Terms and Conditions
Skip Hire Terms
The owner: (L&S Waste Management Limited)
The Hirer: (the customer)
The owner will hire to the hirer the container along with lamps and cones where applicable.
The owner will pay to the owner in advance the agreed charges, unless credit account arrangements have been made. Non account transactions will be postponed until payment is made.
The hirer will take proper care of the container, lamps and cones (where applicable), while in possession and shall be responsible for all claims, costs, damages and expenses arising out of the position of the container of the use thereof during the period of hire and indemnifies the owner against any claim that may arise.
It shall be responsibility of the hirer to ensure that the container is properly illuminated during all such times as the law demands and shall indemnify the owner against any claims, demands, damages or expenses in respect of the failure to light and cone the container (see lighting and coning section).
The hirer shall at all times during the period of hire to use the container in such a manner that it shall not contravene any act of parliament, local by-law of statutory instrument or regulation for the time being in force and shall indemnify the owner against any breaches thereof.
Hirers ordering the vehicle to be driven from or the container to be placed on private property do so entirely at their own risk. The hirer thereby accepts liability caused to their or third party property.
On the termination of the hire the hirer shall return the container to the owner in a good and proper condition. Any damage caused to the container will be charged for.
Unless otherwise stated in writing the standard hire period will be a delivery on day 1 and a collection on day 7, no times are guaranteed are made for deliveries or collections, and we reserve the right to collect the container on a later date than specified.
The hirer shall not move the container from its original position placed by the owner. (On occasions we may not be able to collect the container if it has been moved from its original position).
LIGHTING AND CONING OF CONTAINERS
Only lamps and cones supplied by our office and through our drivers are suitable to comply with the requirements of the Highways regulations. If lamps and cones are required please contact the office where the order was placed.
A container on the carriageway shall be protected by three cones positioned on the ‘traffic approaching’ side of the container.
During the hours of darkness an amber lamp shall be attached to each corner of the container and where the container has been placed on the carriageway, lamps must be placed between the traffic cones. Different local authorities interpret these arrangements in different ways.
CONTENT OF CONTAINERS
Containers should not contain flammable, explosive, noxious or dangerous material, which is likely to putrefy, or become a nuisance to the users of the highway, the contents of the container must be kept damp to prevent nuisance from dust.
No container shall be used in such a way that its content overflows on to the Highway.
No container shall be filled beyond the height of the containers sides.
Asbestos, tyres or tree roots should not be placed in the container without prior agreement.
The contents of the container become the property of the hiring company upon collection, not withstanding this’ The producer of the waste’ has a legal responsibility to ensure that only permitted wastes are deposited in the container, prosecution can follow if breaches of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 are made.
AGGREGATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
When ordering aggregate please ensure that you have selected the correct aggregate for your chosen application as refunds cannot be made where incorrect ordering takes place.
In the event of an incorrect choice L&S will offer to collect and redeliver however additional transport charges will apply. If you are in doubt please contact us for further detail.
For access we need a minimum 3 metre gap when reversing in a straight line.
Our delivery vehicles range from 7 - 26,000kgs. It’s important that our clients understand this when ordering as damage can occur if ground conditions are not suitable. If you are in any doubt about ground conditions or access please call us.
By instructing / ordering L&S onto your property you the hirer agree to accept full responsibility for any damage caused to driveways, manhole covers, lawns etc. If you are in any doubt please contact us.
L&S are of course are fully insured so in the unlikely event that damage is caused through our operator’s negligence our insurers will deal with you swiftly and efficiently.
L&S is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK, in particular the Data Protection Act 1988. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.
When you order, we need to know your Name, Address, Contact Details and Delivery Details (if these are not the same). This allows us to process and fulfill your order. You have the option to withhold personal information that is not required for the order process.
We use your personal information only to fulfill your order.
We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons.
We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.
We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by logging in to your account in the Registered Users section.
We will not transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) without first obtaining your consent.
We do not send random marketing emails to personal email addresses (spam).