Public Notice – WH Smith

Notice is hereby given that WH Smith Travel Holding Limited applied on 18/02/2021 to Reading Borough Council in respect of the premises known as WH Smith Reading Rail Main, Brunel Arcade, Reading Station, Reading, RG1 1LY.

For the grant of a premises licence for the following:

Supply of alcohol – Monday to Friday (7am to 9.30pm) and Saturday and Sunday (7am to 9pm)

The application was received on 18th February 2021

The closing date for representations is 18th March 2021

Any person wishing to view the application can email

Any persons wishing to make relevant representations should do so in writing within 28 days of the date of the application, as detailed above, to Reading Borough Council, Licensing Section, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU or email No written representations will have personal details removed unless the licensing authority deems it appropriate to do so. Any request for personal details to be removed should be notified to the Licensing Authority at the time of making the representation.

The Licensing Act requires local authorities to provide to the applicant copies of all representations made in relation to an application.  In some exceptional and isolated circumstances interested parties may be reluctant to make representations because of fears of violence or intimidation if their personal details such as name and address are divulged to the applicant.  In these cases we would consider withholding people’s personal details. It is an offence to knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in connection with an application, the maximum fine for doing so upon summary conviction is unlimited.