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Licence - sports ground: Outline

Any sports ground with a capacity of more than 10,000 spectators must be certified by the Local Authority. This certificate is issued after inspections to ensure that the ground meets safety criteria laid down by the government. There is also an input by the Police, Fire and Ambulance Services. The local authority will advertise the application to invite any objections or comments from residents or potential spectators.


Normal office hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (except public holidays)

Contact: Licensing Unit

Telephone: 01706217777 Option 7

The Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0BB

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