Terms & Conditions

  2. In these Conditions:
  • "Buyer” means the person who accepts a quotation of the Seller for the sale of Goods or whose order for the Goods is accepted by the Seller.
  • “Goods” mean the goods (including any instalment of the goods or any parts for them) which the Seller is to supply in accordance with these Conditions.
  • “Seller” means RL Plastics trading as H and O Plastics (registered in England under number 3162133) whose registered office is at Britannia House, Dock Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 1DF
  • “Conditions” mean the standard terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and (unless the context otherwise requires) includes any special terms and Conditions agreed in Writing between the Buyer and a Director of the Seller.
  • “Contract” means the contract for the purchase and sale of the Goods.
  • "Writing” includes telex, cable, facsimile transmission and comparable means of communication.
  1. Any reference in these Conditions to any provision of a statute shall be construed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or extended at the relevant time.
  2. The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
  4. No variation to these Conditions shall be binding unless agreed in Writing between the Buyer and a Director of the Seller.
  5. The Buyer acknowledges that it has not relied on, and waives any claim for breach of, any representations made by the Seller or its employees or agents.
  6. Any advice or recommendation given by the Seller or its employees or agents to the Buyer or its employees or agents as to the storage, application or use of the Goods is followed or acted upon entirely at the Buyer’s own risk.
  7. Any typographical, clerical, or other error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, acceptance of order, invoice or other document issued by the Seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Seller.
  9. No order submitted by the Buyer shall be deemed to be accepted until confirmed in Writing by the Seller.
  10. The quantity, quality and description of any specification for the Goods shall be those set out in the Seller’s quotation or the Seller’s written order confirmation whichever is the latter.
  11. If the Goods are to be manufactured or any process is to be applied to the Goods by the Seller in accordance with a specification submitted by the Buyer, the Buyer shall indemnify the Seller against all loss, damages, costs and expenses awarded against or incurred by the Seller in connection with or paid or agreed to be paid by the Seller in settlement of any claim for infringement of any patent, copyright design, trademark or other industrial or intellectual property rights of any other person which result from the Seller’s use of the Buyer’s specification.
  12. The Seller reserves the right to make any changes in the specification of the Goods which are required to conform to any applicable statutory or EC requirements or, where the Goods are to be supplied to the Seller’s specification, which do not materially affect their quality or performance.
  13. No order which has been accepted by the Seller may be cancelled by the Buyer except with the agreement in Writing of the Seller and on terms that the Buyer shall indemnify the Seller in full against all loss (including loss of profit), costs (including the cost of all labour and materials used), damages, charges and expenses incurred by the Seller as a result of cancellation.
  15. The price of the Goods shall be the Seller’s quoted price.
  16. The Seller reserves the right, by giving notice to the Buyer at any time before delivery, to increase the price of the Goods to reflect any increase in the cost to the Seller which is due to any factor beyond the control of the Seller (such as, without limitation, any foreign exchange fluctuation, currency regulation, alteration of duties, significant increase in the costs of labour, materials or other costs of manufacture), any change in delivery dates, quantities or specifications for the Goods which is requested by the Buyer, or any delay caused by any instructions of the Buyer or failure of the Buyer to give the Seller adequate information or instructions. The price is exclusive of value added tax or any other sales tax that is applicable which the Buyer shall be additionally liable to pay to the Seller.
  17. Occasionally an error may occur with our web site and goods may be incorrectly priced in which circumstances we will not be obliged to supply the goods at the incorrect price.
  19. Delivery will only be made within the United Kingdom. As detailed on our website, H and O Plastics will only deliver to some parts of the UK, in particular Highlands & Islands, by prior agreement and at additional transport cost. Please contact us prior to placing your order if you are unsure whether your delivery destination is affected.
  20. Any dates quoted for delivery of the Goods are approximate only and the Seller shall not be liable for any delay in delivery of the Goods howsoever caused. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence. The Goods may be delivered by the Seller in advance of the quoted delivery date upon giving reasonable notice to the Buyer.
  21. Where the Goods are to be delivered in instalments, each delivery shall constitute a separate contract and failure by the Seller to deliver any one or more of the instalments in accordance with these Conditions or any claim by the Buyer in respect of any one or more instalments shall not entitle the Buyer to treat the Contract as a whole.
  22. In the event that the Seller is found to have a liability under these Terms and Conditions, or under Statutory law, this liability shall be limited to the excess (if any) of the costs to the Buyer (in the cheapest available market) of similar goods to replace those not delivered over the price of the Goods.
  23. Due to insurance guidelines, delivery personnel are unable to enter private residences. Delivery will be to the kerbside of the delivery address. The recipient of the products is responsible for any additional lifting once the delivery has been made.
  24. If the Buyer fails to take delivery of the Goods or fails to give the Seller adequate delivery instructions at the time stated for delivery then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the Seller, the Seller may at the Seller’s discretion :-
  25. Store the Goods until actual delivery and charge the Buyer for the reasonable costs (including insurance) of storage: or
  26. Sell the Goods at the best price readily obtainable and (after deducting all reasonable storage and selling expenses) account to the Buyer for the excess over the Contract price or charge the Buyer for any shortfall below the Contract price.
  27. Charge the buyer for the carriage costs incurred for re-delivery if applicable.
  29. Damage or Short Delivery - Damage and/or shortages must be noted on carrier’s delivery sheet immediately and notice in writing given to Seller within 5 days of receipt of goods.
  30. Non Delivery - Claims for non-delivery must be made in writing to the Seller within 5 days of date of dispatch shown on invoice
  31. Our Error or Damaged Goods:
    All goods delivered damaged, or our error, must be authorised before return. No unauthorised returns will be accepted.

To arrange a return please contact H and O plastics on 01516390002 or e-mail sales@ho-plastics.co.uk. H and O Plastics will cover the cost of the return if the goods are damaged on delivery or we have made an error with the goods delivered.

You may also return any product to us if you change your mind. The product must be returned in its original condition within 14 days of the date it was delivered to you. If you are returning goods because they are no longer required or because they were ordered incorrectly then you will be charged for the cost of the return. This will be deducted from the amount refunded to you once goods are received back and inspected.

Refunds will be issued following the inspection of the returned goods, minus any applicable restocking charge, to the card that was used to purchase the goods.


Full Payment must be made in advance before the receipt of any goods. We accept all major credit cards including MasterCard, Visa, American Express and debit cards such as Switch with payment taking place over a secure encrypted server. We also accept payment into our account by electronic same-day transfer. The total cost for goods ordered that is payable by the Buyer, including VAT, delivery charges and any other costs is displayed in full before the Buyer places their order. This is to ensure that the Buyer is clear about the total chargeable amount before making the decision to place the order. The amount will be debited from or credited to the card once we authorize the order. This does not affect the Buyer's right to return goods under the conditions stated above.


We may suspend further supply or delivery, stop any goods in transit or terminate our contract by notice in writing to the Buyer if the Buyer is in breach of an obligation hereunder or the Buyer becomes unable to pay their debts when they fall due or proceedings are commenced by or against the Buyer alleging bankruptcy or insolvency. Upon termination, your indebtedness to the seller becomes immediately due and payable and the seller shall be under no further obligation to supply goods to the Buyer.

