Hire Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

1. The studio day hire is weekdays from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm. (10 hours) Overtime will be charged before and after these times.
(All bookings will be charged from arrival to departure and are subject to cancellation payments as listed on the Studio Rates page. Any ”bringing forward’ or overrun of the hire period will not be guaranteed as other bookings may have been accepted.)

2 A booking is confirmed upon acknowledgement of receipt of completed booking form. Until this form has been received and acknowledged the booking is NOT confirmed. A deposit of 50% of the hire period is required on confirmation of booking. The balance, and any added costs , unless paid on the last day will be due 28 days from the end of the hire period. Any queries must be made in writing within 7 days of receipt of invoice.

3. We can accept a provisional or pencilled booking, but in order to be fair to all clients we MUST reserve the right to cancel a provisional booking if you are unable to confirm the booking within 1 hour of either an email or telephone call requesting confirmation.

4. If you cancel after a booking has been confirmed a cancellation fee will apply. Any booking cancelled less than 48 hours before commencement will be billed at full rate plus expenses incurred. If cancelled more than 48 hours before commencement you will be billed at 50% of basic day rate plus expenses incurred.

5. Big Shed does not supply set building materials or tools, Clients must make their own arrangements (contact numbers could be supplied) . Lighting hire and catering can be ordered in at cost plus a twenty percent fee.

6. The studio coves are supplied clean and white, but not freshly painted unless specifically requested. An additional charge for fresh painting, repairing and maintaining this condition is payable by the client. Special painting requirements should be notified at least 72 hrs before required and a price can be quoted for your requirement.

7. Any damage during the hire period accidental or otherwise is to be reported immediately, it is the responsibility of the client to repair or replace all damaged items, failing which the cost of repair or replacement will be added to the final invoice.

8. No toxic, flammable or dangerous materials or fluids must be brought into or used in the studio.

9. No Hazardous or dangerous activities permitted in the studio.

10. Big Shed will not be liable for the death of or injury to any person using a studio or for any losses claims demands actions proceedings damages costs or expenses or other liability incurred by the client in using a studio except where death or injury is caused by the negligence of Big Shed

11. Big Shed will not under any circumstances accept responsibility or liability in respect of any damage to or loss of any goods articles or property of any kind brought into or left at a studio (including loss or damage to vehicles or their contents in the car park) either by the client for their own purposes or by any other person.

12. The client will indemnify Big Shed against all such liabilities as are mentioned in condition 10.

13. Big Shed will not be liable for any loss due to any failure of supply of electricity or water or flood, fire, government restriction or act of God which may cause a studio to be temporarily closed or the hirer to be interrupted or cancelled.