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Gambling Responsible Authorities

Licensing Authority 

Licensing Authority Ashford Borough Council Civic Centre Tannery Lane Ashford Kent TN23 1PL 

Responsible Authorities 

The Gambling Act 2005 also defines a number of 'responsible authorities'. The following gives the relevant contact details of these bodies for Ashford Borough. 

Chief Officer of Police

Nackington Police Station, Nackington Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AZ

The Fire Authority

Building Safety - Fire Risk Inspection Team, Canterbury Fire Station, Upper Bridge Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NH


The Local Planning Authority

Planning, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL

Enforcing Authority for Pollution and Harm to Human Health and the Enforcing Authority for Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

Environmental Health, Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL

HM Principal Inspector, Services Group / Enforcement Liaison Health & Safety Executive Phoenix House, 23 - 25 Cantelupe Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3BE

Social Services

Social Services Children & Families, Kent County Council, Kroner House, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8XU 

Gambling Commission 

Gambling Commission, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP


HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue and Customs, Excise Processing Teams, Gambling Duties, BX9 1GL


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