Under the Gambling Act 2005 Southampton City Council is the licensing authority for premises licences for each of the following activities:
- Betting Shops
- Bingo Halls
- Adult Gaming Centres
- Family Entertainment Centres (if having category C and D machines)
Before application can be made for a premises licence from the licensing authority, an operators' licence is required from the Gambling Commission (please see the link to their web site below)
Application forms for premises licences are available from the Government's Department for Culture, Media and Sport via the link below.
Further information, including application forms and guidance notes is available from the Gambling Commission via the link below.