Service Contract Between Residential Landlord and Gardener
This Service Contract Between Residential Landlord and Gardener allows a
residential Landlord to appoint a Gardener – who may be an individual or a
company – to provide gardening or garden maintenance services to one or
more properties on a regular basis.
It is assumed that both the Landlord and the Gardener are acting in the
course of a business. This document is not suitable for
The properties covered by the Contract are set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1.
There is optional wording in clause 2.8 allowing the Landlord to add or
remove properties to/from the list.
For each property, a “level of service” is specified. The levels of service
are set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1.For example, the Gardener may offer a
basic weekly service entailing mowing and weeding and a full outdoor
maintenance service to include fence repairs and maintenance of hard
landscaping. Example levels of service are included in the template but
they should be reviewed carefully and amended as appropriate to suit the
The frequency and timing of the Gardener’s visits is also specified in
Schedule 1, together with the fees payable.
If the Gardener is providing materials as well as services, there are
provisions for obtaining the Landlord’s approval of the cost. Clause 7
contains optional guarantee provisions in relation to hard landscaping work
carried out by the Gardener.
This Service Contract sets out in detail the rights and obligations of each
party. Key points including practical arrangements, the payment mechanism,
insurance, liability and confidentiality are covered.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
This Service Contract Between Residential Landlord and Gardener contains
the following clauses:
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Provision of the Services
3. Landlord’s Obligations
4. Cancellation of Visits
5. Fees, Payment and Records
6. Liability, Indemnity and Insurance
9. Force Majeure
10. Term and Termination
11. Effects of Termination
12. No Waiver
13. Further Assurance
16. Assignment and Sub-Contracting
18. Relationship of the Parties
20. Third Party Rights
22. Entire Agreement
25. Law and Jurisdiction
And a schedule:
Part 1: Properties, Service Required & Fees
Part 2: Levels of Service
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