Servicing liquor licence applications and
hospitality projects of all sizes throughout
Perth and Western Australia

Servicing liquor licence applications and
hospitality projects of all sizes throughout
Perth and Western Australia


Liquor Licensing

Apply for a new licence  –  Change your trading conditions  –  Expand your licensed area  –  Lengthen your trading hours  –  Transfer your licence  –  Move to new premises  –  Add a new director or shareholder  –  Defend an infringement

Hospitality Project Management

Canford can take projects of any size from start to finish. Assisting and coordinating all Liquor Licensing, Council and Building compliance matters we bring 24 years of experience to ensure your premises opens on time, and on budget. 

Feasibility Studies

Whether it’s for a financial institution, a prospective business partner, or just for your own peace of mind Canford can offer an expert, impartial assessment of your proposed hospitality / liquor project.

Development, Planning and Health Applications

For more than two decades we have dealt with Councils and Shires up and down the State, from Augusta to Exmouth, from Esperance to Kalgoorlie and all over the metro area. We can assist with getting development approval for your project.


Phil Cockman is the founder and owner of Canford Hospitality Consultants. His experience in hospitality, food and beverage and liquor licensing within Western Australia spans two decades. During this time, Canford has made a name for itself as a trusted brand within the world of liquor licensing.

Prior to this, Phil worked in major hotels and accommodation properties in Switzerland, England and Scotland. Further, he has worked for more than a decade in South East Asia. This portion of his career consequently included the Food and Beverage Manager position with the prestigious Singapore Cricket Club. As a result, Phil’s travels and work experience have placed him in good stead to continue leading Canford forward.

His time in Perth has seen Canford consult to clients all over metropolitan and regional areas.  For instance, he has worked for the Margaret River Wine Region and within the heart of Perth’s CBD. Moreover, he has worked all the way up to the North West shelf, Kalgoorlie and beyond.

Because of Canford’s scope and ability to work with clients big and/or small, local or regional, it provides us with unique perspective. This is a big advantage when it comes to consultation on any and all projects brought to our door.

Phil’s experience that he brings to the company is invaluable.  No operation/idea within our field that is out of reach. Because of this, he is always looking to provide assistance, guidance and consultation to any and all  businesses trying to begin/further their journey.


Contact us

08 6278 2788