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Licensing Authority

Licensing Authority

All applications should be sent to:
Licensing Manager
Ashford Borough Council
Civic Centre
Tannery Lane
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1PL
licensing@ashford.gov.uk

Responsible Authorities

The Licensing Act 2003 also defines a number of 'responsible authorities'. The following
gives the relevant contact details of these bodies for Ashford Borough.

  1. Chief officer of police
    Licensing / CSU
    Canterbury Police Station
    Old Dover Road
    Canterbury
    Kent
    CT1 3JQ
    licensing.east.division@kent.pnn.police.uk
  2. The fire authority
    South Kent Group Fire Safety Office
    Folkestone Fire Station
    Park Farm Road
    Folkestone
    Kent
    CT19 5LT
    tfs.southgroup@kent.fire-uk.org
  3. The local planning authority
    Planning
    Ashford Borough Council
    Civic Centre
    Tannery Lane
    Ashford Kent TN23 1PL
    planningvalidation@ashford.gov.uk
    April 2015
  4. Enforcing Authority for Pollution and Harm to Human Health & the enforcing
    authority for Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
    Environmental Services
    Ashford Borough Council
    Civic Centre
    Tannery Lane
    Ashford
    Kent
    TN23 1PL
    envhealth@ashford.gov.uk
  5. Body responsible for matters relating to the protection of children from harm
    Social Services Children & Families
    Kent County Council
    Kroner House
    Ashford
    Kent
    TN24 8XU
    envhealth@ashford.gov.uk
  6. The local weights and measures authority
    Kent County Council
    Trading Standards
    Invicta House
    County Hall
    Maidstone
    ME14 1XX
    trading.standards@kent.gov.uk
  7. Public Health
    Kent Public Health Department
    Room 3.45, Sessions House,
    County Hall, County Road
    Maidstone, Kent
    ME14 1XQ
    Gillian.Montgomery@kent.gov.uk
  8. Home Office (Immigration Enforcement)
    Alcohol Licensing Team
    Lunar House
    40 Wellesley Road
    Croydon
    CR9 2BY
    Alcohol@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk