Postage of Items purchased at auction and disclaimers
Art4Grenfell offer a service for bidders who are not able to attend the auction or unable to collect. If items are needing to be sent abroad we shall assess these on an individual basis, depending on the object and worth/size of parcel, Art4Grenfell will recommend using one of our couriers if we are not able to post your item ourselves.
We are not professional packers or shippers and operated by group largely made up of artists volunteers, though we will try our upmost to pack items in a correct way which will ensure items arrive safely, however we will not be held responsible for making any claim. This event is artist lead and has been organised by artist volunteers, solely to help raise funds for the Grenfell Homeless, not for profit and have not got the infrastructures for insurance and facilities that larger outfits able to accommodate, and we are in no way to be held responsible for any damage or loss whatsoever, artist have donated their works for free and we are also helping here for gratis. There are some items that due to their nature, size or weight we cannot post out, though we can recommend couriers who you can arrange to pick the item up from our storage, bear in mind that items we held may not be covered by our insurance and therefore be mindful of that, as we are not responsible for any incidental damages or losses. This service is purely at cost and setup up for the charitable cause Art4Grernfell.
Items are sent out a minimum of a week after the sale, and cannot be sent for a specific date, or sent by a specific method.
Items sent in the UK:
Depending on worth, size and weight items will either be sent by 1st class signed for, Special Delivery 1pm.
** NEW POSTAGE UPDATES PLEASE READ** Art4Grenfell now only send parcels using 1st class signed for or Special Delivery 1pm,
The MAXIMUM parcel size we send out to the UK with our in-house service is 46CMx 46CM x 61CM, and weighing up to 10KG.
If your item does not fit comfortably in this size box, we will ask that you use another courier.
Our postage charge for the UK are deliveries are between £12-£35 plus VAT per parcel, clients shall be quoted after the sale once we have weighed and measured goods and looked at insurance. We are unable to quote overseas parcels before the sale as need to take hammer price into consideration, please contact us after you have purchased the item.
Items sent overseas:
We shall look at items on an individual basis. Depending on worth, the item and the country the item is to be sent to. Only small and non-fragile items will be considered for in-house postage. Please note if we decide to post items abroad, ALL CLIENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO EMAIL US A DISCLAIMER, ACCEPTING RESPONSIBILITY FOR BREAKAGE OR LOSS OF THESE PARCELS, Art4Grenfell or its associated partners WILL NOT PAY OUT FOR ANY CLAIM AGAINST PARCELS SENT ABROAD. They are posted at your own risk
**We recommend overseas clients, use specialist couriers Mailboxes or Advance Forwarding to send their items.**
Mailboxes Nottingham, www.mbe.co.uk/nottingham +44 (0) 1159 472 779
Advance Forwarding +44 (0)1332 865 656 www.advanceforwarding.co.uk
We remind clients using the Royal Mail postage system within the UK there are certain items WHICH CANNOT BE INSURED. If your item cannot be insured with our postage, you are welcome to arrange your own courier to collect, or use one of our recommended couriers above.
If you want us to send the item without insurance, you must fill in our disclaimer form confirming that you have understood and take full responsibility for any damage to your item, until we have received the disclaimer – the item shall not be sent.
If you need to have your item insured we ask that you contact a specialist courier who can collect and pack the item themselves. (Our office is open Monday till Friday 9am-5pm for collections).
If you are sending a courier to collect an item, though would like Art4Grenfell to pack the item for you, please contact us and we shall take a payment for packaging only.
*Please note all items MUST be collected three days after a sale has ended*
Art4Grenfell do offer a chargeable delivery service within a 10 mile radius – The cost of delivering one piece of art works will be £30
Item charges on auction,
Some items in the auction carry specific terms and condition, which we endeavour to include in the listing
please contact 07799641948 or email email@example.com for quotations and details.