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Miners' Welfare Institutes

A premises will be considered a Miners' Welfare Institute if it is established and conducted for social and recreational purposes and either:

  • its affairs are managed by a group of individuals of whom at least two thirds are miners’ representatives; or
  • It operates on premises the use of which is regulated in accordance with a charitable trust and the trust has received money from:
    • The Miners’ Welfare Fund;
    • The former Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation;
    • The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation.

For more information contact Licensing Unit by telephone: Licensing Services - 01634 337107 or 337108 / Enforcement - 01634 337112 or 337106 or by email: licensing@medway.gov.uk

Write to: Licensing Unit, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR