Terms & Conditions

  1. A breakage/damage/Bar usage deposit bond of £200 is required for all functions. This will be returned provided no damage is sustained to Club property, subject to acceptable behaviour (e.g. no “food fights” or similar unacceptable behaviour) and if you have requested the Bar and Bar takings are less than £200 the shortfall will taken from the deposit bond. At the end of the evening the hirer is responsible for leaving any rooms used in a clean and tidy condition. Failure to comply may result in a cleaning charge to be deducted from the deposit. Also, if there are damages or significant breakages the cost of reinstatement of the Club property will be deducted before the balance, if any, is returned.
  2. The room hire charge and breakage deposit should be paid on application for room hire and in any event must be paid at least twenty-one days prior to the date of the event. Cheques should be made payable to DASC.
  3. In the event of your cancellation of the function at less than 30 days notice, DASC reserves the right to retain the room hire fee if the Club is unable to re-hire the room for that date.
  4. The function room is hired on the condition that, where a home sports match is taking place, sports members have access to the bar for drinks.
  5. It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that only invited guests are allowed into the Club building. Suggested measures include entry by tickets, manning of the door and front door not being pegged open. The behaviour of guests is the responsibility of the hirer.
  6. Alcohol and drugs are not allowed to be brought onto the premises, including the car park. Where the hirer wishes to provide their own wine or similar for a specific toast this must be deposited with the Bar Chairman by arrangement and will be subject to a corkage charge of £10.00 per bottle payable in advance.
  7. Guests under 18 will not be served alcohol. DASC reserves the right to request proof of age from any guest wishing to purchase alcohol.
  8. The room hire charge does not include the use of any sports facilities or the use of the sports field. If there are children present at the function, they must be supervised to ensure that this condition is complied with.
  9. DASC operates a strict no smoking, e-cigarettes or vaping policy within the Club building and within 4 mtr of any open external door.
  10. The bar is licensed until 11pm on Monday to Thursday, 12 midnight on Friday and Saturday and 10:30pm on Sunday. Evening bookings of the Function Room are until not later than thirty minutes after the bar closes.
  11. The bar may be booked for a maximum period of five hours.
  12. Please ensure that any taxis are booked for no later than 12:30 am.
  13. You undertake not to advertise your function with fly-posting and banners affixed to public land and highways. Such action may be illegal and DASC will not be held responsible for any consequences resulting from failure to comply.
  14. Please make sure that you are familiar with the Fire Safety Plans (see the back of the application form) for the ground and first floor and remember that it is the responsibilty of the hirer to carry out a role-call at the muster/assembly point if the building has to be evacuated.