Hiring a skip can be a bit daunting when you’ve never done it before. But it doesn’t need to be. The following skip hire advice should hopefully make the process of rubbish clearance a lot less stressful.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
If the skip is being left on the public road then you will always require a permit and in some cases a bay suspension. The price for these differ depending on the council and can take anything from 2-10 days to organize. We can help arrange the required permits for you. Help and advice is always available from our friendly team on 02088337161.
Usually we can offer same day service if ordered before 11am but the more notice you can give us the better. We will always do our best to work around your requirements, so contact us if you have a tight schedule to meet.
You can order a skip for up to a three-week hire period (21 days). After the 21 days the skip may be automatically collected. Your hire period can be extended if you contact us to request this, or we can arrange for an exchange if you fill a skip and require another.
Skips must be level-loaded at all times to ensure safety and that rubbish remains contained whilst in transit.
We accept all types of domestic (general household and garden waste) and commercial and construction non-hazardous waste. In accordance with environmental legislation, fridge freezers, asbestos, and tyres are not permitted to be placed in a skip.
Some waste that we accept includes wood, concrete, bricks, rubble, soil, plastics, paper, glass, metal, fabric and tiles. For a full list of waste we accept please see our accepted waste section.
Some waste we can not accept includes asbestos, oil, paint, fridge freezers, chemical waste, animal products, food waste, medical waste tyres and tree trunks. For a full list of restricted waste please see our restricted waste section.
Some additional sundry waste items includes, carpet, mattresses, rubber such as rubber floor tiles, astro turf, plasterboard, tarmac and asphalt. For a full list of additional sundry waste items please see our restricted waste section.
If you’re still unsure if you can put an item into the skip please call our friendly skip hire team for advice 02088337161