Terms and Conditions of Sale

DEFINITION OF TERMS

‘Buyer’ – the person or business named in the purchase order.

‘Seller’ – National Structures. ‘Goods’ – all items to be supplied by the seller as specified in the purchase order.

‘Purchase Order’ – the buyers purchase order which specified that these conditions apply to it.

‘The Contract’ – the arrangement between buyer and seller, comprising the purchase order and the conditions specified below.

REGISTERED OFFICE

The registered office of National Structures is 4 Cable Court, Pittman Way, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9YW.  Email: sales@nationalstructures.co.uk. Tel: 01772 799222, Fax: 01772 799250.  National Structures is a trading style of National Polytunnels Limited registered in England; registration number: 1656315 (the ‘Seller’).

SERVICE

The Seller supplies and installs goods as advertised in its brochures, web-site and other various advertising media and offers free surveys and free quotations to all prospective buyers.  All enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence.

GENERAL

These terms and conditions apply to every quotation or other similar documents created or sent by National Structures.

No contract exists between you  (the ‘Buyer’) and the Seller for the sale of any goods until the Seller has received and accepted your order.  The Seller at its own discretion may accept or reject any order whether on account of the equipment being no longer available or for any other reason whatsoever.  Once the order has been made to the Seller through the given payment method on the order. Then there is a binding legal contract between the Seller and the Buyer.  Once accepted by the Seller, a sales order will be sent to the address provided confirming that payment of the deposit has been received and that the order has been placed; it is at this time that a binding legal contract is created.

PRICES

All prices quoted are held for 30 days from the quotation date and are for the full quantities specified.  Quotations over 30 days old may be subject to fluctuations in labour and material costs.

PURCHASE ORDERS

The Seller only accepts orders subject to written confirmation from the Buyer.

CANCELLATIONS

Upon receipt of a signed purchase order, cancellation will only be accepted in writing and acknowledged in writing by National Structures with the following terms:-

Cancellation over 56 days of installation date –  no charge, cancellation within 56 days of installation date – 50% of purchase order total, within 40 days of installation date – 100% of purchase order total.

LEAD TIMES

The Seller will make every effort to adhere to lead times quoted at the point of receipt of order.  No liability can be accepted for any loss resulting from delays or non-completion of contract cause by circumstances beyond the Sellers control.  Lead times quoted previously on surveys etc., could be subject to change and are for guidance purposes only.

SPECIFICATION

The seller reserves the right to change product specification due to improved component parts which may become available from time to time.

DELIVERY AND CONSTRUCTION DATES

Delivery / Construction dates quoted by our sales team are given as best estimates at the time of ordering.  Circumstances beyond their control may effect these dates and no liability can be accepted for variations to promised dates.  National Structures will not accept claims for consequential loss due to delays in delivery or construction of their equipment or for any other reason.

CONSTRUCTION

Construction by a National Structures construction team assuming the following conditions prevail.

RESERVATION OF TITLE

All goods remain  the property of National Structures until payment has been made in full.  The Buyer entering into a contract authorises and  agrees the Seller to access of his site to recover goods that have not been fully paid for, by the Seller or his duly appointed agent.

PAYMENT

Unless otherwise stated in writing by the Seller, payment terms are: 20% deposit with order.  Balance on materials on delivery to site and  construction payment on completion unless alternative terms are agreed between the Seller and the Buyer.

We reserve the right to charge interest at 3% monthly on outstanding accounts and to take legal action to recover the debts incurred.

VALUE ADDED TAX

All prices shown exclude VAT which will be charged at the standard rate on both materials and construction.

GUARANTEE

All materials supplied  by National Structures are sold with full benefit of suppliers guarantee. N.B. Seller  liability shall not exceed the value of any defective items.

FORCE MAJEURE

National Structures shall not be held liable for any breach of this contract caused by circumstances out of its control including Acts of God, fire, lightening, explosion, war, disorder, flood, industrial disputes (where or not involving its employees), extremely severe weather or acts of local or central Government or other competent authorities.

WARRANTY

One year’s Warranty on frames and all items from practical date of completion.

National Structures cannot be held responsible for damage to structure or cladding by wildlife or acts of vandalism.