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
  • 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 Services on 01634 337 107 or 01634 337 108 or Enforcement on 01634 337 112 or 01634 337 106 or by emailing licensing@medway.gov.uk

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