Terms and Conditions

Make sure to check out our Terms and Conditions for our services.

For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions the following words will represent the following meanings:

 

‘The Company’ shall mean Meakins & Sons Glass

‘The Customer’ shall mean the person or organisation for whom the company agrees to carry out works and/or supply materials

‘The Engineer’ shall mean the representative appointed by the company.

Contracts

The company’s conditions will be incorporated into all contracts made between the company and the buyer.

No contrast of waiver of or addition to these conditions, whether written or oral, shall have effect unless authorised in writing by a manager of the company.

The company will provide only what is specified within the contract.

The purchaser shall allow the company and/or its representatives to have access to the installation address at a reasonable time in connection with the survey and installation or for the purpose of inspection of any works carried out which may be subject to dispute between the parties.

Time Frames

Any time or date advised by the company for delivery of the goods or provision of any service is an estimate only.

The company will do its utmost to ensure that any advised time and date is met and will not be liable for any failure to meet such estimate nor for any loss, whether financial or otherwise.

Appointment times are given as an estimate only, any appointment time quoted is subject to The Engineers availability.

Charges and Payment Terms

  • All prices are subject to site survey.
  • Payment for services supplied due on completion of the service, Unless specified and agreed in writing, prior to commencement of works.
  • Invoices will be provided on NETT terms only, and only when specified by the company.
  • All goods delivered remain the property of the company until they are paid for as per sale of goods act 1979.
  • The company remains the owner of the good supplied until such time as these and all other sums owed by the customer to the seller are paid for in their entirety as per sale of goods act 1979.
  • The customer may sell materials/services supplied by the company within the ordinary course of business, The company ascertains all rights in the proceeds of sale to satisfy cost of all materials/services supplied
  • If specialist materials require ordering, a deposit of 50% is required before any order is placed. The remaining balance is payable on completion of the work.
  • An interest of 8% will be charged with immediate effect if payment is delayed for whatever reason.
  • The customer shall not be entitled to withhold payment of any amount payable to the company by reason of any dispute or claim by the customer.
  • Subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.
  • £30+VAT Charge will be incurred should The Engineer arrive prior to any cancellation notification by The Customer, cancellations must be made by calling our office on 0800 193 2477 at least 2 hours prior to scheduled booking time made with The Company.​

Termination/ Suspension of Contracts

The company is entitled, in its absolute discretion and upon giving to the customer written notice of its intention to terminate the contract if the company in good faith has concerns with regards to the solvency of the customer.

Force Majeure

The company will have liability for any failure to perform or for any delay in the performance of any of its obligations under the contract arising wholly or in part by reason or any factor beyond its direct control.

  • Calls may be recorded for quality control and training purposes.
  • The Company shall not be under any obligation to provide an estimate to the Customer and the Company shall not be bound by any estimates given orally or in which manifest errors occur.

Claims & Damages

The Company shall only be liable for rectifying works completed by the Company & shall not be held responsible for damage or claims resulting from this or other work overlooked or subsequently requested & not undertaken at that time.
These terms & conditions & all contacts between the Company & Customer shall be governed & interpreted in accordance with English law & shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English law.

Company Guarantees

The guarantee shall be for labour only in respect of faulty workmanship for 12 months from the date of completion with the manufacturer’s warranty in force. This guarantee will become void if the work completed by the company is:

Subject to misuse or negligence

Repaired, modified or tampered with by anyone other than the company engineer. The company will not accept liability for, or guarantee suitability, materials supplied by the customer, and will accept no liability for any consequential damage or fault.

  • Our engineers operate under their own registration, and are solely responsible for any work and subsequent liability.
  • These Terms and Conditions awarded between the company and the customer shall be governed and construed in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English law.

Website Terms of Use

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Agreement

By accessing, using, browsing or booking on our site(s) you agree that you have read, understood and agree to the Terms of Use and you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

About Meakins & Sons Glass Ltd.

‘www.meakinsandsonsglass.co.uk’ is a site operated by Meakins & Sons Glass Ltd (“We”); Our office is located at 151 Poynings Avenue, Southend On Sea. Our VAT number is 259 676 937. Our Company Registration is 104 821 09.

 

Information displayed & disclaimer

The materials contained on our site are displayed for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.

We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may be incurred from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect incurred from use of this site.

Website Access

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print personal copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

Modification of any materials you have printed  or downloaded in any way is prohibited, along with use of any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without permission.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Site changes

We update our site regularly, and can change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we have no obligations to update such material.

Liabilities

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
  • loss of income or revenue
  • loss of business
  • loss of profits or contracts
  • loss of expected savings
  • loss of data
  • loss of goodwill
  • wasted management or office time; and
  • for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policyBy using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. When accessing a site via our website we advise you check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Term Variations

We may change the terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to peruse this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact customer-services@meakinsandsonsglass.co.uk.