Terms and Conditions of Sale

In these Terms & Conditions of Sale 'the Company' refers to Lighting Desing Solutions Limited; 'the Customer' refers to the person, firm or company purchasing the Goods; 'the Goods' refers to the materials subject to the contract between the buyer and seller.


Unless otherwise agreed in writing, every order placed with the Company should be subject to these Conditions of Sale, which shall override any standard terms or conditions stipulated, incorporated or referred to in the Customers order.


  1. The Company will not be in any way responsible for loss, damage or delays arising from strikes, lock-outs, cessation of labour, transport delays, shortened hours of labour, accident of any kind, perils of the sea or rivers, war or the like or any other cause or contingency whatsoever beyond the control of the company.

  2. If the Company should be prevented from delivering part of the Goods by reason of the causes referred to in the Clause 2 (a) hereof the Company shall deliver and the Customer shall take such part of the Goods as the Company at the tie fixed for delivery, be able too deliver.  The Customer shall pay for the Goods so delivered in the same proportion of the price as the goods delivered bear the whole of the Goods agreed to be sold.

  3. In regard to deliveries, time shall not be of the contract nor does the Company warrant any date or time of delivery.

  4. Delivery may be made by instalments and failure by the Customer to accept or pay for any instalment may be treated by the Company as a repudiation of the contract.

  5. The Company reserves the right to make scheduled deliveries each of a part only of the overall amount and value of goods ordered by the buyer.  Where any such scheduled delivery is made the goods comprised within each delivery shall be deemed to have been sold and delivered under a separate contract for the sale of the goods the subject of such delivery and will be invoiced separately.  The Buyer will pay for the goods delivered in each scheduled delivery without set off, counter claim or deduction in respect of any previous or future scheduled delivery or other goods ordered from the Company.

  6. The Company will not accept termination or variation of any contract except on terms, which will indemnity at against loss, damage, cost and expenses occasioned therefore.

  7. Our pricing for the goods does not include carriage and other delivery costs for delivery of the goods to the Customer's delivery address.


  1. Unless otherwise agreed, the Customer shall pay the Company's invoices within 30 days after the date of the invoice.

  2. The Customer shall make all payments in full without withholding, deduction or set-off for any reason.

  3. The Company shall be entitled to charge daily interest on overdue amounts at the rate of 2.5% per month from the due date to the date of payment.

  4. If the Company has reasonable doubts about the Customer's ability or willingness to pay, the Company shall be entitled to suspend performance and to request payment on or before delivery or security for payment before continuing with performance of the contract. Such suspension will not allow termination of the outstanding balance of the order by the Customer.

  5. In the case of despatch in installments payment is due 30 days following each invoice raised for despatches.

  6. If payment is overdue in respect of any Goods the Company may without prejudice to any other remedies:- 

    • withhold the despatch of any Goods otherwise due to be despatched

and / or

    • cancel any order, which may be outstanding without liability to the Customer for so doing


  1. Ownership of the Goods will not pass to the Customer until payment for the goods has been received by the Company in full.  Nevertheless, all risk in the goods shall pass to the Customer when the Goods are despatched from the Company's premises.  Until the time of actual payment to the Company of the total amount owing in respect of Goods, the Customer shall keep the Goods on behalf of the Company and shall store the Goods in such a way that they are separately identifiable.

  2. The Buyer shall not be entitled to pledge or in any way charge by way of security for any indebtedness any of the Goods which remain the property of the Seller, but if the Buyer does so all moneys owing by the Buyer to the Seller shall (without prejudice to any other right or remedy of the Seller) forthwith become due and payable. 

  3. The title shall remain with Lighting Desing Solutions Limited notwithstanding that the Goods have become incorporated in or affixed to other Goods or products.

  4. If the Customer fails to deliver the Goods on demand Lighting Desing Solutions Limited shall be entitled to enter the Customer’s premises for the purpose of collecting and to collect the goods or any of them and shall have the right to dismantle any machinery product items or equipment into which the Goods or any of them have been incorporated and the Customer shall be responsible for all Lighting Desing Solutions Limited’s costs and expenses in connection with so doing. The Customer will grant Lighting Desing Solutions Limited an irrevocable license to enter such premises.


  1. The Customer shall inspect the goods immediately on receipt, and the Company shall not be liable for defects or shortages discoverable on reasonable inspection unless the Buyer notifies the Company within two days from and including the date of delivery.

  2. The Customer must notify the Company of any non-delivery, defects or shortages, the Company's only liability shall be at its sole option as soon as reasonably practicable to repair or replace defective goods, make good any shortages, or to refund to the Buyer the purchase price paid for the goods.

  3. The Company shall not be liable for any damage, shortages or loss of the Goods in transit unless

  4. damage or storage is notified in writing both to the Company and to the carriers within 2 days of receipt of Goods and the Goods have been signed for as 'not examined' and have been handled by the Customer in accordance with the carriers conditions or,

  5. non-delivery (in the case of total loss) is notified both to the Company and the carrier within fourteen days of the date of despatch.


All quotations unless otherwise stated shall lapse after the expiration of 30 days, subject to prior withdrawal or alteration without notice.


  1. No order submitted by the Customer shall be deemed to be accepted by us unless and until the Company confirm acceptance with our Sales Acknowledgement.

  2. All pricing of our products will be invoiced as per our Sales Acknowledgement.

  3. A copy of the Sales Acknowledgement should be signed and returned to the Company before work will commence on the Customer's order.


  1. No order will be accepted for under £100.00, excluding VAT and Delivery Charges.

  2. Customers can increase the quantity of items so as to be above £100 or agree a Minimum Order Charge. An appropriate customer written order is required.


  1. The Customer acknowledges that the goods are subject to a continuing process of change and development and that the goods may not comply in all respects with the technical specifications set out in the Company's catalogues or elsewhere, or be identical in all respects with goods of the same type previously supplied.

  2. The Company reserves the right to make unilaterally and without prior reference to the Customer any reasonable change to any specification of the goods prior to despatch.

  3. The Customer acknowledges that all specifications and details in all catalogues, quotations, acknowledgements and web sites, are approximate only and do not form part of the contract.


Lighting Desing Solutions Limited reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time. It will be the responsibility of the buyer to regularly review the information displayed on this web site to obtain notice of such changes. The continued use of this site after such changes are notified, indicates the acceptance of this agreement as modified by the changes.


These conditions and any contract to which these conditions apply shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

The Company reserves the right to accept or refuse any order.

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For more information about our products and how we can help you contact us by telephone on 01992 536 884 or email us at  sales@lighting-designs.co.uk