Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS – Definitions
For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, the following definitions shall apply:

‘Us’, ‘We’, ‘Our’, Shackletons Garden Centre Limited, hereafter referred to as SGCL ‘You’, ‘Your’, The Customer of Shackletons Garden Centre Ltd, user of shackletonsonline.co.uk ‘The website’, ‘website’ shackletonsonline.co.uk

Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using this website, which is operated by Shackletons Garden Centre Limited, Clitheroe Road, Chatburn, Lancashire. BB7 4JY (Reg No. 4303803). By accessing our website you consent to being legally bound by these Terms and Conditions. You must be eighteen years old to use this website. If you are under eighteen you may only use this website in conjunction with, and under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

Username & Password
You must choose a username and password during registration in order to purchase goods on this website. You are responsible for all actions taken under that username and password, and shall only use the site under your own username and password. You must make every effort to keep your password safe, and should not disclose it to anyone. If you suspect that anyone else is aware of your password, you must change it without delay. You may not transfer or sell your username to anybody, nor permit either directly or indirectly, anyone to use your username or password. If there are any changes in the details supplied by you, it is your responsibility to update this information on the website.

All products offered for sale on this website are shown inclusive of VAT (at the current rate), and are displayed and charged in £GBP. We will always try to ensure that the prices shown on the website are accurate, but in the unlikely event of an error occurring, we will contact you to give you the option of re-confirming the purchase at the correct price. If we are unable to contact you, the order shall be deemed as being cancelled.

When you place an order for a product listed on our website, you are agreeing to purchase it subject to these Terms & Conditions. We will send you an e-mail to confirm that we have received your order, although this does not necessarily mean that we will be able to meet your order and we reserve the right to cancel an order at any time without giving a reason. If the product is not available, we will let you know when we expect to be able to complete your order by e-mail. All new orders are deemed as individual.  For the avoidence of doubt, order acceptance and completion of the contract will take place on the despatch of the products you have ordered.

Payment for goods purchased on the website will be by credit card (MasterCard, Visa Credit) or debit card (Visa Debit, Maestro (Domestic), UK Visa Electron, Maestro, JCB), and will be debited on the day of order by SGCL, although the  To ensure that online shopping is secure your credit/debit card details will be encrypted to minimise the possibility of someone being able to read them as they are sent over the Internet. Your card issuer may also conduct security checks to ensure it is you making the order. All order details and invoices will be sent to the credit/debit card billing address, and NOT to the delivery address, where the named recipient of the order differs.

Delivery & Shipping
You will be notified automatically of any delivery costs that may apply before you submit your credit/debit card details based on the shipping address that you have supplied. Please note that we require a signature upon delivery of your order, and that we cannot deliver to multiple/alternative addresses in the event of you not being able to take delivery at your primary delivery address as stated on the order.

You must check the goods and record on the carriers manifest if there is any damage to packaging failure to record any damage will result in subsequent claims for damaged goods being refused.

Delivery times are dependant on the product ordered as certain products may be shipped directly from our suppliers. We ship on a three-day service for small items, and a 7-10 day service for larger/bulky items where we may have to use a specialised carrier service. Orders for delivery to outlying addresses (certain parts of Scotland, Wales, Devon & Cornwall) may take longer to deliver please contact us PRIOR to placing your order if you wish to know the delivery service we will use for your order. It is Your responsibility to ensure adequate access for the carriers, and the delivery service is kerbside only our carriers are not permitted to assemble product, or to remove packaging or unwanted, or ‘old’ product, ie furniture. Please note also that shipping times are approxiamte and we can in no way be held responsible for delays caused by third parties, such as suppliers or carriers, nor any consequential loss incurred. Please contact us prior to ordering if you require delivery on a particular day.

Refunds / Returns Policy
It is necessary for you to contact us in advance to obtain a Goods Returns Number goods sent back without a Goods Returns Number will not be credited. If you decide to return an item because you dont like it, you may return it to us at your own cost, alternately, we can arrange collection by our own carrier, at a cost of £85 per consignment this is purely to cover the cost of fuel and the drivers time.   A restocking fee of 25% will be payable which we will deduct from your refund.

