Specimen Thatchers Contract
CONTRACT FOR THATCHING WORK
1 Reasonable access for delivery of materials, storage space for the
same, dry secure storage for tools or space for a site hut and a supply
of water shall be required.
2 No verbal agreement, representation or purported alteration of these
conditions by the thatcher or any other person; whether or not acting
on the thatchers behalf shall be of any validity unless confirmed in writing
by the thatcher.
3 If attendance or extra work is required by specialist tradesmen other
than specifically included in this estimate i.e. moving of electrical
wiring, plumbing and the like is required, then the client will be responsible
for the additional costs incurred.
4 The thatcher cannot accept responsibility for any damage to the ceilings
or plaster where the structure may be weakened, also any chimney, wall,
or timbers, which may have been covered up prior to work starting, that
require attention remain the clients responsibility.
5 Payment for work done must be made within 14 days of each request.
The thatcher reserves the right to make a credit charge of 5% over the
base rate set by National Westminster Bank at that time on any sum outstanding
from the date such payment becomes due and payable.
6 The thatcher will not accept any responsibility for any claim arising
from the use of his reports or recommendations, by any other party, where
a report or estimate is given it is given without responsibility on the
thatchers part until an order is placed for the work in accordance with
7 All materials, tools and equipment, shall be supplied by the thatcher
for the agreed work, unless agreed verbally or otherwise with the client.
Such items and superfluous materials shall remain the property of the
8 Any dispute that cannot be resolved between the parties shall be referred
to an arbitrator to be appointed by agreement between the parties. Any
costs involved to be paid by the person or persons decided on by any such