Terms & Conditions


1. The HIRER will, during the period of hiring, be responsible for supervision of the premises, the fabric and the contents, their care, safety from damage -however slight -or change of any sort and the bahaviour of all persons using the premises whatever their capacity, including proper supervision of car parking arrangements so as to avoid obstruction of the highway. If these conditions are not met then a loss of some or all of the Hirer’s Deposit may result.
2. The HIRER shall not subject or use the premises for any unlawful purpose or in any unlawful way nor do anything or bring into the premises anything which may endanger the same or any insurance policies.
3. The HIRER may use our Premises licence but will be responsible for, and for the observance of the same and of all other regulations appertaining to the premises stipulated by the Fire Authority, the Local Authority, the Local Magistrates Court or otherwise.
4. The HIRER shall indemnify the Committee for the cost of repair of any damage done to any part of the property including the curtilage thereof or the contents of the buildings which may occur during the period of hiring or as a result of the hiring.
5. The HIRER will, during the period of hiring, be responsible for ensuring that the terms and conditions imposed by East Northamptonshire District Council is granting a Public Entertainments Licence in respect of Barnwell Hall are complied with.
6. The HIRER shall be in charge of and be present on the premises at all times when the public are admitted and there shall also be during that time a sufficient number of attendants in the building for the purpose of ensuring safety.
7. The HIRER or nominated person in charge and at least one other person instructed in the use of fire safety precautions shall be present on all occasions when the public are admitted.
8. If the HIRER wishes to cancel the booking at any time the Committee shall be liable to refund 50% of the deposit, except if the HIRER wishes to cancel the booking less than one month before the hiring date no refund will be returned.
9. At the end of the hiring, the HIRER shall be responsible for leaving the premises and surrounds in a clean and tidy condition, properly locked and secured, any contents temporarily removed from their usual positions properly replaced and turning off heating, lighting and electrical equipment otherwise the Committee shall be at liberty to make an additional charge.
1 O. In the event of the Hall being required for use as a Polling Station for a Parliamentary or Local
Government election or bye election, or in the event of the Hall or any part thereof being rendered unfit for the use for which it has been hired, the Committee reserve the right to cancel this hiring in which case the liability of the Committee shall not exceed the value of the deposit paid.
BVH Terms & Conditions