Cotgrave Skip Hire

If you are looking to clear out a garden shed, redecorate a tired looking bathroom, or even unclutter a messy children’s room, a skip is a straightforward and cost-effective way to discard what is getting in your way. Our Cotgrave skip hire service provides a very simple solution – we drop a skip off, you load it up, and we take it away.

For those who have a small amount of rubbish to throw away, the mini skip may be a fantastic option. Looking for something a little bit larger? Perhaps the 4 yard skip could be the solution. Or perhaps you have got a big task on your hands, like having an extension or getting rid of furniture. For this, we can provide a range of large builders skips. However large or small your waste needs may be, we can provide the skip size which is just right for your situation.

Whether it be to your house or even your business, our team will deliver a skip to wherever you need it in Cotgrave. Jobs could happen anyplace, and our skips will be there to meet your needs.

Order online or contact a member of our helpful staff to find out more today.

Below are a few of the typical questions we have received with regards to our skip hire and recycling services.

Cotgrave Skip Hire FAQs

Can I throw electronic products in my skip?

Unfortunately this is not allowed, because electrical items such as old TVs, freezers, pcs and computer monitors are classed as hazardous waste materials. As a result of the Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013, these items need to be kept separate so they can be recycled and disposed of in a secure and environmentally friendly way.

When will the skip be delivered to me?

We will ask you to confirm when you want your skip to be delivered as part of the order process, and we’ll make sure that it’s with you on the day that you have asked for. The majority of our deliveries are made between Monday and Saturday.

If you complete your booking prior to 3pm on Monday to Friday, we will normally have the skip delivered to you the following day.

Although we can’t promise what time we will arrive with your skip, we endeavour to give you a morning or afternoon delivery slot to manage your day more easily.

All we ask is that you ensure the delivery lorry has access to your required delivery site, as failed delivery attempts will lead to a charge for the wasted journey.

Where does the rubbish go once the skip is collected?

Once your skip is full and prepared for collection, it will be transported to a nearby waste transfer station to be processed. The waste will be separated into different waste streams, like wood, cardboard, plastics, etc. This ensures that the maximum amount of the waste as possible can be recycled, which is much better for the environment.

How do you order a skip in Cotgrave?

This is the easy part. First, select the skip size you wish to hire. Tell us if the skip shall be going on private property (a drive, for example) or on council property (like the street). Next, select the day you need your skip to be delivered. Check your order and make payment using our secure online payment platform. That’s it! We will deliver your skip to Cotgrave on the date you have chosen.

How many different skip sizes are there?

Our company offers a complete selection of skip capacities to household and commercial customers all over the UK. We have a skip to suit all requirements – from the modest 2 cubic yard mini skip to the huge 40 yard roll-on roll-off container.

Here are the various sized skips to choose from, with a rough idea of how much rubbish each size can hold:

  • 2 Cubic Yard – 20-30 bin bags
  • 4 Cubic Yard – 30-40 bin bags
  • 6 Cubic Yard – 50-60 bin bags
  • 8 Cubic Yard – 60-80 bin bags
  • 10 Cubic Yard – 80-100 bin bags
  • 12 Cubic Yard – 100-120 bin bags
  • 14 Cubic Yard – 120-140 bin bags
  • 16 Cubic Yard – 140-160 bin bags

For more information about our selection of skips, such as dimensions and the waste they can be used for, check out our guide to skip sizes.

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

In most cases, it will be possible to get the skip positioned on the street, pavement or grass verge outside of your house or company. But to get this done, you will need to get approval from your local council in Cotgrave, which is known as a skip permit. We can organise this on your behalf, so you don’t have to worry. The local authority do impose a fee for the permit, and it will sometimes take up to 24-48 hours for them to approve this.

Do I need to be there whenever the skip is going to be delivered?

If you are having a skip delivered to your home, it is usually best to be at home at the time the skip is delivered. Then you can make sure the lorry has full access and that the skip can be located precisely where you want it. The same is true for those who have a skip delivered to company premises, especially if gates restrict access.

Having said that, when this is not achievable, you do not need to be concerned. Simply let us know when you are placing your booking, and then we will handle everything.

Can I fill my skip higher than level load line?

