Welcome to Worcester's Medieval Ale and Cider House
Welcome to Worcester's Medieval Ale and Cider House

Getting the neccessary pemissions

This is our document  record of planning and licensing applications included in the hope that it will be of use to those who are setting out on the micropub journey. Some of the applications are made online so  they are not icluded here.


Artist impression.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [7.5 MB]

A picture is worth it's weight (or 1,000 words). Nevertheless, if you can, do one.

BULL BAITERS INN press release.doc
Microsoft Word document [25.0 KB]

ALWAYS write a press release. Doesn't have to be good. The press (and media) are always looking for stories - they will hunt you down. If you can write a good press release, the press will love you even more because they are inherently lazy and if they can use your words they will.

Microsoft Word document [41.0 KB]


facia detail.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [98.6 KB]


Floor plan existing.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [11.7 KB]
floor plan.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [23.6 KB]

Try not to employ a professional to do something that can be done with a basic compuer program. You will need plans but they DO NOT have to be professionally produced.

location plan.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [194.7 KB]

Same goes for the location plan. It has to be (roughtly) to the expected scale, But use whatever computer skills you have (or even Google maps) to make your own.

Minor changes.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [16.5 KB]

If you change your original plan (and you will) it is best to let the planners know

Adobe Acrobat document [3.0 MB]

My council insited on a record of the premises as it was before work was started so, from a historical perspective, nothing is lost. Just take a load of photos, there doesn't seem to be any set rules,

Pre Application Advice Request Form - am[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [129.5 KB]

You can arrange to have an informal chat with your local planners. The pre-application advice will cost you money, but it could save you a lot of grief further down the line. In any event, when you make the formal planning application they like you to have sought pre-application advice.

premises application details.doc
Microsoft Word document [29.5 KB]

Four licensing objectives. Make sure your application adresses them all.

Microsoft Word document [514.5 KB]
schedule of condition.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]

Before signing a lease it is always a good idea to get the landlord to agree a schedule of condition. This irecords the condition of the premises at the time you took over and prevents the landlord from blaming you for existing problems with the building further down the line.

The proposal in brief.doc
Microsoft Word document [42.0 KB]

Quite a surprise for us. We had to demnonstrate reasons why the area could afford to lose a shop. Worth reading.

Adobe Acrobat document [430.0 KB]

PDF version of one of the above

We are located at: 43-49 St Johns, St Johns, Worcester WR2 5AG

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