Terms & Conditions
Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer and subject to lane availability. Available anytime Friday to Sunday (including Bank Holidays). Local restrictions may apply. Applies to full rate games only.
Standard Off Peak
Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer and subject to lane availability. Available anytime Monday to Thursday (excluding Bank Holidays). Local restrictions may apply. Applies to full rate games only.
Parties must be pre-booked and are subject to lane availability. A deposit of £5 per child is required upon booking to secure your party. The balance of payment is required on the day of your party booking. There is a minimum and maximum number of children allowed, please ask in centre for details. Birthday Parties will last for approximately 2 hours. The children have 1 hour of timed bowling and then they move to a designated area to have their party meal and drink. Parents are more than welcome to bring a birthday cake as this is not provided by the centre. We believe that Health & Safety is very important where children are concerned, a member of staff will talk the children through the general health & safety rules before they start bowling and basic instructions on how to bowl will be given were necessary. However, we do ask that there is a least one adult per lane for the duration of the party. It is the responsibility of the party organiser (parents or guardians) to ensure that young children* are supervised in such a way to avoid the possibility of any accident or injury. Xtreme ‘glow in the dark’ bowling is available at selected times which includes the use of strobe lighting. Please enquire when booking your party.
Available to groups with a minimum of 6 people. A non-refundable deposit of £5 per person is payable within 7 days of the booking. The balance of payment is required no later than 7 days prior to your party along with confirmation of your menu choices. In the event of cancellation within 7 days of your party, all monies are non-refundable and cannot be held for a future date. All major credit cards will be accepted. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Parties must be pre-booked and are subject to lane availability. A deposit of £5 per child is required upon booking to secure your party. The balance of payment is required on the day of your party booking. Parents are more than welcome to bring a birthday cake as this is not provided by the centre. We ask that there is a least one adult per lane for the duration of the party for groups of 16 years of age and under. It is the responsibility of the party organiser (parents or guardians) to ensure that young children* are supervised in such a way to avoid the possibility of any accident or injury. Xtreme ‘glow in the dark’ bowling is available at selected times which includes the use of strobe lighting. Please enquire when booking your party.
Youth Deal Package
Parties must be pre-booked and are subject to lane availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Local restrictions may apply. Offer only applies to school & youth groups of 8 children or more. We ask that there is a least one adult per lane for the duration of the party for groups who are 16 years of age and under. It is the responsibility of the party organiser (parents or guardians) to ensure that young children* are supervised in such a way to avoid the possibility of any accident or injury.
* 4 – 12 years of age
These Terms and Conditions
AS A USER OF THIS WEB SITE UNDER THESE TERMS, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS MFA Bowl, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AND ANY OF ITS THIRD PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE LEGAL FEES, HOWEVER ARISING RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION OR BREACH BY YOU OF THESE TERMS.
Although MFA Bowl has attempted to provide accurate information on the Web Site, MFA Bowl assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of such information. Your acceptance of these Terms acts as a general release of MFA Bowl and its affiliates, parent companies and subsidiaries (together "MFA Bowl Group") (and all of its and their officers, directors, agents and employees) from any liability for any claims, losses or damages arising out of or in any way connected to your use of the Web Site. To the fullest extent permitted by law, MFA Bowl Group shall not be liable to any person or entity for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages, including (without limitation) lost profits or revenues, loss of opportunity, costs of replacement goods or services, loss or damage to data or business interruption, arising out of or related to:
(a) any access to or use of or inability to access or use this Web Site, any other hyperlinked web site or any other information or product included or described within this Web Site; or
(b) any person or entity's reliance on the information presented,
in each case whether arising in tort (including negligence), contract, statute or otherwise even if you have advised MFA Bowl Group of the possibility of such damages.
All information and content provided on this Web Site is provided without representation or warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Without limitation to the foregoing, MFA Bowl does not represent or warrant that the Web Site or any of its contents are accurate, current, complete, free from technical or typographical errors, free from changes or harmful components introduced by third parties or free from periodic interruption or errors of any other type. MFA Bowl may revise the information or change the products or services mentioned on the Web Site at any time without notice. Any mention of non-MFA Bowl products or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of them. Neither MFA Bowl nor its subsidiaries, parent companies, affiliates or suppliers makes any representation or gives any warranty, condition or undertaking, expressed or implied, including (without limitation) as to the satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, suitability or non-infringement of any third party right or freedom from viruses, whether or not arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice.
Notwithstanding any other provision in these Terms, nothing within these Terms limits or restricts any person's liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence or that of its employees or agents.
