Terms & Conditions of Business
These Terms & Conditions form the basis of our working relationship with you, which is of the utmost importance to us. Shropshire Driveways (“we”, “our”) and the customer (“you”, “your”, “client”).
1.1 Unless specified in advance all quotations are carried out free of charge and are valid for 28 days.
1.2 The contract between us shall be created by our acceptance of your order, which will be as from the date we issue our initial invoice to you, which we will issue following your acceptance of our quotation, confirmed by you either verbally or in writing.
1.3 You will appreciate that drawing design concepts are for illustrative purposes only, since the finished project may necessitate alterations.
2.1 The payment schedule will be discussed with you at the time of order, the basis of which will be determined by the projected length of the works. Our first invoice will represent a stage payment for the cost of the materials (usually 50%). If the contract takes more than 7 days we will also issue stage payment invoices for labour and additional materials. The final invoice issued by us will be the balance outstanding for materials and labour costs.
2.2 All invoices issued by us are payable within 7 days of receipt. We reserve the right to charge a monthly interest rate at bank rate plus 2% per month or part month overdue, on any overdue payments.
3.1 In accordance with consumer law (not applicable to corporate clients) you may cancel this contract within 7 days of confirming your order and you will be entitled to a refund of any monies paid. You will appreciate that any cancellation outside this period will not entitle you to a refund, as we will have purchased materials, made labour commitments and we may have refused other contracts as a result of your confirmation.
4. The Work
4.1 In order for us to carry out the work it will be necessary for you to provide us with adequate access to the site and, where reasonably possible, to supply us with electrical power, running water and access to toilet facilities at no charge.
4.2 We are not able to accept responsibility for any damage to, or costs involved with, any underground hazards, obstructions or services that you have not made known to us advance, in writing, or that were not apparent upon visual inspection.
4.3 We are unable to accept responsibility for works that have been carried out on land that is not under the ownership of the client.
4.4 It is also assumed that all planning laws and regulations have been applied for, and subsequently approved, before commencement of any works.
4.5 Where we are undertaking a substantial completion project for the client we are unable to accept responsibility for the well-being and maintenance of living plant material including turf.
4.6 You will appreciate that weather conditions may delay the start or final completion of the contract.
4.7 All materials on site will remain the property of Beaumont Landscaping until payment has been received by us in full.
5.1 Your confirmation of an order, however confirmed, shall be deemed as acceptance by you of the above terms and conditions.
5.2 This contract shall be governed by English Law and shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the English Courts.
If you have any queries with any of the above clauses kindly let us know prior to you confirming an order.