Terms of Business

General

The “Company” shall refer to West of England Stabling Limited.   These terms and conditions govern all contracts entered into by the Company for the supply of sale of goods or services.  Any order given to the Company shall be deemed to constitute an Agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.  No variations of these terms and conditions shall be of any effect unless agreed by the company in writing.

Conditions of Sale

1.  Access to the concrete base or place of erection

The company reserve the right to return to our works and levy a charge if the following access is not available.  The customer will provide suitable access for our lorry to get 1.5 metres from the concrete base or place of erection, to enable unloading by two persons.  The company also requires 1 metre clearance around the base and your boundary.  We must be notified 3 weeks prior to delivery if such access is not possible whereupon the company will reflect any additional expense, in writing, to the customer who must then either provide further suitable personnel or suitable transport to enable access to the site, or agree to pay further charges for West of England Stabling Limited to provide additional personnel.  Access to the site must be safe and unrestricted..  The Company will not be held responsible for any damage howsoever caused to the customers land or property whilst gaining access, or in the execution of the erection of the customer’s buildings.  This includes vehicular access to the customer’s base/site and required transit across the customer’s land/paddocks/fields or gardens.

2.  Description of Goods

The Company’s brochure and any elevated drawings, is a guide only and does not form part of any contract.  All goods are supplied subject to reasonable availability to the company of suitable materials and labour.  Some timber sizes are nominal and subject to normal variations.  Timber is a natural product, which is inspected at time of manufacture.  We cannot be held responsible for subsequent timber shrinkage, warping, cracking or movement after erection.  The company reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice.  In the event of any errors, the company will only be held responsible if both the customer and the company have confirmed their requirements in writing.

3.  Prices

All quoted prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.  In the event of any increase in the cost to the company of overheads, labour, goods, materials or transport after the date of quotation the company reserves the right to increase its prices accordingly.  Once your deposit is received the price will stay fixed for four months.  Fifty percent of the quoted total price is required upon placing the order, Forty percent prior to delivery and the remaining ten percent tp ne [aod strictly on the day of completion.

4.  Despatch and Delivery

Any time or date quoted by the company for delivery is given and intended as an estimate only and the company shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any loss or damage or failure to deliver within such times.  No delay or failure in respect of delivery or part delivery shall entitle the customer to treat the contract as repudiated.  The company will not deliver any buildings or machinery through or over any domestic buildings or over fences.

Transportation costs vary considerably depending on the size and weight of the load as well as the distance for delivery. Wherever possible we keep delivery costs down by combining loads, but this is not always possible. . We will quote this when we know details of your requirements and your location.

5.  Complaints

Any complaints must be notified to the company within 7 days of the delivery/completion of the building(s).  Complaints must be notified prior to any livestock has being admitted.  Complaints regarding garages or workshop type buildings must be notified prior to any internal work being carried out.  The company will not be held responsible for damage caused by extreme weather conditions, fire, theft, or Acts of God.

6.  Insurance

Customers must insure all materials/buildings delivered to site are adequately covered by insurance against fire, theft, extreme weather conditions, Acts of God, or other loss or damage.

7.  Payment

All goods remain the property of the Company until paid for in full.

For all orders a 50% deposit to be paid upon order and a further 40% prior to delivery, with the balance to be paid on the day of delivery or the last day of erection.The final payment is to be made by cheque and given to the driver unless prior arrangement has been made for an alternative method of payment (eg BACS) to arrive on the appropriate day.

If the customer requires to cancel the order this should be notified 15 working days prior to delivery, whereupon the deposit will be returned in full, provided work has not been started or disruption caused to the working schedule.  In any event an administration fee may be added.  The company reserves the right to dismantle and remove any buildings not paid for in full.  The customer must allow the company’s staff access to the site for this purpose.  The customer will be notified in writing if this action is to be instigated.  Interest will be charged on overdue payments at 5% over base rate.

8.  Law Governing the Contract

The contract shall in all respects be construed and operated as an English contract governed by English law and any dispute arising out of, or in connection therewith, shall be referred to the English courts.

By placing an order with West of England Stabling Limited the customer confirms acknowledgement of the conditions of sale above.