Agenda and minutes

Regulatory Committee - Tuesday, 14th September, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre

Contact: Helen Conway email: 

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 164 KB

The Committee is asked to approve the minutes of the last meeting


RESOLVED - That the minutes of the last meeting be approved as a correct record.


Application for Approved Premises Status - The Woodmans Arms, Fellside Road, Whickham NE16 5BB pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Report of the Strategic Director Corporate Services and Governance and Service Director, Design and Technical Services


The Committee received a report advising the Committee of an application on behalf of The Woodmans Arms, Whickham, for the premises to be approved as a venue for the solemnisation of civil marriages and registration of civil partnerships.


The premises have been inspected by the representative of  the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance and reviewed by the Head of Communities and Environment. The premises satisfy the requirement  to be a seemly and dignified venue for proceedings in accordance  with the Marriage and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) Regulations 2005. Consultative arrangements were attached for information at the Appendix. There are no objections to the application.


Consultation has been carried out with Northumbria Police and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service they have no objections or comments regarding the proposal.


Approval is recommended for marriages and civil partnerships taking place in:


Private Dining Room (50)

Ceremony Room, The Willows (120)

Dining/Reception Room, The Willows (240)


RESOLVED – That the application be approved.