Gambling premises

Adult gaming centre

An adult gaming centre (AGC) premises licence authorises the use of:  

  • a number of category B gaming machines not exceeding 20% of the total number of gaming machines which are available for use on the premises, and
  • any number of category C or D machines.

More information on machine categories can be found on the Gambling Commission’s website:

Persons operating an AGC must hold a gaming machines general operating licence (Adult Gaming Centre) from the Gambling Commission and must obtain a premises licence from the council.


  • New application - £1000
  • Annual fee - £612
  • Variation - £400
  • Transfer - £100
  • Provisional statement - £750
  • Reinstatement - £100

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You can pay for your licence online right now using our secure payment system. Please select 'Licensing' from the left-hand side:

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