Skip Hire Terms & Conditions of Willsher Plant (Cornwall) Ltd T/A Perran Skips.
1. DEFINITION OF TERMS USED.
“The Company’ signifies “Perran Skips Ltd” and/or any persons acting on their behalf, “The Customer’ signifies any Person(s), Firm, Company, Business and/or any Persons acting on their behalf who are doing business with The Company. ‘HT&C’s signifies The Company’s Hire Terms and Conditions. ‘Inert Waste’ signifies Soil, Clay, Stone, Bricks, Concrete, Sand, Gravel or Rubble. ‘Mixed Waste’ signifies Non-Hazardous Domestic/Trade/Commercial/Builders/Industrial/Household/Inert Waste.
YOU MUST READ THESE HIRE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
The pre-booking of, the acceptance/instruction of, the delivery of, the using/moving/removal of any materials or the placing of any object in a delivered skip(s) indicates a complete and binding acceptance of these HT&C. The company may without prior notice collect the skip(s) at any time should any HT&C be breached or if any skip(s) are deemed by The Company to be full as shown in the safe loading of Skips criteria in Section 9 of these HT&C.
2. PROOF OF DELIVERY.
As The Customer may not be present upon delivery of any Skip(s) or materials, a Customers signature is not required upon any documentation as proof of delivery or collection of Skips or goods. All HT&C still apply.
3. GUARDING/LIGHTING OF SKIP(s).
The Customer is at all times responsible for the safe guarding & lighting of the Skip(s). The Company must be informed immediately should any Cones, Lamps or reflective Markers supplied with the Skip(s) be found damaged, removed or unserviceable, so that they may be replaced.
4. PAYMENTS & CHARGES.
Unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing; any due charges must be paid either before or upon delivery of any Skip(s) or materials. Excess charge invoices must be paid upon receipt and payment must be received within seven days of the invoice date. The Company reserves the right to charge interest on any overdue amounts an 8% pa since the invoice or delivery date, whichever is the sooner. Any costs incurred by The Company in collecting monies owed will be charged to The Customer. Our all-inclusive price is for level loads only, any overfull Skip(s) will incur and additional charge. Where The Customer has a trade/credit account, payment must be received by 30 days following the date of the invoice.
5. WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP.
Non-Hazardous Mixed waste or inert waste (Excluding items listed in section 7) up to a level load.
6. THESE ITEMS MUST NOT BE PLACED IN OUR SKIPS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT, PLEASE ASK.
- No Tyres
- No TVs or Computer Monitors
- No Contaminated soil.
- No Fridges/Freezers
- No Fluorescent Tubes or Light Bulbs
- No injurious/invasive weeds.
- No Asbestos
- No Car Batteries
- No Clinical/Human/Animal Waste
- No Food Waste
- No Hazardous/Toxic Waste
- No Gas Cylinders
- No Liquids – including Paints, Solvents or oils
- No Glass
IF PLASTERBOARD IS FOUND IN ANY GENERAL WASTE SKIP(S) THEN THIS WILL RENDER THE WHOLE SKIP(S) AS CONTAMINATED AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE WHOLE CONTENTS OF THE SKIP(S) BEING CHARGED AS PLASTERBOARD ONLY.
IF CONTAMINATION IS FOUND IN PLASTERBOARD ONLY SKIP(S) AN EXCESS CHARGE WILL APPLY.
We can supply Plasterboard ONLY Skips. This will be charged at a reduced rate for the skip with an additional charge per tonne of plasterboard in the Skip. A minimum charge of 1 tonne will apply on 4yd skips, 1.5 tonne on 6yd skips and 2 tonne on 8yd skips. This must not be mixed with any other contents.
8. SAFE LOADING OF SKIPS *****OVERLOADING OR OVERFILLING A SKIP WILL ALWAYS INCUR EXCESS CHARGES *****
The skip must be level filled only. The contents of the skip(s) should not project from within the shape of any skip(s). The Customer is responsible for ensuring that at all times skips are loaded safely and that the area around the skip(s) is kept safe and tidy. Should any skip(s) be deemed by The Company to be overloaded, it is The Customer’s responsibility to rectify the situation. However, The Company reserves the right to, at any time; remove any objects from the skip(s) that it feels may jeopardize the safe transportation of any skip(s); this will incur an additional charge to The Customer.
9. FIRES & DAMAGE TO SKIPS.
The lighting of fires in or near skips is prohibited. The Customer is responsible for any damage whatsoever or howsoever caused & The Company will be entitled to recover such additional costs & reimbursement.
10. DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
Our Skip Lorries are large and heavy; as such we require access criteria of at least 3.10m Width, 4.0m Height, an access and site surface capable of withstanding 18 tonnes and a safe and adequate turning/manoeuvring/working area. Should the access and site surface criteria be less than stated above, The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage whatsoever or howsoever caused.
11. FAILED DELIVERY OF THE SKIP.
When the customer orders a skip(s), dimensions will be given on the size, weight and area needed for the skip(s) to be delivered safely. When an attempted delivery is made, and if the area is found NOT to be adequate for a safe delivery then the customer will be charged a delivery fee of £50.00 + vat.
12. POSITIONING OF SKIPS.
A skip(s) must not be moved without prior permission from The Company; The Customer must accept all responsibility for any damage or extra costs incurred due to any skip(s) being moved howsoever caused.
13. HIGHWAYS LICENCES.
Unless The Company has been instructed otherwise, where it is not possible to site any skip(s) off the public highway, we will (if permission is granted by the Highways Authority), site any skip(s) on the highway and a charge for the “Skip Licence” will apply. An allowance of 14 days must be given prior to the skip(s) being delivered if permission is granted. Any permission is subject to The Highways Authority conditions.
14. HIRE PERIODS.
The period of hire is as shown below unless The Company has agreed prior arrangements in writing. Delivery day rules as day one. An excess charge will apply to any skip(s) still on hire after the hire period shown. All HT&C apply until the skip(s) has been paid for and collected. We aim to collect skip(s) within three working days after the hire period has elapsed of after The Customer has off-hired any skip(s). Maximum 2 weeks from the date of delivery.