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Frequently Asked Questions: Skip Hire

Please find answers to the most frequently asked questions below

SKIP DIMENSIONS

The table below gives you the overall dimensions of each size of skip. The end heights (how high you will have to lift your waste to put it in) as well as the rough number of domestic dustbin bags that each size of skip will hold as well as which sizes are available with a drop down door*

Skip Size Black Bags Length Width Height
2 yard 24 1.90m (6 ft 3in) 1.4m (4ft 7in) 1.10m (3ft 3in)
4 yard 48 2.6m (8ft 6in) 1.7m (5ft 7in) 1.1m (3ft 8in)
6 yard* 72 3.2m (10ft 6in) 1.9m (6ft 3in) 1.1m (3ft 8in)
8 yard 96 3.8m (12ft 6in) 1.9m (6ft 3in) 1.25m (4ft 1in)
10 yard 120 3.6m (11ft 10in) 1.9m (6ft 3 in) 1.5m (4ft 11in)
12 yard 144 3.8m (12ft 6in) 1.9m (6ft 3in) 1.85m (6ft 1in)

Ro-Ro Skip information

Ro-Ro skips or bins are designed to deal with large amounts of waste which makes a cost effective way in disposing of your waste. They are mainly used on the larger construction or demolition projects. The 15yd bins can be used for carrying inert material such as soil, brick rubble or concrete whereas the 30/40yd bins are used only for light weight commercial or waste wood.

Skip Size Length Width Height
15 yard 6.09m (20 ft) 2.43m (8 ft) 0.91m (3 ft)
30 yard 6.09m (20 ft) 2.43m (8 ft) 2.14m (7 ft)
40 yard 6.09m (20 ft) 2.43m (8 ft) 2.43m (8 ft)

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