The Court is a private members’ club (The Club). Membership to The Club is not restricted to any particular industry or social circle. Instead members are chosen based on what they can bring to the party; in short, people with a story to tell.
In order to preserve our unique ambience members are required to adhere to our accepted standards of conduct and our House Rules to safeguard the enjoyment and use of The Club by all its members.
1. THE COMPANY
1.1. Each member contracts with Fleur Hospitality Limited (The Company). The Company reserves the right to charge members an annual subscription fee and for admission to The Club from time to time. The right to waive or amend such fees or subscriptions from time to time be in The Company’s sole discretion.
2. YOUR MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
2.1. By completing and submitting your application for membership, you agree to be bound by the house rules.
2.2. The membership committee meets periodically and admits new members when space is available. The committee shall have sole discretion as to who shall become a member of The Club.
2.3 You are free to withdraw your application at any time. Should you wish to do so, please contact our membership team at firstname.lastname@example.org. If your membership application is approved we will confirm this by email and a payment link. Your annual membership will commence on the date of receipt of your payment.
If your membership application is approved during pre-opening your fee will be charged at the point of sign up but your membership will commence from the date The Club opens to members.
3. PROPOSING NEW MEMBERS
3.1. All new members must be proposed by a current member; this can be done by emailing email@example.com. Your proposee can also apply via our website stating your name on their application. You will be required to attend The Club with your proposee before their application is approved.
4. MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
4.1. Membership is for a minimum period of one year renewable thereafter annually.
4.2. Membership renewals are processed automatically.
4.3. If you wish to not renew your membership please notify The Company at least 30 days prior to your renewal date via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. MEMBERSHIP PROFILE
5.1. It is important we have your current details including a recent photograph on your membership profile. By becoming a member of The Court, you agree that we can hold your personal details and a photograph of you for us to use in connection with your membership.
6.1 Upon submitting your payment details, your membership fees for the first year will be taken. It is within our discretion to amend our membership fees at any time, we will notify you no less than 30 days prior to your renewal date.
6.2. Failure to pay the annual subscription will result in the member not being admitted to The Club and the membership being suspended. If payment is still not received after 30 days the membership will be terminated.
7. RESIGNATION OF MEMBERSHIP
7.1. Should you wish to resign your membership part way through the year no refunds will be given.
8. MEMBERSHIP CARDS
8.1. All membership cards should be handed in to the reception of The Club to gain entry. Members may also be asked to present membership cards in order to open a tab at a table or the bar.
8.2. Should any member allow his or her card to be used by a non-member, such non-member will be denied access to, or removed from The Club and the member whose card is used may face suspension or termination of their own membership.
Please notify us immediately if your card is lost or stolen.
9.1. Members are permitted to bring up to three guests with them to The Club when arriving without a reservation. Although please be aware that during very busy times access may not be available without a reservation.
9.2. Members may exceed their three-guest limit when booking a table in advance. The number of guests will be limited to the number of seats at the table reserved.
9.3. Members may not allow their guests to remain when they leave. Members are also responsible for ensuring their guests follow all House Rules and policies and can face suspension or termination of their membership should their guest violates such rules or policies.
10.1. Children (under 18) are not permitted on the premises.
11. DRESS CODE
11.1. The Club has a sensible approach to dress. We assume that anyone on our membership will dress in a manner suitable to their environment.
12.1. Members and their guests must not approach, disturb or solicit others in The Club with whom they are not acquainted.
13. MOBILE PHONES
13.1. To protect our convivial atmosphere we request members and their guests to be respectful in their phone usage. Texting is permitted throughout and calls may be made in the upstairs lobby.
14. CAMERAS & RECORDING DEVICES
14.1. Cameras may be used within The Club for taking photos of yourself and your guests. Members must not take images of other members or their guests and are asked to ensure their guests adhere to our cameras policy.
15. LAPTOPS, TABLETS, AUDIO & VIDEO
15.1. Movies, videos, songs, presentations and all other audio must only be played through headphones and should not be audible to any other member or guest present.
15.2. Laptops and tablets are not to be used in The Club after 6pm.
16. PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA
16.1. The Club operates a strict no press policy. Members will be held accountable if they or their guests disclose or identify any other members or guests who are in The Club in the public domain, whether in any press or social media (including personal blogs).
17.1. The Company management and staff are required to adhere to the strictest confidentiality standards and pledge to maintain all records and personal information concerning the members and their guests in the strictest confidence.
18.1. The Club has a strict zero tolerance policy to drug use.
18.2. No member or guest shall purchase, use, ingest, possess, sell or distribute illegal drugs or attempt any of the above on the premises.
18.3. If any member or guest is proven to have violated rule 18.2. the member will immediately have their membership terminated and their details may be passed to the police.
19.1. All bills must be settled in full before leaving The Club. There are no credit facilities. Members are responsible for their guests’ bills if they are not paid.
20. FOOD & BEVERAGE
20.1. Members and their guests are not permitted to bring any outside food or beverage onto the premises unless medically necessary.
21. ENTERING & LEAVING THE CLUB
21.1. All members and their guests are asked to respect our nearby residents by being quiet when entering or leaving The Club or whilst in the surrounding area, including when using the smoking area.
21.2. After 11pm we request that members and their guests vacating The Club leave Kingly Street via Tenison Court, located directly opposite The Club. This will lead them directly to Regent Street where they can hail taxis or arrange pick up by private hire companies or drivers.
22.1. Animals are only permitted in The Club during specific times and by prior arrangement except for legally recognised and certified assistance dogs.
23. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE
23.1. Conduct by a member or guest that is prejudicial to the reputation of The Club may result in the expulsion of such member or guest.
23.2. An expelled member may not return to The Club as a guest.
24. LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY
24.1. All items brought into The Club are brought and left entirely at the risk of the member or their guests. The Company, its servants and/or agents shall not be liable to any member or guest for any loss, damage or injury suffered by them or their property howsoever caused, save in respect of death or personal injury to a member or guest to the extent caused by the negligence of The Company, its servants and/or its agents. This is not intended to affect any mandatory rights a member or guest may have under local law that we cannot legally restrict or exclude.
25. AMENDMENTS TO THE HOUSE RULES
25.1. The Company may change the house rules from time to time, by displaying notification of the change on www.thecourt.co.uk