These Terms and your access to and use of this Web Site is governed by English law. This Web Site is not intended to be used or accessed from outside the United Kingdom, and MFA Bowl makes no representation or warranty that the content or materials on this Web Site are appropriate or available for such use or access. If you choose to use or access this Web Site from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own initiative and risk and are responsible for compliance with all relevant local laws. MFA Bowl Group is not responsible for any violations of law as a result of your actions. Access to or use of this Web Site from jurisdictions where such access or use is illegal is prohibited. Any claims related to this Web Site and/or its content and materials or your access to or use of them shall be governed by English law and you agree that the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes arising out of or in connection with any use of or access to the Web Site.
Trade Marks and other such rights
The trade marks and logos ("Marks") displayed on this Web Site are the property of MFA Bowl Group or other third parties. Users are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of MFA Bowl or the relevant third party proprietor of the Marks and you acknowledge that any such use may constitute an infringement of the relevant proprietor's rights.
You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in all materials in the Web Site remain the property of MFA Bowl or the relevant third party proprietor, licensor or other content owner. Except as expressly permitted herein, no portion of the information on this Web Site may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from MFA Bowl.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
This Web Site contains links to third party web sites. Access to any other web site linked to this Web Site is at your own risk and MFA Bowl Group is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites or the security of any link or communication with those sites. MFA Bowl Group reserves the right to terminate a link to a third party site at any time. The fact that MFA Bowl provides a link to a third party web site does not mean that MFA Bowl Group endorses, authorises or sponsors that web site nor does it mean that MFA Bowl Group is affiliated with the third party web site's owners or sponsors. MFA Bowl provides these links merely as a convenience for those using the Web Site.
Bookings advertised as online must be made minimum of 24 hours in advance and cannot be purchased on the day.
Except as set out below, there are no rights of refund or exchange and you acknowledge that the cancellation rights contained in the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 (as amended) do not apply to the services we offer.
When you make a booking by way of the ordering process set out on this Website and in accordance with these Terms, the identity of the company with which you are entering into agreement is MFA Bowl (9 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4JL)
The Prices of the games of bowling are those displayed on the Website from time to time, during the ordering process, except in cases of obvious error. All prices and fees are in pounds sterling and include any applicable Value Added Tax.
Payment will be charged to your card at the time of processing your credit/debit card transaction. You cannot use any promotional vouchers or discount cards in conjunction with a booking via this Website except where specifically stated.
Games of bowling are sold by MFA Bowl at standard prices for the relevant times, and the amount payable for them will be debited immediately. By requesting games of bowling through the Web Site, you are placing a booking request for them on these Terms.
If MFA Bowl accepts your booking, we will display a confirmation page on your screen at the end of the ordering process, and at this point there will be a contract between you and the Company. Such a contract will be governed by English Law and will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. We will also send to you a secondary e-mail confirmation of your completed order, for your information. We do not file details of your order for you to access on this Website, so we recommend that you print out a copy of the confirmation page and/or confirmation e-mail for your records.
To make any payment by credit/debit card, you must provide: the cardholder's name and email address, the card number, the card security code, the card expiry date and (where applicable) the card start date and issue number. For security reasons, the cardholder must be present at the relevant bowling centre at the start of the booking, and you will need to take the same card as you have used to make your booking. Transactions will appear on your bank or card statement as a payment to MFA Bowl.
It is your responsibility to check your booking details as we are under no obligation to rectify mistakes after a contract has been formed. Please also note that we are not under an obligation to provide the services(s) to you at the incorrect (lower) price, even after the confirmation page has been displayed and the confirmation email has been sent to you, if such a pricing error is obvious and unmistakable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mis-pricing.
Unless otherwise expressly stated on this Website, bookings cannot be amended or refunded.
Disabled access statement
It is the policy of the company to consider the access needs of persons with disabilities to the services and facilities of the company, to make reasonable adjustments to facilitate such needs and to provide appropriate training and information to relevant employees to ensure that these stated aims are met.
The company aims to:
• Be an outstanding provider of Tenpin Bowling and leisure services to all our customers, offering excellent facilities, customer service and value to each and every visitor to our bowling centres.
• Recognise the diverse requirements of people with disabilities, aiming always to understand and meet individual needs and provide help and guidance whenever it is required.
• Recognise the commercial contribution made to our business by customers with disabilities. Many such customers enjoy our facilities and desire access to them and it is therefore in the company’s commercial interest to ensure access is available wherever possible.
• Provide a company web-site www.1stbowl.com, which contains details of all our bowling centres and services and is fully accessible for blind users via a standard ‘reader’ programme.
