TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE – if you have any questions concerning these please contact us on 01202 882301 or by email using our contact form.
1 – DEFINITIONS
The ´Owner´ means Collins Marquees Ltd.
The Hirer means the other person(s) hiring equipment from the Company
The ´Equipment´ means marquees, tables, chairs, flooring, lighting etc.
2 – CONDITIONS
Unless otherwise stated in writing, all orders are accepted subject to the Terms and Conditions of Hire stated below and the Hirer, by authorising or allowing work to proceed is deemed to have acknowledged this fact.
3 – QUOTATIONS
The Owner reserves the right to revise or withdraw any quotations prior to acceptance and to vary the quoted charges should any substantial increase in costs occur.
Acceptance of all quotations is made strictly to the equipment being available. Whilst every effort will be made to ensure the equipment ordered is delivered, the Owner reserves the right to substitute the nearest available item should the need arise.
4 – LOSS OR DAMAGE
The Hirer shall make good all loss or damage to property or equipment hired or used on the site (other than fair wear and tear) or pay the Owners for the cost of repair or replacement.
No Crepe Paper is to be used inside or outside the marquees. Damage or loss will be charged at current replacement rates. The Owner cannot accept responsibility for the safety of customers own equipment stored or housed in their marquees.
5 – ERECTION AND DISMANTLING
The Owner provides labour for erection and dismantling of their marquees and the cost is included in the hire charge. It does not include attendance by the Owners staff except during the erection and dismantling period. If special times are required for the erection or dismantling of the equipment, these must be notified to the Owner well beforehand.
The hire charges quoted for tables and chairs does not include erection, placing or dismantling – unless previously arranged at extra cost.
6 – SITE
The hire charges are based on the assumption that the site is flat, level, firm and grassed with easy access for motor transport, and that no drains, cables or other services are buried beneath the surface or are otherwise concealed. It is the Hirers responsibility to have clearly marked out on the site such underground services, cables, pipes and wires etc. which exist before the Owner commences installation and/or erection of equipment. The hire charges do not include any making good of repair of damage to the site. Special rates will be payable for the hire of equipment on sites not conforming to the above requirements, or the delivery of goods other than on ground level. The Hirer shall provide the Owners with a plan showing the position in which the tents or equipment are to be erected or shall have a representative on the site for that purpose, and in the absence of both the Owners having erected the tents or equipment where he thinks fit shall be deemed to have completed the contract.
When electrical equipment is hired, the Hirer shall provide a suitable 240-volt/l5 amp. Power point within 50 metres of the equipment and shall be fully responsible for the adequacy and reliability of that supply.
7 – INSURANCE
Unless otherwise advised in writing, we will automatically charge for insurance including Fire, Theft and Vandalism.
a. The Hirer is responsible for the first £500.00 of each and every claim
b. Cover only applies to goods that are delivered or erected by the Owner
c. Non Compliance of Owners Terms and Conditions
Notes: Loss or damage arising from fire, theft or vandalism must be reported to the Police immediately upon discovery and to the Owner within 24 hours.
8 – FORCE MAJEURE
Whilst every effort will be made by the Owner to carry out any order, the full performance of it is subject to the variation of cancellation by the Owner consequent on Act of God, War, Strike, Riots, Fire, Floods, Theft, Vandalism, Restrictions on the use of Transport or any other cause beyond the control of the Owner
9 – TERMS OF SETTLEMENT
A Hiring will be confirmed in writing on receipt of written confirmation of the hiring by the Hirer. The balance of the hire must be settled within 14 days of the date of invoice.
If required by the Owner, a deposit will be charged.
10 – CANCELLATION
In the event of the Hirer desiring to cancel the booking of any equipment after a firm order has been placed, if the cancellation date is 6 weeks prior to the delivery date, there will be a charge of 25% of the hire charge, if the cancellation is 4 weeks prior to the delivery date, the charge will be 50% of the hire charge and if the cancellation is less than 2 weeks prior to the delivery date, full hire charge will be made.
11 – LIABILITY TO THIRD PARTIES
The Owners will not be responsible for and the Hirer will indemnify the Owners against all claims for the injury to persons or loss or damage to property howsoever caused unless it be proved that such injury or damage was caused by faulty material or workmanship or negligence of the Owners.
Marquees are intended as temporary constructions and to a certain degree will not safeguard fully against weather conditions. Therefore the Owner accepts no claims liable to arise from this clause.
Permits – The Hirer is responsible for giving notice to or for obtaining permits from any authority that are or may be concerned. Any cost incurred shall be payable to the Owner by the Hirer.
12 – DEPOSITS
All deposits paid are non-returnable in the event of cancellation.
Last Updated: 10/03/2020