Frequently Asked Questions


Answers to some commonly asked questions

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET A SKIP DELIVERED?
We offer a same / next day delivery service although if you require a permit this can take up to a minimum of 10 days to obtain so please factor this into your plans.
WHAT SIZE SKIPS DO YOU HAVE FOR HIRE?
We have a large selection of skip sizes and roll on roll off skips which you can view on our skip sizespage .
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM TIME I CAN HIRE A SKIP FOR?
We do not have a minimum period, the maximum is 10 days and if and when you need it collected, just call and we will clear it with-in 48 hours.
WILL I NEED A PERMIT?
If you don’t have a driveway, garden or other private land at your home to place the skip on to you will need to apply for a council permit to have the skip placed on the roadside. The council charge for these permits and we are able to apply for your permit on your behalf. It normally takes a minimum of 10 days to receive the permit so please allow for this time when placing an order.
WILL MY DRIVEWAY BE BIG ENOUGH FOR THE SKIP TO FIT?
You drive will need to 8 foot (2.4m) wide to allow our truck access. It will also need to be free from low hanging trees and power lines that may cause an obstruction.
WILL MY DRIVEWAY BE DAMAGED BY PUTTING A SKIP ON IT?
Some driveways, block paved & soft tarmac, are susceptible to damage when Block paved and soft
HOW DO I PAY?
All skips can be paid for prior to hire by all major credit cards or cash. We are able to take payment over the phone.
HOW FULL CAN THE SKIP BE?
All skips should be filled no higher than the height of the sides and should be level loaded. If you overfill your skip you risk us not being able to remove it and incurring further costs to remove the extra waste. Overloaded skips are unsafe to load on our trucks so please ensure you keep to these guidelines for our drivers safety.
WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP?
Here is a list of what is acceptable but if you have some waste you are unsure about please call our helpful team on 01708 398 014 for advice.

  • Brick
  • Soil
  • Rubble
  • Concrete
  • Timber
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Green Waste
  • Plastic
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Nonelectrical fittings
  • Furniture
(Note: skips over 10yds can not be filled with mud or hardcore)
WHAT CAN’T I PUT IN THE SKIP?
Here is a list of what is not acceptable but if you have some waste you are unsure about please call our helpful team on 01708 398 014 for advice.

  • Fridges & Freezers
  • Plasterboard (call us on for advice on this)
  • Gas Bottles & Cylinders (full or empty)
  • Clinical Waste & Syringes
  • Hazardous & Toxic Waste
  • Oils & Filters (engine, hydraulic & cooking)
  • Petrol & Diesel
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Liquids & Sludge
  • Asbestos
  • Paint & Paint Tins (unless empty)
  • Solvents
  • Resins
  • Tyres
  • Computer Towers & Monitors
  • Explosives
DO YOU RECYCLE YOUR SKIP CONTENTS?
We aim to recycle 100% of all our waste and to reduce the need for landfill.
HOW CAN I STOP PEOPLE ACCESSING MY SKIP?
If you are placing your skip in a public place and are worried about it being accessed by unauthorised people we have a number of enclosed skips and roll on roll off containers that will allow you to secure your waste.
HOW DO I ARRANGE FOR MY SKIP TO BE COLLECTED?
Simply call one of our team 48 hours before on 01708 398 014 and arrange for collection.
WHAT IF I’M NOT FINISHED WITH THE SKIP BY THE PICK UP DAY?
If you find that you will still need to your skip after the initial hire period please call us on 01708 398 014 at the earliest time possible to extend you hire.
DO YOU DELIVER AT WEEKENDS?
We have limited Saturday delivery slots so please call on 01708 398 014 to discuss you requirements.
DO YOU OFFER BUSINESS ACCOUNTS?
Business Accounts are available under requirements. Please call our Commercial Team on 01708 398 014 to discuss this further.

SKIP SIZES


Whether you need a skip for a home improvement project, garden clearance or an interior clean up the hiring process is the same. 

