Best Skip Hire in Lydney

There are numerous reasons why you could find that you need to order a skip. Some people require a skip because they decided to neaten up an overgrown garden. Others could be in the midst of construction work and need to dispose of the soil and bricks left behind. You might be thinking about ordering a skip to get rid of the junk that has accumulated within your loft through the years.

Whatever your reason might be, if you are searching for an affordable skip hire service in Lydney, then look no further.

Our company offers a cost-effective and trustworthy service to both household and business customers across Lydney. Our skip hire service includes a range of sizes to deal with all waste disposal requirements. If you don’t want a lot of space, the mini skip may be the ideal option for you. Equally, if you feel your project could be on the larger side, you might like to consider our 6 or 8 yard builder’s skips.

Our service is offered across the Lydney area, and we deal with both residential and commercial clients. With our simple online ordering system, you can have your skip ordered within just a couple of clicks.

To get going, type in your postcode to view all the different sizes offered and the cost to hire a skip in Lydney.

Lydney Skip Hire FAQs

Do you deliver skips across Gloucestershire?

As well as delivering our range of skips to Lydney, we also deliver to other towns and villages within Gloucestershire. By utilising our network of local and national skip hire companies, we provide you with a truly nationwide service. So whether you need a skip delivering to a house or business in Lydney, Minchinhampton or Thornbury, we have got it covered.

How long can I keep the skip for?

You can generally hire the skip for up to 2 weeks from the date that it is delivered to you. To ensure that the pick up is as convenient as possible, you have the option of offering a preferred collection date when you place your order.

Otherwise, simply let us know when you have finished loading up your skip, and we will prepare to pick up sooner – in the majority of cases, it will be the next working day.

It can take a little while longer to collect your skip over busy times, but we will always endeavour to be there as quickly as possible.

Do I need to be at home when my skip is delivered?

No, you do not need to be at home when we deliver the skip. Providing we are able to access the place you want it located, we are able to manage it all.

If you will not be in, just let us know any relevant delivery directions when you place the order. For example, you might prefer the skip to be dropped at a particular side of your property. Alternatively, you might need to make sure the skip does not prevent entry to your garage.

No matter what the case might be, let us know when ordering, and we will ensure the directions will be passed to the delivery driver.

Am I able to put electronic items in my skip?

No, you cannot throw old or broken electrical waste products in a skip. This includes things like laptops or computers, hobs, dishwashers, freezers and tv sets. Electrical products can’t be disposed of in your skip as they can contain hazardous materials and components.

As a result of the 2003 WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations, old electrical goods cannot be sent to landfill and must be reused or recycled.

What is a mini skip?

If you are searching for a cheap skip to get rid of some domestic rubbish, the mini skip could be just the thing you need. With a choice of either a 2 or 3 yard capacity (based upon area), the mini skip is a cost-effective waste disposal solution to take on numerous jobs.

The mini skip can fit on the smallest of driveways but can equally be positioned on the side of the street, subject to receiving a skip permit from the council.

Although most frequently hired by household customers, the mini skip can also tackle smaller commercial jobs.

Do you use local skip hire companies in Lydney?

A local skip hire company will likely deliver your skip in Lydney. We make use of a network of both local and nationwide providers to enable us to provide our service to businesses and households throughout the whole of the UK. These companies are thoroughly assessed to guarantee they fulfill the high standards we require regarding service, cost and environmental performance.

Is it okay to fill up the skip above the top?

You must not fill up the skip past the level load line. When you load it above the tip of this level, it means that your skip will not be safe and secure to transport, and you could be asked to take off any extra waste prior to it being picked up.

What types of waste am I allowed to put in a skip?

You are allowed to put a wide array of rubbish in the skip. This can include timber, floor tiles, plastics or rubble from a household clearance. Tree and bush clippings, soil and rock from garden tasks are allowed too. Units from a kitchen and old bathroom fittings may also go in a skip.

However, there are things that you are not allowed to put in a skip because of the potential environmental or health risks they may trigger.

You are unable to get rid of your refrigerator, laptop or your old car tyres. Paint, chemicals and asbestos is also not allowed in the skip. Each of these items consist of hazardous elements in one form or another. They must be disposed of separately from your normal waste.

