Licensed premises

Under the Licensing Act 2003, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service comments on applications for licenses for premises to provide:

  • alcohol
  • regulated entertainment
  • late night refreshment

To establish whether the Public Safety licensing objective is being met (specifically relating to fire safety), your premises may be audited by our Fire Safety Team before we notify the Licensing Authority of our decision.

Revised guidance on the Licensing Act is available on

For more information on making a licensing application within Tyne and Wear, contact the relevant Licensing Authority: