Licences and permissions Deansgate - current licence applications

The Alan

Application Type: Premises Licence (new)

Reference: 282700/AM2

Premises: The Alan, 18-24 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 4LY

Applicant: Aspen Hotels Limited

General description of premises as given by the applicant:

  • A design led, creatively charged, unique 6-storey hotel in the centre of Manchester with 137 rooms with an open-plan kitchen, bar, and restaurant and meeting and event space.  
  • The hotel will be open 24 hours a day. Between the hours of 2am and 7am the sale of alcohol and late night refreshment will be restricted to hotel residents and bona fide guests of hotel residents.   
  • The activities applied for allow maximum flexibility to the ‘event space’ element of the hotel.
  • Upon the granting of a satisfactory premises licence, the current premises licence will be surrendered.

Proposed hours and licensable activities:

Provision of regulated entertainment (plays, films, live music, recorded music, performances of dance and anything of a similar description to live music, recorded music or performances of dance): Indoors

  • Mon to Sun 8am to 2am

Non standard times (Live Music, Recorded Music, performance of dance, anything of a similar description to live music, recorded music or performances of dance): 

  • Licensable activities will be extended from the end of the permitted hours on New Year’s Eve to the start of permitted hours on New Year’s Day.
  • On the commencement of British Summertime and on that day only, licensable activities will be extended by one hour. 

Provision of late night refreshment: Indoors

  • Mon to Sun 12am to 2am

Non Standard times (Provision of late night refreshment):

  • On the commencement of British Summertime and on that day only, Licensable activities will be extended by one hour.
  • Licensable activities will be extended from the end of the permitted hours on New Year’s Eve to the start of permitted hours on New Year’s Day.

The supply of alcohol for consumption both on and off the premises:

  • Mon to Sun 24 hours per day
  • Between the hours of 2am and 7am the sale of alcohol and late-night refreshment will be restricted to hotel residents and bona fide guests of hotel residents.   

Opening hours:

  • Mon to Sun 24 hours per day

The application is in consultation until midnight on 08/12/2022.

Any comments must be made in writing to premises.licensing@manchester.gov.uk no later than 08/12/2022 and outline your reasons for making the representation, including any supporting information.

Comments must be relevant to how you think the granting of the application would affect the promotion of the four licensing objectives below:

  • The prevention of crime and disorder
  • Public safety
  • The prevention of public nuisance
  • The protection of children from harm

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