Aberdeen ,

Extended hours available to licensed premises over Christmas

Aberdeen’s Licensing Board would like to remind licensed premises of its general extensions during the festive period.

All “on consumption” premises, with the exception of casinos, which have regular licensed hours that adhere to the maximum of 15 hours continuous trading in any 24 hour period, as per the Licensing Board’s Statement of Licensing Policy, may extend the licensed hours by 1 hour beyond the terminal hour on the following trading days:

  • Friday 13 December 2019

  • Saturday 14 December 2019

  • Friday 20 December 2019

  • Saturday 21 December 2019

  • Thursday 26 December 2019

  • Friday 27 December 2019

  • Saturday 28 December 2019

  • Tuesday 31 December 2019


Any premises wishing to seek additional hours for events held on other dates during the festive period are reminded that applications must be submitted no later than four weeks in advance of the event or the application will not be accepted.


Legal Services

Aberdeen City Council

Business Hub 6 L1S

Marischal College


AB10 1AB

Tel 01224 522449

Email licensing@aberdeencity.gov.uk