Terms and Conditions


  1. Subject to payment of the 6 month or Annual Rental, the Bailee accepts temporary custody of the Trailer/Vehicle for the Storage Period. 
  2. The Bailor of the Trailer/Vehicle parts temporarily with the Trailer/Vehicle for the Storage Period and agrees to pay the 6 month or Annual Rental. 
  3. The Trailer/Vehicle must be insured and kept insured during the Storage Period. Current insurance cover to be verified at inception and each subsequent renewal of storage. All units are stored at the owners risk and are not insured by Durham Caravan Storage.
  4. The Trailer/Vehicle must be secured as per the conditions of the insurance policy in respect of the stored Trailer/Vehicle. Inform Durham Caravan Storage of any necessary measures that you require. 
  5. All personal effects and valuables must be removed from the Trailer/Vehicle, and the windows and doors to remain locked during the period on site. Any items left in the Trailer/Vehicle are left at the Bailor’s risk. The Bailor is reminded that many insurance policies may not cover possessions in the Trailer/Vehicle. 
  6. By entering into this agreement, the Bailor warrants that he/she has both ownership and legal title in the Trailer/Vehicle. 
  7. In order to comply with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 all gas bottles to be switched off or removed when the Trailer/Vehicle is on site. No other noxious, hazardous or explosive substances or preparations are allowed on site. 
  8. Access to the site is per the Access Hours, access at any other time by prior arrangement with the Bailee. Notice must be given prior to collection of the Trailer/Vehicle. Note access hours might change, written notice will be given of any changes. 24 hours notice is expected in advance of any Trailer/Vehicle movement on site. 
  9. Please be aware that all entry and exit movements may be logged and that the storage facility may be covered by CCTV, some of which is recorded and stored. 
  10. The Trailer/Vehicle is to be parked correctly within the allocated plot, or left secure in the collection/delivery area. 
  11. The Trailer/Vehicle and the allocated plot/collection area must be kept tidy and no litter left behind. 
  12. Storage spaces are not transferable to third parties. 
  13. The agreement does not permit the stationing of an alternative or replacement Trailer/Vehicle, unless agreed with Durham Caravan Storage. 
  14. Trailer/Vehicles should be kept clean, mechanically sound, and in good condition. 
  15. No trading is permitted from the site, and the Trailer/Vehicle must not be offered or advertised for sale while on site. 
  16. The Trailer/Vehicle must not be inhabited during the Storage Period. 
  17. No major repairs to the Trailer/Vehicle to be carried out on site (minor repairs may be carried out with the permission of the Bailee). 
  18. The Annual Rental is payable in accordance with the Payment Terms, the Bailee has the right to alter the Annual Rental and/or 6 Monthly by giving notice to the Bailor in accordance with clause 19. 
  19. The Bailee reserves the right to increase the Annual Rental and/or 6 Monthly and shall give the Bailor not less than one month notice of an increase following which the new value shall be the Annual Rental. 
  20. Where the Bailor terminates the contract prior to the end of the agreed Storage Period, the Bailor will not be entitled to any refund, and the whole contract payment will be due. 
  21. In the event of the Rental being overdue the Bailee may retain possession (lien) of the Trailer/Vehicle until the arrears are settled in full or otherwise discharged. The Bailee undertakes to notify possession by recorded delivery, at the address given above. 
  22. In the event of a negative response to possession, legal action may be taken to sell the Trailer/Vehicle via The Torts Interference with Goods Act 1977. The outstanding arrears will be deducted from the proceeds of the sale, as will any reasonable costs incurred. The remaining balance will be retained to await collection. The Bailee will seek to obtain the best price available based on current market values, and notify the Bailor of the date and place of sale. All notices will be sent by recorded delivery and email to the addresses given above. It is the owner’s responsibility to update any changes to these addresses.
  23. The Bailee excludes all liability caused by Vermin Infestation, a recognised vermin control regime is in place and is monitored regularly. 
  24. In the performance of this agreement the Bailee will at all times act with due diligence in providing a fit and proper place for the storage of the Trailer/Vehicle. 
  25. Staff are not held liable for any damage to the Trailer/Vehicle or its contents as a result of towing or the movement of the Trailer/Vehicle unless due to the proven negligence of staff. 
  26. Should the Bailor damage a third party’s Trailer/Vehicle or property then he/she is required to report the matter immediately to the Bailee. 
  27. Periodic checks may be made on the identity of all Trailer/Vehicles stored on the site. 
  28. The Bailee reserves the right to refuse any Trailer/Vehicle not deemed acceptable. 
  29. The Bailee reserves the right to ask the Bailor to remove their Trailer/Vehicle from the site if they do not abide by these terms and conditions. 
  30. No unauthorised access is allowed to any person other than the Bailor of the Trailer/Vehicle stored in the compound. Bailor identification will be required. Unit owners must first seek permission from Durham Caravan Storage before entering any storage areas.  

31.The Bailee excludes all liability for loss or damage where the means employed are in excess of the duty of due diligence. 

  1. Where it appears that a Trailer/Vehicle has been brought onto the storage site for the purpose of abandoning it, the Bailee may arrange disposal of the Trailer/Vehicle via the provisions of Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 as amended and any costs incurred will be recovered from the person who brought the Trailer/Vehicle onto the storage site. 
  2. Should the Trailer/Vehicle be damaged whilst on site the Bailor is requested immediately inform the Bailee, the police and the Trailer/Vehicle owner’s insurers. In cases where the Bailor considers that they have a claim against the Bailee then he/she is required to provide written details to the Bailee within 72 hours of the Bailor becoming aware of the claim. 
  3. Any changes to the details provided by the Bailor in this agreement to be notified to the Bailee without undue delay. 

Whilst the Bailee does their utmost to provide security for the Trailer/Vehicle stored with them, it is impossible to completely eliminate the risk of theft or damage. I/We hereby agree to the above terms and conditions in relation to the temporary custody of the identified goods (Trailer/Vehicle)