Terms & Conditions 



(a)       The “seller” means Imperial Lighting Ltd.

(b)       The “buyer” means the person who buys or agrees to buy from the seller.

(c)       The “goods” means all items which the buyer agrees to buy from the seller. 

          2. GENERAL 

Orders are supplied in agreeance to your terms and conditions   

          3. TERMS OF PAYMENT 

3.1        Subject to condition (3.5) below payment of invoices shall, unless otherwise agreed, be made in full without any deductions or set off within 30 days of the date of invoice of the goods.

3.2        Any extension of credit allowed to the buyer may be charged or withdrawn at any time.

3.3        The seller shall have the right to charge on overdue accounts at the rate of 1% above the Barclays Bank PLC base rate from time to time to run from the due date for payment thereof until receipt by the company of the full amount whether or not after judgment.

3.4        If in the opinion of the seller the credit-worthiness of the buyer shall have deteriorated prior to the delivery the seller may require full or partial payment of the price prior to delivery of the provision of security of payment by the buyer in a form acceptable to the seller.

3.5        In any case where the buyer is resident outside the United Kingdom and unless otherwise agreed the price of the goods shall be secured by an irrevocable letter of credit satisfactory to the seller established by the buyer in favour of the seller immediately upon receipt of the sellers acknowledgement of order and confirmed by a United Kingdom bank acceptable to the seller. The letter of credit shall be for the contract price inclusive of any tax or duty payable by the buyer and shall be valid for the period specified by the seller. The seller shall be entitled to payment on presentation to such United Kingdom bank of the documents specified by the seller or as herein stipulated. 

          4. DELIVERY 

4.1        Although the seller shall make every effort to deliver on the date in the contract, time for delivery shall not be of the essence and the seller shall not be liable for any loss of damage resulting from any delay in delivery.

4.2        The seller may deliver the goods by separate instalments. Each separate instalment shall be invoiced and paid for in accordance with the contract provisions. Failure of the buyer to pay for any or more of the said instalments of the goods on the due dates shall entitle the seller: -

4.2.1     without notice to suspend further deliveries of the goods pending payment by the buyer, and/or

4.2.2     to treat the contract as repudiated by the buyer. 


5.1        Breakages and shortages must be notified within 2 days of receipt, otherwise responsibility cannot be accepted. Damaged goods e.g. lampshades, lighting fittings etc. must be notified in writing within 7 days of receipt. The seller’s liability shall be limited to, at the seller’s option, replacing the goods or refunding the price of the goods. Under no circumstances shall the liability of the seller exceed the price of the goods. Replacements for damaged goods will be charged and credit issued on the return of the damaged goods to the seller in the original packaging. Goods returned at customers request must be at prior arrangements with seller and will be subject to a re-stocking charge of 20%.

5.2        Except provided by statute the seller accepts no liability for loss or injury howsoever caused.

5.3        All terms, conditions and warranties (whether implied by statute or otherwise or made expressly) whether by the seller of it’s servants or agents or otherwise relating to the quality and/or fitness for purpose of the goods are excluded. 


6.1        Carriage costs we be quoted on each individual order

6.2        All goods forwarded at customers special request by third party are at own risk 

          7. RETENTION OF TITLE 

7.1        In spite of delivery having been made, property in the goods shall not pass from the seller until payment in full of the price by the buyer

7.2        Not withstanding delivery, property in the goods shall not pass from the seller until all other sums owed by the buyer to the seller have been paid in full.

7.3        Until payment in full for the goods the buyer shall hold the goods on a fiduciary basis as bailee for the seller. The buyer shall store the goods separately from all other goods in it’s possession and marked in such a way that they are clearly identified as the seller’s property.

7.4        Whilst the buyer has the right to dispose of the goods in the ordinary course of business on a bona fide sale without notice to customer of the seller’s rights hereunder the entire proceeds of sale or otherwise of the goods shall be held in trust for the seller until payment in full for the goods.

7.5        Until payment in full for the goods the buyer hereby grants to the seller the right to enter any premises where the goods are stored in order to re-possess or inspect them.  


If the buyer breaches any conditions of the contract or becomes subject to an administration order or becomes bankrupt or has a receiver appointed for or distress is levied on any part of it’s assets or business or goes into liquidation or makes any composition with it’s creditors the seller shall be entitled  (whether in respect of this contract or any other) to : -

8.1 withhold any further deliveries to the buyer and/or cancel the contract without any liability;

8.2 appropriate any payment by the buyer to such of the goods (whether supplied under this contract or any other) as the seller shall think fit;

8.3 immediate payment of all sums whatever owing by the buyer to the seller notwithstanding any previous agreement to the contrary;

8.4 exercise any of its rights pursuant to clause 7. 

          9. FORCE MAJEURE 

The seller shall not be liable for any default due to any act of God, war, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action, difficulties in obtaining labour or parts, governmental or other restrictions or regulations of other events beyond the reasonable control of the seller. 


All disputes arising out of or in connection with the contract shall be governed by English law and the buyer accepts the jurisdiction of the Courts of England.


  • Imperial Lighting are a professional and courteous company to deal with, they understood our exact requirements from the start and delivered quality made...

    David Blakstad

    Eriksen Hotels Ltd

  • The lamp shades where perfect as usual !It is always a pleasure working with Imperial Lighting as they are very professional and always deliver a high quality...

    John Mugford

    Jack Morton Worldwide

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