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Skip Hire Near Me

Skip search specializes in taking the hassle out of skip hire. Using our Online Quote tool you can quickly find local skip hire available near you. You can easily order online in moments. We have a directory that if you prefer will help you to find skip hire services local to you. We take the stress out of hiring a skip and ensure that you can find a reputable company to dispose of your waste.

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Why hire a skip?

Choosing to hire a skip is an ecological method of waste disposal. Skip hire companies will help to sort your waste to ensure that as little waste as possible ends up in landfills. This reduces the number of harmful greenhouse gases and prevents damage to the environment. It is estimated that 50% of landfill is made up of paper, a material that can be easily and safely be recycled.

How much does a skip cost?

Sizes range from 4 cubic yard mini skips, with prices from around £135 to extra large size skips (12 yard skips) with prices from around £300. Used for small projects such as re-tiling a bathroom to the disposal of large amounts of commercial construction waste. The table below gives a guide to sizes and cost, capacity and recommended uses of skips. Find more info in our Skip Size guide

What size skip do I need?

Skip Hire Size Guide

4 Yard Skip – Approx 25-35 Bin Bags – Uses: Small Kitchen and Bathroom projects or garden waste. The 4 yd skip can be used for most household renovations and will fit on the majority of drives. Some companies even have smaller skip wagons that can deliver these smaller skips where a larger vehicle couldn’t, this may mean they can be delivered to properties with more difficult access, potentially saving the price of a road permit.
6 Yard Skip – Approx 40-55 Bin Bags – Uses: Medium kitchen or bathroom renovations. These skips are sometimes called Midi Skips. Midi Skips are a less popular size as smaller renovations can be taken care of with a mini skip and if more yardage is needed the 8 yard skip usually represents better value for money.
8 Yard Skip – Approx 60-75 Bin Bags – Uses: Residential or shop refurbishment. This 8 yard skip size is also known as a builders skip, it is the most common size used by tradespeople and construction companies. Builders skips are big enough to hold a large amount of waste from medium size jobs. Big enough for renovations but small enough that they will fit on most residential streets and even some large driveways
12 Yard Skip – Approx 90-110 Bin Bags – Uses: Large office or house clearance. These should not be filled with concrete, bricks, or soil. Known as Large skips, a 12 yard skip would be ideal for those bigger waste disposal jobs. Consideration must be made for the size of this type of skip as they will not fit on the majority of driveways. As such may require a permit if planned to be left on public highways.

What do I need to know before hiring a skip?

Before choosing the skip hire service or company that you would like to use you should consider the following points. Reputable companies will be happy to answer any questions you have about what will happen to your waste. A good skip hire company will have an economical ethos to waste management and will aim to recycle, reuse and reclaim 98% of waste to prevent large amounts from going to landfills. They will accept card payments unlike, cash-in-hand companies who may be more likely to fly-tip your waste. This is because of the overheads that companies are required to pay to ensure your waste is disposed of legally. For top tips when choosing a skip hire company click the link to see advice on skip hire suppliers.

Do I need a skip hire permit?

You will not require a skip hire permit (sometimes called a road permit) for a skip if you keep in on private land in the United Kingdom. Your driveway or your garden are fine, but ensure that the location you choose is accessible and solid. If you feel that the land is not stable you will need to hire additional stabilising equipment. You will require skip permits if you want your skip to be placed on the road. You can purchase these for a price of around £80+.
There is a skip available for every project. We will help you search the best skip hire companies and take the stress out of hiring a skip.

What can you put in a skip?

You can dispose of most household items in skips, for example, furniture, soil, rubble, or concrete. However, there are some items that cannot be placed in a skip. You will need to ask the company for more advice on how to dispose of these. More info on our FAQ page.

Examples of Items that CANNOT go in a skip.

  • Any electrical items, Asbestos – needs to be removed by a qualified asbestos removal company due to it’s health risks. Fridges and freezers, Food scraps, nappies or sanitary products, Batteries, Tyres, Pressurised containers, Paint or varnish tins, Gas cylinders, Fluorescent tubes, Liquids of any description. Plasterboard
  • Examples of waste you can’t put in a skip

    Batteries should always be recycledBatteries contain harmful chemicals

    Flourescent tubes contain MercuryFluorescent tubes contain Mercury

    • Any electrical items
    • Asbestos needs to be removed by a qualified asbestos removal company due to it’s health risks.
    • Fridges and freezers
    • Food scraps, nappies or sanitary products
    • Batteries
    • Tyres
    • Pressurised containers
    • Paint or varnish tins
    • Gas cylinders
    • Fluorescent tubes
    • Liquids of any description.
    • Plasterboard

    Commercial Skip Hire

    Thinking of hiring a skip for your business? We can cater to your needs too. simply select business skip hire when selecting your skip.

    Wanting to hire multiple skips, get in touch to discuss your needs.

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    Find reliable local skip hire with our fast and easy to use online quote tool. Get a price for local skip hire in 30 seconds and even hire a skip for delivery as early as next day online. Find local Skip hire UK wide, we cover locations in all areas of the UK.

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