SKIP HIRE GUIDE

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Skip sizes guide:

please choose the right size of skip for your job when hiring a skip, It's Important!


For Instance, Hiring A Skip That's Too Large Or Too Small Will You Will Have To Incur More Costs.


Where You Place Your Skip Is Also Very Important. Since Placing It On A Public Road, Including Grass Verges & Pavements, Requires A Permit From Your Local Council.


Always Best To Place The Skip On Private Land Like Your Own Driveway.


If You Require A Permit, Then Make Sure You Possess A Current Permit As A Permit Is Valid Only For A Short Period.


Below is a table describing the various waste types that our suppliers allow in their skips.


Please take note of the items below that are allowed and not allowed in skips and make sure your select the correct waste type when ordering your skip.


However, Hazardous Household Waste Like Asbestos, Fridges, Freezers, Air-Conditioning Units, Tyres, Electrical Appliances, Batteries, Fluorescent Light Tubes, Paints (Including Residues Inside Paint Cans), Solvents, Aerosols, Gas Canisters, Oil, Fuel And Other Automotive Fluids, Cannot Be Placed In A Skip.

What goes into a skip and what cannot go into a skip

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Waste Types

WASTE TYPE

TYPE OF WASTE 

JOB TYPE 

General waste

Bricks, slabs, wood, metal, decorating materials, general dry household waste, furniture

DIY & Home refurbishing Projects

hardcore only

bricks, concrete, hardcore mix (less than 10% tarmac)

Garden & Driveway projects

inert

Bricks, Concrete, Ceramics, Soil, Clay, Subsoil, Top-Soil, Hardcore Mix (Less Than 10% Tarmac)

Garden & Driveway Projects

Plasterboard only

plasterboard.

DIY & Home refurbishing Projects

green waste only

Garden waste

garden clearance

wood only

wood

Home Refurbishing Projects

MiniMidi - Maxi & Builders Skip Sizes Guide

SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 2 YARD SKIP

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The 2 yard mini skip is ideal for smaller household projects suitable for roughly 20 bin bags of waste material.

2-YARD SKIP

capacity

2 Cubic Yards

2 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

2' 6"

0.79 metres


LENGTH

4' 11"

1.22 metres


WIDTH

3' 00"

1.91 metres


FOR 2 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 3 YARD SKIP

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Perfect Skip size for household projects for instance Garden clearance, DIY projects, new bathroom and kitchen refits.

3-YARD SKIP

CAPACITY

3 Cubic Yards

3 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

2' 11"

0.86 metres


LENGTH

4' 11"

1.52 metres


WIDTH

3' 07"

1.1 metres


FOR 3 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 4 YARD SKIP

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Holding up to 40 bin bags of waste material, the 4 cubic yard skip is ideal for most small household jobs like garden clearance.

4-YARD SKIP

capacity

4 Cubic Yards

4 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

3' 2"

0.97 metres


LENGTH

6' 00"

1.83 metres


WIDTH

4' 03"

1.3 metres


FOR 4 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 6 YARD SKIP

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The 6 Yard Skip Is A Popular Option, 

Ideal For Bulky Waste Material Such As Builder’s Waste, Household Waste As Well As Other General Materials.

6-YARD SKIP

capacity

6 Cubic Yards

4 .6 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

4' 00"

1.22 metres


LENGTH

8' 06"

2.6 metres


WIDTH

5' 00"

1.52 metres


FOR 6 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 8 YARD SKIP

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8 Yard Skip is also known as a maxi or builder’s skip, it’s perfect for larger items for instance builder’s waste material, household waste & other general materials.

8-YARD SKIP

capacity

8 Cubic Yards

6.1 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

4' 00"

1.22 metres


LENGTH

12' 00"

3.66 metres


WIDTH

5' 06"

1.67 metres


FOR 8 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 10 YARD SKIP

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The 10 yard skip features a much larger 100 bin bags capacity, that’s ideal for those larger jobs and DIY projects.

10-YARD SKIP

capacity

10 Cubic Yards

6.65 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

4' 11"

1.5 metres


LENGTH

12' 03"

3.74 metres


WIDTH

5' 10"

1.78 metres


FOR 10 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 12 YARD SKIP

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Great for much larger domestic clearances, bulky builder’s waste.

For those larger jobs & DIY jobs which have got out of hand!

12-YARD SKIP

capacity

12 Cubic Yards

9.2 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

5' 06"

1.68 metres


LENGTH

12' 02"

3.7 metres


WIDTH

5' 10"

1.78 metres


FOR 12 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 14 YARD SKIP

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The 14 yard skip is great for lighter general waste material such as garage & attic clearances. Heavy waste material isn’t permitted.

14-YARD SKIP

capacity

14 Cubic Yards

10.7 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

5' 11"

1.8 metres


LENGTH

13' 05"

4.1 metres


WIDTH

5' 09"

1.75 metres


FOR 14 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


SKIP SIZES GUIDE - 16 YARD SKIP

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One of the biggest skips available.

Ideal for light building projects, 

large household jobs, shop fitters as well as other types of general waste.

16-YARD SKIP

capacity

16 Cubic Yards

12.2 Cubic Metres


HEIGHT

6' 07"

2.00 metres


LENGTH

14' 09"

4.5 metres


WIDTH

5' 06"

1.67 metres


FOR 16 YARD SKIP HIRE PRICES IN YOUR LOCAL AREA


We Are Specialists In The Skip Sizes Guide of Mini - Midi - Maxi & Builders Skips. 

These Sizes Of Skips Are Ideal For The Domestic Market.

Our Wish is To Supply You With The Right Skip Size For Your Requirements.

Alba Skip Hire Is One Of The Leading Specialists In Skip Hire And Waste Management.

Our Skip Hire Is Ideal Whether Your Clearing Out Your Garage Or Building An Extension.

If You Intend To Place Your Skip Hire On A Pavement Or A Public Highway, 

Then You Will Need A Permit From Your Local Council.

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