Sea Point residents up in arms over plan to sell booze at BP
The closing date for comments on the application is September 27, and residents have been called to oppose the application.
BP head of convenience, Belinda Petersen, previously said the wine to-go option was initiated with customer convenience in mind.“As a brand that emphasises safety and convenience, we are excited to offer wine takeaway sales through Pick n Pay Express for customers looking to pop in and out ... to go pop the cork at home,” Petersen had said.
Enquiries to BP SA were unanswered by deadline.Anti-drunk driving organisations, the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance in SA (Saapa) and South Africans against Drink Driving (Sadd), have called for a moratorium on the issuing of such liquor licences to retailers at petrol stations.
In a campaign led by Saapa, the organisation said they are concerned that while these applications are for grocery stores located at petrol stations, it could spiral to fully-fledged wine and liquor stores.“Our concern is that, once the selling of wine has become the norm, the forecourt shops, like supermarkets before them, will begin to apply for full liquor licences to sell all alcoholic beverages,” Saapa said. headtopics.com
Sadd director, Caro Smit, said she congratulated the residents of SFB who are taking a stand and “getting proactive and standing together” for road safety. Read more: IOL News »
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