18-yard Skip Hire

If you are looking for a very large skip, look no further than the 18-yard skip, which is the largest of the maxi skip range. These skips are normally reserved for sizeable projects that will generate a substantial amount of waste. They are popular on building, construction and industrial sites.

How much does an 18-yard skip cost to hire?

The cost of hiring a skip throughout the UK often varies greatly. There are a number of factors that influence the cost of skip hire, including your location, the number of local providers, the size you require and even the type of waste you need to throw away. The average cost of hiring an 18-yard skip ranges from £275 to £315.

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How much waste can an 18-yard skip hold?

These skips are very large, and can hold a considerable amount of waste. If you are producing a lot of waste, an 18-yard skip may be the perfect solution for you. An 18-yard skip can hold approximately 195 black bin bags worth of waste.

What are the dimensions of an 18-yard skip?

The dimensions of an 18-yard skip are 13.5ft (4.11m) Long x 6.5ft (1.98m) Wide x 7ft (2.13m) High. Some manufacturers and providers may have slightly different dimensions, but the capacity will remain the same.

What can I put into an 18-yard skip?

Most waste can be thrown into a skip, including organic waste, wood, metal, furniture, plastic, rubble and much more. There are however a few restrictions on what you can put into a skip. Items that are commonly prohibited include gas cylinders, asbestos, electrical items, tyres, paint, chemicals and hazardous waste.

What types of jobs are 18-yard skips useful for?

These skips are mostly hired by commercial clients, due to both the large amount of waste they can hold and the considerable amount of space required to place the skip. They are the largest skip size available, apart from roll-on roll-off skips. They are ideal for when you are undertaking a very large task, or multiple smaller projects will be carried out at the same time.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

A skip permit is issued by your local council when you will be placing a skip on public land, such as a road. If you are putting the skip on private land, such as a construction site or driveway, a skip permit will not be required. Skip permits range in cost, often starting at £15 and increasing to more than £60.

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