PLEASE READ BEFORE HIRING STUDIO, SPACE, PROPS AND ITEMS.
(a) The hirer is: Titan Props Limited, Unit 22, 100 Borron Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow, G4 9XG. Tel: 0141 427 2871
(b) The Customer is the person named. If the business address for communication and service of the Customer is not in the United Kingdom, then the agent named overleaf shall be jointly and severally liable with the customer to Titan Props Limited and the address for communication and service for the Customer shall be that of the agent.
All parties agree Scottish law applies and submit to the jurisdiction of the Scottish Law Courts.
3. OFFICIAL ORDER
All transactions with Titan Props Limited are to be on order forms quoting prop items, studio/ space rates and hire charge as agreed for a period on a weekly basis for props and by negotiation for studio and spaces hire periods. All prop items/ studio bookings we request are to be listed or detailed and covered by customer’s official order.
4. HIRE CHARGES FOR PROPS AND ITEMS
1 week – 10% of quoted risk/ replacement value (Week 1 charged at standard 10 %)
2 weeks -17.5% of quoted risk/ replacement value (Week 2 is charged at reduced rate of 7.5 %)
3 weeks – 22.5% of quoted risk/ replacement value (Week 3 is charged at further reduction to 5 %)
Subsequent weeks – Hire charge stays at 5 % of quoted risk/ replacement value.
Special hire charges for long periods and discounted deals will be pre-arranged as stated on the order form. Items reserved and subsequently cancelled may be subject to a cancellation charge at Titan Props Limited discretion.
When hiring props please seek advice as to the final estimated cost of hire, before removing props from the premises, collection of hires constitutes prior agreement to the final hire cost, so always make sure you are aware of the replacement value of the items before committing to them or taking them of the premises.
5. EXTENDED HIRE
Prior notice in writing shall be given to Titan Props Limited by the Customer to extend hire periods.
6. STUDIO AND SPACE BOOKINGS
Please request a copy of our current rate card. Creation of a booking form constitutes an official booking of the studio or space and cancellation fees may apply as per our terms below, in item number 14 of these terms and conditions.
Payment is due for all services at the time of hire before collection or use of studio, (for all new customers).
By arrangement only, at Titan Props discretion, existing customers are requested that payment may be made within 14 days of dated invoice and following the first 2 payments received in advance of collection. When hiring props please seek advice as to the final estimated cost of hire before removing props from the premises, collection of hires constitutes prior agreement to the final hire cost, so always make sure you are aware of the value of the items before committing to them.
8. LOSS /DAMAGE AND INSURANCE PROP HIRE AND ITEMS, STUDIO/ SPACE PERSONAL OR COMPANY INSURANCE.
Props/ Items should be kept in good repair and condition. Prop hires that are damaged or altered, will be restored or repaired by Titan Props limited. Titan will charge on the basis of cost of restoration, Items not returned or which cannot be restored will be charged at insurance risk/replacement value as detailed on hire. It is the responsibility of the customer to insure with reputable UK insurers at the insurance risk/replacement value against loss or damage howsoever caused from time of collection until returned. The hirer should able to produce a certificate of insurance on demand if requested by Titan Props Limited, for all prop hires and for equipment and personnel working in, or brought onto the premises for use in the studio or spaces. Titan Props accepts no responsibility for equipment or personal items stolen, lost or damaged whilst on the premises, or during filming in the studio. Signs are clearly visible in the studio, office and entrance to this effect.
9. COLLECTIONS AND DELIVERY
Collection and return of goods is by the Customer, unless pre-arranged to the contrary when this service will be charged as an extra. No alterations shall be made without prior written consent of Titan Props Limited and shall be subject to the conditions of such consent. Labels identifying hired items, as the property of Titan Props shall not be removed. The location of all items at all times shall be confirmed to Titan Props on demand .No items hired shall be used for any other purpose other than that for which such items are hired and shall not be lent or sub-hired to any third party.
Customers should always send vans and drivers to pick up hired props with suitable tie off ropes and packing blankets, to protect our stock in transit. Titan Props reserve the right to turn away vehicles and or drivers who do not have these minimum requirements or if drivers demonstrate a disregard for the safe transit of props whilst loading at our store.
The customer shall indemnify Titan Props Limited against all claims and expenses in respect of damage injury or loss arising directly or indirectly out of the use or condition of the items and shall be responsible for selection. No warranty of fitness for use is given by Titan Props Limited, Customers are respectfully reminded of copyright legislation and Titan Props Limited shall not be liable for any possible copyright infringement. Hire of the studio is on a dry hire basis, and any disruption to filming by external parties outside of titan props property, are not the responsibility of Titan Props Limited and Titan can not be held liable for any additional costs or hours arising from such and event. The studio space is hired as seen.
Titan Props Limited may request a surety and if this is agreed, the guarantee of the surety to Titan Props Limited shall be for the due performance by the customer of all the hire terms and conditions and any time allowed or forbearance shown to the customer shall not relieve the surety from liability upon such guarantee.
12. PACKING CASES
Packing cases which are supplied free of charge for the hire period shall be charged to the hirer if not returned or replaced.
13. RUBBISH AND WASTE DISPOSAL
All rubbish, materials and equipment should be removed from the premises on or before the end of the studio or space hire period. If you require a contact for a skip company please contact the Titan Office and they will be happy to help you. All small waste should be removed in black bin bags, on completion of filming. A charge may be made for disposal if you do not take your waste away at the end.
14. CANCELLATIONS OF ORDER
A booking fee or 10% of hire will be made for orders and/ or studio / space bookings cancelled within 24 hours before collection, studio filming, or space occupation agreed date on this booking form.
Please contact us if you require any clarification of these terms and conditions. Thank you.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS OF 1ST JANUARY 2014.