Licensing policies are documents describing aspects of licensing to this borough. The Council has to create and review these by law. Every premises related application will be considered under this policy.

Licensing Act 2003

The Licensing Act 2003 requires the Councils Licensing Authority to review its statement of Licensing Policy at least every five years.

The current policy was adopted on 18th November 2015 and came into force on 6th January 2016.

Current Licensing Act

Gambling Act 2005

The Gambling Act requires the Council review its statement of Gambling Policy at least every three years.

The current policy was adopted on 21st November 2018 and came into force on 31st January 2019.

Current Gambling Policy

A paper copy of these policies is available upon application at our address below.

Contact us

London Borough of Merton
1st Floor Annexe
Merton Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8545 3969