• Provide relevant employees with appropriate training to ensure the company meets the needs of individuals with disabilities, so that customers with disabilities are treated no less favourably than other customers for a reason related to their disability.
• Recognise the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, and the company shall ensure that reasonable adjustments are made to our bowling centres to ensure the removal of physical barriers to access to our services and facilities for all of our customers.
Non-compliance with these Terms
We reserve the right to investigate any suspected non-compliance with these Terms. If we believe that a violation of these Terms (or any of the rights identified in these Terms) has occurred, we may suspend or bar your access to this Website or take such other corrective action as we deem appropriate.
We accept no responsibility for any personal property that is brought to a bowling centre.
Price and availability information is subject to change without notice and all prices include shoe hire. Junior's are any person under the age of 16 years. All junior games purchased without use of house shoes, see manager for details/discount.
We reserve the right to refuse admission to any MFA Bowl centre should you breach any of MFA Bowl’s general admission terms or these Terms and we may on occasions have to conduct security searches to ensure your safety.
MFA Bowl Group’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
MFA Bowl Group may assign, transfer or declare a trust over the benefit of its rights and obligations under these Terms to any party at any time without notice to you. You may not assign, transfer or declare a trust over your rights or obligations under these Terms without MFA Bowl Group's prior written consent, which may be withheld in its absolute discretion.
MFA Bowl Group will not be in breach of these Terms or otherwise liable for any delay in performance of them to the extent that such breach or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
If any part of these Terms is unenforceable, invalid or illegal (including any provision in which MFA Bowl Group excludes its liability to you), the enforceability, validity or legality of any other part of these Terms will not be affected or impaired in any way.
These Terms embody and set forth the entire agreement and understanding between us and supersede all prior oral representations (including negligent representations) or written agreements, understandings or arrangements with respect to the subject matter hereof. Neither of us shall be entitled to rely on any agreement, understanding or arrangement which is not expressly set forth in these Terms. The provisions of this clause shall not exclude any liability or any right which either of us may have in respect of any statements made fraudulently prior to your acceptance of these Terms or any fraudulent concealment by the other.
Any notice to be given by either of us to the other may be sent by email, fax or recorded delivery to the address of the other. In the case of MFA Bowl Group, this address shall be MFA Bowl, 9 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4JL, as amended herein from time to time. In your case, such an address shall be that provided at the time of registration or such other address as you may from time to time have communicated to MFA Bowl in writing, if sent by fax, shall be deemed to be served on receipt of an error free transmission report or, if sent by recorded delivery, shall be deemed to be served two days following the date of posting.
Save as expressly provided in the first paragraph of these Terms, no provision of any of these Terms may be amended, varied or waived by MFA Bowl except in writing signed by an authorised representative of MFA Bowl.
Some of the provisions of these Terms are for the benefit of MFA Bowl and its officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers and third party information providers. Each of these persons or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf if you violate any of these Terms. Save for the foregoing, the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these Terms and no rights or benefits expressly or impliedly conferred by them shall be enforceable under that Act against the parties by any other person.
We use the information we collect about you to help efficiently administer our business and the services we provide to you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We take privacy seriously and endeavour to be as open as possible in terms of how your information is used.
If you wish to book games of bowling using our Web Site, we will need to know your name, e-mail address and credit card details. We gather this information to allow us, our agents and sub-contractors to process your booking and to send you an e-mail confirmation of each booking.
Disclosure of customer information to third parties
MFA Bowl may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
If you have given us your consent to do so during the registration process, we may also provide your information to carefully selected third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. If subsequently you do not wish us to disclose your information in this way, you may do this via the modify function on the Web Site.
However, MFA Bowl may be required to disclose your personal information to third parties as a result of a court order or pursuant to a statutory or governmental order or decree or to comply with any search warrant or similar presented to MFA Bowl by any law enforcement or government officer.
Sale of business
In the event that our business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers' advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
Third Party Promotions
Not Valid before 6pm on Saturdays.
Under 16's must be accompanied by an Adult.
Subject to Third Party Lane Availability.
24 Hour Cancellation or subject to forfeiture of voucher.
Offer not available during School Holidays or Bank Holiday's which includes the weekends either side of school holiday periods.
One Voucher only per lane.
Only 2 consecutive Third Party Lanes at any one time but this may change dependent on Manager discretion.
Contact local Centre for in house terms and conditions that may be applied due to other engagements.
Management have the right to refuse entry at any time but voucher may be forfeited prior to arrival.
MFA Bowl welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please send these by post to MFA Bowl, 9 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4JL.