What Size Skip Do I Need?

If you still can’t picture what size you need the table below gives the overall dimensions of each size, as well as the estimated number of domestic bin bags that is likely to fit into each one.

It’s not unusual for customers to mis-estimate their requirements when it comes to the size of a skip. Many people struggle to visualize “what size skip” they need.

When it comes to hiring a skip, there are a number of things to consider. With a huge variety of different sized skips available for hire, it’s important to consider the 2 major factors.

Will my waste fit in?

When completing a job we understand that its crucial to do it in the most economical way possible. Getting a skip that can take all of the waste, but not necessarily so large you are spending money on excess space.

What size of skip can the area I want to put it in accommodate?

Surprisingly, this is a question that people often neglect to consider. If you have a big job in a small space, you may find you require two sperate smaller skips at different times.

Our 8-yard Large-skip is ideal for any bulky but lightweight waste you may generate

Able to accommodate approximately 60-80 bin bags, depending on the type of waste you are disposing of, the 8-yard skip offers optimum value and convenience, whichever project you’re working on.

The 6-yard skip – most popular skip size in the UK – lends itself to use in a wide range of commercial, industrial, and domestic scenarios. It is perfect for bulky waste, as well as heavy waste such as builder’s rubble, soil, or concrete. The 6-yard skip is great for use when clearing out an entire house or during major renovation work.