Licences and permits
The Licensing team are based at Walbrook Wharf working closely in partnership with the City of London Corporation Licensing Team.
The team deals with a wide range of activities mainly focused around Alcohol and Firearms Licensing, providing guidance to licensed premises and enforcement where necessary.
Meet the team
John Hall – Police Licensing Officer
John Hall has been with the team since 2008 with his primary role focused on the licensing of Firearms in
the City of London. John is also involved with alcohol
Licensing dealing with new and variations of premises
licences. John was previously a police constable with the City
of London police before re joining as a civilian Licensing
Officer. John has obtained the British Institute of Inn
Keepers award for Music Promoters. John has 21 years experience with the force.
Paul Holmes – Police Licensing Officer
Paul Holmes joined the team in June 2009 and
specialises in Promoted events, temporary event notices and
research around events organised in City of London venues.
Paul has 21 years experience with the force and was previously
the force warrants officer before taking up the challenging of
Licensing. Paul has also obtained the British Institute of Inn
Keepers award for Music Promoters.
PC Daniel White – Police Licensing Officer
Daniel White has been with the team since
November 2011 and has 12 years policing experience behind him.
His main focus is in assessing the performance of Licensed
premises against the Crime and disorder strategy for the City
of London. Together with Inspector Jones they regularly
undertake licensing visits around the City on busy