Terms & Conditions

1. PARTIES
This contract is made between AGR Scaffolding and the company, person, corporation or public authority taking the owner’s scaffolding and or ancillary equipment

2. EXCLUSION OF OTHER TERMS
All terms of the contract between the owner and the hirer are incorporated in this document and no other condition or warranty shall be implied or deemed to be incorporated. The hirer acknowledges that the hirer has not entered into this contract in reliance upon any representation made by the owner save insofar as the same is set out herein.

3. AGREEMENT FOR HIRE
The owner will let,and the hirer will take on hire the scaffolding referred to overleaf.

4. PERIOD OF HIRE
(a)    The minimum period of hire is four weeks from the date of commencement of hire set out overleaf.
(b)    The hirer may request the owner within the minimum hire period to extend such hire period for such additional period as may be agreed or to a weekly hire (“the extended hire period”) at such additional price as may be agreed. The terms set out herein shall apply to any such extended hire.
(c)    The hirer may give the owner no less than five clear days notice requiring the owner to remove the scaffolding before the expiry of the minimum period of hire or extended hire period but in the event of such removal there shall be no reduction in the contract price or additional price.

5. PRICE
(a)    The contract price set out in the quotation overleaf is available for acceptance within 12  weeks of the date of such quotation.
(b)    The contract price does not include ladders or lights unless expressly included.
(c)    Unless expressly agreed in writing the contract price includes boarding to one lift only. Boarding to additional lifts will be charged as an alteration.
(d)    Unless expressly agreed in writing any alteration to the scaffolding carried out during the hire shall be charged by the owner at the owner’s day work rate from time to time prevailing together with expenses and shall be paid by the hirer in advance.

6. TERMS OF PAYMENT
Invoice payable in full within seven day of receipt of invoice. Note: No retentions or main contactors discounts are acceptable.

7. DELIVERY ERECTION DISMANTLING LIABILITY FOR LOSS & DAMAGE TO SCAFFOLDING
(a)    The owner will be solely responsible for the delivery, erection and dismantling of the scaffolding.
(b)    The hirer shall not alter, remove or in any way interfere with nor cause or permit any alteration, removal or interference with the scaffolding erected by the owner.
(c)    The hirer shall pay to the owner the full replacement cost of all scaffolding lost, stolen destroyed or otherwise missing during the hire or damaged during the period of hire (fair wear and tear expected).

8. EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OF OWNER
(a)    The Owner shall not be liable for loss, damage, injury or delay due to any cause beyond his control including {without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing} acts of government, strikes, lockouts, fire, lightening, storm, tempest, aircraft, explosion, flooding, riots, civil commotion’s, acts of war, malicious mischief or theft.
(b)    Whilst the owner will take all reasonable care to avoid damage he shall not be liable for any damage caused during the erection; alteration or dismantling or scaffolding where such damage is caused to flat roofs, slates, tiles asbestos sheets and other roofing materials nor to down pipes and guttering nor to any part of any building in tying in such scaffolding to provide lateral support.
(c)    The owner shall not be liable for any loss or damage howsoever caused if the scaffolding has been altered, moved or otherwise interfered with other than by the owner not if the hirer has failed to comply with the hirer’s obligations under this contract.
(d)    No liability shall attach to the owner either in contract or in tort for loss injury or damage sustained by reason of any defect in the scaffolding or in the erection or alteration thereof whether such defect be latent or apparent on examination.
(e)    All satellite dishes and aerials should be removed prior to erection of scaffolding. In the event of such being left in place AGR Scaffolding accepts no liability for any damage or interference.

9. OBLIGATION OF HIRER
The hirer shall:
(a)    Obtain and renew all licences, permits and easements that may be required for the erection of the scaffolding referred to overleaf.
(b)    Ensure that all areas to be scaffolded are of sound construction and provide a sound base for such scaffolding.
(c)    Ensure that all overhead wires and cables are covered, insulated and made safe before the erection of scaffolding arid in default shall indemnify the owner in the respect of all expenses incutred and losses suffered by the owner in making safe such overhead wires and cables.
(d)    Ensure that all scaffold boards, tarpaulins and any other loose items of scaffolding are tied down and made secure in high winds;
(e)    Ensure that in all areas to be scaffolded the owner can obtain adequate provision to tie in and prevent lateral movement of scaffolding;
(f)    Ensure that lighting equipment for scaffolding an public highways remains in place and in good working order throughout the hire and shall replace any defective bulbs or other lost, stolen or defective lighting equipment forthwith at the hirers expense.

10. OWNERSHIP OF SCAFFOLDING AND RIGHTS OF OWNER TO REMOVE SCAFFOLDING
(a)     The scaffolding shall remain the property of the owner and nothing in this contract shall confer or be deemed to confer any interest in the scaffolding to the hirer.
(b)    Upon the determination of this contract whether by effusion of time or otherwise the owner may without notice retake possession of the scaffolding and may for that purpose by himself, his servants or agents without previous notice upon any land or premises on which the scaffolding is or is believed by the owner to be situated.AGR Scaffolding reserves the right to advertise on all scaffolding.