Skip Sizes and Capacities

The page is intended to give you some idea of the sizes and capacities of the various different waste removal methods we can provide. There are a lot of them and making sure you get the right one can be a bit tricky.

If you have any questions at all, please just give us a call on 08450 707 330. We know our skips and will be able to recommend the best product for you.

2 Yard Open Mini Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

1.53 Cubic Metres

2 Cubic Yards

Height

0.76 metres

2' 6"

Length

1.2 metres

4'

Width

0.91 metres

3'

4 Yard Open Midi Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

3.06 Cubic Metres

4 Cubic Yards

Height

0.97 metres

3' 2"

Length

1.83 metres

6'

Width

1.29 metres

4' 3"

Mini and Midi skips are ideal for DIY, home and garden enthusiasts. These skips are usually delivered on smaller vehicles, which can access most domestic sized driveways.

You may need to take into consideration access restrictions when hiring and also take steps to protect the area where the skip is being placed, as it may damage your drive or garden.

These skips will require a highway's permit and lights if placed On the Road.

6 Yard Open Maxi Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

4.59 Cubic Metres

6 Cubic Yards

Height

1.22 metres

4'

Length

2.6 metres

8' 6"

Width

1.52 metres

5'

8 Yard Open Maxi Skip, 8 Yard Enclosed Maxi Skip and 8 Yard Specialist Crane Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

6.12 Cubic Metres

8 Cubic Yards

Height

1.22 metres

4'

Length

3.66 metres

12'

Width

1.68 metres

5' 6"

The 6 and 8 Yard Maxi skips are better suited for more extensive waste removal. Ideal for builders and heavy duty DIY enthusiasts, you could hire this size skip if you are performing extensive work on a property or completely re-landscaping your garden.

The 8 yard enclosed skips are for safe and secure storage of waste in sensitive areas, such as in a busy street or outside a shop.

You may need to take into consideration access restrictions when hiring and also take steps to protect the area where the skip is being placed, as it may damage your drive or garden.

These skips will require a highway's permit and lights if placed On the Road.

The 8 yard specialist crane skip is commonly used on large construction projects with very restricted access for the skip vehicle to access different locations around a site. Note the rings welded at the top of the skip, which the crane hooks attach too.

10 Yard Open Large Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

7.65 Cubic Metres

10 Cubic Yards

Height

1.5 metres

4' 11"

Length

3.74 metres

12' 3"

Width

1.78 metres

5' 10"

12 Yard Open Large Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

9.18 Cubic Metres

12 Cubic Yards

Height

1.68 metres

5' 6"

Length

3.7 metres

12' 2"

Width

1.78 metres

5' 10"

14 Yard Open Jumbo Skip and 14 Yard Enclosed Jumbo Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

10.7 Cubic Metres

14 Cubic Yards

Height

1.8 metres

5' 11"

Length

4.1 metres

13' 5"

Width

1.75 metres

5' 9"

16 Yard Open Jumbo Skip

 

Metric

Imperial

Capacity

12.23 Cubic Metres

16 Cubic Yards

Height

2 metres

6' 7"

Length

4.3 metres

14' 1"

Width

1.75 metres

5' 9"

The 10, 12, 14 and 16 Yard open skips are mostly suited to shopfitting, interiors and refurbishment companies, which produce large amounts of light waste types such as timber, flooring, plasterboard, plastics and packaging.

The 14 Yard enclosed skip is for safe and secure storage of waste in sensitive areas. Also commonly used for Asbestos Waste collections.

You may need to take into consideration access restrictions when hiring and also take steps to protect the area where the skip is being placed, as it may damage your drive or garden.

These skips will require a highway's permit and lights if placed On the Road.

We also offer 20 Yard 35 Yard and 40 Yard roll on roll off skip hire. Roll on roll off skips are the highest capacity containers, which are ideal for large shopfitting, interiors and construction projects, where large volumes of light to medium mixed bulky waste types are being disposed of. These containers are also available in 18, 25 and 30 Cu Yard sizes depending on area and are delivered and collected using a very large vehicle. Remember to check for access restrictions!

Caged wait & load vehicle

This service is ideal for city centre and out of hours requirements, where restricted access and red-route situations occur. Available to take loads up to 10 Cu Yard capacity and is most suitable for light waste types.

In certain areas there is a risk of parking tickets outside the driver's control, so an extra charge may be incurred if your local traffic warden catches us.