  2. Subject as expressly provided in these Conditions, and except where the Goods are sold to a person dealing as a consumer (within the meaning of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977), all warranties, conditions or other terms implied by statute or common law are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  3. Where the Goods are sold under a consumer transaction (as defined by the Consumer Transactions (Restrictions on Statements) order 1976) the statutory rights of the Buyer are not affected by these Conditions.
  4. Any claim by the Buyer which is based on any defect in the quality or condition of the Goods (other than due to damage suffered during transit) or their failure to correspond with specification shall (whether or not delivery is refused by the Buyer) be notified to the Seller within one week from the date of delivery or (where the defect or failure was not apparent on reasonable inspection) within 7 days after discovery but not later than 3 months after delivery. If delivery is not refused, and the Buyer does not notify the Seller accordingly, the Buyer shall not be entitled to reject the Goods and the Seller shall have no liability for such defect or failure, and the Buyer shall be bound to pay the price as if the Goods had been delivered in accordance with the Contract.
  5. Where any valid claim in respect of any of the Goods which is based on any defect in the quality or condition of the Goods or their failure to meet specification is notified to the Seller in accordance with these Conditions, the Seller shall be entitled to replace the Goods (or the part in question) free of charge or, at the Seller’s sole discretion, refund to the Buyer the price of the Goods (or a proportionate part of the price), but the Seller shall have no further liability to the Buyer.
  6. Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by the Seller’s negligence, the Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer due to any representation, or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of the Contract, for any consequential loss or damage (whether for loss of profit or otherwise), costs, expenses or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (and whether caused by the negligence of the Seller, its employees or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the supply of the Goods or their use or resale by the Buyer, except as expressly provided in these Conditions.
  7. The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer or be deemed to be in breach of the Contract due to any delay in performing, or any failure to perform, any of the Seller’s obligations in relation to the Goods, if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond the Seller’s reasonable control, which shall include (without limitation) any:-
  8. act of God, explosion, flood, tempest, fire or accident;
  9. war or threat of war, sabotage, insurrection, civil disturbances or requisitions:
  10. acts, restrictions, regulations, bye-laws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of any governmental parliamentary or local authority;
  11. import or export regulations or embargoes;
  12. strikes, lock-out or other industrial actions or trade disputes (whether involving employees of the Seller or of a third party);
  13. difficulties in obtaining raw materials, labour, fuel, parts or machinery;
  14. Power failure or breakdown in machinery.

The Buyer hereby indemnifies the Seller and undertakes to keep the Seller indemnified.

  1. Against all costs, charges, liabilities or expenses including legal costs, reasonably incurred by the Seller in exercising any of its rights contained in these Conditions.
  2. In respect of any claim which may be made against the Seller under Section 6 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 or any equivalent safety legislation outside the United Kingdom except where such claim arises as a result of the Seller’s proven negligence.
  4. The goods are at the Buyer’s risk from the time of delivery.
  5. Ownership of the goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has received in full (in cash or cleared funds) all sums due to it in respect of:
  6. the goods, and
  7. all other sums which are or which become due to the Seller from the Buyer on any account.
  8. The Seller shall be entitled to recover payment for the goods even though ownership of any of the goods has not passed from the Seller.
  10. Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Conditions shall be in Writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or principal place of business.
  11. No waiver by the Seller of any breach of the Contract by the Buyer shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
  12. If any provision of these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provisions in question shall not be affected thereby.
  13. The Contract shall be governed by the laws of England and the Seller and the Buyer hereby submit themselves to the jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how H and O Plastics uses and protects any information that you give      H and O Plastics when you use this website. H and O Plastics is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

H and O Plastics may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from August 2014.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address and telephone number
  • bank account details and account information
  • demographic information such as postcode

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping

We may use the information to improve our products and services.

Processing your order

We require your information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, including the act of fulfilling any orders placed with us.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

You are legally entitled to request details of the personal information which we hold about you, under the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Republic of Ireland's Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. A fee of £10 will be made for all requests made within the UK and a fee of €6.35 applies for requests made within the Republic of Ireland.

If you would like a copy of your information, believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete or have any other data protection related issues or queries, please contact the following person:

Bob Lavender (Managing Director)
H and O Plastics
Britannia House
Dock Road
Birkenhead, England, CH41 1DF
Email: sales@ho-plastics.co.uk

Website Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern H and O Plastics’ relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term “H and O Plastics” or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Britannia House, Dock Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 1DF United Kingdom. Our company registration number is 3162133, Registered in England & Wales. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales or the Republic of Ireland.

Any information you submit to us will only be used by H and O Plastics and will not be passed on to a 3rd Party without your prior consent.

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