If you want hazardous waste disposal, we may be able to organise an independent service for this waste. Please email for more details. Alternatively, if you are a domestic customer, you may be able to take this type of waste to your local council managed recycling centre.

What are the different skip sizes available?

Skips are offered in a wide range of sizes to suit different waste disposal needs. Each container is measured by volume, typically in cubic yards. The smallest of which is the 2 yard skip, also known as the mini skip. It can hold approximately 25 bin bags of rubbish, which is perfect for small residential projects.

Next up is the 4 cubic yard skip, which can be used to hold approximately 35 black bags of waste. This skip is roughly the size of a small car and is often described as a midi skip. The 4 yard is a great option for garage clearances and household refurbishment jobs.

When you have a more significant rubbish disposal task to handle, a builder’s skip might be the smartest choice. These come in both 6 and 8 cubic yards. As the label indicates, these are the most common sizes used by builders for building and demolition waste, including soil and stone. However they can just as well be used for household waste such as old furniture or kitchen cabinets.

We also deliver 10-16 yard bins and industrial 20-40 yard RORO containers. To get more information about all the different skip sizes we have available, click on the link below.

Guide to skip sizes

How much does skip hire in Lydney cost?

The cost of hiring a skip in Lydney will depend on the size of skip you want. The cheapest option available is the 2 yard mini skip, which is suitable for small DIY jobs and general tidyups. If you require a bigger skip, like an 8 cubic yard builders skip, it will naturally be more expensive. The charge will also increase if you need to have the skip positioned on the highway, as you will require a permit, which the local authority charge a fee for.

What is the size of a builders skip?

The phrase builders skip can mean two different sizes – the 6 yard and 8 yd skip. The term originates from the fact that these are the most popular sizes used by builders and tradespeople.

These big containers are perfect for numerous household and industrial tasks. They are the largest sizes which can be used for hefty builders waste like garden soil, stone and gravel.

Am I able to have a skip which has a drop down door?

In general, almost all skips can be supplied with a drop down door, dependant upon size, availability and area. If you want a drop door, be sure to let us know when ordering your skip.

Ordering a skip that has a drop door is mainly beneficial when choosing a large builder’s skip, as it enables you to wheelbarrow your waste straight into the skip. This isn’t so important for midi and mini skips, as they are lower enough at the edges for you to be able to tip waste over the edge.

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

Generally, it is possible to have a skip positioned on the road, pavement or grass verge outside of your home or company. But in order to do this, you have got to get permission from the local council in Lydney, which is known as a skip permit. We will arrange this on your behalf, so you don’t have to worry. The local authority do charge a fee for the permit, and it can sometimes take 24-2 days for them to authorise this.

What size is a roll-on roll-off skip?

The roll-on roll-off container, sometimes known as a RORO, is a large skip that is used to dispose of large amounts of waste. These containers are mainly for commercial use but can be hired by domestic clients too. Having said that, you will want lots of space since these skips range from 20 to 40 cubic yards, which are much bigger compared to the typical skip you will see on the side of the road.

As a result of the size, roll-on roll-off containers can only be provided for light-weight materials such as plastics, wood and cardboard, and so they are not suitable for disposing of soil and bricks.

How do I hire a skip?

Hiring a skip in Lydney through us is very straightforward. Select the skip size you want and then enter a handful of details about when and where you need the skip to be delivered. You then pay for your skip using our secure online payment platform. We will send a confirmation email and schedule to get your skip delivered on the date selected.

How long will it take to get a skip in Lydney?

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

If you complete your order before 3pm Monday to Friday, we will typically have the skip delivered to you the next day.

Although we cannot promise what time we will arrive, we try to provide you with an AM or PM delivery slot to manage your day more easily.

All we request is that you make sure the delivery lorry can access your required delivery spot, as failed deliveries will lead to a fee for a wasted journey.

What happens to the rubbish?

When your skip is full and ready for collection, we will collect it and transport it to a local waste transfer station, where it will be processed. The rubbish will get segregated into various waste streams, which includes timber, soil and paper. This helps to ensure as much of the rubbish is recycled as possible. We are proud of our commitment to environmental protection by sending as little waste to landfill as possible!

Other areas covered include Minchinhampton, Thornbury, Filton, Lechlade-on-Thames, Mitcheldean, Stonehouse, Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Sodbury.

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