The following supplied notes and estimates are derived from the supplied literature, architect’s specifications or customer direction. City Building Services (NE) LTD accept no responsibility for blueprints, layouts and documentation supplied, unless specifically supplied by CBS (NE) LTD.

All works are subject to client approval and/or: agreed deposits, payment schedules (where applicable) prior to the commencement of any works. All insurances will be provided by CBS (NE) LTD any supplementary insurances will be chargeable to the client; all charges will be made apparent and or included in the supplied estimate.


Deposits are required for all works in excess of £20,000, we will require an initial payment ranging from 18-33% of the estimated project figure. New customers will be required to submit to credit checks and/or referencing prior to any works taking place. Should we deem the client not financially suitable we reserve the right to withdraw prior to any contract being drafted. All deposits are subject to VAT at the current rate.

Cancellations of scheduled works will be accepted but all completed works, services and procurement will be liable for invoicing. The client remains responsible for any costs incurred, professional or otherwise, up to the date of cancellation.

We advise all clients embarking on any development works to consider including a minimum 10% contingency when budgeting for the works, this will help cover any delays and or unforeseen works.

Certain works may be subject to planning permission and or Building Control notification.

CBS (NE) LTD accept no responsibility for these submissions unless directed by the client or agent acting on their behalf unless otherwise indicated. Any after the fact submissions by us will be chargeable at £150.00 plus vat at the current rate and not inclusive of additional local authority fees relating to the project.

All works are subject to final site visit, agreed schedule of works and agreed deposits being paid over (Where applicable) CBS (NE) LTD retain our right to withdraw our estimation prior to any contract. All estimates are valid for ninety days and may be subject to material price fluctuations, any such changes will be chargeable to the client. For Damp proof works our terms and conditions must be read in conjunction with any guarantee supplied.

All payments are strictly 30 days from invoice date unless otherwise agreed, any delay over this period will incur a charge of 7.5% per day of the invoice total, up to a maximum period of thirty days, after this period legal proceedings will commence if the account still remains outstanding. All materials remain the property of CBS (NE) LTD until accounts are settled in full.