Edinburgh's Licensing Board is responsible for regulating the sale of alcohol to the public and certain gambling activities, by issuing alcohol licences and betting and gambling permits.
Festival extended hours 2020
Because of the cancellation of the 2020 Edinburgh Festival and Fringe, the Board has decided not to allow seasonal variations during August.
This means that there will be no automatic extension of licensed hours during August 2020
Coronavirus Act (Scotland) 2020 - update for licence holders
The board's approved annual financial statements showing income and expenditure. .
Licensing Board members
- Councillor Norman Work (Convener)
- Councillor Lezley Marion Cameron
- Councillor Steve Burgess
- Councillor Nick Cook
- Councillor Cammy Day
- Councillor Gillian Gloyer
- Councillor David Key
- Councillor Callum Laidlaw
- Councillor Joanna Mowat
- Councillor Derek Howie
Alcohol and gambling policies
Equalities policy and outcomes
Freedom of information
Annual functions reports
Licensing - general enquiries
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30am to 5pm, Tuesday 10am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 3.55pm.