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Athletics Direct Delivery Charges are subject to weight and size of products and calculated for UK mainland only. Highlands and overseas shipping will incur extra an delivery charge.

We will endeavour to despatch orders within 5-10 working days of purchase, subject to stock. All athletics equipment will be packaged accordingly in secure materials to ensure that each item is delivered as safely and quickly as possible.

Please make sure that the delivery address provided is attended between 9am to 6.00pm, Monday – Friday. A signature will be required on delivery for all items, unless posted using royal mail. Please be aware that we will not accept liability for missing or damaged items when it has been requested for parcels to be left in a safe place such as a neighbour or garden shed. Please ensure that you check all items thoroughly for any visible signs of damage before signing. No deliveries will be made on Saturdays unless requested and an additional fee paid.

  • Products Split between Delivery Bands A, B, C and D.
  • Products in Band A are shipped free of charge.
  • Shipping costs for products in band B are based on weight.
  • Shipping costs for products in band C are based on weight as well dimensions.
  • Delivery costs for products in Band D are POA.

All delivery charges are exclusive of VAT. If you have any queries regarding delivery charges then please feel free to contact us. At Athletics Direct we strive to provide the best customer service, if there are any additional costs we will always contact you to discuss. We pride ourselves on our high quality athletic equipment and exceptional customer service, please contact us today if you have any further queries.

Returns Policy

Unwanted Items / Collection

We guarantee your satisfaction and all products come with a 7 day no quibble guarantee.
If you wish to exercise this option you should contact us by e-mail or fax in the first instance. Returns should be made in the original packaging, showing no signs of use and in the same condition you received it/them. We will arrange for collection of the item/s.
Refunds will be made once the items are received by us, less the delivery and return carriage costs. Please note, carriage costs may be significantly higher than originally charged.

We also reserve the right to deduct a re-stocking charge of up to 25% of the invoice value subject to a £3.00 minimum charge should the goods have been made to order or if the equipment is a non-stocked item. We reserve the right to withhold a further percentage of the refund value of returned goods if the product or packaging is in such a condition that the item needs to be reduced in price for resale.

Manufacturing Defects

All products are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 12 months from date of invoice. If a problem occurs you need to first make a claim by e-mail or fax. After discussion we will either arrange to collect or ask for images or view the mats on site at the customer’s premises. Following inspection we will make the customer aware of our findings and if the mats prove to have a manufacturing defect, we will replace free of charge. This guarantee does not include any consequential costs which may arise out of a manufacturing fault.


All deliveries must be signed for and any damages notified to us within two days of receipt of delivery. Any items not received must be advised within 10 days of the invoice date in order that this can be investigated. We will not be responsible for any non-delivered items after this time or failure to advise us accordingly. Someone must be available to sign for the goods during normal working hours. Providing the above procedure has been carried out than any damaged/missing mats will be replaced free of charge. This does not include any consequential costs which may arise out of a delivery problem. We will not accept any liability for missing or damaged goods where they have been requested to be left in a safe place such as a garage or a neighbour.

Incorrect Delivery

Any incorrect goods delivered must be notified to us either by e-mail fax within three working days. Returns should be made in the original, packaging, showing no signs of use and in the same condition you received them. We will arrange for collection of the items normally within three working days. Replacement products (if applicable) will be sent out as soon as possible.

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