The Apres Bar public notice

Notice is hereby given that Touch Entertainment Ltd applied on 22/09/2021 to Reading Borough Council in respect of the premises to be known as The Apres Bar, Forbury Gardens, Reading, RG1 3EJ for the grant of a premises licence for the following annually from 01/11/2021 – 31/12/2021:

  1. Regulated entertainment – Monday to Sunday, 12 to 10pm
  2. Sale of Alcohol – on & off the premises – Monday to Sunday 12 to 9.30pm

The valid application was received on 22nd September 2021

The closing date for representations is 20th October 2021

Any person wishing to view this application may do so at Reading Borough Council by prior arrangement between the hours of 9am to 5pm please ring 0118 9373762 to make an appointment. The application can also be requested electronically by emailing

Any person wishing to make representation to this application must do so in writing to Reading Borough Council, Licensing Section, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU. Or via email to

Representations must relate to the four licensing objectives and contain a full name and address. 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.