5-yard Skip Hire

Whether you are a domestic DIY enthusiast carrying out home improvements, or a seasoned professional builder, a 5-yard skip provides an affordable and convenient waste removal solution for any number of jobs. A 5-yard skip is the largest midi skip available in the UK.

How much does a 5-yard skip cost to hire?

There are a number of factors that influence the cost of skip hire throughout the UK, including your location, the skip size you require and the type of waste you will be throwing away. The average cost of hiring a 5-yard skip ranges from £100 to £160.

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How much waste can a 5-yard skip hold?

A 5-yard skip can hold a substantial amount of waste, and are big enough for most domestic jobs, as well as many smaller commercial jobs. A 5-yard skip can hold approximately 55 black bin bags worth of waste.

What are the dimensions of a 5-yard skip?

Whilst many suppliers in the UK have slightly varying skip varieties, the approximate dimensions of a 5-yard skip are 7.5ft (2.29m) Long x 5ft (1.52m) Wide x 3.5ft (1.07m) High. Whilst they can hold a sizeable amount of waste, they are often small enough to fit on most driveways.

What can I put into a 5-yard skip?

Before hiring a skip, it is important to consider your waste to ensure that you will be able to throw away your unwanted waste, as not all items can be thrown into a skip. Items that are often prohibited include hazardous waste, asbestos, chemicals, paint, fluorescent bulbs, tyres, electrical items, solvents and gas cylinders. Most other types of waste should be permitted, but if you have any doubts, always check with your skip provider.

What types of jobs are 5-yard skips useful for?

Being the largest of the midi skip range, 5-yard skips are extremely popular for jobs that will produce only smaller amounts of waste. They are very popular with private clients undertaking DIY home improvements, as well as commercial clients, who will only produce a small amount of waste. They can be used when multiple small jobs are taking place, such as a simultaneous bathroom and kitchen refit.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

A skip permit is required when you will be placing a skip on council land, such as a public road. If you are placing a skip on your own land, you will not require a skip permit. By placing a skip on your own land, you can save upwards of £60 by not avoiding a skip permit.

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