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The city of London has a wide range of diverse License premises
ranging from traditional public houses, wine bars, restaurants,
nightclubs and exclusive clubs. The city currently has in excess of
700 licensed premises in one square mile offering variety and
choice. It is the job of the Licensing team to work with the
licensed premises to ensure the safe and healthy running of
the premises in accordance with strategy and policy laid down
by the City of London Corporation.
In recent years the nighttime economy of the City of London has
boomed and changed beyond all recognition. Gone are the days of
empty evening and closed weekend venues. The city now boasts a
vibrant and rich choice of venues open all evening and attracts a
large group of clientele at the weekends.
This brings its challenges for the Licensing team and requires
effective partnership working with all local agencies and most
importantly the licensees. The Licensing team monitor the
activities of all the premises on a day-to-day basis and follow
this up with pro-active operations around the busy times of the
week. This allows the team to witness first hand the good work
conducted by the staff of the premises throughout the