Conditions of Hire

Hire Period is for 4 days, or longer by negotiation. (i.e. Collect Friday return Monday)

A £25.00 deposit is payable on confirmation of order.

Payment by BACS is required at least 7 days prior to your event, plus a further 50% of the total amount to cover loss/damage. This is fully refundable on the safe return of all the china. Payment in cash is accepted on the day of collection/delivery.

Delivery is free within a 10 mile radius of Pakenham, subject to a minimum hire of £50.00. Delivery charges further afield are available on request.

If you find you have to cancel your order, your deposit is non refundable.

A cancellation with less than 7 days before your event will incur a charge of 50% of your total hire charge.

Our beautiful china can include pieces that are up to 60, 70, or even more years old and though we check every piece for damage, all china is used entirely at the hirers risk. We kindly ask that china is returned clean (hand wash only). However, if you have a busy schedule, we are happy to do the cleaning for you at a cost of just 20% of your total hire charge.

We fully understand that breakages may sometimes occur and we have kept our charges for damage or loss to a minimum. Charges are as follows ......

£  1.00   Saucer or Tea Plate
£  2.50   Cup
£  3.50   Milk Jug Aunt Clara's Vintage China Hire
£  3.50   Sugar Bowl
£10.00   Coffee/Teapot from
£  4.50   Dinner Plate
£  3.00   Dessert Plate
£  5.00   Eared Plate
£  8.50   Platter
£10.00   Glass Cake Stand
£  3.50   Tiered Cake Stand - (per tier)
£  2.50   Champagne Flute
£  3.00   Wine Glass
£  3.00   Missing Fork/Knife/Dessert/Soup Spoon
£  1.00   Missing Teaspoon
£  6.50   Missing Sugar Tongs
£  7.50   Bunting - (per 10ft length)

We kindly ask that damaged china is kept separately but still returned.

Missing pieces will be charged at double the rate for damaged pieces.