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I have paid a deposit to a roofing yesterday and did a bank

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Hi yes I have paid a deposit to a roofing yesterday and did a bank transfer I now want to cancel the job they have provided a little scaffolding but I have paid a very large deposit can I get my money back money only paid yesterday
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I’m in Finchley London
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: I have spoken to the roofing people last night cancelling the job and they said I will lose my deposit
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
I’m going to take the dog for a walk so please email me thank you

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is this a LTD company or sole trader?

why have you changed your mind?

what was the deposit amount and why was it needed?

were you told it was non refundable? did you get quote that said this?

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Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Alva roofing and guttering ltd
I paid £6400 deposit and they said now they will refund me £2500 as they ordered materials however I don’t need a new roof got another company to look at it etc
They said they were a member of Checkrtrade which I found out they are not
However I’m
Now contact my bank Barclays who said they will look into the Company and should get most of the money refunded as not receipt of goods no work done so at least something it going to happen now
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
No its ok thanks I now have my bank acting for me
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
No phone call please it’s ok