RTC Quarries – Conditions of Sale for Trebarwith Road Rustic Quarry, Mil Hill Quarry & Trevillett Quarry.

In these Conditions of Sale “The Company” shall mean RTC Quarries & its partners, associated Companies & successors. “The Purchaser” or “The Customer” shall mean the person(s) or Company or Association who has ordered goods to whom “The Company” is delivering or supplying & his/her agents or persons authorised by him/her to order or accept delivery of the goods or services.

  1. All prices quoted are valid only on the day of quoting unless otherwise stated in writing.
  2. Terms. The Company reserves the right to refuse to accept or execute any order or give credit if the arrangements for the payment or the Purchaser’s credit are not satisfactory to the Company & to suspend or discontinue delivery of any goods or materials to any Purchaser whose account is overdue for payment for any reason.
  3. All accounts are payable Nett (except where cash on delivery or prior payment arrangements apply) within 30 days of the date of the Invoice, or date of supply, whichever is earlier.
  4. The Company reserves the right to charge a credit charge of 10% per month (or part month) on any account that is overdue for payment. This goes towards the cost of collecting payment.
  5. Returned cheques. Any cheques presented in payment for the goods & not paid by their bank for any reason will be represented by the Company at a minimum fee of £20 per cheque for representation, towards the Company’s costs.
  6. Colour, texture and dimensions of all natural stone will vary from time to time & mature with age & from different parts of the quarry. Purchasers are reminded of this& the Company has no control. The Company can on request give some advice (without prejudice) to minimise any possible effects.
  7. Wastage. The Purchaser is advised that in moving natural stone from its source to the place of using there will be wastage due to breakages. The stone may require further working or dressing on site to suit particular requirements, style or design criteria. This will create wastage. Purchasers will need to allow for this at their cost when estimating their prices and quantities.
  8. Part load charges may be implemented at the Company’s discretion for less than full loads.
  9. Any quotation is based upon the types or rates of tax contributions at the date of the quotation. In the event that any new type of tax contribution or levy or any change in the rate of tax contribution or levy causes to incur (whether directly or indirectly) increased costs in connection with this quotation the Company shall be entitled to recover any extra costs from the Purchaser as increases to our quoted price or prices.
  10. The Company’s prices only cover supplies on normal working days during normal working hours. All materials supplied at the Purchaser’s request on Public Holidays, Saturdays, Sundays or at any other time outside normal working hours may be subject to an extra charge.
  11. Delivery. The Company does not undertake to deliver & load over roads or other ground which it considers to be unsuitable. If a vehicle used for performing the contract is required to deliver a load to a place situated off a public highway the Purchaser will be held responsible for any accident or damage however caused & the resulting consequences thereof. The load will be discharged at the nearest safe hard access.
  12. Any quotation assumes that the delivery vehicle will not be detained on site. We reserve the right to charge for waiting time at our current rate after 15 minutes of waiting.
  13. Every effort will be made to carry out the Purchasers reasonable delivery instructions if given precisely in writing. No responsibility is accepted for misdirection’s or wrong information or its consequences.
  14. If the Company is prevented from or delayed in delivery owing to inability to obtain the necessary transport or owing to labour dispute, strikes, lock-outs, fire, accidents, act of God, breakdown of plant used in production or delivery or from any cause over which it has no control, the Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage direct or indirect caused to the Purchaser by reason of the failure to delay by the Company in delivering materials.
  15. Cancellation. Should a Purchaser cancel any order for any reason after the preparation of the material has commenced (i.e. sawing, dressing, sorting or loading), then the Purchaser will be liable for all abortive costs incurred by the Company.
  16. Acceptance of Goods. When signing this document, the customer accepts the goods delivered as being the quality and quantity he requires as shown on the conveyance note.
  17. The Company’s liability arising out of materials, goods or services proved to us to be defective is confined to replacement of the goods or a refund to the Purchaser to the value to the defective elements supplied. Such replacement or refund shall only be made if the Purchaser makes a complaint to the Company in writing within 48 hours after the supply of materials, goods or services in question has been made. The Company shall not be liable for any consequential losses or damages however incurred. Where the Purchaser refuses or neglects to take delivery of an order, the Company shall be discharged from any obligation to deliver at a later date, but without prejudice to any remedy available to the Company in respect of the refusal or neglect.
  18. No employee or agent of the Company has authority to agree to any variation of these conditions of sale unless such variations be in writing & signed on behalf of the Company by a Director or the Company Secretary.
  19. The Company reserves the title to all goods supplied until all such goods are paid for in full & the right to retrieve any goods supplied if payment is not received within our terms.
  20. Whereas the Purchaser may order a precise quantity of material, the Company will endeavour to meet his requirements. However, due to differing production methods the Purchaser must accept the nearest practical quantity, measure or weight available from the production system.
  21. Orders for any materials, goods or services the Company supplies must be in writing & precisely described by the Purchaser or the Company will not be liable for any mistakes.
  22. Natural Slate Stone will be supplied just as it is extracted from the quarry. It will not be washed unless by prior written agreement and an extra charge will be made to cover the work involved.
  23. All sales of goods made by the Company shall be on these terms. In the event of the Purchaser giving an order to the Company which is purported to be accepted by the Company, a contract shall be concluded between the Purchaser and the Company to which these terms shall apply to the exclusion of any other terms, warranties or representations written or oral, expressed or implied, even if contained in the Purchaser’s order.
  24. VAT. All prices quoted are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate(s).
  25. All correspondence should be addressed to the Company’s Registered Office: Pensilva Farm, Tresparrett Posts, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9SY
  26. These Conditions of Sale shall be subject to the Laws of England and Wales.