• ACCOUNT PAYMENTS- 30 DAYS
  • NON-ACCOUNT CUSTOMERS- 40% with order, balance on completion

All quotations are valid for 4 weeks only. Prices and delivery are subject to availability of material and could change at time of order.

Basis of the Sale

The seller shell sell and the buyer shell purchase the goods in accordance with any written quotation of the seller, Steel Metalworks which is accepted by the buyer, or any written order of the buyer which is accepted by the seller, subject in either case to these conditions, which shall govern the contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any question is accepted or purported to be accepted, or any such order is made, by the buyer. No variation to these conditions shall be binding unless agreed in writing between the authorised representatives of the buyer and the seller.

The seller employees or agent are not authorised to make any representation concerning the goods unless confirmed by the seller in writing. In entering into the contract the buyer acknowledges that it does not rely on, and waives any claim for breach of, any such representations which are not so confirmed.

Any advice of recommendation given by the Seller or its employees or agents to the Buyer as to the storage application or use of the Goods which is not confirmed in writing by the seller is followed or acted upon entirely at the buyers own risk and accordingly the Seller shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not confirmed. Any typographical, clerical or other error or omissions in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Seller.

Any advice of recommendation given by the Seller or its employees or agents to the Buyer as to the storage application or use of the Goods which is not confirmed in writing by the seller is followed or acted upon entirely at the buyers own risk and accordingly the Seller shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not confirmed. Any typographical, clerical or other error or omissions in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Seller.

General

All orders are subject to these conditions of sale and the placing of an order by a buyer shall be considered as an acceptance of these conditions. These conditions may not be modified varied unless Steel Metalworks agree in writing and the company shall not be deemed to accept such other conditions nor wave any of these conditions by failing to object to provisions contained in any purchase order or other communication from the buyer. No persons has authority on behalf of the Company to vary any condition except a Director or the Company Secretary, and then only in writing signed by a Director or the Company Secretary.

New Accounts

Prospective customers wishing to open a credit account are requested to furnish two trade references and one Bankers reference. Until the opening of a credit account has been confirmed a remittance should accompany the order.

Settlement Terms

Accounts are payable within 30 days of delivery. Where credit terms are exceeded the Company reserve the right to demand immediate payment of the account in total. The Company reserved the right to refuse credit at any time and demand immediate payment of all monies outstanding. The Company at its discretion reserves the right to charge interest on accounts outstanding beyond the time specified in this condition. The rate of interest shall be 3% per annum over the HSBC plc base-lending rate from time to time in force. The Company can exercise the right in addition to any other rights it may have in respect of the Goods or non-payment. Where the contract is to be or may be fulfilled in separate instalments, deliveries or parts, payment for each such instalment delivery or part shall be made as if the same constituted a separate contract.

Prices

Unless otherwise agreed in writing all orders are executed subject to prices ruling at the date of despatch and any price list of the company whether published or not shall not affect the right of the Company to charge for goods in accordance with this clause. All prices are subject to the addition of Value Added Tax at the appropriate rate.

Credit

Any contract shall be subject to the Company being satisfied as to the Buyer's credit worthiness and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the Company may, in its absolute discretion, having informed the Buyer that the goods are ready for delivery refrain from delivering the goods until such a time as the Buyer tenders the purchase money to the company in a form satisfactory to the Company.

Title

Consumers: Your statutory consumer rights are unaffected.

Business customers: Until you pay all debts you may owe us

All goods supplied by us remain our property;

You must store them so that they are clearly identifiable as our property;

You must insure them (against the risks for which a prudent owner would insure them) and hold the policy on trust for us; Until Title to the goods has passed you will hold the goods or their proceeds of resale in a fiduciary capacity
You may use those goods and sell them in the ordinary course of your business, but not if:
a. We revoke that right (by informing you in writing); or
b. You become insolvent.
c. You are unable to pay your debts as they fall due.

Business customers: You must inform us (in writing) immediately if you become insolvent or are unable to pay your debts as they fall due.

Business customers: If your right to use and sell the goods ends you must allow us to remove the goods whether stored or fixed on site.

Business customers: We have your permission to enter any premises where the goods may have been stored or fixed; you will keep the goods separately identifiable and grant an irrevocable licence for us to enter on to your premises or other site where the goods are stored, with agents and vehicles if appropriate, to recover our property. This clause shall be enforceable, whether or not the goods have been installed by either yourselves or a third party. We shall not be held accountable for any damage caused to your property nor any nominated third party’s property through the enforcement of this clause.

At any time, to inspect them; and

After your right to use and sell them has ended, to remove them, using reasonable force if necessary.

Despite our retention of title to the goods, we have the right to take legal proceedings to recover the price of goods supplied should you not pay us by the due date.

You are not our agent. You have no authority to make any contract on our behalf or in our name.

If you are unable to pay your debts as they fall due we reserve the right to offer full Title of the goods to the owner of the premises to which they are fixed on condition the premises owner pays the outstanding balance of debts in full.

Special Notes

Please take note of any special notes detailed on your quotation with regard to any special arrangements or exclusion to what is covered in the quotation, signing to accept the quotation assumes you have read and understood the details of the quotation, if you have any questions please feel free to call us on 020 8640 3888 to discuss the quote

Drawings for Approval

Where appropriate we will endeavour to provide AutoCAD drawings prior to fabrication for your approval, Confirmation of these drawings provides your acceptance of the design and measurements detailed in the received drawing. Any amendments after this confirmation has been received may incur an additional charge.

Carriage

Carriage will be charged subject to delivery area and size of the product. Carriage is normally included in our quotation, if not we will advise that delivery is not covered.

Returns

Goods correctly supplied may not be returned without the Company's written agreement. Goods so returned must be consigned carriage paid and accompanied by a packing note stating the Company's invoice number and date thereof together with the reason for return. Any article which has been supplied to special requirements cannot be accepted for credit under any circumstances, and in other instances a re-stocking charge may be imposed.

Steel Metalworks is a trading name of Smart Steels Ltd