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Club premises certificates

To authorise the supply of alcohol and regulated entertainment in a qualifying club you need a club premises certificate from your local authority. In a qualifying club there is technically no sale by retail of alcohol (except to guests) as the member owns part of the alcohol stock and the money passing across the bar is merely a mechanism to preserve equity between members where one may consume more than another. In order to constitute a qualifying club you must also satisfy the various requirements set out in the Licensing Act 2003.

Before you apply 

Read and complete the application form and further documents below before you send 

Mandatory conditions

Pay for your licence 

Pay for a club premises certificate

Public registers of premises

A Public Register showing details of a premise can be viewed at the links below:

These online registers may not include all items that are available to the public for inspection and, therefore, further enquiries may be necessary of the Authority.

GDPR and Privacy Statements

View the full privacy statement for Premises Licence and Club Premises Certificate applications

Contact the Licensing Team 

Should you require further information please contact the Licensing Team:

Bedford Borough Council Licensing Service
Cauldwell Street
Bedford
MK42 9AP

Email:  Licensing@bedford.gov.uk

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