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Batting Lane Terms & Conditions



All bookings for the hire of Martin Berrill Sports facilities or participation in Martin Berrill Sports Coaching courses or One to One Coaching shall be made using the appropriate booking form online. The person by whom the booking is made must be over 18 years of age and shall be considered the ‘customer’. If bookings are made on behalf of an organisation or a club, that organisation or club must be named at the booking process and shall be considered the ‘customer’ and shall be jointly and severally liable along with the person who makes the booking. The hours of facility hire must include preparation and clear out time.

Bookings can be made online all year round. To confirm your booking full payment must be made at the time of booking which will done by secure debit/credit card payment via our PayPal payment gateway when you check out your basket. You will then receive a confirmation email that details all bookings and it will confirm the times and dates / or course details for coaching. You will also be able to view your order in your account login area.

Cancellations must be made in your account login area. Please note that once your booking has been made and you have received your confirmation email – no refunds or credits will be given if any cancellations take place within 48 hours of the activity commencing. If a cancellation is made with more than 48 hours’ notice then you will be given a credit back in to your Martin Berrill Sports account, you will not be given a monetary refund.

Martin Berrill Sports reserves the right to refuse application for the use of the facilities or to attend coaching courses, or to refuse any application without being required to give any reason for such refusal.

Public Liability. Clubs, Schools, Universities, Corporations & Associations etc must produce a valid copy of their Public Liability Insurance document (£5,000,000 cover) prior to the start date of hire. Failure to do so may prevent the use of Serious Cricket facilities.

Indoor Batting Lane


The Hirer shall not use the centre for any purpose other than that specified on the booking confirmation email. 
Reasonable care must be taken to protect any surface or equipment that is likely to suffer damage as a result of hire. 
It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that all minors (under the age of 18) are wearing and use the appropriate protective equipment. U18Â’s must wear cricket helmets when using the net facilities with hard cricket balls.

Martin Berrill Sports accepts no responsibility for accidents or injuries which occur under parental, club or other hiring of our facilities.
If the premises are not fully vacated by the time given for the function to end, a surcharge will be made for the extra time.
The Hirer shall agree to repay to Martin Berrill Sports all expenses which may be incurred by them in cleaning, repairing, making good or replacing any part of Martin Berrill Sports buildings or the contents thereof which may be lost, damaged or destroyed in consequence of the HirerÂ’s use of Martin Berrill Sports facilities.
The Hirer shall indemnify Martin Berrill Sports from and against all costs, claims, expenses or damage incurred or suffered by Martin Berrill Sports arising either directly or indirectly out of the use of the Hirer of the hired facility and equipment of Martin Berrill Sports.

When hiring a bowling machine, you receive 24 balls, for every ball not returned there is a £5 fee.
The Hirer shall not carry out any alteration to the buildings or fittings, nor shall he/she fix or make fixings for any apparatus, equipment or decoration without prior consent from Martin Berrill Sports.
Hirers must observe the maximum capacity in net lanes.
The maximum lane capacity is 4 people. With consultation with Martin Berrill Sports may, at its discretion, allow a maximum of 6 people per lane at the HirerÂ’s own risk.

The Hirer is responsible for ensuring that all persons utilising the facilities hired are properly attired for the purpose for which the hall is hired. In most cases this will be cricket whites, tracksuits, training shirts and non-marking sports trainers.
Footwear that has been worn outside, or which is likely to dirty or mark the floor must not be worn. Spikes are prohibited. The decision of Martin Berrill Sports or duly authorised personnel as to whether attire or footwear is considered suitable shall be final and binding.
All persons and Hirers wishing to use the bowling machine (BOLA) must receive training from Martin Berrill Sports staff prior to hire. The minimum age for use of the bowling machine is 18. All persons under the age of 18 must be supervised by an appropriately trained adult. Martin Berrill Sports reserves the right to refuse use of the bowling machine. It is the hirerÂ’s responsibility to come and ask a member of staff for the appropriate training should they need it.

No consumption of food in the net lanes or arenas. Only plastic sports bottles allowed in the playing arena ad net lanes.
Smoking is not permitted in any part of Martin Berrill Sports premises.
No photographic apparatus of any kind whatsoever shall be brought into Martin Berrill Sports for commercial or private purposes without the express written permission of Martin Berrill Sports.
Photographic equipment is occasionally used in coaching sessions at Martin Berrill Sports. All customers consent to the use of being filmed for these purposes and consent to the use of any of this content to be used by Martin Berrill Sports for marketing purposes.

Martin Berrill Sports does not accept liability for loss damage to any vehicle or its contents whilst parked on the Morelands Site premises and car park.
In case of fire, Hirers should familiarise themselves with and inform their participants and spectators of the escape routes and the location of the fire extinguishers, fire alarms, exit doors and rendezvous points. It is the responsibility of Hirers to seek this information from Martin Berrill Sports staff prior to making use of the facility.
No animals are permitted on the premises other than a dog belonging to a registered blind person.
Martin Berrill Sports reserves the right to dispose as it deems fit of any property left on the premises if such property is not claimed within 1 month of discovery.

Completion of your booking is deemed full acceptance of the terms and conditions.

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