Terms and Conditions of Hire
1. Liability for delay to or Contracts incompleted due to any of the following eventualities will not be accepted by us:
(a) Unsuitable sites.
(b) The state of the wind or weather.
(c) Loss or damage by fire or flood.
(d) Any lock-out or strike.
(e) Any cause outwith our control.
2. The hirer agrees to:
(a) Inform us of the presence of drains, pipes, cables, etc, likely to be affected, and to repair or make good any damage to site generally.
(b) To pay out of pocket expenses should the hirer wish to cancel any contract, verbal or otherwise without fair and reasonable notice being given, and to pay in full should the cancellation be made seven days or less prior to the event.
3. (a) We reserve the right to charge a deposit to cover part or whole of the equipment hired.
(b) All hire prices quoted subject to the site and sub-surface being suitable.
(c) In the event of emergency, we reserve the right to substitute alternative sizes of marquees or other equipment to give as near as possible the equivalent requirements.
(d) All offers for hire are subject to increase, if the site is abnormal and causes increases in labour and/or materials.
NOTE: Always allow a minimum of 5 ft all round marquee when measuring site to allow for guy ropes and stakes.
4. (a) The hire charges do not include attendance by the firm’s men except during the actual process of erecting and dismantling.
(b) Period of hire is meant to mean the period for which the tentage or equipment is required to be ready for use and the hirer shall provide a plan showing the position in which the tentage is to be erected, or, have a representative on the site for that purpose. In the absence of such plan or representative, the contractor having erected the tents or equipment will be deemed to have completed the contract.
(c) The hirer will be responsible for the safe custody of the firm’s property while on the site and will make good to the firm all loss or damage to the firm’s property or equipment used on the site (fair wear and tear excepted) unless it be proved that such loss or damage was caused by faulty materials or workmanship.
(d) The hire charges quoted for tables, chairs and forms does not include erecting, dismantling and placing.