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 the Licensing Team by emailing licensing@gravesham.gov.uk.

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