Weddings & Parties

Birthdays & Events

Terms & Conditions

Pease read prior to booking

All products, goods and equipment for hire remain the property of Sweetmixcarts at all times. The hirer cannot undertake to sell, offer to sell, sub hire, lend the products, goods or equipment.

Liability

Safety

Sweetmixcarts and their staff cannot be held responsible for any safety issues which occur from the use of our equipment, consumables or the consumption of confectionery hired and placed at your event location. It is your responsibility to ensure that under no circumstances, any equipment hired is to be moved before, during or after the event by anyone other than Sweetmixcarts staff.
Hire equipment is strictly for indoor use only.
Please note that if hired equipment is left overnight, arrangements must be made in advance and agreed by hirer, hiree (customer) and venue management in writing to ensure that the necessary insurance is in place.

Children

Hiree and guests should ensure that children are suitably supervised to avoid sweets being chosen which could pose a choking risk. This is especially important for children aged 5 years and under. Similar care should also be taken to ensure children’s safety relating to plastic bag packaging to avoid any risk of suffocation.

Allergies

Please note that some sweets may contain nuts or nut oils, or may have been made alongside other products that contain nuts. Therefore Sweetmixcarts and their staff cannot be held responsible for any issues relating from food allergies. A list of all confectionery ingredients will be attached to the sweet cart for your information. Sweetmixcarts does not allow the hirer to add their own sweets to those provided as part of a package, this is for insurance and traceability purposes.

Making a Booking

Making a booking with Sweetmixcarts denotes that you have read, agreed and understood our terms and conditions. So we kindly ask that you read them carefully, however, if you are unsure about anything please do not hesitate to contact us.

Booking Deposit

A £50 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking to secure your event date and time and the outstanding balance is due 28 days prior to your event, full payment date to be given on the booking confirmation. Booking will be confirmed in writing once the non-refundable deposit has been received.

Cancellations

If you cancel the booking up to 28 days before the event there will be no cancellation charge, however, we will retain the non-refundable £50 booking deposit. If you cancel after the 28 days period you will be charged a cancellation fee, this will be 50% of your total booking fee. Please advise us in writing by email to info@sweetmixcarts.com before 28 days, we will acknowledge your cancellation.
If 28 days prior to your event full payment is not received, we will assume that our services are no longer required and withdraw our acceptance of your order.
Please note – no credits or refunds will be issued for returned unused confectionery or consumables.

Lost and / or Damaged Equipment

We expect our hired equipment to be returned to us in the same condition as it was supplied apart from normal use i.e. possible surface marks that can be wiped clean and glassware, plasticware, spoons, scoops and tongs that require cleaning.
However, damage to the hire equipment that exceeds normal use and would render your damage deposit non-refundable in whole or part includes:

  • Deep scratches or dents that require to be filled and repainted carts and/or LOVE letters
  • Broken or missing components, cart canopy, wheels, spokes, handles, decorative elements
  • Broken or damaged glassware
  • Lost or missing items

Missing or damaged items will be charged at their full replacement value. We will inform you in writing of any damages, with photographic evidence and you will be issued with an invoice for any charges in excess of Damage Deposit, to be paid within 14 days.

Additional information

Under no circumstances can the hirer attach banners or decorations to equipment.
Hired equipment must not be used by your guests to leave their drinks glasses on, as this may result in the equipment being permanently water damaged or stained.

Last minute Bookings

We maybe able to cater for last minute bookings; last minute bookings are bookings that have been placed less than four weeks before the event date. This bookings are subject to availability and full payment would be required to confirm the booking, please call us on 07743 264600, 07516687424 or by email at info@sweetmixcarts.com to discuss.

Delivery

Delivery, assembly and collection to and from your chosen venue within a 15 mile radius of Lincoln, is included in the hire costs, outside of this radius there will be a charge of 45p per mile.

Insurance and Certification

We hold Public Liability Insurance and a City and Guilds Hygiene certificate.

Photography

Unless you ask us not to Sweetmixcarts reserves the right to take photographs of hired equipment at your event for promotional purposes.

Notification

Please note that all prices and equipment descriptions are subject to change without prior notification. When we have received the booking form and you have paid your deposit the original price quoted to you will of course be honoured.

Attendance

In the event of circumstances beyond our control resulting in Sweetmixcarts being unable to attend your event, such as adverse weather conditions, a full refund but no compensation will be offered.

Venue

It is your responsibility to notify the venue management or wedding co-ordinator of our arrival on the morning of your event and to ensure that there is adequate space for hired equipment. You will also need to notify them when the hired equipment will be collected by us.

Hire Period

Children’s sweet cart – the hire period is for up to 3 hours . If you require the sweet cart for a longer duration please do not hesitate to ask when making an enquiry (subject to availability).

  • Large sweet carts and pedestals
  • 4 foot LOVE Letters
  • Heart Shaped Ferrero Rocher Stand
  • Heart Shaped
  • Doughnut Stand
  • Victorian Vintage Post Box

Hire for all of the above is normally up to 24 hours

By making a booking and paying a non-refundable deposit to Sweetmixcarts for any hire products, goods and equipment you are agreeing to comply with and are bound by these Terms and Conditions. A signature will be required on Booking form. N.B. Sweetmixcarts shall require a signed and dated booking form agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.