Terms of Hire

Hire Period

  • The standard hire period is 1 to 4 days unless agreed otherwise.


  • You'll be invoiced for the full amount on booking, to be paid on or before delivery.
  • You can pay by cash, cheque, bank transfer, or using credit or debit card (for which a 5% surcharge will apply).
  • Cost per items is as per price list unless otherwise noted on your invoice
  • Delivery is charged at 60 pence per mile travelled (based on your distance from our premises in Sheffield) with a minimum delivery charge of £15.
  • There is a minimum order charge of £25 (excluding delivery charges).

Delivery & Collection

  • There's no need for you to wash the items, just wrap them carefully in the packaging provided and we'll come and whisk them away.


  • Fancy a Cuppa or its staff are not liable for any damage or injury caused by use of items provided.


  • Any items damaged or lost will be invoiced post-event as per the following breakage charges. You will be asked to sign that you agree to these terms when we make the delivery.

    Breakage Charge
    Matching teacup & saucer
    Tea plate
    Teapot £25.00
    Coffee pot £25.00
    Milk jug
    Sugar bowl
    Teaspoon £5.00
    Sugar tongs
    Large Table Linens
    Small Table Linens
    Cake plate

  • If something is damaged on arrival then please notify us straight away or breakage charges will apply.


  • if you wish to cancel your order you can do so up to one month beforehand for a fee of 25% of the hire charge, after this time it will be charged at the full rate.
  • Cancellations must be made in writing.