Terms and Conditions

Conditions. The company will submit a written quotation which the Hirer shall accept in writing: the absence of

such written quotation or acceptance however shall not invalidate the Contract, and all the work quoted for and

undertaken by, or goods hired from the Company shall be subject to these terms and Conditions and the Hirer by

authorising or allowing work to proceed or goods to be delivered is deemed to have confirmed the Contract and to

have accepted these terms and conditions.

 

Period of Hire. The period of hire is understood to mean the period for which the tentage or equipment is required

to be ready and available for use.

 

Conditions Of Hire. The Company’s quotation for hire charges is made on the assumption that the site on which

tents or equipment are to be erected or to which goods are to be delivered is:‑

Flat level firm ground with easy access for heavy motor transport and

(b) Has no drainpipes, cables or other services buried beneath the surface or otherwise concealed.

If the said site does not comply with these requirements the Company may in its discretion either rescind the

Contract by giving written or oral notice to the Hirer or make additional hire charges. The Company shall not be

liable to the Hirer for any loss damage or expense resulting from such rescission of the contract.

 

EXCLUSION OF THE Company’s liability for damage to site and services. Whether the said site complies with the

foregoing requirements or not the Company shall not be under any liability whatsoever to make good any damage to

the site nor shall the Company be under any liability whatsoever in respect of damage to drains pipes or cables or

other services buried under the site or otherwise concealed or any consequential loss resulting from such damage

unless an accurate plan showing the precise position of such drains pipes or cables or other services shall have been

supplied to the company.

 

The position of tents and equipment. The hirer shall provide the company with a plan showing the position of which

the tents or equipment shall be erected or alternatively shall have a representative on site for that purpose. If the

hirer shall fail to provide a plan or have a representative on the site the Company may erect the tents and

equipment where it thinks fit and it shall be deemed to have performed the Contract.

 

Variation of hire charges. The Company reserves the right to vary the quoted hire charges in the event of any

increase taking place before or during the period of hire in the cost of labour, materials or transport.

 

Hire charges. All goods hired are charged whether used or not. Goods collected by customers will be charged extra

if not returned on the day arranged. The hire charges published in any of the Company’s printed matter are for

guidance of Hirers in estimating costs only and do not constitute an offer.

 

Payment. The company reserves the right to charge a deposit of 50% (if within 6 months of the event date

otherwise 20% will suffice with the additional 30% payable at the 6 month interval) to confirm the booking, the

balance will be payable 10 days prior to delivery, all prices are subject to V.A.T at the current rate

 

Loss or damage. The hirer is wholly responsible for the equipment on hire from the time of delivery until collection.

He/She will be responsible for the safe custody of the Company’s property on the site, and will make good to the

Company all loss or damage to the Company’s property or equipment hired or used on the site (other than fair wear

and tear) such breakage’s, crockery and glass etc., including those due to theft, burglary, or damage to the site. No

guarantee can be given that equipment will be removed the following day, we will do our best to meet the wishes

of our clients whenever possible. We cannot accept any items in place of our own.

 

Insurance. The Hirer should insure the tentage and/equipment against accidental loss or damage for which the Hirer

is responsible. We are able to arrange this cover on behalf of the hirer ‑ please ask for further details.

 

Liability to third parties. The Company will not be responsible for and the Hirer will indemnify the Company against

all claims for injury to persons or loss or damage to property howsoever caused.

 

Erection and dismantling. The Company normally provides labour for erection and dismantling and the cost thereof

is included in the hire charges. Only in exceptional circumstances and by special arrangement will the Company

allow the Hirer to erect and/or dismantle the Company’s property.

 

Attendance. The hire charges do not include attendance by the Company’s men except during the actual processes

of erection and dismantling.

 

Permits. The Hirer is responsible for giving notice to or obtaining permits from any authorities who are or may be

concerned and must make application where necessary to the Planning Authority, District Surveyor, Police, Fire

Brigade, and any similar authority or organisation. Any cost as incurred in delays or modifications in the wok arising

from the absence of or misrepresentation of all such necessary permissions and permits shall be payable to the

Company by the Hirer and shall be deemed to be part of the hire charge for the purpose of clause 6 hereof.

 

Force Majeure. While every effort will be made by the company to carry out any order accepted, the full

performance of it is subject to variation or cancellation by the Company consequent upon act of God, war, strikes,

riots, lock‑outs or other labour disturbances fire, flood restrictions on the use of transport, fuel or power,

requisitioning, shortage of material or transport or labour or any other cause beyond the control of the Company.

 

Modification of contract. No verbal representations or arrangements are recognised by the Company and these

terms and conditions shall only be modified by a supplementary written contract.

 

Cancellation or premature termination of contract. In the event of the Hirer desiring to cancel the contract after a

firm order has been placed, if the cancellation date is 14 days or more prior to the delivery date, there will be a

charge of 25 per cent of the full hire charge, if the cancellation is 3 ‑13 days prior to the delivery date, the charge

of 50 per cent of the full hire charge will be due, and if the cancellation is less than 3 days prior to the delivery

date, full hire charges will be made.

 

Charges for deficiencies can be obtained on application to the hire office.

 

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