These terms and conditions apply to all hiring’s of the premises. The arbitrary decisions of the Selsey Town Council must be accepted by the Hirer. All decisions on the status of any Hirer will be at the sole discretion of the Town Council staff.
IT IS ILLEGAL TO SMOKE IN ANY AREA INSIDE OF THE SELSEY CENTRE
The keyholder should be known by Town Council staff or be on the Electoral Roll for Selsey. The Hirer must be 21 years of age and must remain on the premises at all times during the hire period. The Hirer will, during the period of the hiring, be responsible for supervision of the premises, the fabric and the contents, their care, safety from damage however slight, or change of any sort and the behaviour of all persons arriving, using and exiting the premises in whatever their capacity, including proper supervision of dropping off and loading/unloading so as to avoid obstruction of the front entrance, also they shall ensure that noise levels are kept to an acceptable level and show due consideration to local residents and other hirers. If doors are opened onto Manor Green Park noise levels should be kept under control and doors must be closed and locked by 10.00pm. No external music or broadcasting speakers are to be placed outside the building except for organized and supervised community events. We reserve the right to immediately stop an event or refuse entry if the noise is excessive, behavior is abusive, drunken or violent or if the numbers attending exceed the stated number on the booking form.
2. Use of premises
The Hirer shall not use the premises for any purpose other than that described in the hiring agreement and shall not sub-hire or use the premises for any unlawful purpose or in any unlawful way, nor do anything or bring onto the premises anything which may endanger the premises or contravene any insurance policies in respect thereof. No Bouncy Castles or other such equipment is to be erected or used outside of the building except for organised community events.
3. Licences and Public Safety Compliance
The Hirer shall be responsible for obtaining Licences that may be needed in accordance with the hire. The Hirer shall comply with all conditions and regulations in respect of the premises by the Fire Authority, Local Magistrates Court, Local Authorities or otherwise and in particular in connection with any event which includes the sale or supply of alcohol, public dancing, music, or other similar public entertainment or stage performance (e.g. Performing Rights Society).
A Premises Licence is in force and available for inspection. The Hirer will be deemed to have inspected the same and be aware of its conditions.
The Hirer shall take out adequate insurance against all claims arising as a result of the hire and shall produce the policy and evidence of cover on demand. The Hirer shall indemnify the Selsey Town Council for the cost of repair of any damage done to any part of the property including the fixtures and fittings and the cartilage thereof or the contents of the buildings during or as a result of the hiring. The Hirer shall also indemnify the Selsey Town Council against all claims for damages, compensation and/or costs in respect of bodily injury or illness to third parties and/or damage or theft to third party property caused by or arising or being incidental to the Hirer’s use of the premises.
5. Health, Safety and Hygiene
The Hirer shall be responsible for the health and safety of their group, taking into account any risk assessment of the premises and activity, fire evacuation procedures and firefighting equipment. The Hirer shall, if preparing, serving or selling food, observe all relevant food health and hygiene legislation and regulations.