‘CKF Hire’ means Container Kitchen & Fridge Hire

‘The Client’ means the person, company or organisation specified in the contract, including their successors or representatives.



It is the client’s responsibility to provide a sound safe clear level site and to ensure good sound access to same for HGV Vehicles.

The provision and connection and disconnection of all services are the client’s responsibility. Particular attention should be taken to remove all plumbing connections, which are the property of the client. Waste and fresh water connections, which have just been cut off leaving hard to remove connections, will attract repair/replacement charges.

Extra cranage, over and above that provided by our truck mounted Hi-ab is, if required an additional charge and at the Client’s expense. Qualified engineers should carry out this work.

Hire period starts when units leave our base in Dublin and terminates when all our units are back in our base in Dublin.

It is the clients’ responsibility to insure our equipment to full replacement value and to provide written proof of same before hire commences. We can offer an insurance waiver at a reasonable cost if required. If written proof of Insurance is not forthcoming we will insure the units, and this charge will be added to the first invoice to be paid in advance, and thereafter on an ongoing basis.

All units to be returned in similar condition to that in which they were delivered. Equipment that is returned dirty or damaged will attract cleaning and maintenance charges.

A €500 refundable bond is required to cover shortages or breakages.

A €500 refundable Bond is required in advance of each Kitchen Hire to cover possible cleaning charges.

Equipment or Kitchens returned in a dirty or damaged condition will attract cleaning charges as each Unit should be returned in the condition in which it was delivered. This €500 Bond is fully refundable or part refundable depending on condition of Equipment returned.

Any equipment not returned at the end of hire will be charged at full replacement cost. The client will be notified in writing of any shortages and given 10 days to deliver missing items to our premises before an invoice is raised to replacement value. Normal hire charges will continue to apply to missing equipment until returned or paid for.

No Customers own or third parties equipment to be installed in our units without our prior written consent.

Only our service engineers may carry out repairs on, or installations of equipment in our units without our written permission

Detergent: All our dishwash units are equipped with the Eco Lab System. Units are delivered without liquid for same. As like oil for deep fat fryers – it is the client’s responsibility to provide their own detergent for dishwashers. We can on request (in advance) deliver the unit complete with Eco lab detergent at an extra cost.

Booking deposit required at time of confirmation of order, equivalent to cost of 1 months hire ,

(Non Account customers)

For period of 1 month or less all Hire charges are payable in advance. (Non Account customers)

All transport, siting and commissioning costs to be paid with deposit before commencement of hire

* Transport: All transport charges quoted are for work carried out in normal hours 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. Work carried out outside these hours may incur extra charges. Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday rates are higher. Please inform us in advance if you need to transport equipment on Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays so we can quote in advance for such work.

Minimum of two weeks notice in writing required to terminate hire if hire period is in excess of 13 weeks.

All equipment quoted is subject to availability. Availability confirmed on receipt of firm written order and booking deposit. Please quote purchase order number where applicable.

All prices are quoted in Euro, are valid for 30 days and are generally subject to 21.5 % VAT

A set of keys will be supplied with each unit, lost keys will be charged at €75.00 per set

It is the client’s responsibility to be represented at the pre arranged point of and time of delivery of our equipment, to sign off for same. If client is not represented, our driver will sign the delivery docket. The client by his non representation accepts that all goods were delivered and were in good , clean, working order when delivered. No discussion to the contrary will be entered into at the end of hire period.

Our Engineers provide a call out service to fix equipment subject to malfunction due to normal wear & tear only, at our expense. Damage by Client must be paid for by Client at time of call out. Call out Service Monday to Friday only. Out of hours service must be paid for by Client.

Under no circumstances is the client permitted to;

  1. Alter or modify CKF Hire units or equipment
  2. Remove equipment from units (Without written permission)
  3. Withhold any CKF Hire units or equipment at the end of the hire period.
  4. Deny access to IEM or our agents to their units or equipment at any reasonable time ( For inspection purposes)
  5. Sub-let, re hire or sell CKF Hire units or equipment
  6. Puncture interior or exterior skin of units.
  7. Fix anything to units without CKF Hire written permission.

A full inventory will be produced at commencement of hire and the client will be required to sign acceptance of same. This will be checked at termination of hire for damages or shortfalls.

It is the client’s responsibility to liase with Health & Safety Officials and where necessary to obtain health permits, licences etc.

CKF Hire accept no responsibility for goods lost due to malfunction of refrigeration equipment.

It is the clients’ responsibility to leave taps running and drain valves ‘open’ on equipment when on Hire during cold weather, in order to stop burst pipes etc.