TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF HIRE
Definitions The ‘Owners’ are Budget Skip Services Ltd or B.S.S. Ltd. The ‘Customer’ is the Company/ Firm/Person/ Corporation or Public Authority receiving the Owners Skips or services and includes their successors or personal representatives. 1.0 Delivery 1.1 All times quoted for delivery are for guidance only, and B.S.S. Ltd accepts no liability for any costs incurred due to delays in delivery or failure to deliver on the preferred delivery date due to unforeseen circumstances. 1.2 It is the Customer’s responsibility to advise B. S. S. Ltd of the location required for the deposit of any skip. B. S. S. Ltd trusts that all necessary permission or prior notice is given to neighbouring properties that a skip will be deposited in the said location. 1.3 The Customer must rely on their own judgement and to satisfy themselves as to any protection they feel necessary to be positioned prior to the skip being deposited. It is not the responsibility of B. S. S. Ltd to provide this as part of the service. 1.4 It is the responsibility of the Owner to obtain relevant permissions required to deposit a skip on the public highway from the local authority. Each application will be charged to the Customer according to the rate of each local authority. 1.5 The customer is responsible for ensuring the position for skip delivery has a clear access. Blocked access due to abandoned vehicles or materials resulting in failed delivery/collection will incur standing time and or an aborted delivery charge. 1.6 The customer is responsible for pointing out low lying cables, narrow entrance pillars, man hole covers, satellite dishes and any other potential risks or obstructions to B.S.S. Ltd or the driver prior to the skips delivery. 1.7 If the Customer requires a drop door on the skip, the direction for the opening must be advised on booking or to the delivery driver prior to the skip being off loaded. Failure in notifying such request may result in additional charges being applied in any case where we are asked to return to the property to change the direction of the drop door. 1.8 The customer must not move the skip once positioned by the driver. 2.0 Loading Times 2.1 The time allowed for depositing or picking up a skip is ten minutes. If the vehicle is kept waiting longer than this after arrival the customer shall be liable for reasonable standing charges. 2.2 The time allowed for a ‘Wait and Load’ is 30 minutes. 2.3 Standing times are chargeable at £60.00 per hour or part thereof in any situation. 3.0 Liability 3.1 B.S.S. Ltd cannot accept any liability for any costs incurred through damage to the customer’s driveway or other property whilst delivering or collecting any skip off the public highway. May we kindly draw your attention that tarmac, block paved, and patterned imprinted concrete driveways are at most risk. 3.2 B S. S. Ltd are the only authorised party to move or remove any skip and any losses or damages caused to B. S. S. Ltd as a result of theft or third party will be charged to the Customer in all circumstances. 3.3 In any case B. S. S. Ltd retains ownership of any skip or container. 3.4 Except as specifically otherwise agreed in writing, the title of the contents of the skip passes to B.S.S. Ltd at the time of loading the skip onto the vehicle, provided the provisions of condition 4.1 have been satisfied. 4.0 Safe Loading 4.1 Strictly level load – the skip should be loaded in a safe manner with no protruding objects or possibility of spillage. It should not be loaded above the height of the skip. Overloading may result in the excess waste being removed or an additional charge may be applied. 4.2 The skip shall not be used for the deposit of hazardous, inflammable, explosive or noxious waste. 4.3 In any case of damage by fire, vandalism or other means, including negligence or incompetence in use any skip, the Customer will reimburse B.S.S Ltd all costs for either replacement or repair. 5.0 Waste Restrictions 5.1 Materials including, but not limited to; are tyres, asbestos waste, fluorescent light tubes, toxic liquid, clinical/ medical waste or pressurised containers should not be loaded into the skip unless under special arrangement and declared on ordering. Any of these items found in a skip may result in the skip not being collected until the items are removed or an excess charge will be applied. 5.2 Changes in legislation from time to time may deem certain waste to be classified as a special or difficult waste type. 6.0 Hire Period 6.1 The maximum hire period is 28 days per container. Additional hire will be charged at a daily rate of £5.00. 6.2 Road permits are valid from 7-28 days depending on the terms of the local authority. 7.0 Methods of Payment 7.1 Payment for skip hire must be made prior to delivery by credit/ debit card or on delivery to the driver by cash or cheque. 7.2 Account customers will receive an invoice which should be paid within the agreed payment terms. 8.0 Collection 8.1 It is the Customers responsibility to request the collection of the skip. 8.2 Ways to book your collection; please make us aware of any restrictions or special instructions Telephone: 02476363002 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org TEXT: 07708440368 8.3 We aim to collect within two working days of request. During busy periods this time scale may be longer. 9.0 Cancellation Charges 9.1 If the Customer chooses to cancel the order the following charges apply: Less than 24 hours notice of cancellation – 25% of total hire charge and any permit application fees owed. More than 24 hours notice of cancellation – No Charge unless permit application fees are owed.
WARNING: IF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE NOT ADHERED TO, THE DRIVER MAY REFUSE TO DELIVER/ COLLECT THE SKIP. IF ANY ADDITIONAL COSTS INCURRED BY B. S. S. LTD AS A RESULT OF A BREACH OF THE ABOVE CONDITIONS WILL BE CHARGED TO THE CUSTOMER. IN ANY CASE WHERE ADDITIONAL MONIES ARE NOT RECEIEVED, B. S. S. LTD RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LEAVE THE CONTENTS OF THE SKIP; TO THE VALUE OWED ON THE PROPERTY.