If you have a legal interest in a property you are entitled to be told of any licensing matters to do with it. Once you have notified us we will tell you about any changes made to the licensing register that may affect the property.

You have a legal interest in a premises if:

  • you are the freeholder or leaseholder of the property
  • you have a legal mortgage on the premises
  • you live on the premises
  • you have a designated interest in the premises

The statutory licensing register includes details of all licences issued, together with a record of relevant matters. This includes:

  • any application made for the grant of a premises licence
  • any surrender of a premises licence
  • variation of a premises licence
  • variation of the designated premises supervisor (DPS)
  • request from DPS for removal from licence
  • transfer of premises licence
  • interim authority notices
  • review of premises licence
  • application for a club premises certificate
  • any surrender of a club premises certificate
  • variation of a club premises certificate
  • review of a club premises certificate
  • temporary event notices received

How to register your interest

Print and complete notification of interest form.

You can post the completed form back to:

Licensing Team
London Borough of Sutton
4 Denmark Road

You should keep a copy of the completed form for your own records.

You should send a copy of your application to the police at:

Licensing Officer
Sutton Police Station
6 Carshalton Road


You can find the cost for the application on our fees page.

You can pay online or over the phone by calling 020 8770 5000. 

What happens next

As soon as we receive your notification, we will check to ensure that the notice is valid.

If we identify a problem

If there is a minor problem with the notice, we may contact you for further information or may return the notice to you for correction. Where there is a fundamental error, the notice may be rejected.

Once the notification is given

We will let you know once we have registered your interest. If there are any changes to the licensing register, we will let you know in writing.

The notification lasts for 12 months and will need to renewed after this time.