Terms and conditions

  1. The Studio: The basement studio at 83 Wilkinson Street Sheffield S10 2GJ.
  2. We: Kinch Robinson Limited (Company Number 6817161) whose registered office is at 83 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield S10 2GJ.
  3. You: Any person, firm or company hiring the Studio.
  4. Hire Period: Any hourly, half day or daily period booked by you.
  5. Hire Charges: Our charges to you for hiring the Studio. Hourly, half day and daily rates are set out on our website, www.kinchrobinson.com where you can book the Studio.
  6. Deposit: You must pay a deposit of £30 in cash. We will return the deposit at the end of the Hire Period if you have no Additional Charges or Damage Charges to pay.
  7. Additional Charges: You must pay our hourly rate Hire Charges for:
    1. any time you occupy the Studio after the end of the Hire Period, and
    2. any time when we cannot hire out or use the Studio because of your actions, omissions, or any damage caused by you.
  8. Damage Charges: You must pay for any damage you cause to the Studio or to any of our property.
  9. Time for Payment:  You must pay:
    1. the Hire Charges when you book the Hire period
    2. the Deposit before the Hire Period starts
    3. any Additional Charges and Damage Charges within seven days of the end of the Hire Period.
  10. Cancellation: We will refund the Hire Charges if you cancel your booking by writing to us more than 48 hours before the start of the Hire Period, but we will deduct £10.00 to cover our costs (including charges from Paypal, credit card or debit card companies).
  11. No refund: We will not refund the Hire Charges if:
    1. you cancel less than 48 hours before the Hire Period starts, or
    2. you use the Studio for less than the Hire Period, or
    3. the Studio turns out to be unsuitable for your intended purpose.
  12. Unexpected noise: At our discretion, we will either:
    1. refund the Hire Charges, or
    2. agree with you a new Hire Period,
      if an unexpected external noise outside our control during the Hire Period makes it impossible for you to use the Studio for your intended purpose,
  13. Use of the Studio: You can only use the Studio as:
    1. a film and photographic studio, and
    2. a sound and voice-over booth, and
    3. for no other purpose.
  14. You must not:
    1. use the Studio for any unlawful, immoral or dodgy purpose,
    2. use naked flames or candles in the Studio,
    3. bring animals into the Studio.
  15. You should check the Studio in advance to satisfy yourself that it is suitable for your intended purpose. We specifically draw to your attention these facts:
    1. The Studio does not have disabled access.
    2. The Studio is not soundproofed.
  16. Maximum occupancy: You can use the Studio with a maximum of six other people whose names you have given to us in writing before the Hire Period starts.
  17. Condition of the Studio: You must leave the Studio in the same condition as at the start of the Hire Period.  You must not make any alterations, decorations or additions to the Studio.
  18. Ownership of the Studio: The Studio and its contents, equipment, fixtures and fittings are our property. You will have no right, title or interest in them. You cannot sub-contract, sub-let or otherwise permit anyone else to enter or use the Studio without our consent in writing. Our website includes details of our equipment available for your use.
  19. Our right to enter at any time: Our Directors or authorised representatives can enter the Studio at any time during the Hire Period.
  20. Indemnity: You agree to indemnify us against any losses, liabilities, claims, damages, costs or expenses arising out of or in connection with any failure by you or those people occupying the Studio with you to comply with this Agreement.
  21. Liability to you: Our maximum aggregate liability to you (however that liability may arise) shall never exceed the amount of the Hire Charges.  Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or by any other liability imposed by statute.
  22. Entire Agreement: This Agreement sets out the full extent of our obligations and liabilities.
  23. Termination: We can terminate your hire of the Studio immediately if you:
    1. fail to pay any amount due on the due date for payment, or
    2. break any other term of this Agreement.
  24. If we terminate your hire of the Studio, you must:
    1. leave the Studio immediately, and
    2. pay all charges payable by you for the Hire Period even though it has been shortened by early termination.
  25. Changes to this Agreement: This Agreement can only be varied in writing signed by a duly authorised Director of the Company.