Terms and Conditions of Hire

The Town Council reserves the right to refuse or limit any hire.

HIRER Obligations

The HIRER will, during the period of hiring, be responsible for supervision of the premises, the fabric and the contents, their care, safety from damage and the behaviour of all persons using the premises, whatever their capacity.

The HIRER shall not use the premises for any purpose other than that described in the hiring agreement

The HIRER shall be responsible for obtaining such licences as may be needed whether for the sale or the supply of alcoholic beverages or for the performance of entertainment and/or other such activities for which authorisation is required.

The HIRER will be responsible for on=obtaining the appropriate insurances for their Hire activity.

If activities are public and involve the supervision of children or other vulnerable persons, it is the responsibility of the HIRER to ensure that all requirements of a Disclosure Scheme are complied with.

The HIRER shall ensure that sub-contracted activities such as mobile discotheques etc are fully insured against public liability for their operation.

The HIRER shall indemnify the Town Council for the cost of repair of any damage done to any part of the property or the contents of the building which may occur during the period of hiring, as a result of the hiring.

At the end of the hiring, the HIRER shall be responsible for leaving the premises and surrounds in a clean and tidy condition, take home all rubbish and properly locked and secured unless directed otherwise and any contents which have been temporarily removed from their usual positions properly replaced, otherwise the Town Council shall be at liberty to make an extra charge.

The HIRER shall ensure that all children on the premises are under adult supervision at all times with particular care taken on entering and exiting via Car Park area.

The space will be provided to the HIRER in a clean and functional condition. It is the responsibility of the HIRER to return the premises to an equivalent condition at the end of the hire, including sweeping/mopping the floors and cleaning kitchen facilities used.

 It is the responsibility of the HIRER to ensure that any rubbish accumulated during the hire is removed from the room space and taken away after the event. The Town Council does not have the capacity to collect and remove rubbish.

The HIRER must replace after the event any keys obtained for access to the community space within agreed timescales.

Bouncy castles are allowed if certain criteria safety criteria are met and documentation provided to show appropriate risk assessments of the activity and a current inspection test of the equipment.

Access & Equipments

Hire of any room or part of the main building does not assume access to any other part of the buildings.

Access arrangements will be noted in booking confirmation

The Town Council takes no responsibility for any items left in building.