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Registered Office


Unit 7

Waterside Trading Estate

Hamm Moor Lane


KT15 2SN


Company Registration Number 2730099


Our Delivery Charges in Mainland UK (Excluding Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight and certain areas of Scottish Highlands and Islands) including VAT are as follows:



Mainland UK


Mainland UK

Standard (Up To 3 days)


Next Working Day Despatch 





Orders between 0.00 and 100.00 and less than 5Kg






Orders above 100 and less than 5Kg




Orders Over 5Kg


Quoted On Receipt Of Order



Our carrier's definition of Mainland UK does not cover certain areas of UK. A next day delivery option to the Isle of Wight, Scottish Islands & Northern Ireland cannot be guaranteed due to the availability of ferry crossings and possibility of adverse weather conditions. Separate carrier costs for those zones have been outlined below;


Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland


Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland

Standard (Up To 3 days)


Orders Under 100.00 and less than 5Kg




Orders between 100.00 and 750.00 and less than 5Kg




Orders above 750 and less than 5Kg



Orders Over 5Kg


Quoted On Receipt Of Order




We will deliver outside Mainland UK and delivery costs are as follows




Zone 1 Europe

S. Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands,


Zone 2 Europe

Italy, Spain, Monaco, Austria, Scandanavia Poland


All orders up to 20 Kgs






Any order over 750


Free delivery

Orders Over 20 Kgs and less than 750


Quoted On Receipt Of Order





Orders placed before 2.00pm on a working day will be processed that day and will be delivered as per the requested delivery option, provided no additional security checks are required and all stock items are available. A working day constitutes days Monday to Friday only, not including UK bank holidays.

As soon as the goods are dispatched you will be notified by e-mail. If for any reason it is not possible to deliver your order within the allotted time period or an ordered item is out of stock, we will notify you by phone or e-mail as soon as possible.

Next day despatch

To ensure a next day despatch to an address in Mainland UK you should select the "Next day" option at checkout. In order to guarantee next day despatch, orders must be placed before 2.00pm to allow for packing.


Next Day Despatch option selected for orders placed on a Friday will be delivered on the Monday of the following week.

Next day delivery selected for orders placed on a Saturday or Sunday will be delivered on the Tuesday of the following week.

This is due to our carriers being unable to guarantee delivery on Saturdays and Sundays and we apologise for any inconvenience.


Special requests

If you have any special requests regarding your delivery, (i.e if you specifically require delivery on a Saturday, specific days that you will not be present to accept delivery, or the details of a neighbour in your street that is willing to accept delivery for you) please enter them in the box provided at the check-out stage.



Delivery address

In most cases, for purposes of security, we will only deliver your order to the address of the card holder. If you wish to have your order sent to another address, you must contact us to arrange an alternative solution. Please note: Our reason for this condition is purely to protect both yourself and The Tool Vault against the increasing problem of credit card fraud.



If you have any queries relating to the delivery of your order you can contact us by e-mail at


Delivery problems

If you are not at home when our carrier's vehicle arrives, the driver will leave a card to notify you that they have called. Please note that in some cases (i.e pallet consignments or deliveries over 25kg you may be liable for any re-delivery costs).


Please note that if there is no-one available to sign for your delivery and you requested to have it left in your back garden, on the door mat or in an outbuilding etc., this is done at your own risk. Our carrier will post a card through your door to inform you that it has been left in the specified place. The Tool Vault does not accept responsibility for loss or theft of items left in an unsecure place at your request.




Whilst every effort shall be made to keep any delivery date, time of delivery shall not be of the essence. The company shall not be liable for any consequential loss incurred by the buyer or any other person or company arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any estimated delivery date.


If delivery cannot be made to your address for reasons under our Companys control, our team will inform you as soon as possible to make alternative arrangements.

The Tool Vault cannot accept liability for goods lost in transit, unless we are notified within 5 days from the expected delivery date. This will be the date advised on the customers automated dispatch note which is emailed to the customer once the items have left our warehouse.

Should you require the goods to be redirected to another address after the goods have been dispatched you may be required to pay an additional postage charge.

Upon receipt of you order you will be asked to sign for the goods received in good condition. If the package does not appear to be in good condition then please refuse the delivery. If you are unable to check the contents of your delivery at the point of delivery then please sign for the parcel as UNCHECKED. Failure to do so may affect any warranty claims that you make thereafter.


Any refused deliveries will be returned to The Tool Vault. Upon receipt of the goods, a refund will be issued minus 10% of the value of the order to cover administration costs.

Payment Options

We accept all major credit cards & debit cards including MasterCard, Visa, Delta, Solo, Electron, Switch, Maestro and American Express. In addition we also accept PayPal.

To assure our customers of complete security, all card payment details are SSL encrypted and stored on a secure server.


For international transactions, we accept only paypal and bacs payments


Please note no goods will be dispatched until your payment has been cleared.



The Tool Vault takes great care to ensure that all the products featured on this website are of a high quality.

As part of our commitment to quality we provide 1 year's guarantee on all Hand Tool products on this website, provided that they have been used at all times in the correct manner. However in some cases, due to the exceptional quality of the products, the manufacturers will give much longer guarantees on their products.

As far as Power Tools are concerned, we follow the manufacturers policy, details of which will be included with the product. Certain other brands may have an extended manufacturers warranty available, requiring on-line registration. Full details can be obtained by following instructions enclosed with the product.

