Terms & Conditions
Our Services Are Available In Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds.
Definitions. The Company – C.M. Associates Ltd trading as Richardson Marquees. The Hirer - The person, firm, company or organisation hiring or buying the goods from us.
Hire charges are submitted on the under-standing that the site intended to be used is flat level firm ground with easy access for transport, and it contains no hidden cable, pipes, gas, mains or apparatus of similar nature that could be damaged whilst erecting equipment. In the event of damage being caused by the equipment or services as aforesaid the Hirer shall indemnify the Company in respect of any loss occasioned. . Further the Hirer shall indemnify the Company against all claims for injury to persons or animals or loss of, or damage to any property however caused arising from the hiring or construction of the equipment by the Company to the Hirer.
The Hirer shall be deemed as the bailee of the equipment upon commencement of erection until complete removal from the site by the Company and will assume full responsibility for all damage caused to such equipment.
The Hirer must provide to the company proof of having arranged insurance in their name for the hired equipment at least 14 days prior to the delivery of the equipment. The insurance must include cover for malicious damage and theft.
Upon Payment of the 'Damage Waiver Fee' then the above clause 3 and 4 will not apply. The hirer will remain responsible for the first £500 of any damage whatsoever the cause. Please note that the hirer will remain responsible for and will indemnify the company against any loss of or damage to all hired equipment resulting from their negligence or legal liability.
All Marquees and equipment must be returned as received, fair wear and tear expected.
The Hire Charge does not include the making good or repair of damage to the site of fixtures, installations, access etc., caused by the Company for the purpose of erection.
The Company accepts no responsibility for any damage however caused as the result of the Hirer or Hirer's Associate, Guest or Subcontractor moving or altering the constructed equipment, and shall indemnify the Company against any damage or loss occasioned thereby.
It must be understood that a Marquee is only intended as a temporary construction and to a certain degree will not safeguard full against weather conditions. Therefore our Company accepts no claims liable to arise from this clause.
The Hirer is responsible for heating the interior of the marquee structures to not less than 12°C in the event of snow, or snow being forecast.
Other than Tentage and ancillary equipment installed by the Company, no lighting, heating, cooking or other gas or electrical appliances of any kind shall be used in or adjacent to any Tentage hired from the Company without previous consent in writing of the Company except in Tentage which is specially designated a catering area.
The Company accepts no responsibility for acts of God, War, Fire, Flood, Labour disputes, Accidents, Damage by a Previous Hirer or any other circumstances outside the control of the Company which delays or prevents the Company from carrying out any of the agreement with the Hirer.
Terms of Settlement - A Hiring will be confirmed in writing by the Company on receipt of a minimum deposit of 20% of the total value of the booking. Payment of the confirmed price for the marquee and equipment must be paid on or prior to the start of the marquee installation.
To enable our company to satisfy all our customers, equipment will be delivered from one to three clear days preceding the function and may be collected the following day if necessary. Customers will be informed of our exact delivery appointment by telephone several days preceding the function.
Deposits are paid to cover administration costs and holding charges. In the event of cancellation of a confirmed order deposits are non-refundable.
All confirmed orders cancelled within thirty-one to ninety days of the function will be charged at 50% of the confirmed price. For cancellations within thirty days of the function payment of the full confirmed price will become due. A cancellation is deemed as a complete termination of booking or a reduction in the specification.
The Company reserves the right to supply and erect Marquees and equipment to any size reasonably near to that ordered.
The Company accepts no responsibility for inaccuracies or misunderstanding arising through orders, instructions or information given to them by telephone or verbally to servants other than through their office and confirmed in writing.
If an order is placed for equipment and the Company discover when arriving on site that the equipment cannot be installed due to incorrect information, then the Company accepts no responsibility for inconvenience or loss of revenue.
Any permissions required before the installation of the Company's equipment shall be obtained by the Hirer. The Company's payment terms shall be observed by the Hirer in the event that such permissions are not forthcoming.
Written quotations may be amended by the Company according to circumstances arising before a deposit has been received or after discovery of obstacles on the site previously undisclosed by the Hirer.
With the introduction of the Smokefree Law, smoking is not permitted with the marquee. It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure it remains smokefree during the complete hire period.