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These conditions explain the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of all parties to this Agreement. Where we use the word ‘You’ or ‘Your’ it means the Customer: ‘We’, ‘Us’ or ‘Our’ means the Remover. These terms and conditions can be varied or amended subject to prior written agreement. In Clauses 8, 9, 10, and 11 We limit or exclude Our liability for loss and damage.

We recommend You arrange insurance to cover Your goods or premises. We are able to arrange insurance for Your benefit upon request. This insurance will be separate from this contract and subject to the terms and conditions of the policy. Our goods in transit insurance is FREE and limited to £10,000 total loss with an excess of £150 on all claims. If you wish a more extensive insurance cover we can arrange this at extra cost.

1. Our Quotation

1.1 Our quotation, unless otherwise stated, does not include insurance, cancellation/postponement waivers, customs duties, port charges including (but not limited to) demurrage, inspections, or any fees, Toll fees, or taxes payable to government bodies or agencies.

1.2 Our Quotation is valid for twenty-eight days from the date of issue. Unless already included in Our Quotation, reasonable additional charges will apply in the following circumstances to any change of original booking:

1.2.1 If the work does not commence within twenty-eight days of acceptance;

1.2.2 Where We have given You a price including redelivery from store within Our Quotation and the re-delivery from store has not taken place within six months from the date of the issue of the quotation;

1.2.3 Our costs change because of currency fluctuations, changes in taxation, freight, fuel, ferry or toll charges beyond our control.

1.2.4 The work is carried out on a Saturday, Sunday, or Public Holiday or outside normal hours (08.00-18.00hrs) at your request.

1.2.5 We have to collect or deliver goods at Your request above the ground floor and first upper floor.

1.2.6 If You or Your agents request collection or access to Your goods whilst they are in store;

1.2.7 We supply any additional services, including moving or storing extra goods (these conditions apply to such work).

1.2.8 The entrance or exit to the premises, stairs, lifts or doorways are inadequate for free movement of the goods without mechanical equipment or structural alteration, or the approach, road or drive is unsuitable for our vehicles and/or containers to load and/or unload within 20 metres of the doorway.

1.2.9 We have to pay parking or other fees or charges (including fines where you have not arranged agreed suspension of parking restrictions) in order to carry out services on Your behalf. For the purpose of this Agreement parking fines for illegal parking, caused by Our negligence, are not fees or charges and You are not responsible for paying them.

1.2.10 There are delays or events outside Our reasonable control which increase or extend the resources or time allowed to complete the agreed work.

1.2.11 We agree in writing to increase Our limit of liability set out in Clause 8.1 prior to the work commencing;

1.3 You agree to pay any reasonable charges arising from the above circumstances.

2 Work not included in the quotation

2.1 Unless agreed by us in writing, we will not:

2.1.1 Dismantle or assemble furniture of any kind

2.1.2 Disconnect, re-connect, dismantle or re-assemble appliances, fixtures, fittings or equipment.

2.1.3 Take up or lay fitted floor coverings.

2.1.4 Move items from a loft, unless properly lit and floored and safe access is provided.

2.1.5 Move or store any items excluded under Clause 4.

2.1.6 Dismantle or assemble garden furniture and equipment including, but not limited to: sheds, greenhouses, garden shelters, outdoor play equipment, and satellite dishes, or move paving slabs, planters and the like.

2.2 Our staff are not authorised or qualified to carry out such work. We recommend that a properly qualified person is separately employed by You to carry out these services.

3 Your responsibility

3.1 It will be your responsibility to:

3.1.1 Arrange adequate insurance cover for the goods submitted for removal transit and/or storage, against all insurable risks as Our liability is limited under clauses 8.1 and 8.2. unless cover is included within the quote.

3.1.2 Obtain at Your own expense, all documents, permits, permissions, licences, customs documents necessary for the removal to be completed.

3.1.3 Pay for any parking or meter suspension charges incurred by Us in carrying out the work.

3.1.4 Be present or represented throughout the collection and delivery of the removal.

3.1.5 Where We provide You with inventories, receipts, waybills, job sheets or other relevant documents You will ensure that they are signed by You or Your authorised representative as confirmation of collection or delivery of the Goods.

3.1.6 Take all reasonable steps to ensure that nothing that should be removed is left behind and nothing is taken away in error.

