Terms and Conditions

  1. This quotation will remain open for a period of 30 days from the date of this quotation and we reserve the right to amend or withdraw it.
  2. This quotation is strictly net and excludes VAT and Main Contractor’s discount.
  3. We reserve the right to review our rates in the event of quantities and/or specification varying from those on which our quotation has been based.
  4. Unless otherwise stated in the quotation our terms are strictly net cash, with 50% deposit accompanying the written order and the remaining balance being payable within 14 days after the date of the invoice or valuation claim. In the case of contracts of more than one month’s duration, application for payment will be rendered monthly and payable within 14 days therefrom. We reserve the right to charge interest at 10% per month on overdue accounts.
  5. We do not accept contract retention being held against us.
  6. Unless expressly stated to the contrary, this quotation is based on the cost of labour, fuels, transport, materials and Government taxes current at the date hereon. We reserve the right to pass on to you any increase in cost subsequent to that date which is due to these factors.
  7. We have allowed for one uninterrupted visit for installation. Any additional visits will be charged at £850.00 per time to cover travel and set up costs.
  8. Our quotation is based on work being carried out during our normal working hours. No allowance has been made for weekend or holidayworking, or other restricted working periods. Any work required by our Client to be carried out outside normal working hours will be charged at an extra rate. Likewise, any variation to the programme by our Client, which necessitates working outside normal working hours to accomplish the work, will be charged accordingly.
  9. NCMP Ltd is not responsible for obtaining any statutory permissions or approvals.
  10. Any delivery time given is from receipt of architectural and structural construction issue drawings. If required we will provide fabrication drawings. Maximum allowable drawing approval time is two weeks. If returned as status C, delivery time will extend and costs will be levied. The Client is responsible for obtaining all necessary licence permits or authorities, etc required in connection with the execution of the work, and for all charges arising therefrom. All technical data, templates etc to be supplied free of charge to ourselves prior to manufacture.
  11. Materials manufactured to specific delivery dates which cannot be accepted on site due to circumstances outside our control will be paid for by the Client. A storage charge will also be made while the goods are stored prior to delivery. A charge will also be made for all irrecoverable expenses incurred (such as transport costs) where specific delivery dates are subsequently altered.
  12. We do not accept responsibility for any damage to unprotected metal works installed in buildings which have not been adequately covered. No responsibility is accepted for damage due to excessive conditions of heat and humidity, either in their installed location or in storage on site prior to installation.
  13. All goods and materials supplied by us shall remain our property (notwithstanding that such goods and materials may have been delivered to site and/or have been incorporated in the works) until we have received payment in full for all sums due to us from you. Until the transfer of title we shall be entitled to recover our goods or materials at any time and you are hereby deemed to have given us any such approval, as we shall require, to enter any site in order to recover the same.
  14. Cancellation of order will result in our Client being responsible for all costs incurred in processing the order up to the date of receipt of written cancellation. In addition, our Client will be responsible for costs incurred in the cancellation of order to our suppliers, in respect of materials procured to facilitate said order, and for any other costs or expenses incurred up to the date of cancellation.
  1. Testing of welds, welding and materials is not included in our offer.
  2. Variations to orders will be required to be issued in writing and our client will be responsible for all costs involved in any works carried out on the original order up to the time of receiving such instruction. In addition, our client will be responsible for costs incurred in the amendment of our order to our suppliers in respect of materials procured to facilitate said order. We will not be held responsible for delays to the contract due to the effect of any such variations and their incorporation into our works programme.
  3. All on site attendances i.e. 110 volt power supply, welfare facilities etc, to be provided free of charge to NCMP Ltd for the duration of the contract. Concrete, brickwork, grouting, waterproofing and other builder’s work is excluded from our estimate. Removal and disposal of site debris to be by others on completion. No drilling of reinforced concrete is included in our estimate. No timber is included in our offer unless stated otherwise, if so, no rising wreath details or finishing will have been allowed for.
  4. All mild steel is primer painted only unless stated otherwise. If work is hot dip galvanised after manufacture, damage to the galvanising during erection will be made good with cold galvanising treatment. Galvanised work will contain drainage holes which will be filled at an extra cost if required. All stainless steel is grade 304 unless otherwise stated.
  5. We would require site to be clear of any obstructions that would interrupt our fitting of our works. All scaffolding, hoisting, cranage equipment, edge protection, etc, required to allow us to execute our works in a safe manner, including all alterations, extensions, adaptations, etc, as required will require to be provided to us free of charge.
  6. NCMP Ltd will not be held liable for, nor will we be prepared to accept, an apportioned part of any such liquidated and ascertained damages that may become due to the client under the conditions of contract.
  7. All design responsibility will lie with our Client, as the metalwork is purely decorative and does not require to perform to a design loading in its own right. We will, however, advise on joint positions and layout based on our experience. If engineering design with P.I. is required, a charge will apply.
  8. Where named products have been specified we reserve the right to substitute other brands of equal quality.
  9. Temporary weather protection, required to allow us to carry out installation during inclement weather, is to be provided to us including altering, amending and moving as required, free of charge by the Main Contractor.
  10. Our Commercial Combined Company Insurance is set at a level of £1 Million. It is the responsibility of our client to request additional cover if required, and a cost will apply.
  11. above Conditions of Sale, which shall remain binding unless otherwise agreed in writing by NCMP Ltd.
  12. No flashings are included in our price unless otherwise stated.
  13. Where drawings are included in our offer this is one production drawing and one revision from comments made in return.
    Any revision required owing to further comments to our drawings will be charged at our drawing office hourly rate.
  14. Our terms of sale prevail over our customer’s contracts weather or not they have been signed by NCMP employee(s).
  15. Therefore we do not accept paid when paid clauses in any event including the Employers Insolvency Exception HGCR 1996 section 113 and all retentions.