All payments should be made in cash or by cheque.
Cheques should be made payable to “St. Herbert’s Parish Centre” and presented with sufficient time to clear prior to your event.
We regret we do not have the facilities to process credit\debit cards.
2. Deposits and Charges
2.1 The full hire fee is required upon booking the Parish Centre.
2.2 Please note that a refundable deposit of £ 100.00 is applicable to 21st Party bookings.
2.3 Please enquire with a member of the staff for the current charges to hire the room for an event.
2.4 Any surplus \ shortfall from deposits held for wine or drinks from the bar will be refunded\charged on the day of your event when the exact cost has been calculated. (7.1)
2.5 All hire fees paid will be non-refundable in the event of cancellation or curtailment of the event.
3.1 In the event that you need to cancel your function any such cancellation must be confirmed in writing to the Parish Centre Manager as soon as possible.
3.2 St. Herbert’s Parish Centre reserves the right to cancel any booking (without notice or reason if, in its reasonable opinion, it is necessary) in the following circumstances:
If the Parish Center’s performance of it’s obligations under these terms and conditions is prevented by acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond the reasonable control of the Parish Centre Committee or its employees; or
If the event or any part of it may be prejudice to the reputation or embarrassment of St. Herbert’s Centre or St. Herbert’s Catholic Church; or
the true nature of the function has not been fully disclosed at the time of booking; or Any other reason as deemed necessary by the Parish Centre Committee. I.e.( A booking for a family party which is for 18th birthday party)
3.3 St Herbert’s Parish Centre reserves the right to seek compensation from the client for loss of earnings if it is deemed appropriate due to cancellation.
3.4 In the event that St. Herbert’s Parish Centre feels that it is necessary to cancel a booking for any reason, we shall not be held liable to pay any form of compensation, other than to refund any monies already paid by the client and held on deposit by us.
4. Health and Safety.
4.1 The Client is responsible for maintaining order at all times, and ensuring that all persons attending any function observe fire, health and safety, security, smoking regulations and Licensing Laws which cover the Parish Centre.
4.2 Any person suffering an accident on the premises or being involved in a reportable incident must report it to the Manager at the time and complete an entry in the Accident Book.
4.3 To comply with relevant Legislation and for the comfort of your guests an adequate level of lighting must be maintained during the function.
4.4 To comply with Fire Regulations and to avoid false alarms from our fire alarm system candles, open flames or pyrotechnic devices are not permitted on these premises. The exception being solid fuels used for heating chaffing dishes, which are under the constant supervision of catering staff.