Affordable Skip Hire in Banbury

Whether you are cleaning your loft, having some building work carried out or tidying the garage, getting a skip is a simple and fast option to throw out your unwanted rubbish. If you are searching for a reliable skip hire provider in Banbury, we can help.

We offer skips for waste disposal projects of any size. Whether you want a mini skip for a basic clean up or a builder’s skip for top soil and bricks, we are able to provide a wide selection ideal for projects big or small.

We supply skips to households and companies throughout Banbury and the surrounding areas. So no matter where you may be, we can offer a dependable and affordable skip hire service that won’t disappoint you.

Ordering a skip through our website is quick and easy. Our online booking system lets you choose between a full array of sizes that can be delivered within as little as 24 hours.

Not sure what size you will want for the job? Why not try out our skip size calculator to learn just how much waste each size can handle.

Banbury Skip Hire FAQs

What is the cost of hiring a skip in Banbury?

To find out how much it is going to cost to hire a skip in Banbury, enter your delivery postcode into the search box above. We will immediately display which sizes we offer in your area and how much each one will cost to order. If the skip will be on the road or any other council-owned property, a skip permit cost will also need to be factored in.

Am I allowed to throw all sorts of rubbish in the skip?

It is possible to put a variety of waste types into your skip. This includes wood, tile, metal or bricks from a household clearance. Shrub and bush cuttings, top soil and stone from garden work is allowed also. Worktops and units from a kitchen and old bathroom fittings may also go in a skip.

However, there are a few items that you can’t put in a skip because of the potential environment or health risks they can trigger.

You can’t throw in your freezer, television or your old car tyres. Paint, chemicals and asbestos is also prohibited in the skip. All of these items include hazardous materials in one form or another. They must be discarded separately from normal waste.

If you want hazardous waste disposal, we might be able to schedule a separate collection for this material. Feel free to contact us for additional details. Alternatively, if you are a household customer, you might be able to take this kind of waste to your local council managed recycling centre.

When will the skip be delivered to me?

When you place an order before 3pm Monday to Friday, we can typically have your skip delivered the next day. In some instances, we can even offer a same day delivery option. Availability and delivery dates will be confirmed when going through the online order process.

Where does my rubbish be taken to once the skip is picked up?

After you have finished filling up your skip, we will come and get it. It will be taken to a waste recycling facility either in or local to Banbury where we separate the waste into its composite types (timber, metal, soil, etc.). By separating the waste, we can reuse and recycle as much of it as possible.

Do I need to be in when the skip will be delivered?

No, you do not need to be at home when we are delivering your skip. So long as we are able to gain access to the place you want it located, we can manage everything.

When you are not going to be at home, simply let us know any relevant delivery instructions when you book your order. For example, you may need the skip to be located on a particular side of the driveway. Or you may want to be sure that the skip doesn’t obstruct access to your garage.

Whatever the situation may be, tell us when ordering, and we will make sure the instructions are passed to the delivery driver.

Will my skip come with a drop door?

In general, almost all skips can be supplied with a drop-down door, depending on skip size, availability and location. If you need a drop down door, please tell us when ordering your skip.

Ordering a skip which has a drop door is primarily beneficial if choosing a big builder’s skip, since it allows you to wheelbarrow waste straight into the skip. This is not as important for midi and mini skips, as they are small enough at the ends for you to be able to tip waste over the edge.

How big is the mini skip?

If you are searching for a low cost skip to dispose of some household waste, a mini skip could be just what you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 yard capacity (depending on your location), the mini skip is a cost-effective waste disposal option to take on numerous jobs.

A mini skip can fit on the smallest of drives but can equally be positioned on the side of the street, subject to getting a skip permit.

Although most often hired by residential customers, the mini skip can also handle small commercial jobs.

How big is a builders skip?

The phrase builder’s skip can relate to two sizes – the 6 cubic yard and 8 yd skip. The label originates from the fact that they are the most common sizes that are ordered by builders and tradespeople.

These big skips are perfect for numerous domestic and industrial projects. These are the biggest skip sizes which you can use for weighty builders waste like garden soil, stone and gravel.

