Terms and Conditions

General Conditions for The Hiring of Plant:

  1. All pictures shown on this website are for illustration purposes only.  Actual equipment may vary. Some equipment may have an associated image or photo.  These are for reference only and should be considered illustrative.
  2. The hired items specified are the property of CB Tool Hire Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the owner) and the hirer as show (or the person signing for the Plant if paragraph 6 is implemented) agrees he will not sell, hire out, lend or otherwise part with possession of the said Plant.
  3. Basis of Charging: Hire charges will commence from the time shown on the contract and will continue until returned to our depot or collected by our transport. All days are charged including Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays etc.
  4. Payment Terms: Payment is on a cash on delivery basis. In the case of hire goods we may (a) request an/or repeated open cheques or credit card details from you which under this agreement you authorise us to complete or charge for immediate and subsequent payments. (b)  If we agree credit terms you must ensure payment is received by us before expiry of those terms. You must notify us in writing of any queries regarding invoices within 10 working days of the end of invoice month. There will be no extension to credit terms for unresolved queries that have been notified after this extension to credit terms for unresolved queries that have been notified after this period.
  5. Carriage Charges: Hire charges do not include carriage and any expense incurred by the owner in delivering or recovering plant will be charged to the Hirer, such charges will include a maximum of 30 minutes attendance by the owners vehicle at the Hirers site. Further time will be charged for.
  6. Extent of Contract: No conditions of warranty other than herein specifically set forth shall be implied or deemed to be incorporated to form part of the contract.
  7. Loading & Unloading: The Hirer shall be responsible for unloading and reloading the Plant at the site and any other person supplied by the Owner shall be deemed to be under the hirer’s control.
  8. Person Signing: The person signing the contract warrants that he has the authority of the Hirer to make this contract on hirer’s behalf. The person so signing indemnifies the owner against all loses and costs that my be incurred by the owner if this is not so.
  9. Delivery in Good Order: The Hirer must satisfy himself that the plant is in good working order and that the Plant is not damaged in any way before signing the contract.
  10. Electrical Plant: Electrical Plant must be connected to the correct supply by a qualified electrician. Under no circumstances should electrical, Plant be used without it being correctly earthed unless it is double insulated construction.
  11. Maintenance of Plant: The Hirer should keep himself acquainted with the state and condition of the Plant and ensure that it remains serviceable and clean.
  12. Breakdown: Any breakdown or unsatisfactory working of Plant must be immediately notified to the owners. Under no circumstances shall the Hirer repair or make any attempt to repair the plant unless authorized by the Owner. The Owner only undertakes to make adjustment or to repair the Plant on his premises. Plant may be returned to the Owner for replacement or the Owner will deliver a replacement but he reserves the right to charge carriage.
  13. Consequential Losses: The owner accepts no liability nor responsibility for any consequential loss or damage due to  or arising from the breakdown or stoppage of the Plant through any cause whatsoever or the owners inability to supply.
  14. Period of Hirer’s Responsibility: The Hirers responsibility commences on the receipt of the plant or on delivery as requested and ends when the Hirer is in possession of the Owners receipt for all the Plant. The Hirer shall make good to the Owner all loss or damage to the Plant from whatever cause the same may arise, fair wear and tear expected.
  15. Hirer’s Responsibility – Third Party: The Hirer shall fully and completely indemnify the Owner in respect of all claims by any person whatsoever for injury to person or property caused by or in connection with or arising out of the use of the Plant and in respect of all costs and charges in connection therewith whether arising under Statue or Common Law. The Hirer must not allow Plant to be used by anyone without adequate qualifications or training.
  16. Charges for Lost, Stolen, Damages or Unclean Plant: The Owner will charge for damage and or the cost of cleaning the Plant. Additional hire fees will continue until the Owner is able to replace or repair the Plant.
  17. Removal of Plant: Plant must not be removed from the original site specified by the Hirer when the equipment was first collected (or from the original delivery address to which the Owner delivered the Plant) without the knowledge and consent of the Owner.
  18. Termination of the Hire: The Owner shall be entitled at any time and for whatever reason whatsoever, without explanation to terminate this Contract (such termination to be effective immediately) and to repossess the Plant or any part thereof.
  19. Right of Access: The Hirer hereby authorize the Owner to enter upon any premises wherein the Owner reasonably believes any Plant, or any part thereof to be, and if, and in so far, the Owner in his absolute deems necessary, to inspect, test, repair, replace or repossess the Plant or any part thereof.
  20. Invalidation: Should any term of this contract be held to be invalid such invalidation will not affect the validity of the remaining terms.
  21. Delivery in Good Order: The person signing the contract, having been afforded the opportunity to inspect the Plant, the Plant is hereby deemed to be in good working order and wholly free of damage at the time of delivery.
  22. In the event of payment of any charge under this Contract being unpaid within seven days of it becoming due, the Hirer hereby consents to the Owner entering upon the Hirer’s lands for the purpose of physically removing the Plant, in the event of it being necessary for the Owner to remove the Plant by virtue of this Clause, the Hirer will be responsible for the reasonable costs incurred by the Owner in affecting such removal in addition to all other charges payable by virtue of the Contract.
  23. Interest will be charged on all overdue accounts at a rate of 11/12% per month.