STLS Sound and Lighting Hire

These  conditions of business shall apply to all transactions for the supply of equipment, materials and services (including the services of technicians and other staff.)

[1] All orders must be in writing. Supply charges for equipment are based on a period of one week. Fees for staffing and other services are based on a daily or weekly basis depending on the length of contract. Charges for staffing, design and consultancy, and other services, depend on Customer requirements, i.e. Number of staff, time required, etc. These charges will be finalised before any contract coming into effect.

[2] STLS Events cannot take any responsibility for any injuries to personnel or damage to property sustained as a result of use of dry-hired equipment or other persons moving equipment that has been set up by a STLS member of staff . Equipment hired will be at the Customers risk during the hire period and the Customer will be responsible for any loss or damage howsoever caused. The Customer undertakes therefore to insure all hired for the full replacement value.

[3] Where appropriate, the Customer will arrange credits to be printed on posters, in programmes and published in other advertising media. The wording for such poster and programme credits shall be appropriate to the equipment or services supplied to the Customer. For example: Lighting and Sound by STLS Events Or where the services of specialist technicians or designers are utilised in connection with services offered a further credit has to be given. i.e. Lighting Designer (Name) or Sound Engineer (Name).

[4] Customers are responsible for ensuring that any relevant Rules, Regulations or Statutory Provisions that govern the use of any equipment supplied by STLS are complied with. STLS Events will in no way assume liability for any loss or damage caused through non-compliance with such Rules, Regulations and Statutory Provisions.

[5] All equipment is supplied in normal working order. STLS Events only liability for any defect, or equipment failure hired shall be limited to the rectification of any such defect or failure that may arise from fair wear and tear. Equipment hired must not be modified or altered in any way whatsoever. Should any equipment be found to have been altered STLS Events will charge the Customer up to the full replacement value to correct any modification made. Any defect or failure of equipment supplied to the Customer, without staff, should be notified to STLS within 24 hours and confirmed in writing thereafter and in any event within 3 days. Should the Customer fail to notify STLS of any such defect or damage they will be liable for the costs arising to rectify any defect or damage that may include parts and labour up to the full the equipment. Spare Lamps MUST be returned for inspection or a charge for the replacement will be made.

[6] The Customer shall be responsible for advising STLS Events as to the location of any hired equipment at all times during the period of hire. No equipment shall be allowed out of mainland Great Britain without prior consent of the Company.

[7] All equipment remains the property of STLS Events.

[8] STLS Events reserves the right to substitute other suitable designs for equipment ordered.

[9] STLS Has the right to terminate a job on site or on collection of a hire if they feel that it breeches with any health and safety & services will be withdrawn without a refund. 

[10] WhenSTLS Events provides services such as staffing, design and consultancy, etc. Other conditions not mentioned herein may apply; such as providing staff with per diem payments and or hotel accommodation and or travelling expenses and or meals whilst on site, etc. These additional conditions will be made clear prior to entering into any agreement with the Customer.

[11]The Customer will pay all hire charges and other such fees for staffing, design, consultancy, etc. on the agreed date. If payments are not made by the appropriate date equipment may be repossessed and/or services withdrawn and any discounts offered will be cancelled. The hirer will be liable to pay interest on unpaid balances. In no way whatsoever will the STLS Events be liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of repossession of equipment or withdrawal of services. Should the Customer cancel the services of STLS Events less than 24 hours prior to commencement, the Customer will be liable to pay the Company up to 100% of the total fee together with the value of any expense incurred on the Customers behalf. Equipment lost, damaged or returned late will incur continued hire charges at the prevailing rate until equipment has been replaced, repaired or returned.

When making payment you are agreeing and entering into this contract you also agree to comply with all of our terms set out above we do not require your signature only payment but you may be asked to sign a copy if you are collecting the equipment from us, If you are unsure about any of the above or have any questions please contact us before making any payments, we are committed to protecting your privacy We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998) We collect information about you to provide you with the best possible information and service.


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Company Registration No: 11600741. Registered Office: Unit 14, Nonsuch Industrial Estate, Kiln Ln, Epsom KT17 1DH

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