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Responsible authorities

What is a responible authority?

A responsible authority is a body prescribed by the Gambling Act as authorised to comment on gambling premises licence applications.

Licensing authority

The licensing authority in England and Wales in whose area the premises is wholly or partly situated:

North Tyneside Council
Licensing
The Killingworth Site
Harvey Combe
Killingworth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 6UB

Telephone: (0191) 643 2175
Fax: (0191) 643 6914
Email: liquor.licensing@northtyneside.gov.uk

The Gambling Commission

Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham
B2 4BP

Telephone: 0121 230 6666
Fax: 0121 233 1096
Email: info@gamblingcommission.gov.uk
Web: www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

Police

The chief officer of police/chief constable for the area in which the premises is wholly or partially situated licensing co-ordinator:

Northumbria Police
North Tyneside Area Command
Middle Engine Lane
Wallsend
Tyne & Wear
NE28 9NT

Tel: 03456 043043 Ext 45332

Fire and rescue

The fire and rescue authority for the area in which the premises is wholly or partially situated:

Tyne & Wear Fire & Rescue Service
West Denton Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2RB

Planning

The local planning authority:

North Tyneside Council
Planning
Quadrant East
The Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY

Environmental health

Environmental health
Quadrant East
The Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY

Safeguarding children

Preventative and safeguarding services
Quadrant West
The Silverlink North
Cobalt Business Park
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY

HM Revenue and Customs

HM Revenue and Customs
National Registration Unit
Portcullis House
21 India Street
Glasgow
G2 4PZ

Telephone: (0141) 555 3633

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