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Terms and Conditions of Hire

PARTIES

(a) The hirer is:
Stockyard Limited, Unit A Genesis, Rainsford Road, Park Royal, London NW10 7RS

(b) The Customer is the person named. If the business address for communication and service of the Customer is not in the United Kingdom, then the agent named overleaf shall be jointly and severally liable with the customer to Stockyard and the address for communication and service for the Customer shall be that of the agent.

LAW

All parties agree English law applies and submit to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.

OFFICIAL ORDER

All transactions with Stockyard are to be on order forms quoting items and hire charge as agreed for a period on a weekly basis. All items to be covered by customer’s official order.

HIRE CHARGES

1st week – 10% of quoted risk value
2nd week -17.5% of quoted risk value
3rd week – 22.5% of quoted risk value
4th week – 27.5% of quoted risk value
Subsequent weeks – 2.5% of quoted value
Special hire charges for long periods will be pre-arranged as stated on the order form. Items reserved and subsequently cancelled may be subject to a cancellation charge at Stockyard discretion.

EXTENDED HIRE

Prior notice in writing shall be given to Stockyard by the Customer to extend hire period.

PAYMENT

Payment due for all services at the time of hire before collection. By arrangement only, at Stockyard’s discretion, payment may be made within 14 days of dated invoice and following the first 2 payments received in advance of collection.

LOSS /DAMAGE AND INSURANCE

Items should be kept in good repair and condition. Items damaged or altered will be restored by Stockyard who will charge on the basis of cost of restoration Items not returned or which cannot be restored will be charged at insurance risk value as detailed on hire. It is the responsibility of the customer to insure with reputable London insurers at the insurance risk against loss or damage howsoever caused from time of collection until and return and to produce a certificate of insurance on demand.

COLLECTION AND DELIVERY

Collection and return of goods is by Customer, unless pre-arranged to the contrary when this service will be charged as an extra. No alterations shall be made without prior written consent of Stockyard and shall be subject to the conditions of such consent. Labels identifying items as the property of Stockyard shall not be removed. The location of all items at all times shall be confirmed to Stockyard on demand .No items hired shall be used for any other purpose other than that for which such items are hired and shall not be lent or sub-hired to any third party.

A penalty charge of £30.00 for props returned without our paperwork.

FITNESS

The customer shall indemnify Stockyard against all claims and expenses in respect of damage injury or loss arising directly or indirectly out of the use or condition of the items and shall be responsible for selection. No warranty of fitness is given by Stockyard. Customers are respectfully reminded of copyright legislation and Stockyard shall not be liable for any possible copyright infringement.

SURETY

Stockyard may request a surety and if this is agreed, the guarantee of the surety to Stockyard shall be for the due performance by the customer of all the hire terms and conditions and any time allowed or forbearance shown to the customer shall not relieve the surety from liability upon such guarantee.

PACKING CASES

Packing cases which are supplied free of charge for the hire period shall be charged to the hirer if not returned or replaced.

CANCELLATIONS OF ORDER

A booking fee or 10% of hire will be made for orders cancelled within 24 hours before collection.

Please contact us if you require any clarification of these terms and conditions. Thank you.