The terms and conditions of this agreement are as follows: –

  1. The minimum hire term is 3 months and payment equivalent to 3 months rental is payable in advance. Thereafter, monthly payments to Bridgewood & Neitzert Ltd by direct debit must continue until the instrument is
  2. Customers must supply British bank account details for their direct debit before taking hire instruments off the
  3. The direct debit must not be cancelled prior to return of the If this occurs, or the monthly payments lapse, the customer is in breach of contract and any insurance cover is void. Account arrears must be paid immediately.
  4. The Hire payments do not go towards the purchase price of the instrument; it is not a hire to buy scheme. However, if at any time during the hire period the customer decides that they would like to purchase an instrument of similar quality to that which they have on hire, we will deduct the 3 month hire fee from the purchase price of the new instrument (less VAT).
  5. A hire instrument may be exchanged for a larger size at any time during the hire period at no extra cost to the customer, providing that the instrument has not been damaged in any way (see below).
  6. If the customer decides to end the hire contract and their instrument is returned more than 5 working days after the expiration of the hire period that has been paid for, a penalty of an additional one month’s hire will be
  7. You may end this agreement at any time, by returning the instrument to Bridgewood and Neitzert in good condition. Any damage will be charged (see below). The return of an instrument is the customer’s
  8. The Hire fee paid by the customer on commencement of the hire agreement includes an insurance premium. If the instrument is returned in a damaged state, the hirer (or insurer) must pay the cost of repair and / or
  9. The hirer is responsible for any loss or damage to the instrument and must notify Bridgewood and Neitzert Ltd
  10. Any necessary repairs during the period of hire, including bow rehairs, must be carried out only by Bridgewood & Nietzert Ltd, and paid for by the hirer (or insurer).
  11. Bridgewood and Neitzert Ltd do not cover loss or damage arising from any process of cleaning, maintenance, repairing or servicing done anywhere other than the Bridgewood and Neitzert workshop or loss or damage arising from atmospheric conditions, extremes of temperature, effects of sunlight, dampness, excess
  12. Bridgewood & Neitzert Ltd insurance does not cover breakage of customer replaceable items such as strings or bow hair. Replacements must match the quality of the original
  13. Bridgewood and Neitzert insurance is only applicable to the person who is entering into the hire agreement. It does not cover theft by any person or persons to whom any insured items is entrusted or
  14. It is the customer’s responsibility to inform Bridgewood and Neitzert Ltd of any change of postal and e-mail address and telephone
  15. If the hirer defaults on any payment, or fails to comply with these terms and conditions, Bridgewood and Neitzert Ltd may terminate this agreement by giving written The instrument must be returned immediately.