Notice

London Borough of Newham


Section 80, Housing Act 2004

The London Borough of Newham (“Council”) in exercise of its powers under section 80 of the Housing Act 2004 has on 15 June 2017 designated an area in its district, as delineated in red on Map 1 (a), as Selective Licensing and which excludes the area shaded in green.

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The designation applies to any privately rented property that is not a licensable house in multiple occupation and is occupied under a tenancy or a licence.

The designation falls within a description of designations for which confirmation is required by Secretary of State under the General Approval issued on 1 April 2015. The Secretary of State has confirmed that the designation shall come into force 1 March 2018. It shall cease to have effect on the 28 February 2023.

The designation may be inspected at the above address during office hours.

All landlords, managing agents or tenants within the designated area should obtain advice to ascertain whether their property is affected by the designation by contacting the Council’s Private Housing Team.

Upon the designation coming into force on 1 March 2018 any person who operates a licensable property without a licence, or allows a licensed property to be occupied by more households or persons other than as authorised by a licence, is liable to prosecution and upon summary conviction is liable to an unlimited fine. A person who breaches a condition of a licence is liable upon summary conviction to an unlimited fine.


Signature former CEO, Kim Bromley-Derry

Chief Executive

For and on behalf of:

London Borough of Newham
Newham Dockside
1000 Dockside Road
E16 2QU

Telephone: 020 3373 1950