If a product is under guarantee and needs to be returned to our store for repair, the cost of returning the product is at the customers expense & you should follow the procedures detailed below.


If a customer receives a newly purchased product that is faulty, The Tool Vault will refund the postage expenses for returning that product to our store. We will keep you informed of replacements / refunds as soon as the faulty product has been received and examined by our team.







Returns & Refunds Procedure

We aim to provide you with as much information as we can about each product so that you can make an informed purchase decision. However, to give you additional confidence, we will allow you to return any item if it is not what you require within 7 working days of receipt, as long as it has not been used and it is returned in its original undamaged packaging.


Customers are liable for the safe return of all goods as well as inherent carriage costs for returning products to the supplier. We reserve the right to charge a re-stocking fee of up to but not greater than 10.00.

Returns Procedure:

Contact us at quoting the order number of the order to be returned/cancelled.

You should subsequently return the item(s) to us by the agreed method. Unfortunately we cannot accept proof of posting as confirmation of delivery.

Upon receipt of the item(s) we will refund the contract price of the item(s) subject to them being unused and in their original condition and packaging.


Faulty, Incorrectly Supplied and Damaged Items

If an item has been incorrectly supplied, received damaged or is faulty then you should notify us within 10 days of the receipt of the goods, following the Returns Procedures detailed above. Should we, upon receipt of the said items, be satisfied as to the alleged defects Thewe will either replace the goods or arrange a refund of the full value of the goods and any carriage costs incurred.


Returns address:

The Tool Vault

Unit 7

Waterside Trading Estate

Hamm Moor Lane


KT15 2SN


All prices quoted are inclusive of Vat unless stated. To the best of our knowledge all prices are correct at the time of issue. We cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies found on this website and we reserve the right to change prices without prior notification in line with manufactures price increases.
We must receive payment of the whole of the price for the goods you order before your order can be accepted. Due to the extensive range of products on our website there may be some incorrectly priced items (if you spot any please feel free to drop us an e-mail).
Although we endeavour to ensure that all pricing information on is accurate, occasionally an error may occur and goods may be mispriced. If we discover a pricing error we will, at our discretion, either contact you and ask you whether you wish to continue with the order at the correct price or notify you that we have cancelled your order. We will not be obliged to supply goods at the incorrect price.

Please note that prices shown on our website may differ from those in our store or other publications. Website prices will be available upon request for customers who have registered with us on-line. If you wish to purchase a specific product in-store, please contact us to verify stock availability.



Vat stands for Value Added Tax, which is charged on most goods and services within the European Union subject currently 20% to the terms below.


Companies outside of UK purchasing items are not subject to VAT as long as you provide a valid Company Tax Number in the appropriate box at checkout. VAT will be subtracted when this number has been verified.

Orders sent to addresses anywhere else in the world will not be subject to vat but they may be subject to local taxes and customs charges.

Privacy Policy


We respect the need to protect your privacy. In order to process your order and to provide you with details of that order at a later stage we do need to collect and retain a certain amount of personal data. We will not share your details with any third party for use as marketing. We will only share detail with parties carrying out work on our behalf to complete your order. When you place your order we collect the following information:

  • Your E-Mail Address
  • Day Time and Home Telephone Numbers
  • Home Address and Post Code
  • Delivery Address, Postcode and Telephone Number
  • Password
  • Your Credit Card Details i.e. Credit Card Type, Number, Expiry Date,
  • Security Number etc

    As required by the UK Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998, we follow strict procedures in the storage and disclosure of all information, which you have given us in order to prevent unauthorised access. The person responsible for privacy matters is Giacomo Brescia




    The Tool Vault has a strict internal procedure for dealing with any complaints. We will endeavour to resolve the complaint within four working days and your complaint will be treated fairly, confidentially and with respect. If you have any complaints, comments or suggestions as to how we can improve our service then please contact us at:



    All of the design of this website, its graphics, text, the arrangement and selection thereof, and all software and compilations of software, source codes, and all other components of or material comprised in or on this website are the copyright of The Tool Vault or their designers and content and technology providers. All Rights Reserved.

    You are permitted to copy and to print all or part of this website for the purpose only of placing an order with The Tool Vault Express. Any other use or reproduction of this website or any of its components is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of The Tool Vault.







    Our Liability

    A) We warrant to you that any Product purchased from us through our site is of satisfactory quality and reasonably fit for all the purposes for which products of the kind are commonly supplied.

    B) Our liability for losses you suffer as a result of us breaking this agreement is strictly limited to the purchase price of the Product you purchased and any losses which are a foreseeable consequence of us breaking the agreement. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time your order is accepted by us.

    C) This does not include or limit in any way our liability:

    a) For death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
    b) Under section 2(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987;
    c) For fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
    d) For any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, our liability,

    D) We are not responsible for indirect losses which happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable by you and us, including but not limited to:

    a) loss of income or revenue
    b) loss of business
    c) loss of profits or contracts
    d) loss of anticipated savings
    e) loss of data, or
    f) waste of management or office time however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise even if foreseeable];

    provided that this clause D shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property that fall within the terms of clause A or clause B or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of categories (a) to (f) inclusive of this clause D.

    Statutory Rights

    Your Statutory Rights are unaffected by anything appearing in these terms and conditions.






















































































































Terms & Conditions

We Accept Visa, Mastercard,Switch,Maestro,Solo,Visa Electron and Delta.
Secure Payments With Paypal
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2019 The Tool Vault
Wednesday 11th December 2019