Pending Licensing Act 2003 applications

Under the Licensing Act 2003, Responsible Authorities and others have 28 days from the application date for a Premises Licence/Club Premises Certificate (and variation) to make representation to the Licensing Authority. 

Representations must be made in writing and it is an offence under Section 158 of the LA 2003 knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application. Those who make up a false statement may be liable on summary conviction to a fine of any amount.

Premises Licence, Club Premises Certificate and variations



Address of Premises

Details of application

Last date for representations

NMS Catering Limited

Cross Keys, 2 Tithe Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK43 9BE

Application for a variation to an existing premises licence as follows:

Redesign of the interior of premises, which comprise of a new bar serving counter at the front of the premises. A new lounge / restaurant area in the area previously used as a function room plus additional toilets.
Side door of the premises to be wider and a new entrance foyer / porch to be added.
The patio area to be refurbished and made larger than existing.

There are no changes to the existing licensable activities nor their permitted hours.


19 September 2022

Marks & Spencer Simply Food Limited

Marks & Spencer, Riley Way, Kempston,
Bedford, MK42 7AZ

Application for a minor variation in respect of an existing premises licence.

Application seeks to approve alterations to the layout of the ground floor due to a refurbishment


29 September 2022

Balbir Nijjer

69-71 Tavistock Street, Bedford, MK40 2RR

Application for the grant of a new premises licence to allow for:

The provision of indoor sporting events
Sunday to Thursday 11:00 – 00:30
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 03:30

The provision of live and recorded music
Sunday to Thursday 11:00 – 00:00
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 02:00

The provision of late night refreshment
Sunday to Thursday 23:00 – 01:00
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 03:30

The supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises only
Sunday to Thursday 11:00 – 00:30
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 03:30


6 October 2022

James Clayton

Sawai Rum Company, Unit FE01 Storage King,
Unit 2 Elms Farm Industrial Estate, Caxton Road,
Bedford, MK41 0LF

Application for the grant of a new premises licence for the fulfilment of internet sales of alcohol 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.


11 October 2022

Erdogan Ufacik

13 High Street, Bedford, MK40 1RN

Application for the grant of a new premises licence to allow for the sale by retail of alcohol for consumption off the premises:

Sunday to Wednesday 08:00 – 23:00
Thursday to Saturday 08:00 – 00:00


12 October 2022

Naughty Heaven Limited

Unit 2c, Riverside Square, Bedford, MK40 1AR

Application for the grant of a new premises licence to allow for the sale by retail of alcohol for consumption on and off the premises Monday to Sunday 08:00 – 22:00


13 October 2022

A Public Register showing the address, operating schedule and plan of premise can be viewed by appointment at the Council offices by contacting:


Download a summary of applications received for Temporary Event Notices, DPS Variations and Transfer of Premises Licences (PDF)

Democratic Registration Services
3rd Floor Borough Hall
Licensing Service
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP

For more information regarding licensing, please visit the Home Office website.