Bridlington’s Former Tourist Information Office to Become Bar

Councillors have granted a licence to a new bar set to open in a disused tourist information centre despite noise concerns from neighbours

East Riding Council’s Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee granted H & L Group’s application for The Garden Bar, in 25 Prince Street, in the premises which has been empty for five years.

Licensing consultant Michael O’Brien, speaking on the applicant’s behalf, told councillors the bar’s sound system had been designed to muffle noise coming from it as much as possible.

But three people living in the neighbouring Britannia Court flat building objected over noise, both from music played