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These are the terms and Conditions                                         


In these terms and conditions of sale, the following meanings shall apply:

“Customer” and “You” shall mean the other party in this contract.

“Company”, “We” and “Us” shall mean Cornish Roofing Supplies Ltd.

“Terms” means the terms set out in this document and any special terms agreed in writing between the Company and the Consumer Signatory.

“Goods” shall mean the products supplied by the Company.

“Price” shall mean the price of the goods invoiced by the Company in accordance with Term No. 3 of these Terms.


2.1. All goods supplied by the Company are supplied subject to these Terms, unless they are varied by an agreement in writing between the authorised representative of the Company and the Customer.

2.2. Orders may be cancelled only with the agreement of the Customer, and YOU will indemnify the Company against all costs, claims, losses or expenses incurred as a result of that cancellation.

2.3. The Company’s employees or agents are not authorised to make any representations concerning the Goods unless confirmed by the Company in writing. In entering into the Contract the Customer acknowledges that it does not rely on, and waives any claim for breach of any such representations which are not so confirmed.

2.4. The Company does not manufacture the Goods and is, accordingly, unable to advise the Customer on the fitness of the Goods for any particular purpose, unless the Company given written advise or a written recommendation, the Customer is entirely responsible for satisfying itself that the Goods are fit for the intended use either by relying on their own expertise or by obtaining professional advice.

2.5. Any advice or recommendation given by the Company or its employees or agents to the Customer or its employees or agents as to the storage, application or use of the Goods which is not confirmed in writing by the Company is followed and acted upon entirely at the Customer’s own risk, and accordingly the Company shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not confirmed.


3.1. The price payable for the Goods shall be the Price plus any adjustment necessary to take account of any increase in costs incurred by the Company prior to the date of dispatch. Delivery charges and other expenses incurred may be added to the invoice, together with the addition of VAT.

3.2. Split deliveries as to time or destination are liable to surcharge.

3.3. VAT will be at the rate ruling at the date of supply.

3.4. Prices quoted are applicable to the quantity specified and on the information provided by the Customer at the time of order. In the event of orders being placed for lesser quantities, or if there is any change in specifications, delivery dates, or delay is caused by your instruction or lack of instructions, We shall be entitled to adjust the price of the Goods as ordered to take account of the variations.


4.1. The Company shall deliver the Goods to the Customer’s premises or the Customer shall collect the Goods from the Company’s premises, whichever is applicable, on or by the date or dates agreed.

4.2. Delivery will be affected when the Goods leave our premises whether carried by Us or an independent carrier, or the premises of our suppliers when the Goods are delivered direct from suppliers.

4.3. The Customer shall be solely responsible for the unloading of the Goods if the Company has delivered the Goods or for the loading of the Goods if the Customer is collecting the Goods and the Seller shall not be liable for any damage that occurs in the course of such loading or unloading.

4.4. If the Customers fails to collect the Goods or fails to give the Company adequate delivery instructions at the time stated for delivery(otherwise than by reason or any cause beyond the Customer’s reasonable control or by reason of the Company’s fault) then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the Company, the Company may make provision for the storage of the Goods until actual recovery, and the Customer shall be responsible and shall indemnify the Company for the reasonable costs, including insurance, of such storage, claims, losses or expenses We may incur as a result of delivery in accordance with your instructions.

4.5. Any date of delivery or period for delivery given is an estimate only and the Company will not be liable for any delay of the Goods.

4.6. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence of the Contract.


5.1 Any claims in respect of alleged shortages or damage must be notified to the Company in writing within three days of delivery. Evident damage to external packaging must be the subject of an endorsement on the Company’s delivery note at the time of delivery.

5.2 If you do not give Us that notice within that time, the Goods will be deemed to have been delivered in the quantities shown in the delivery document.

5.3 You shall not be entitled, and irrevocably and unconditionally waive any rights, to reject the Goods or claim any damages whatsoever, for short delivery howsoever caused.

5.4 Our liability for short delivery is limited to making good the shortage.

5.5 Where it is, or would have been, apparent on a reasonable inspection that the Goods are not in conformity with the Contract or (where the Contract is a contract for sale by sample) that the bulk does not compare with the sample, You must advise Us by telephone immediately, and give Us written notice within three working days of inspection.

5.6 If you fail to give Us that notice within that time, the Goods will be deemed to have been accepted and You shall be entitled, and irrevocably and unconditionally waive any rights, to reject the Goods


6.1 Risk in the Goods shall pass to the Customer on delivery.

6.2 Notwithstanding delivery and the passing of risk in the Goods, the Goods shall remain the sole and absolute property of the Company until such a time.

6.3 Until title passes:

6.3.1 You shall hold the Goods as our fiduciary agent and bailee.

6.3.2 The Goods shall be stored separately from any other goods and You shall not interfere with any identification marks, labels, batch numbers or serial numbers on the Goods.

6.3.3 We agree that You may use, or agree to sell the Goods as principal and not as agents in the ordinary cause of your business subject to the express condition that at our direction, the entire proceeds of any sale or insurance proceeds received in respect of the Goods are held in trust for Us and not mixed with any other monies, or paid into an overdrawn bank account and, it shall, at all times, be identifiable as our money.

6.4 The Customer’s right to possession of the Goods shall cease if the provisions of Condition 9 shall apply to the Customer.