3.1.7 Arrange proper protection for goods left in unoccupied or unattended premises, or where other people such as (but not limited to) tenants or workmen are, or will be present.

3.1.8 Prepare adequately and stabilize all appliances or electronic equipment prior to their removal.

3.1.9 Empty, properly defrost and clean refrigerators and deep freezers. We are not responsible for the contents.

3.1.10 Ensure that all domestic and garden appliances, including but not limited to washing machines, dish washers, hose pipes, petrol lawn mowers are clean and dry and have no residual fluid left in them;

3.1.11 Provide Us with a correct and up to date contact address and telephone number during removal transit and/or storage of goods.

3.1.12 Arrange appropriate transport, storage or disposal of goods listed in clause 4

3.2 Other than by reason of Our negligence or breach of contract, We will not be liable for any loss or damage, costs or additional charges that may arise from failure to discharge these responsibilities.

4 Goods not to be submitted for removal or storage

4.1 Unless previously agreed in writing by a director or other authorised company representative, the following items must not be submitted for removal or storage and will under no circumstances be moved or stored by Us. The items listed under 4.1.1 below may present risks to health and safety and of fire. Items listed under 4.1.2 to 4.1.7 below carry other risks and You should make Your own arrangements for their transport and storage.

4.1.1 Potentially dangerous, damaging or explosive items, including gas bottles, aerosols, paints, firearms and ammunition.

4.1.2 Jewellery, watches, trinkets, precious stones or metals, money, deeds, securities, mobile telephones, portable media and computing devices, stamps, coins, or goods or collections of any similar kind.

4.1.3 Goods likely to encourage vermin or other pests or to cause infestation or contamination.

4.1.4 We shall notify you in writing as soon as practicable if any of the Goods, are in Our opinion hazardous to health, dirty or unhygienic or likely to attract vermin or pests and under what conditions we would be prepared to accept such Goods or whether we refuse to accept them. Should we refuse to accept the goods We will have no liability to You.

4.1.5 Perishable items and/or those requiring a controlled environment.

4.1.6 Any animals, birds, fish, reptiles or plants.

4.1.7 Goods which require special licence or government permission for export or import.

4.1.8 Under no circumstances will Prohibited or stolen goods, drugs or pornographic material be moved or stored by Us.

4.2 If You submit such goods without Our knowledge We will make them available for Your collection and if You do not collect them within a reasonable time We may apply for a court order to dispose of any such goods found in the consignment. You agree to pay Us any charges, expenses, damages, legal costs or penalties reasonably incurred by Us in disposing of the goods.

5 Ownership of the goods

5.1 By entering into this Agreement, you guarantee that:

5.1.1 The goods to be removed and/or stored are Your own property, or the goods are Your property free of any legal charge; or

5.1.2 You have the full authority of the owner or anyone having a legal interest in them to enter into this Agreement and You have made the owner fully aware of these terms and conditions prior to entering into this Agreement and that they have agreed to them.

5.1.3 If at any time following the implementation of this agreement to its termination another person has or obtains an interest in the goods You will advise Us of their name and address in writing immediately.

5.1.4 You will provide a full indemnity and pay Us in respect of any claim for damages and/or costs brought against Us if either statement made in 5.1.1 or 5.1.2 is untrue.

5.1.5 If You wish to transfer responsibility of this Agreement to a third party You will advise Us in writing giving Us their full name and address. We will issue a new agreement to them. Our Agreement with You will remain in force until We have received a signed agreement from the third party.

6 Charges if You postpone or cancel the removal

6.1 If You postpone or cancel this Agreement, We reserve the right to charge you a reasonable postponement or cancellation fee according to how much notice is given as set out below at 6.1.1 – 6.1.4. “Working days” refer to the normal working week of Monday to Friday and excludes weekends and Public Holidays.

6.1.1 More than 10 working days before the removal was due to start: No charge.

6.1.2 Between 5 and 10 working days inclusive before the removal was due to start: You will lose the deposit paid

6.1.3 Within 5 days of the move taking place; not more than 50% of the removal charge.

6.1.4 Within 3 days of the move taking place: not . more than 75% of the removal charge

6.1.5 Within 24 hours of the move day or at any time after the work commences 100% of Our charges.


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