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Terms and conditions

The hire period is for 1 – 4 days, (eg delivered on a Friday to be collected on a Monday, unless catering is also being provided, this is usually delivered on the day of the event).

Additions to orders on hire items can be made up to one full week prior to agreed delivery date subject to stock availability.

Delivery and collection
Delivery and collection on orders over £50 within 15 miles of Tockwith, North Yorkshire are free of charge.

Delivery and collection for orders less than £50 or further than 15 miles of Tockwith (YO26),North Yorkshire are charged at £0.60 per mile.

On delivery an inventory of all items will be included, this must be checked off with Tea with Rosie team and the hirer with a copy signed for Tea with Rosie and a copy left with the hirer.

On collection the inventory and condition of all items will be checked by Tea with Rosie and the hirer and copies signed to agree the condition of return.

Care of hire items
Once items have been delivered and handed over they are full responsibility of the named hirer, anything left unattended is done so at the hirers own risk and the hirer will be responsible for any breakages or damage to the items.

Due to the age and nature of the crockery please handle at all times with care.

Please ensure all items are stored in a safe area where they will not be subject to breakages.

DO NOT place any item in the dishwasher, as the items are so delicate this may cause breakages and will be subject to breakage charges.

Please rinse all items with warm water and a mild detergent. We will ensure all items are properly washed upon return.

Please do not use scourers or excessive scrubbing to the crockery, again this will cause damage and will be subject to damage charges.

Crockery and accessories should be packed and replaced in the same way they were delivered. Do not over stack the containers

The hirer is responsible for the items at all times once they have been signed over by the Tea with Rosie team and until they have been collected and checked. Any loss or damage should be reported on return.

All items will be checked off against the agreed and signed inventory left when delivered.
A breakage/loss deposit of a minimum of £30 or set at the discretion of Tea with Rosie is required to be paid in full 7 days prior to delivery, this deposit will be returned (less charges if applicable) no later than 7 days after items have been returned.

The following amounts will be deducted from the deposit for each item returned damaged:

  • Teapot (including lid) £20
  • Teacup £2
  • Saucer £1
  • Side plate £1
  • Milk jug £5
  • Sugar bowl £5
  • Cutlery £1 per item
  • One tier cake stand £15
  • Two tier cake stand £15
  • Three tier cake stand £20

Tea with Rosie will inform the hirer within 3 days of any breakage charges.

Additions to catering orders must be made at least 14 days prior to the event.

Delivery for catering will usually take place on the morning of the event.

Once the food products have been delivered clear instructions on how to keep the items will be provided, any dairy products with require immediate refrigeration.

Cancellation charges
If for any reason you require to cancel your order the following charges will apply:

  • 90 days or more prior to the event – 10% of the total order value
  • 30 – 89 days prior to the event – 25% of the total order (booking fee)
  • 29 – 14 days prior to the event – 50% of the total order
  • 13 – 8 days prior to the event – 75% of the total order
  • 7 days or less prior to the event – full amount of total order

All charges are applicable to both hire and catering services.

To secure your booking we require 25% of the total order value, this will confirm your booking.

The balance will be required in full 14 days prior to the event, along with the breakage/loss deposit (see breakages section for full details).

Payments can be made by bank transfer or cheque.

Your order will not be dispatched unless all payments have been received in full and cleared, including the breakage/loss deposit.

By paying a deposit, it will be taken that you have agreed to our terms and conditions.

Tea with Rosie accepts no responsibility for any injury or damage caused by the hire of crockery or accessories, however caused. This includes any arising from breakage or item malfunctions.

In the unlikely event of breakage prior to the event we will endeavour to replace the item(s) as quickly as possible (stocks permitting), however the standard delivery charge of £0.60 per mile will be applicable.

All items will be dispatched clean and ready to use in strong, stackable plastic boxes, any issues around this must be flagged during the inventory inspection between Tea with Rosie and hirer.

Quotations are subject to availability and will be valid for 14 days from issue.

Contact Us


07955 250087

01423 358951