Licensing Service: Gambling Licensing Policy Statement 2019-2022

Closed 16 Sep 2018

Opened 23 Jul 2018


The Council is reviewing its Gambling Licensing Policy Statement under Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005.

 Our Statement of Gambling Policy is a document we must produce by law. It sets out our approach to gambling licensing in the Borough of Rochdale.  It gives clear guidance to licence holders, applicants and people who may comment on licence applications of our policiesand expectations. We are legally obliged to have regard to our Statement of Gambling Policy when we make decisions on licence applications or reviews.

The Council has made revisions to its policy statement. Consultation is open on the revised policy. Should you have any comments on the suggested amendments (highlighted in red in the policy) or indeed you wish to propose other alterations to the policy, please send them in writing no later than midnight on 16 September 2018.

Responses to the consultation should be sent by email to or by post to:

Rochdale Borough Council

Licensing Service

Floor 3, Number One Riverside,

Smith Street, Rochdale,

OL16 1XU


  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Service Planning