Terms and Conditions


  1. All work is subject to VAT at the standard rate wherever applicable.
  2. All rates quoted are strictly Nett unless specifically stated otherwise.
  3. Payment terms for account customers are 30 days from date of invoice/application for payment. You do not have a right to operate on a pay when paid basis. Non account customers to pay on receipt of a pro-forma invoice or upon completion of work; exact option to be agreed prior to commencement of work.
  4. All goods supplied by this company will remain the property of the company until such times that payment is received in full. Failure to pay for such materials may result in them being removed by this company at its own discretion.
  5. Late payments may void your guarantee or any warranty given.
  6. Overdue accounts will be subject to interest being 4% above Barclays Bank Base Rate whichever is greater.
  7. Although open for acceptance for 3 months, prices quoted cannot be fixed, due to the volatile nature of the world oil market. Material prices can be subject to fluctuations, usually at short notice.
  8. Prices are based on information available at the time of quotation. We reserve the right to change our rates at any time if information provided to us is changed or proved to be incomplete at time of tender.
  9. All goods supplied by this company will remain the property of the company until such times that payment is received in full. Failure to pay for such materials may result in them being removed by this company at its own discretion.
  10. In order to conform to our Quality Assurance Procedures, a written order must be received at this office prior to commencement of work.
  11. Whilst we endeavour to meet target dates/programme, we cannot be held responsible, financially or otherwise, for any costs or charges incurred by yourselves due to our lack of attendance.
  12. Prices quoted allow for work being undertaken Monday – Friday (0800 – 1700hrs). Works carried out at alternative hours may be subject to additional charges.
  13. In order to achieve effective dispersal of water, falls must conform to the British Standard Specification. Manchester Road Surfacing Ltd cannot be held responsible for any water retention where falls are less than the minimum as stated in BS4987.
  14. Rates quoted are based on suitable access/egress for all plant, machinery and materials.
  15. A nearby water supply must be made available by you to this company for the duration of the works.
  16. Manchester Road Surfacing Ltd are not responsible for any weeds or vegetation, please treat prior to our works.
  17. Unless otherwise stated, Traffic Management is to be the responsibility of the customer. Chapter 8 Regulations apply.
  18. No allowance in our quotation for any sundries such as Bituminous Grit, Bituminous Emulsion, cleaning existing surfaces or rolling of foundations unless specifically stated. During hire only of our Paving Machines our operatives must be supervised at all times by a suitable experienced and competent person provided by the hirer.
  19. This company accepts no responsibility for costs incurred by the hirer for either machine failure or lack of attendance by operatives. Furthermore, we accept no liability, financial or otherwise, for subsequent material under performance that may be due to lack of compaction, defective material or other factors.
  20. We can accept no liability for damage to newly laid Material if it is trafficked during its curing period.
  21. All works carried out by Manchester Road Surfacing Ltd will carry a one year guarantee.
  22. The maximum number of visits allowed for is shown on the front hereof. Any additional visits will be subject to an extra charge for all additional costs incurred including transporting labour and plant to and from site, reduced output and any other consequential effects. The works are to be carried out to a programme mutually agreed prior to the Company’s acceptance of the Customer’s order, which programme shall be of the essence and incorporated in any resulting contract.
  23. Any standing time due to default buy the Client, their agent or other contractors or anyone other than Manchester Road Surfacing or their employees will be chargeable for both Labour, Plant and Materials at Day Work Rates.
  24. In the unlikely event of a complaint it must be received in writing at the offices of Manchester Road Surfacing with 48 Hours of completion of the job, ongoing contracts must inform the Office immediately and confirm in writing within 7 Days otherwise Manchester Road Surfacing will not be held liable.
  25. Any works undertaken by this company is subject to all of the above terms and conditions. Acceptance of our quotation automatically signifies an acceptance of the terms and conditions.