London Borough of Croydon

Licence summary

Large stadiums require a general safety certificate, issued by the council.

If you have a stand that accommodates more than 500 people you will require a safety certificate issued by the council.

Legislation summary

Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

Currently operating certificate

There is currently one valid certificate in force in Croydon, if you wish to view the certificate please click on the download at the bottom of this page.

How to apply

Under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975, certain premises, like large football stadiums, require a general safety certificate, issued by the council.

If you think you require such a certificate, please contact the council health and safety team on the details below.

Fees

The fee for the initial grant of the certificate is £500 and an annual fee of £500 is payable on the anniversary of the date of the grant.

Failed application redress

Any person who is refused a certificate can appeal to the local magistrates court.

Certificate holder redress

Any certificate holder who objects to any of the conditions attached to a certificate may appeal to the local magistrates court.

Consumer complaint

We would always advise in the first instance that in the event of a complaint, you make contact with the trader, if you are not satisfied with their response please contact the health and safety team on the details below.

Other redress

Please contact the health and safety team on the details below.

Contacts

Health and Safety (General Enquiries in commercial premises)

Address Line:

Croydon Council

Food and Safety Team

Development and Environment

6th Floor, Zone A

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon

CR0 1EA

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