The hirer must attend the event throughout the hire period and must make themselves known to the Duty Manager on arrival.
A £100 deposit payment is required at time of booking, along with the security cost. All other payments must be paid 6 weeks prior to the event.
The £100 deposit will be retained if the facility is damaged by any of the attendees.
All catering money is non-refundable if booking is cancelled after 4 weeks.
Cancellation of hire at any time will result in the loss of the £100 payment.
HLC Reserves the right to cancel a booking, in which case all payments made will be fully refunded. HLC will not be liable for any other expenditure incurred or loss sustained, directly or indirectly by the hirer or any other person, arising from the cancellation.
HLC reserves the right to refuse guest admission without reason.
Costume characters, lookalikes and mascots are not allowed on the premises unless agreed in advance with HLC. In the case of popular branded characters evidence of an official licence to wear the costume is required in advance of the booking.
Responsibilities of the Hirer
The facilities or any part of them cannot be re-hired, or used for any other purpose than for which it was hired.
No items may be brought into the Centre for any purpose without the HLC permission. The booking of entertainment (e.g. DJ) is the responsibility of the hirer.
The hirer will ensure the sound volumes are under the control of HLC and the DJ/entertainment finishes promptly at 23:00.
The Hirer will ensure that their guests remain in the specified licensed area at all times and that no drinks are taken outside the function room. The Hirer will ensure that all guests leave the hired area by the time agreed ensuring the area is left in a tidy, undamaged and orderly state.
No Food or drink may be brought into centre unless prior arrangements are made with the Food and Beverage Manager. If food is brought into premises it must be removed from the centre within 4 hours.
The hirer indemnifies HLC from and against any actions, claims, costs and demands arising out of the hiring.
The Hirer will ensure that all guests leave the building in a quiet manner and respectful to the residence living close to the centre.
Loss, Damage and Insurance
The Hirer will fully compensate HLC for any damage to either the property of HLC or the structure of the building.
HLC will not be responsible for any theft, damage or loss of the Hirer or their guests (including entertainers) property or valuables or injury to persons or any claim sustained during the period of hire.
Hirers are advised to obtain suitable Public Liability insurance and ensure any entertainers are suitably insured.
HLC will not be responsible for any loss to the Hirer due to breakdown of machinery, failure of supply of gas, water or electricity or fire which may cause the centre to close or the hire to be interrupted or cancelled.
The Hirer will be advised as to the position of fire equipment and fire escapes before the event commences, and will ensure that all persons using the premises are safe, and aware of the evacuation procedures. In the case of injury or illness a member of staff is to be informed immediately.
The Hirer must ensure that any entertainers they use, supply RCB’s to be used in conjunction with any electrical equipment. The Hirer will also ensure “best practice” and obtain certification that all electrical items have received a Portable Appliance Test (P.A.T) in the past 12 months.
HLC will book the required amount of security for the event which is payable by the Hirer in advance.
The Hirer is limited to 200 guests for the Function Area. In the event of an 18th or 21st Birthday Party the Hirer is expected to provide HLC with a guest list within 24 hours of the start of the event, any person attending the party who does not appear on the guest list may be refused admission.
Unruly, unacceptable or anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated. If deemed feasible the event will be stopped and all guests asked to leave without recompense to the Hirer.
Additional Needs Activities
Havant and Waterlooville provide a range of concessionary prices across a variety of activities and specialist sessions at Horizon.