This quotation is not an offer, and no contract shall come into existence unless and until we have accepted in writing your official order to carry out the service or supply the materials specified in the quotation. Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing the contract shall be on the terms and subject to the conditions hereinafter set out.
Unless otherwise stated, this quotation is based upon today’s prices for materials, labour and transport, and the price quoted is subject to fair adjustment reflecting any alteration during the period between the date of the quotation and the date of the completion of the contract in the prices of any materials or in any wage rates governed by national agreement, or in any transport costs.
3. Ownership of Goods
The ownership of any goods supplied by us does not pass to you until such time as full payment has been received by us. We reserve the right of entry to the premises where the goods have been supplied for the purpose of repossession of the goods at any time where any part of the price remains outstanding. This clause is to stand in the event of your bankruptcy, winding up resolution or the appointment of your receiver or liquidator.
Unless otherwise stated our terms of payment are: –
(a) Payment shall be 1/3 with order, 1/3 upon delivery and the balance of the contract price shall be paid by the end of the month next following the month in which the contract was completed.
(b) All payments to be made on or before due date, as a condition precedent to future deliveries.
We shall use our best endeavours to complete the contract within the time agreed but we shall in no circumstances be liable for any loss or damage consequential or otherwise caused directly or indirectly by any delay in the delivery of materials or in the completion of the contract.
If during the period of six months from the date of completion of the contract any article delivered by us is found to be defective due to our faulty workmanship or material, we shall at our option repair the faulty article, provided such article is returned to us as soon as possible after the discovery of such defect. Unless otherwise agreed, defective parts must be returned to us carriage paid. Save as aforesaid we shall in no circumstances be liable for any loss or damage consequential or otherwise caused directly or indirectly by any faulty workmanship or material or by any default or neglect in or about the execution of the contract and all warranties or conditions statutory or otherwise are hereby expressly excluded.
Packages where charged for will be credited in full if returned in good condition within one month.
8. Site Conditions
Unless otherwise stated this quotation does not include:-
(a) The clearing or preparation of the site; or
(b) The provision of scaffolding or hoists; or
(c) The unloading or safe-keeping of any materials or fittings; or
(d) Any work necessary at the site after materials have been erected; or
(e) The work specified in clause (11) hereof.
(f) We do not include for cutting out or making good concrete or brickwork.
(g) We do not include for the provision of any welfare facilities including toilets, lighting and general power for our equipment. These are to be provided by the client, free of charge. If these cannot be provided by the client we will hire the necessary equipment and charge accordingly.
In all cases it is your responsibility to see that walls, floors, fabric and structure of the building are adequate to withstand the loads imposed by our structure or equipment.
In the event that you cancel an order for goods or services, you shall be liable to pay to The Redditch Partitions & Storage Co. Ltd (“The Company”) a sum equivalent to the greater of either: –
(a) The amount you have already paid under Clause 4 above
(b) The Company’s projected profit for performing the Contract.
Payments must be made within 14 days of your cancellation. In the event that you are liable on cancellation to pay an amount under (b) hereof then any payments made under Clause 4 hereof will be credited against the balance owed.
In the event that you fail to make payment in accordance with this clause The Company will seek to recover the balance owed together with interest at 8% from the last date at which payment could be made until settlement.
10. Mezzanine Floors
Should the client or due to the requirements of the Local Authority make the installation of the structure impractical and
unviable, the client will agree to pay a fixed cost of £650.00 excluding V.A.T.
Quotations are submitted for base plates size up to 300mm square. Alternative larger sizes will be subject to extra cost.
In cases where the quotation includes erection by us you shall provide adequate access to the cleared and prepared level site and our quotation is made on the basis that erection will be undertaken during normal working hours. Work carried out at other times at your request will be subject to an extra charge.
12. Electrical equipment
It will be necessary for you to carry out all electrical wiring work between your mains and switches, etc. installed in our partitions or ceilings.
13. Safety Regulations
In all cases, it is your responsibility to ensure that the equipment as installed conforms to the requirements of the Factory Acts or other safety regulations and any Local Authority requirements.
In all cases it is your responsibility in relation to our company’s materials and/or equipment to have these fully insured whilst in your custody and control in respect of material damage following fire, standard special perils and theft cover.