We try to select and package the products as carefully as possible to ensure they arrive in good condition, however if a product arrives damaged, faulty or with defects we will replace if free of charge, or provide a full refund (as appropriate). In this case, you MUST contact us within 3 working days if a product arrives damaged, so that we can issue a Goods Returns Note, whereupon the faulty goods can be returned with the original dispatch note.

Certain goods are excluded from this returns policy, such as food/perishable items, paint, personalised products (e.g. engraved items), certain items of jewellery, seasonal (eg Christmas/Easter) products and those products that have been made to order. As many products listed on our site are manufactured from natural products (timber, slate, granite, marble, etc) you must be aware that natural variations and colour and finish must be expected, and are not regarded as faults. These items cannot be returned unless they are faulty a Goods Returns Number will still be required. We will make the refund directly to the card that was used to place the original order (excluding P&P), and regret that we are unable to refund to an alternate card. Where we offer a refund for a product that has been ordered and we are then unable to supply, we shall not be liable for any consequential loss that may arise in relation to the order. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Christmas Tree Remove & Recycle Service Once you have taken your tree down, pack it back in the origional packaging and contact us. We will arrange collection of your tree. Please note, there MUST be someone available at the time of collection to sign the carriers documantation. We will only make 1 (one) attempt at collection any further attempts may be chargeable. You must use the origional packaging as our carriers have passed this as being of a suitable type to pass through their sorting system.

Returns Address
Shackletons Home and Garden
Unit 1 Brookside Ind Est Taylor St Clitheroe Lancashire BB7 1NL

Build Service & Free Delivery
We offer Free Delivery & Build Service on selected lines please note that this offer is limited to mainland UK, and certain outlying geographical locations are excluded (eg Scotland past Edinburgh/Glasgow, Cornwall, certain parts of Wales) please contact us prior to ordering if you live in an outlying area and we will be able to confirm whether we are able to offer the free Deliver & Build Service at your address.

General Information
All sizes and dimensions shown on the website are approximate, if you require clarification of any information, please contact us. Unless specifically stated otherwise, certain products may require some simple home assembly. SGCL shall insure ordered products at their full retail value whilst being delivered to you. Please check delivered products on receipt, as we will not cover any subsequent loss or damage.

Because of the nature of the Internet SGCL provides and maintains shackletonsonline.co.uk on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis, and makes no promise that there will be continued and uninterrupted use of the site. We are not responsible if we are unable to provide our service for any reason beyond our control.

This website may contain links to other websites, which are not under the control of SGCL and are not maintained by SGCL these links may be provided for your convenience and we are not responsible for the content or function of these sites.

Please ensure that you read any instructions, manuals or user documentation supplied with your product SGCL is not involved in the manufacture of products and as such can offer no advice on their usage or operation.

SGCL will not be liable in any amount for failure to perform any obligation under this agreement, if such a failure is caused by the occurrence of any unforeseen event beyond it’s reasonable control including without limitation internet outages, communications outages, fire, flood, act of God, war of civil commotion.

Subject to the aforesaid, to the maximum amount permitted by law, SGCL excludes liability for any loss or damage of any kind howsoever arising, including without limitation any direct, indirect, or consequential loss, whether or not such arises out of any problem you notify to SGCL and SGCL shall have no liability to pay any money or compensation, including without limitation, all liability in relation to;

  • any incorrect or inaccurate information on the website
  • any interruptions to or delays in updating the website.

any loss of profit, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or any other loss which does not directly result from something we have done wrong. the availability, quality, content or nature of any of the other sites that are on the internet that SGCL link into, which are owned and operated by third parties (external sites) and websites that are located on or through any external site nor for any transactions involving external sites (including as to ‘cookies’, personal data, confidential information, or purchases of domain names or other services). You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for these sites if you have any concerns regarding such links, web site or transactions.

SGCL may change or withdraw any part of it’s website at any time, or may refuse you access to the website at any time if we consider it necessary, we may also terminate this agreement and immediately remove, cancel, or suspend access to and use of the website upon any breach of these Terms & Conditions whatsoever.