Terms and Conditions

Website Terms and Conditions



1 Interpretation 

“Buyer” means the company, person, or establishment to which the invoice is addressed.

“Goods” means the goods described in the A.F Blakemore and Son Limited price list.

“Seller” means A.F Blakemore and Son Limited, Long Acre Industrial Estate, Rosehill, Willenhall, WV13 2JP.

“Conditions” means these conditions and includes any special terms and condition set out in our Price List or Quotations.

“Contract means the contract for the purchase and sale of the goods.

“Writing” includes telex, cable, facsimile transmission and any other comparable means of communication.

2 Basis Of Sale

The Seller reserves the right to adjust the price of products prior to delivery or collection of all or any portion of the goods. VAT will be charged where applicable at the current rate. The Buyer purchases the goods from the Seller in accordance with any written quotation of the Seller which is accepted by the Buyer, or any written order of the Buyer which is accepted by the Seller, subject in either case to these conditions, which shall govern the contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted or purported to be accepted or any such order is made or purported to be made by the Buyer. No variation to these conditions shall be binding unless agreed in writing between the authorised representatives of the Buyer and Seller.

The Sellers representatives or agents are not authorised to waive or vary any of these conditions, unless confirmed by the Seller in writing.

Items in this list are offered subject to availability. Items ordered and marked N/A are temporarily out of stock – please re-order. Reasonable substitutions will be made by the Seller for goods temporarily out of stock or unavailable from the Manufacturer unless instruction to the contrary is received from the Buyer.

3 Due Diligence 

A.F Blakemore and Son Limited take all reasonable steps to ensure that the goods included in this price list are of a nature, substance and quality therein described and comply with the Food & Drugs Act and all other statutory requirements relating to the sale of food (so far as applicable to such goods).

4 Cages

All cages and returnable containers should be returned in sound condition within a reasonable period not exceeding one month. Cages or containers not returned or damaged will be paid for by the Buyer at the current price.

5 Risk & Property

Risk of damage to or loss of the goods shall pass to the Buyer at the time of delivery or if the Buyer wrongfully fails to take delivery of the goods at the time when the Seller has tendered delivery of the goods.

Not withstanding delivery and the passing of risk in the goods or any other provision of these Conditions to the property in the goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has received in cash or cleared funds payment in full of the goods and all other goods agreed to be sold by the Seller and Buyer for which payment is due.

The Buyer shall not be entitled to pledge or in any way charge by way of security for any indebtedness any of the goods which remain the property of the Seller but if the Buyer does so all monies owing by the Buyer to the Seller shall (without prejudice to any other right or remedy of the Seller) forthwith become due and payable.

Until payment in full has been made the Buyer shall hold the goods as bailee in a fiduciary capacity for the Seller until such time as the property in the goods passes to the Buyer (and provided the goods are still in existence and have not been resold) the Seller shall be entitled at any time to require the Buyer to deliver up the goods to the Seller and if the Buyer fails to do so forthwith to enter upon any premises of the Buyer or any third party where the goods are stored and repossess the goods.

6 Terms of Payment

The Buyer shall pay the price of the goods without deduction within 7 days of the statement by Direct Debit unless advised otherwise in writing between the authorised representatives of the Buyer and Seller.

If the Buyer fails to make any payment on the due date then, without prejudice to:-

a) Cancel the contract or suspend any further deliveries to the Buyer.

b) Appropriate any payment made by the Buyer to such of the goods (or the goods supplied under any other contract between the Buyer and the Seller) as the Seller may think fit (not withstanding any purported appropriation by the Buyer).

c) Charge the Buyer interest (both before and after any judgement) on the amount unpaid at the rate of 2% per annum above the Bank of England Base rate from time to time until payment is made in full.

7 Delivery

Provided orders are received by the times published for various types of goods deliveries will be made on the day agreed. However the Seller shall not be liable for any delay in delivery of the goods however caused. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence unless previously agreed by the Seller in writing. The Buyer shall sign the Sellers appropriate documentation indicating that the delivery has been received. Claims by the Buyer for shortages or damages to specific products on that delivery will be accepted by the Seller provided those claims are made by telephone within 24 hours from the date of delivery except for cigarettes/tobacco where any shortages must be agreed with the driver and reported immediately. The Seller does not operate a “Sale or Return” policy.

8 Returns

Goods should not be returned without the issue of any appropriate uplift note, which should be signed both by the driver and customer as being checked for accuracy. An uplift note is issued as a record of collection only and does not constitute a guarantee of credit, which can be authorised only when all the appropriate reason and facts have been obtained.

9 Force Majeure

The Seller shall not be liable for failure to provide any goods due to Act of God, fire, flood, storm, explosion, strikes, lockouts, other industrial disputes or action whether or not strike, lockout or industrial dispute or action involves the Sellers employees, war, civil disturbance, Government or E.C restrictions, prohibitions or restriction of import or export, shortage of labour, materials or supplies, machinery breakdown, mechanical breakdown, accident, interruption of business or any other circumstances whatsoever outside its control.

10 Insolvency of Buyer

If this clause applies then without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the Seller, the Seller shall be entitled to cancel the contract or suspend any further deliveries under the contract without any liability to the Buyer and if the goods have been delivered and not paid for the price shall become due immediately and payable not withstanding any previous agreement or arrangement to the contrary.

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Company Details

Registered office: A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd, Long Acres Industrial Estate, Rosehill, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV13 2JP

Company registration number: 391135

VAT registration number: 431 3902 80

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Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

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Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.

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Changes to Terms

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