Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Sometimes on the same day, but usually on the following day. The cheapest prices showing on tend to be from skip hire companies with the most capacity, so you should normally be able to get a skip delivered very quickly.

  • Basically anything hazardous and also certain materials that for environmental reasons need to be disposed of separately. Here is a list of the most common things you cannot put in a skip. Always ask your skip hire provider for their advice if you are unsure.Electrical equipment (WEEE)
  • TVs & computer screens
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Tyres
  • Batteries
  • Paint & Paint cans
  • Gas Bottles
  • Asbestos
  • Clinical or medical Waste
  • Hazardous & Toxic Materials
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Solvents
  • Liquids
  • Oil, petrol, diesel
  • Plasterboard

The ideal skip size depends on the amount of waste you think you’ll be creating and how much space you have to put the skip. Go to our skip size guide for detailed help and advice:

The price covers delivery, collection, and disposal. No labour is included although some operators may offer this for extra. Typical hire period is for a week to 10 days but skip hire companies are usually quite flexible about when they collect provided you give them adequate notice.

Waste disposal fees for skip companies are based on weight not volume of waste. The heavier the material, the more it costs to dispose of. So skip loads comprising denser, heavier materials like rubble, soil and concrete cost more than lighter loads of bulkier waste like furniture, paper & packaging, and flooring materials.

Permits are required when placing skips on public land. We can arrange a permit for you, including parking bay suspensions from your local authority. Please call us if you would like to know the cost of a permit or bay suspension.

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