It is essential to never overfill your skip. You must not pass the level load mark that is indicated along the side of the skip. When the skip is overfilled, it becomes very dangerous to move. This means that if you overfill the skip, you could be asked to remove the excess rubbish. No matter how safe you believe the skip to be, it can not be picked up if overloaded. This includes using doors or other large flat materials to build up around the rubbish. That is hazardous and is not allowed.

What size roll-on roll-off containers are available?

If you manage a company in Cotgrave and wish to dispose of large volumes of light waste materials, a roll-on roll-off skip may be a perfect choice. Offered in 20 to 40 yards, they are the biggest waste disposal skips that can be hired.

As the label indicates, these type of containers can be rolled off and on the lorry using a hook, as opposed to normal skips, which are picked up by using chains.

What size is a mini skip?

If you are looking for a low-cost skip to get rid of some domestic waste, a mini skip might be just the thing you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 cubic yard capacity (depending on your location), the mini skip is a cost-effective rubbish disposal solution to tackle many tasks.

A mini skip can fit on the smallest of drives but can also be situated on the side of the road, subject to receiving a skip permit from the council.

Although most often hired by domestic customers, the mini skip can even handle smaller commercial jobs.

What size is a builder’s skip?

The builder’s skip is probably the most popular skip which is ordered in the UK. Available in either a 6 or 8 yard capacity, a builders skip is ideal for most building projects, which is where the name stems from.

The 8 yd builder’s skip will be the biggest option that you can use for hefty waste like garden soil, concrete, rock and rubble.

Which skip sizes can have a door?

For anyone who is selecting a builder’s skip, the likelihood is that it will come with a drop down door. This is ideal for disposing of hefty building and demolition rubbish, as it can be walked in to the skip using a wheelbarrow.

Some mini skips and 4 yarders also come with a drop down door, though they are less common. This is because these sizes are typically small enough on the ends so that you can tip a wheelbarrow of waste materials into them.

If you prefer a drop door for your job, tell us when placing your order. We will do our very best to ensure a skip which has a drop door is provided.

What types of waste can I put in a skip?

Prior to hiring your skip, you must make sure that the type of rubbish you wish to get rid of is allowed to go in the skip. Some objects and materials need to be kept separate and are not allowed to be mixed with general waste. This is a legal requirement designed to help protect the environment.

Waste types you may discard in your skip include household items like pieces of furniture, floor tiles, kitchen cabinets, garden waste and toys. You can also use your skip to dispose of building and demolition waste, including bricks, soil, rubble, metals and concrete.

Examples of restricted items include things like electronic products, tyres, paint, chemical substances, batteries and plasterboard. They are all considered hazardous waste and therefore need to be discarded separately from your general rubbish.

What is the cost of hiring a skip in Cotgrave?

To find out how much it will cost to hire a skip in Cotgrave, type in your postcode into the search box above. We will instantly show you the skip sizes we offer in your area and how much each size costs to hire. If the skip is going to be on the street or other council-owned property, a skip permit charge will also have to be factored in.

Will you deliver skips across Nottinghamshire?

As well as delivering skips to Cotgrave, we also deliver to other towns and villages within Nottinghamshire. Through our network of regional and national skip companies, we provide a totally nationwide service. So whether you need a skip delivering in Cotgrave, Stapleford or Nottingham, we have got you covered.

How long am I allowed to keep a skip for?

The price of hiring a skip will usually include a hire period of up to a fortnight. Usually, this will provide you with plenty of time to fill up the skip. However, if you need a bit more time, let us know, and we will see what we can do.

Needless to say, should you finish with your skip earlier, our company is happy to arrange your collection. Just tell us once you have finished, and then we will organise to send out one of our drivers to pick up the skip as quickly as possible.

Will a Cotgrave skip hire company deliver my skip?

To offer a comprehensive skip hire and waste management service throughout the UK, we work with a wide range of local and nationwide businesses. This allows us to cover the whole of the UK and helps to make sure we can offer customers with the most affordable and trusted skip hire service.

Other areas covered include Stapleford, Nottingham, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Market Warsop, Mansfield Woodhouse, Southwell, Bingham and Mansfield.

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