Terms of Business

HIRE RATES 

  • 1 Day –  Delivery the day before function and collection on the day after function, also includes Friday to Monday hire for weekend functions.
  • 4 – 5 Days – Is charged at 1 ½ times one day hire.
  • 1 Week – Is Charged at 2 times one day hire.

For longer hire periods please contact us for a quote.

PAYMENT

If you wish to pay by cheque then this should be sent at least 14 DAYS BEFORE DELIVERY, we accept most credit cards and payment by CREDIT CARD is to be made 14 Days before delivery.

DEPOSITS

A breakage deposit may be required with your order and this will be returned by post, less any replacement charge (shown in the replacement column of your order confirmation) within 31 days after your function.>

FREE WASHING UP SERVICE

We believe we are the only hire company providing an ABSOLUTELY FREE WASH-UP SERVICE for crockery, cutlery and glassware, just scrape off the food, return to the boxes and we will do the rest! (Glasses UPRIGHT please).

DELIVERY AND COLLECTION SERVICE

We will be pleased to arrange delivery and/or collection, with the transport charge depending on distance and size of load. Customers with suitable vehicles are welcome to collect orders if they wish.

REPLACEMENT

The customer is responsible for any loss or damage to the goods from the time of delivery until they are returned to Abbey Catering services. Deliveries left at premises unattended by customers are left at the customer’s own risk. No substitutes will be accepted in place of our own equipment and all shortages and breakages will be charged for at replacement prices as shown on the order confirmation.

CONFIRMATION ORDERS AND CONTRACT

Confirmation of all orders will be made by ABBEY CATERING SERVICES. Customers are advised to confirm that an order posted to us has been received. The full Conditions of contract are printed on the reverse of the invoice/confirmation.

SAFETY

No responsibility can be excepted for either injury or damage caused by the use of equipment hired and particular attention should be paid to surfaces on which water boilers, burners, rings, cookers, hot cupboards are standing. Barbecues must not be used indoors or in marquees. Use of gas cylinders not supplied by us may be dangerous. Proper ventilation must be provided for all cooking and heating regardless of fuel used.

ALL PRICES SHOWN ARE EXCLUSIVE OF VAT.