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Vehicle Storage Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Facility Operator: Gatewick Farm Ltd (GFL) of Gatewick Farm, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3SF.

  1. The facilities offered are for vehicle storage only and Your vehicle must not be occupied at any time.

  2. You will be solely responsible for securing Your vehicle and insuring it is left in the correct manner.

  3. Any items left in the vehicle are left at Your own risk.

  4. GFL reserves the right to change the allocated plot without giving reason.

  5. Storage plots are not transferrable to third parties.

  6. This agreement permits the stationing of an alternative vehicle when the stated vehicle is temporarily out of storage if;

    1. GFL has been given prior notice of the alternative vehicle.

    2. The alternative vehicle is compatible and fits within the storage plot.

    3. The alternative vehicle has valid insurance.

  7. GFL reserves the right to ask You to remove the vehicle from the site & terminate the agreement immediately if You do not abide by these terms & conditions.

  8. You warrant that You have both ownership and legal title of the vehicle or are authorised to store the vehicle.

  9. The vehicle is to be parked centrally within the allocated plot, with the legs down (if applicable) and wing mirrors folded in on motorhomes.

  10. Periodic checks may be made on the identity of all vehicles stored on site.

  11. The vehicle and the allocated plot must be kept clean and tidy, and no litter left behind once You vacate.

  12. Additional fees may be applied if the plot is not left clean and tidy upon vacating.

  13. Vehicles are to be kept clean, mechanically sound, and in good condition.


Default / Failure to pay
  1. In the event of the storage fees being overdue GFL may retain possession (lien) of the vehicle until the arrears are settled in full or otherwise discharged. GFL undertakes to notify possession after 28 days of any payment outstanding. This will be done by recorded delivery. A fee of £5 per day will be charged for temporary storage until the matter is solved.

  2. In the event of negative response to possession, GFL will recover any outstanding arrears by selling the vehicle, either by auction or trade/private sale. The outstanding fees will be deducted from the proceeds of the sale, as will any reasonable costs that have been incurred. The remaining balance will be retained to await collection by You. GFL will seek to obtain the best price available based on the current market values and notify You on the date & place of sale.

  1. Please be aware that all entry & exit movements are logged, and that the storage site is covered by CCTV, some of which is recorded and stored.

  2. You agree not to tailgate through any gate. You must swipe the access card each time you enter or exit through a gate, even if the gate is already open.

  3. If You are selling, Your vehicle and wish to show persons to the vehicle, You will notify GFL with prior notice.

  4. The electronic access control system is operated by a key fob. The key fob must be retained by You only and no third party shall be in possession of the key fob throughout the storage period unless otherwise agreed with GFL.

  5. All lost key fobs must be reported immediately to GFL.

  6. You must receive permission from GFL to authorise access to any other person.

  1. Upon signing this agreement, You must pay a one-off admin fee of £30.00.

  2. The storage fees are to be paid in-advance to GFL by Direct Debit. It is Your responsibility to ensure all fees are paid before the re- newal date.

  3. GFL reserves the right to increase the storage fees and shall give You no less than one month notice of an increase, following which the new storage fee tariff will be applied.

  4. A replacement fee will be charged for all lost key fobs and a proof of I.D will be required for another key fob to be generated.

  5. A penalty fee may be applied if the plot is not left in a clean and tidy condition upon vacating.

Risk and responsibilities
  1. GFL excludes all liability caused by vermin infestation. A recognised vermin control regime is in place and is monitored regularly.

  2. GFL staff will not be held liable for any damage made to the vehicle or its contents as a result of towing or the movement of the vehicle unless due to the proven negligence of staff.

  3. Should You damage any third-party vehicle or property then You will be required to report the matter immediately to GFL.

  4. GFL excludes all liability for loss or damage where the means employed are in excess of the duty of due diligence.

  5. GFL does not accept any responsibility for any theft or damage whilst stored on site.

  6. Should the vehicle be damaged whilst on site You are must immediately inform GFL and the vehicle owner’s insurance company. In cases where You consider that You have a claim against GFL then You are required to provide written (email/letter) details to GFL within 72 hours of You becoming aware of the claim.


Personal information
  1. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 / G.D.P.R act, GFL may hold Your details on a computer or otherwise and use the information to administer Your records and to You. GFL will not hold the Your information for longer than is necessary.

  2. You have the right to receive a copy of the information GFL holds about You.

  3. Our privacy policy is available upon request and is available on our website

  4. By entering this agreement, You agree to provide GFL with up to date photo ID and Proof of address. If Your address changes at any time during this agreement you must provide an up to date proof of address.


Communications and notice
  1. Any changes to the details provided by You in this agreement are to be notified to GFL without undue delay.

  2. You agree that GFL may contact you from time to time in relation to the storage of your vehicle or for any other purpose that is reasonably considered to be necessary for the operating of the business.

Cancelling or ending the agreement
  1. If You wish to terminate this agreement, no refund will be made on the remaining storage period.

  2. One month’s written notice (email/letter) must be given to terminate this agreement.

  3. This is an ongoing agreement, and it will continue until either You or GFL terminate it.

  4. This agreement will continue to be active until such times as the entry fob has been returned to GFL.


  1. The vehicle must be secured as per the terms & conditions of the insurance policy in respect of the stored vehicle.

  2. It is Your responsibility to insure Your vehicle during the entirety if this agreement. A copy of this must be provided to GFL and will be kept on file.

Other important terms & conditions
  1. GFL Ltd has the right to alter these terms & conditions at any time without prior notice.

  2. GFL reserves the right to refuse any vehicle not deemed acceptable.

  3. Dogs must be always kept on leads and any mess made must be cleared up.

  4. Where it appears that a vehicle has been brought onto the storage site for the purpose of abandoning it. GFL may arrange disposal of the vehicle via The Provisions of Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 as amended and any costs incurred will be recovered from You.

  5. Vehicle maintenance may be carried out (including servicing) however, the vehicle must be pulled out of the designated plot to reduce the risk of damage to neighbouring vehicles.

  6. GFL is not held liable for any damage made to Your vehicle.

  7. You must be present with all works carried out on the vehicle unless made by S&G Caravan Services.

  8. You may wash Your vehicle whilst stored on site. There are designated washing points and water included in the storage fee. You agree to only wash Your vehicle and the washing facilities are not for cars/towing vehicles. The area must be left tidy and all broken equipment must be reported immediately to the GFL.

  9. GFL does not supply any chemical waste disposal facility.

  10. In the performance of this agreement GFL will always act with due diligence in providing a fit and proper place for the storage vehicle including security, fire regulations, public liability, and road surfaces.

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