8-yard Skip Hire

An 8-yard skip is the largest of the builder’s skips, and a popular choice for both domestic and commercial clients throughout the UK. These skips can accommodate a sizeable amount of waste, making them perfect for large home improvement projects as well as commercial sites.

How much does an 8-yard skip cost to hire?

There are a number of factors that will influence the cost of hiring an 8-yard skip, including location, amount of competition fighting for your business and even the type of waste you will be throwing away. The average cost of an 8-yard skip is between £130 to £200.

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How much waste can an 8-yard skip hold?

Builder’s skips are quite large, making them useful for jobs that will create a sizeable amount of waste. An 8-yard skip can hold up to 80 black bin bags worth of waste.

What are the dimensions of an 8-yard skip?

Whilst skip sizes do vary between suppliers and manufacturers, the average 8-yard skip dimensions are 12ft (3.66m) Long x 6ft (1.83m) Wide x 4.5ft (1.37m) High.

What can I put into an 8-yard skip?

These skips are perfect for most types of waste, including rubble, organic waste, wood, metal, furniture, plastic and much more. It is important that you also know what types of waste you cannot throw into a skip. Items commonly not allowed in hired skips include asbestos, hazardous waste, tyres, chemicals, paint, solvents and electrical items.

What types of jobs are 8-yard skips useful for?

8-yard skips are commonly used by commercial clients for small to medium sized building and construction sites. They are also used by domestic clients for large home improvement projects, especially home improvements that involve multiple smaller projects, including garden clearances, kitchen refits, wall removal, bathroom refits and conservatory removal.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

If you are placing the skip on your own property, you will not require a skip permit. Skip permits are issued by the council, and can cost from £15 to upwards of £60. Skip permits are required when you need to place a skip on council owned land, such as a public road. In most cases, your skip hire provider will arrange your skip permit on your behalf.

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