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Kassam Stadium set to cut late night events
11:00am Thursday 27th September 2012 in News
KASSAM Stadium bosses have moved to cut late night events following concerns from council and police chiefs.
Owners have applied to Oxford City Council to change its premises licence so it cannot serve alcohol until 4am on 12 occasions a year.
It follows concerns from Thames Valley Police about an event which overran its 2am licence on April 21.
Licensing co-ordinator Ben Clarke said: “Thames Valley Police had concerns about noise complaints and a licence breach at one particular event at the stadium in April this year.
“In a series of meetings with the licensee, these concerns were addressed. The outcome is the new licensing application which Thames Valley Police are in support of.”
The new application includes conditions to record details of events, train staff and restrict noise to a maximum 55 decibels to 11pm and 45 decibels after.
Council spokesman Louisa Dean said: “The conditions are to enable tighter controls over private events at the premises.”