Terms and Conditions

Conditions of Hire

Your booking of the premises and its facilities on the date and time stated  is confirmed subject to your full compliance with the following conditions:

1.       The premises must be left in a clean and tidy condition with all lights switched off and radiators turned down after the end of the function. The premises must be vacated by the stipulated hire finish time stated overleaf.

2.       The Hirer will be responsible for all damage done, however caused, to the premises, its decorations, furniture and fittings; and to the car park by those in attendance at the event, including that caused by stiletto heels and shoe studs.

3.       All glass bottles must be taken away from the premises and not put in the rubbish bins or left inside or outside the building.

4.       Any electrical equipment brought into the premises must be safe for use and compliant with all relevant statutory regulations. The right is reserved to require production of appropriate safety certificates and other documentation in cases where there is any reasonable doubt

5.       Noise must be kept to a reasonable level and people confined within the premises, save in the event of fire or like emergency. All fire exits must be kept clear of obstruction at all times.

6.       Concerts, dances, exhibitions and other events to which the general public may be admitted on payment of an entry or admission fee may be subject to statutory regulation and restriction. It is the Hirer’s responsibility to ensure full compliance and obtain any necessary permissions and licences and to inform the Trustees before the event.

7.       The Hirer agrees to comply with all Acts of Parliament and other statutory requirements relevant to the event and to the Croft Hall’s Health and Safety, and Fire Safety policies which are displayed on the noticeboard and a copy of which will be provided on request. All necessary supervision must be provided at all times.

8.       Any hiring of the Main Hall is subject to restrictions as to the capacity of the Hall which must not be exceeded. The maximum permitted number of people for typical events is:

i

Dancing

140

Please note that these numbers include entertainers and service personnel

ii

Seating as restaurant

70

iii

Composite of the above

100

iv

Closely seated, theatre style

120

9.       The Trustees accept no responsibility for the loss of personal property on the premises

10.   The Trustees reserve the right to cancel the event at their reasonable discretion should there be any realistic likelihood that any of these conditions will not be complied with. Following such cancellation, the Hirer’s deposit will be refunded in full.

11.   The Trustees provide insurance for Public Liability only (details are displayed on the noticeboard).

It is the Hirer’s responsibility to arrange further insurances as may be necessary or advisable in relation to any other insurable risk.