Skip Hire

Please use our guide to common skip sizes and general usage to confirm which skip size will suit your requirements.

For information about permits and what types of waste are permitted in our skips, please view our skip guidelines page.

2 Yard Skip

Ideal for small household tidy ups, equivalent to 20 – 30 bin bags.

Feet Metres
Height 2′ 2″ 0.76
Length 5′ 1.52
Width 4′ 1.22

3 Yard Skip

Ideal for small household tidy ups, equivalent to 30 – 40 bin bags.

Feet Metres
Height 3′ 2″ 0.98
Length 6′ 1.83
Width 4′ 3″ 1.31

4 Yard Skip

Can accommodate a standard bathroom suite and mixed builder’s type waste, equivalent to 40 – 50 bin bags.

Feet Metres
Height 3′ 2″ 0.97
Length 6′ 1.83
Width 4.23′ 1.29

6 Yard Skip

Can accommodate a standard bathroom suite and mixed builder’s type waste, equivalent to 50 – 60 bin bags.

Feet Metres
Height 4′ 1.22
Length 8′ 6″ 2.6
Width 5′ 1.52

8 Yard Skip

Common skip size used by builders, equivalent to 60 – 80 bin bags.

Feet Metres
Height 4′ 1.22
Length 12′ 3.66
Width 5′ 6″ 1.68

12 Yard Skip

Large capacity skip, commonly used for house clearances, equivalent to 80 – 100 bin bags.

Feet Metres
Height 5′ 6″ 1.68
Length 12′ 2″ 3.72
Width 5′ 10″ 1.78