6.5 If payment for the Goods is overdue in whole or in part the Company may, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies, recover and/or sell the Goods or part thereof and shall be entitled to enter upon the Customer’s premises or site for that purpose.


7.1 Goods returned at the Customer’s request not on the Company’s own vehicle shall be at the Customer’s risk regarding insurance for a value not less than the full invoice price.

7.2 Specifically ordered or non-stocked items are not returnable.

7.3 Costs of collection and re-delivery of replacement items will be met by the Customer unless attributable to the negligence of the Company.

7.4 Only Goods returned in saleable condition can be accepted for credit.

7.5 The Company reserves the right to levy a restocking and handling charge.

7.6 All returns must be sanctioned by the Company prior to Goods being brought back.


8.1 Unless otherwise agreed, payment shall be due by the end of the month following the month of issue of the invoice. Failure to observe these terms may result in cancellation of credit facilities.

8.2 In the event of non-payment within the stipulated, a charge of 2.5% per month of the invoice price will be due from the Customer from the date when payment was due until the date of actual payment. (Whether before or after judgement).

8.3 The Company shall be under no obligation to make any delivery if the Customer is in breach of any of these Conditions of Trading.

8.4 The Company shall at any time be entitled to deduct from or set off against monies payable by it to the Customer such sums which the Customer owes the Company.

8.5 The Customer may only deduct from or set-off against monies payable by it to the Company such sums which the Company owes the Customer if the Company has agreed in writing to such deduction or set-off and the amount thereof.

8.6 The Company shall be entitled to invoice the Customer for the price of the Goods on or at any time after acceptance of the order or the date for delivery of the Goods or the date for collection of the Goods.

8.7 The Customer shall pay the price of the Goods within the terms of the Company’s invoice notwithstanding that delivery or collection of the Goods may not have taken place or that property in any Goods had not passed to the Customer.

8.8 Non payment on a due date will entitle the Company to demand payment of all outstanding balances under the Contract or any other Contract between the Company and the Customer whether due or not and/or cancel any outstanding orders without prejudice to any other rights it may have.


9.1 This condition applies if:

9.1.1 The Customer is in breach of any of its obligations under these Conditions; or

9.1.2 The Customer has a receiving order in bankruptcy made against him or makes any arrangement with his creditors or, being a company, has a receiver, liquidator, administrator, supervisor or administrative receiver appointed over it’s property or assets or any part of them or if any order shall be made or any resolution passed for winding up the Customer; or

9.1.3 The Customer ceases, or threatens to cease, to carry on business; or

9.1.4 The Company reasonably considers that any of the events mentioned above will occur.

9.2 If this condition applies then the Company may, without prejudice to its other rights or remedies, demand immediate payment by the Customer of all unpaid accounts and suspend further deliveries and cancel this and any other contract between the Company and the Customer without any liability attaching to the Company in respect of such suspension or cancellation and debit the Customer with any loss sustained thereby.


10.1 The Company’s guarantee is provided by the Company and accepted by the Customer in substitution for all express or implies representations, conditions and warranties (statutory or otherwise) as to the state, quality, fitness for purpose or performance of the Goods.

10.2 Except for any liability which it may incur for death or personal injury resulting from the Company’s negligence, the Company shall not be liable in any way whatsoever whether in contract, in tort, in misrepresentation or otherwise for any consequential or other loss, damage or injury, however caused which may arise out of or in connection with the supply of the Goods.

10.3 The Company’s liability under these conditions shall be limited to the Contract Price.

10.4 In no circumstances shall the Company have any liability whatsoever for any advice or design provided the Customer, unless the same is in writing on the Company’s headed paper following receipt of a suitable written specification from the Customer. The Customer shall be responsible for checking and confirming that details of materials estimated by the Company are correct and no responsibility shall be taken by the Company for errors in quantities provided by it. Manufacturer’s specifications and product details will be supplies at the request of the Customer, but the Company will accept no liability for errors or mis-statements contained therein. In no circumstances does the Company undertake any liability for checking or approving the specification for the Goods provided by the Customer.


11.1 The Company reserves the right to vary deliveries and to make deliveries by instalments as it may deem necessary having regard to availability of supplies and changes in manufacturers specification.

11.2 Each delivery of goods to the Customer shall constitute a separate contract to which these conditions shall be applied.


12.1 The Customer agrees that no oral representations have induced him/her to enter into the contract or form any part thereof. Furthermore, the conditions of the Customer’s purchase order shall not form part of the Contract unless expressly agreed by the Company in writing.

12.2 The Contract shall be governed by the Law of England and the Customer hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts in Cornwall to which all disputes hereunder shall be referred.

12.3 The Company shall not be in breach of contract if the performance of the contract is delayed or otherwise affected by circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Company. In particular, no liability shall rest with the Company in respect of any late deliveries or failure to deliver arising from shortage of supplies or transportation delays beyond its control.


The Company has the right to invoice the Customer by e-mail where the Customer has consented to invoices being submitted in this manner. Where invoices are sent out via mailing, they will be deemed to have been received by the Customer on the date when they are sent provided that the mailing is conducted between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on a day between Monday and Friday, not being a Bank Holiday (a Business Day). If the mail is sent to the Customer outside of these times then the Customer will be deemed to have received the invoice on the next Business Day following.






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