Frequently Asked Questions
How much notice do I need to give for delivery?
It depends how busy we are, we ask for 24 hours notice but if you call us in the morning we may be able to deliver a skip to you the same day.
How long can I keep a skip for?
Up to two weeks, if you need the skip any longer just confirm this when you place your order, there’s usually no extra charge.
What can’t I put in a skip?
- Gas bottles
- Light bulbs
- Alkaline solutions
- Fluorescent tubes
- Food Waste
- Industrial solvents
- Photographic chemicals
- Waste oils
- Wood preservatives
- TVs & Computer monitors
- Electrical Equipment / Items
Where can a skip be placed if there’s no room on my own property?
We can deliver the skip on land maintained by the council, e.g. on the road or pavement, however you will need a permit from the local council. Depending on which council this is, we can usually obtain the permit on your behalf.
How much does a permit cost?
The cost of a permit varies from council to council, please call us on 01763 252 080 for a quote.
Is the price of a skip dependant on how long I keep it for?
No, you will be charged the same price for a skip whether you keep it for one day or two weeks.
Can a skip be delivered and collected the same day?
Yes, as long as you specify this when you place your order.
What do your skip hire prices include?
Our prices are inclusive of delivery and collection of the skip and disposal of the waste.
How much waste can I put into a skip?
You may fill the skip to the top of its sides; this is to ensure that the skip is safe for transportation on public roads.
Are there any hidden costs?
No, not unless your skip is overloaded or we make a wasted journey to you. You must ensure the skip is filled level when collected and it is your responsibility to make sure the delivery vehicle (LGV vehicle weighing up to 24 tonnes) has suitable access to the required site.