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET A SKIP DELIVERED?
We offer a same / next day delivery service although if you require a permit this can take up to a minimum of 10 days to obtain so please factor this into your plans.
WHAT SIZE SKIPS DO YOU HAVE FOR HIRE?
We have a large selection of skip sizes and roll on roll off skips which you can view on our skip sizespage .
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM TIME I CAN HIRE A SKIP FOR?
We do not have a minimum period, the maximum is 10 days and if and when you need it collected, just call and we will clear it with-in 48 hours.
WILL I NEED A PERMIT?
If you don’t have a driveway, garden or other private land at your home to place the skip on to you will need to apply for a council permit to have the skip placed on the roadside. The council charge for these permits and we are able to apply for your permit on your behalf. It normally takes a minimum of 10 days to receive the permit so please allow for this time when placing an order.
WILL MY DRIVEWAY BE BIG ENOUGH FOR THE SKIP TO FIT?
You drive will need to 8 foot (2.4m) wide to allow our truck access. It will also need to be free from low hanging trees and power lines that may cause an obstruction.
WILL MY DRIVEWAY BE DAMAGED BY PUTTING A SKIP ON IT?
Some driveways, block paved & soft tarmac, are susceptible to damage when Block paved and soft
HOW DO I PAY?
All skips can be paid for prior to hire by all major credit cards or cash. We are able to take payment over the phone.
HOW FULL CAN THE SKIP BE?
All skips should be filled no higher than the height of the sides and should be level loaded. If you overfill your skip you risk us not being able to remove it and incurring further costs to remove the extra waste. Overloaded skips are unsafe to load on our trucks so please ensure you keep to these guidelines for our drivers safety.
WHAT CAN I PUT IN THE SKIP?
Here is a list of what is acceptable but if you have some waste you are unsure about please call our helpful team on 01708 398 014 for advice.

  • Brick
  • Soil
  • Rubble
  • Concrete
  • Timber
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Green Waste
  • Plastic
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Nonelectrical fittings
  • Furniture
(Note: skips over 10yds can not be filled with mud or hardcore)
WHAT CAN’T I PUT IN THE SKIP?
Here is a list of what is not acceptable but if you have some waste you are unsure about please call our helpful team on 01708 398 014 for advice.

  • Fridges & Freezers
  • Plasterboard (call us on for advice on this)
  • Gas Bottles & Cylinders (full or empty)
  • Clinical Waste & Syringes
  • Hazardous & Toxic Waste
  • Oils & Filters (engine, hydraulic & cooking)
  • Petrol & Diesel
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Liquids & Sludge
  • Asbestos
  • Paint & Paint Tins (unless empty)
  • Solvents
  • Resins
  • Tyres
  • Computer Towers & Monitors
  • Explosives
DO YOU RECYCLE YOUR SKIP CONTENTS?
We aim to recycle 100% of all our waste and to reduce the need for landfill.
HOW CAN I STOP PEOPLE ACCESSING MY SKIP?
If you are placing your skip in a public place and are worried about it being accessed by unauthorised people we have a number of enclosed skips and roll on roll off containers that will allow you to secure your waste.
HOW DO I ARRANGE FOR MY SKIP TO BE COLLECTED?
Simply call one of our team 48 hours before on 01708 398 014 and arrange for collection.
WHAT IF I’M NOT FINISHED WITH THE SKIP BY THE PICK UP DAY?
If you find that you will still need to your skip after the initial hire period please call us on 01708 398 014 at the earliest time possible to extend you hire.
DO YOU DELIVER AT WEEKENDS?
We have limited Saturday delivery slots so please call on 01708 398 014 to discuss you requirements.
DO YOU OFFER BUSINESS ACCOUNTS?
Business Accounts are available under requirements. Please call our Commercial Team on 01708 398 014 to discuss this further.

SKIP HIRE EXPERTS

Whether you need a skip for a home improvement project, garden clearance or an interior clean up we offer the best prices and will organise permits.

DOMESTIC SKIP HIRE

Whether you need a skip for a home improvement project, garden clearance or an interior clean up we can supply one quickly and with no fuss.

ROLL ON ROLL OFF SKIPS

Our Roll On Roll Off skips are the largest containers we supply and are perfect for projects that create high volume, low density waste or for company waste.

COMMERCIAL SKIP HIRE

Our commercial skip hire team understand that delivering and collecting your skip when you need it is essential in keeping your job on track. We pride ourselves on ensuring your commercial needs are dealt with professionally and in the time frame agreed.

SKIP HIRE EXPERTS

Whether you need a skip for a home improvement project, garden clearance or an interior clean up we offer the best prices and will organise permits.

DOMESTIC SKIP HIRE

Whether you need a skip for a home improvement project, garden clearance or an interior clean up we can supply one quickly and with no fuss.

ROLL ON ROLL OFF SKIPS

Our Roll On Roll Off skips are the largest containers we supply and are perfect for projects that create high volume, low density waste or for company waste.

COMMERCIAL SKIP HIRE

Our commercial skip hire team understand that delivering and collecting your skip when you need it is essential in keeping your job on track. We pride ourselves on ensuring your commercial needs are dealt with professionally and in the time frame agreed.