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Transferring a Gambling Premises Licence

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You can apply to us for a premises licence to be transferred to your name.

How much is the transferred licence?

  • Small Casino - £1,800
  • Bingo premises - £1,200
  • Adult gaming centre premises - £1,200
  • Family entertainment centre premises - £950
  • Betting premises - £1,200
  • Track premises - £950

For additional costings please visit the Gambling fees page. 

Gambling fees

How to apply

Complete the transfer a gambling premises licence application form (PDF) [51KB] here and return to us:

Licensing Services
Environmental Health Department
Town Hall
Lancaster Road
Preston
PR1 2RL

Payment can be made card through the licensing office on 01772 906910 (option 1) using a debit or credit card.

What to include

  • The correct gambling fee
  • time the transfer is to take effect
  • written statement from the licence holder consenting to the transfer
  • premises licence, or both:
    • a statement explaining why it is not reasonably practicable to produce the licence
    • an application by the licensee for the issue of a copy of the licence

You can download a transfer responsible authorities form A (PDF) [21KB] for individual applicants or transfer responsible authorities form B (PDF) [24KB]  for an organisation of multiple persons.

List of responsible authorities

A copy of the application must be sent to all responsible authorities within seven days of the application being made (unless made online). The responsible authorities are:

AUTHORITY
ADDRESS
EMAIL
PHONE

Police

Licensing Unit, Lancashire Constabulary, Preston Divisional Headquarters, Lancaster Road North, Preston, PR1 2SA

southlicensing@lancashire.police.uk 01772 209794

Fire and Rescue

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, Preston Fire Safety Department, Blackpool Road, Preston, PR1 6USprestonfiresafety@lancsfirerescue.org.uk01772 556506

Environmental Protection 

Environmental Protection, Environmental Health, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RLehepservicerequests@preston.gov.uk01772 906151

Gambling Commission

4th Floor, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BPinfo@gamblingcommission.gov.uk0121 230 6666

Protection of Children

Lancashire Safeguarding Children's Board, Lancashire County Council, PO Box 100, County Hall, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0LD

JPBU@lancashire.gov.uk 

01772 536954

Planning

The Planning Authority, Town Hall, Preston, PR1 2RLplanningdept@preston.gov.uk01772 906912

HM Revenue and Customs

Betting and Gaming, National Registration Unit, Portcullis House, 21 India Street, Glasgow, G2 4PZ.nrubetting&gaming@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk.0141 555 3633

 

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