Bristol and Avon

For a competitive quote,
call us on 0117 982 9561

 

EASY SKIP HIRE

We provide a simple and straightforward skip hire service for homeowners who may be unfamiliar with what’s involved. Our helpline 01179 802593, is available to answer any questions you may have but the information here should prove helpful.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I pay for my skip?
  • We accept cheque and card payments. Payment must be made when you take delivery of the skip. If you are a company you can set up an account – please click here or contact us to request a credit application form to be sent to you.
  • What type of waste can I put in the skip?
  • General waste, furniture, wood, plasterboard, glass, garden waste, hardcore & soil. Special enclosed skips can be supplied for food waste. Asbestos can be removed with prior consultation.  We are unable to accept tyres, fridges, freezers or computers. Although we can point you in the right direction should you have such wastes to dispose of.
  • How long can I have the skip for?
  • The standard hire period is 10 days.
  • Do I need to arrange a permit for the skip?
  • No, If the skip is being placed on your drive or in your garden you will not require an On the road skip permit. However, if you are unsure, please do not hesitate to contact us.
    Yes, if the skip is being placed on the public highway. We will make the application to the local council for a Skip Permit on your behalf. The price for the permit varies from council to council. Once we know what council is responsible for your area, we can give you the price for this service over the phone. Generally, a decision regarding the permit application is received within 2 – 4 working days.
  • How quick can you deliver?
  • In order to maintain our high standards of service we need to have 24 hours notice. Although if you urgently require a skip on the same day, we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • Are there any other important facts I should be made aware of when ordering a skip?
  • Yes, firstly you must ensure you do not overload the skip.  This is illegal and we are unable to carry a skip with an unsafe load. Overloaded skips can not be moved as this causes a significant danger to pedestrians, other road users and the environment.

    Secondly, you must ensure that the location of the skip does not cause an obstruction and or compromise health & safety.  

    Finally, once the skip has been delivered, you must not attempt to move the skip.  If you need to re position the skip, please contact the skip department on 01179 802593.
  • How do I ensure the skip is not overloaded?
  • Only fill the skip so that the load is level with the top walls of the skip. However, if you are unsure please do not hesitate to contact the skip department on 01179 802593.

SKIP SIZES:

Skip sizes

 

2 yd open Approx 25-35 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Small waste projects

H92cm (36") W109cm (43") D188cm (74") FP103cm (41")

         

4 yd open Approx 35-45 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Small waste projects

H92cm (36") W135cm (53") D251cm (99") FP128cm (51")
 

6 yd open Approx 65-85 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Builders waste

H107cm (42") W170cm (67") D356cm (140") FP183cm (72")
         

8 yd open Approx 105-135 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Builders waste

H107cm (42") W170cm (67") D366cm (144") FP201cm (79")
         

10 yd open Approx 145-175 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Builders waste

H153cm (60") W170cm (67") D366cm (144") FP201cm (79")
         

12 yd open Approx 180-210 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Very bulky Items

H183cm (72") W170cm (67") D366cm (144") FP201cm (79")
         

16 yd open Approx 210-240 Black Bags

Typical Usage: Very bulky Items

H201cm (79") W173cm (68") D427cm (168") FP214cm (84")

Skips sizes 4 yd to 16 yd can be supplied enclosed.

 

Measurements are for guidance, individual containers may vary. Black bag figure and typical useages are for guidance only.

Weight Certified

6 yd open
Max Weight 5.75 tonnes. Safe working load 4.5 tonnes
 
8 yd open
Max Weight 7.50 tonnes. Safe working load 6.0 tonnes
 

Also availbale Rolonof/ Compact Systems, please phone 0117 982 9561 for more info.