Terms & Conditions



Our quotations are open for acceptance for a period of THREE calendar months from the date of issue unless otherwise agreed or stated. We reserve the right to amend the price of the works or withdraw, in part or in total, the offer to undertake the work if this period elapses.

All quotations are offered subject to the terms and conditions contained herein unless otherwise expressly stated by Countryside Paving or as agreed within a contract.

Acceptance and Cancellation

Unless otherwise agreed and confirmed in writing by Countryside Paving, acceptance of the quotation shall be deemed to include acceptance by the Customer of these terms and conditions and no other terms and conditions shall subsequently be applied.

Payment for Goods & Services

Invoices shall be raised and electronically issued by Countryside Paving immediately upon completion of the ordered work or shortly thereafter.

Unless otherwise agreed and confirmed in writing by Countryside Paving, payment shall become due 30 days from the date of the issued invoice.

Unless otherwise agreed and confirmed in writing by Countryside Paving, no discounts and/or retentions shall be deducted from any payment due.

Interest at the rate of 2.5% per calendar month, or part thereof, shall be charged on all monies outstanding after the relevant due date. Should payment, including any and all interest charges, not be received in full within three calendar months of the date of the original invoice, Countryside Paving shall commence appropriate legal proceedings to recover the debt together with all other costs and expenses incurred by Countryside Paving in such recovery.

If the Customer fails to make any payment on the due date then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to Countryside Paving, Countryside Paving shall be entitled to:

  • Cancel the contract
  • Charge the Buyer interest (both before and after any judgment) on the amount unpaid, at the rate of 8% per annum above Bank of England base rate until payment is received in full.

Retention of Title

Risk shall pass on delivery of goods to the Customer but title to the goods shall remain with Countryside Paving until payment in full has been made to Countryside Paving by the Customer in respect of the said goods and for any other goods or services for which payment may remain outstanding.

Until payment is received, the Customer shall insure all such goods against normal risks and ensure that they are free from any charge, lien or other encumbrance.

In the event of failure to remit payment, the Customer shall afford access to Countryside Paving or its servants to collect such goods and shall not prevent Countryside Paving from using any of same in the normal course of its business.

Disputes and Set Off

The Customer shall not withhold any monies due to Countryside Paving under any agreement between the parties as a result of any disputed claim against Countryside Paving.

Limit of Liability

Countryside Paving warrants that its goods and services are fit for the purpose specified by the Customer, any other warranty or guarantee shall be excluded.

The liability of Countryside Paving in respect of any direct loss or damage arising from its default shall be limited to the value of the contract works and Countryside Paving shall not in any circumstance be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage howsoever arising.


Without prejudice to any other rights it may possess, Countryside Paving shall have the right to suspend or terminate the contract between the parties if:

  • The Customer fails to pay any monies invoiced by and due to Countryside Paving
  • The Customer commits any breach of contract
  • The Customer enters liquidation or administration or has a receiver appointed or commits any act of insolvency or bankruptcy

Force Majeure

Countryside Paving may suspend the works during any period in which it is prevented from delivering goods and services through any circumstances outside of its reasonable control.

Data Protection Act

Countryside Paving may record any failure by the Customer to comply with the credit terms contained herein and may make such information available, if requested, to organisations whose normal business is to assess applications for credit.