Responsible authorities for applications made under the Licensing Act 2003

Responsible authorities include the police, planning and fire authorities, health and safety and child protection. You may have to send a copy of your licence application to some or all of them.

Depending on the type of licence application you're making, you may have to send a copy of your application to some or all of the responsible authorities on this list. 

New applications for a premises licence or club premises certificate
Send your application to all responsible authorities

Application for a provisional statement to be granted
Send your application to all responsible authorities

Application for a full variation of a premises licence or club certificate
Send your application to all responsible authorities

Application to vary the designated premises supervisor 
Send your application to the police and Home Office only 

Temporary Event Notice (TENS)
Send your application to the police and the noise and nuisance team

If you wish to submit an application electronically to the responsible authorities you must obtain prior consent from each authority, otherwise you will need to submit a hard copy by hand or post.

The licensing authority

The Licensing Team
Town Hall, King Street
Hammersmith
London W6 9JU

020 8753 1081
licensing@lbhf.gov.uk
 

The police

Licensing Officer
Hammersmith Police Station
226 Shepherds Bush Road
London, W6 7NX

020 8246 2886
AWMailbox.Licensing@met.police.uk
 

The fire authority

Fire Safety Regulation
South West Area
169 Union Street
London SE1 0LL 

020 8555 1200 
FSR-AdminSupport@london-fire.gov.uk
 

Planning authority

The Planning Team
Town Hall, King Street,
Hammersmith
London, W6 9JU

020 8753 1081
planning@lbhf.gov.uk
 

Home Office

Alcohol Licensing Team,
Lunar House
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon, CR9 2BY
(Only for applications for premises licences involving alcohol or late night refreshment)

alcohol@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
 

Health and safety authority

Health and safety team
Town Hall, King Street
Hammersmith
London, W6 9JU

020 8753 1081
foodandsafety@lbhf.gov.uk  

Or, if the premises are under the jurisdiction of the Health and Safety Executive (ie. museums etc.)

The Health and Safety Executive
Rose Court, 2 Southwark Bridge Road,
London, SE1 9HS
 

Public health authority

Dr Nicola Lang
Director of Public Health
Hammersmith Town Hall,
King Street, London, W6 9JU

nicola.lang@lbhf.gov.uk
 

Trading standards

Trading standards team
Hammersmith & Fulham Council,
Town Hall, King Street,
London W6 9JU

020 8753 1081
trading.standards@lbhf.gov.uk
 

Noise and nuisance

Noise and nuisance team
Town Hall, King Street,
London W6 9JU

020 8753 1081
noise@lbhf.gov.uk
 

Safeguarding authority

Anna Carpenter
Safeguarding Review and Quality Assurance
3rd floor, 145 King Street, W6 9JT

Anna.Carpenter@lbhf.gov.uk
 

In relation to a vessel only

Susan Grundy
Port of London Authority
London River House
Royal Pier Road
Gravesend
Kent, DA12 2BG

susan.grundy@pla.co.uk