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Licensing policy statement of principles

On 14 November 2018, following a period of consultation, Warwick District Council approved a Licensing Policy under the Gambling Act 2005 in the form of a Statement of Principles. A full copy of the Licensing Policy Statement of Principles (PDF) which will came in to force on 30 January 2019..

You can download a copy of the current Licensing Policy Statement of Principles (91kb, PDF) or it is available for inspection at the council’s offices at Riverside House, Milverton Hill Royal Leamington Spa CV32 5HZ during normal office hours.

Information and fees

Warwick District - Gambling Act 2005 - Fees (50kb, PDF)

Application forms

Gambling Act 2005 application forms

Notice forms

Notice forms for occasional and temporary use

Premises licences issued

Licensing register

The 2007 Gambling Act 2005 guidance

On 1 September 2007 the Government introduced the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005. Warwick District Council, acting as the Licensing Authority, became responsible for the implementation and administration of certain parts of the Act. Under the Act, there are three types of licences available; premises licences, personal licences and operating licences.

The Licensing Authority is responsible for issuing premises licences for casinos, betting shops, bingo halls, adult gaming centres and family entertainment centres and the Gambling Commission is responsible for issuing personal and operating licences.

Permits are also issued by the council to authorise the use of certain gaming machines in premises, including members clubs. Only certain categories are allowed in certain premises. 

Further information about the Act is available at the Gambling commission website.