How do you order a skip in Banbury?

This is the easy part. First, choose the skip size you wish to hire. Tell us if the skip is going to be going on private property (a driveway, for example) or on public property (such as the road). After that, choose the date you want the skip to get delivered. Check your order details and then make payment using our safe and secure online payment system. That is it! We will deliver your skip to Banbury on the date you have chosen.

Will a skip hire company from Banbury deliver my skip?

A local skip hire firm will likely deliver your skip in Banbury. We work with a network of both local and nationwide businesses to allow us to provide our service to domestic and business customers across the whole of the UK. These businesses are assessed to be sure they fulfill the high principles we demand regarding service, cost and environmental performance.

How long can I hire the skip for?

Our standard hire term will be a fortnight from the date of delivery. Having said that, at the time you order the skip, you can provide a pick up date that is ideal for you. Obviously, there is a possibility that you simply won’t know how long your project will take. So if your skip is finished with sooner than expected, contact us, and we will pick it up as quickly as possible.

We will usually make collections within 48 hours. Having said that, it is important to keep in mind that this may not always be possible at busy times. Once collected, the waste will be transported to a local waste recycling station, where the waste will be processed and sorted.

What sizes do skips come in?

Skips come in a wide range of different sizes to suit different waste disposal requirements. Each container is measured by volume, usually in cubic yards. The smallest of which is the 2 cubic yard skip, sometimes called the mini skip. It will hold roughly 25 bin bags of rubbish, which is perfect for small household tasks.

Next up is the 4 yard skip, which can be used to hold roughly 35 bin bags of rubbish. This skip is roughly the dimensions of a smallish car and is often known as a midi skip. The 4 yarder is a good option for garage clearances and home refurbishment jobs.

Should you have a more significant rubbish disposal job to handle, a builder’s skip may be the smartest choice. These are available in both 6 and 8 cubic yards. As the label indicates, they are the most frequent sizes hired by builders for building and demolition waste, including soil and stone. However they can just as well be hired for household rubbish such as old furniture or kitchen units.

We can also offer 10-16 yard skips and industrial 20-40 cubic yard RORO containers. To get more details about all the different skip sizes we have available, click the link below.

Guide to skip sizes

Can you deliver skips across Oxfordshire?

Certainly. We can supply skips to cities, towns and villages across the UK. By utilising a network of verified waste management businesses, we are able to provide skips to both domestic and industrial customers throughout Oxfordshire and anywhere else in the UK.

What is a roll-on roll-off container?

Roll-on roll-off (RORO) containers are substantial commercial size skips that are used mainly within the commercial sector. These come in 20-40 cubic yards, which makes them ideal for organisations that produce significant amounts of waste.

Am I allowed to fill the skip above the level load mark?

It is very important to not overload your skip, as you run the risk of being asked to take off excess waste before it can be picked up. Regardless of the size you order, you are only able to fill them to a level load. This is a basic safety condition, because moving an overloaded skip can be dangerous, as waste could drop and result in personal injury or damage to others.

To avoid this situation, please ensure that you hire a size appropriate for your waste removal needs. If the skip is full but you have extra rubbish to dispose of, we are happy to provide an exchange.

Can I have a skip delivered on the road in Banbury?

Generally, it is possible to get your skip placed on the street, pavement or grass verge outside of your home or company. But to do this, you will need to get approval from your local council in Banbury, which is called a skip permit. We are able to arrange this for you, so you don’t need to worry. The council will impose a fee for your license, and it may sometimes take up to 24-48 hours for them to approve this.

Can I get rid of electrical products in my skip?

Electronic objects including TVs, freezers, fridges, laptops or computers, monitors and hoovers are all classed as a hazardous waste and therefore cannot be put in your skip with other waste. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 dictates that electric powered items should be separated from other materials. This ensures they can be recycled and disposed of in the safest and most eco-friendly manner.

Other areas covered include Wantage, Didcot, Bicester, Oxford, Kidlington, Faringdon, Burford and Woodstock.

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