Terms and Conditions
Charges and Agreement Period
This agreement covers the storage of the Unit at Cotswold Caravan Storage Glos ‘C.C.S’. for the Initial Storage Period specified and any further extensions. Any change in details provided by the Unit Owner must be notified to C.C.S. without delay
All payments for storage must be made in advance for the period required. A reminder will be sent near to your next expiry date
There is no refund of storage fees whilst away on holiday with the unit. Payment of all charges incurred in the storage of the Unit must have been cleared before the Unit is removed from C.C.S. and C.C.S. retains a lien on the Unit for any unpaid accounts. C.C.S. reserve the right to revise storage fees at any time but will not apply these to unit owners until the expiry of their current paid Storage Period.
Insurance and Liability
All Units are stored at the Owners risk and are not insured by C.C.S. C.C.S. will at all times act with due diligence to protect the Unit from loss or damage while in storage or whilst being towed by C.C.S. staff, but shall not be liable for loss or damage which occurs except as the result of a breach of an obligation on their part. The Unit Owner undertakes, at his/her own expense, to keep the Unit and contents insured and the Unit secured to the level they require. It is the responsibility of the Unit Owner to inform C.C.S. if a security device is required to be fitted to the Unit.
All personal effects and valuables must be removed from the caravan and windows and doors to remain locked during the period on site
C.C.S. excludes all liability caused by Vermin infestation, a recognised vermin control company carries out regular control and provides monthly visits to the premises to detect activity.
The Unit Owner shall not do or suffer or permit to be done any act or thing which shall or may render any increased or extra premiums payable for C.C.S. third party insurance or which may make void or voidable any policy of such insurance
The Unit Owner undertakes to indemnify C.C.S. and keep C.C.S. indemnified from and against all actions proceedings and claims by third parties in respect of any loss or damage or liability or injury caused by or arising out of any willful neglect or default of the Unit Owner and any other person authorised by the Unit Owner.
No explosive or other inflammable substance or material may remain in the Unit whilst the Unit is in storage, with the exception that up to a maximum of two gas cylinders of a proprietary brand and suitable for use with the Unit maybe left, disconnected inside the Unit over the storage period if it is not reasonably practicable to remove them. Should any such substances or materials be discovered, they may be disposed of as C.C.S. feels fit, and the Unit Owner shall not be entitled to any compensation resulting from this action.
All caravan owners should ensure that their caravans are regularly serviced and that the chassis, tyres, towing hitches, brakes, towing lights, safety chains, jockey wheel clamps and winders are all in good, safe working order. If the proprietors of C.C.S. consider any of the aforementioned points to be in need of repair the owners will be warned. If after warning the owner fails to repair the offending item(s) within 28 days they will be asked to remove their unit from storage.
All owners are required to give at least 24hrs prior notice if they wish to remove or visit their Unit. C.C.S. will not permit access to or the removal of the Unit from C.C.S. by anyone other than the Unit Owner, except on the prior written authority of the Owner to a person carrying such written authority, and bearing the original signature of the Unit Owner
No major repairs to the Unit are to be carried out on site. Minor repairs may be carried out with the permission of C.C.S.
No trading is permitted on the site and Units must not be offered or advertised for sale while on site.
For security reasons it is not permitted for owners to enter storage areas without prior permission. Under no circumstances must owners venture onto the farm or venture outside the designated pick up and drop off areas. Children or dogs should be attended at all times and kept within the designated area.
Periodic checks may be made on the identity of all Units stored on the site.
h. Arranged removal of units will take place between 8am – 6pm Monday to Sunday.
i. Insurance documentation, Proof of ownership and personal identification MUST be provided to register with C.C.S for security purposes.
The Unit Owner may terminate this agreement by giving C.C.S. not less than 30 days’ notice and paying to C.C.S. all sums due up to and including the expiry of the period of notice. Where termination take place bfore the end of the storage period. C.C.S are entilted to charge for 20% adminstration costs resulting from termination. and for loss of annual rental until the plot is re-let. For the avoidance of doubt should C.C.S not be able to re-let the plot during the remaining storage period, no refund shall be due to the unit owner.
In the event of storage fees being overdue C.C.S. may retain possession (lien) until the arrears are settled in full or otherwise discharged. C.C.S. will undertake to notify possession by recorded delivery.
In the event of negative response to repossession, legal action may be taken to sell the Unit via The Torts Interference with Goods Act 1977. The outstanding arrears will be deducted from the proceeds of the sale, as will any reasonable costs incurred. The remaining balance will be retained to await collection. The proprietor will seek to obtain the best price available based on current market values and notify the owner of the date and place of sale.
d. Any Storage customer’s caravan being sold to a third party may not automatically be accepted back into Storage. C.C.S may wish to assess the age and condition before making a decision. Any caravan reaching 10 years of age from new will be assessed for its suitability for continued occupation of the Storage facility. C.C.S’s decision will be final.
Notices shall be served upon the parties at the address given on the storage agreement or such other address in the United Kingdom as may be notified in writing for the purpose.
DATA PROTECTION ACT- Storage customers’ names and addresses will be stored on computer for administration and for the purpose of future mailing distributions by C.C.S
CCS resveres the right to refuse a customer requiring stroage for a caravan or to terminate this storage agreement