Skip Hire in Morpeth

With skips offered in numerous sizes, ordering a skip in Morpeth couldn’t be simpler. Whether you are planning to clear out the loft, neaten the back garden, renovate your property or you have a complete house clearance to take on, we are confident to have the perfect solution.

Whether you are looking for a small skip right through to a large builders’ skip, our low-cost options will ensure that you can dispose of your waste swiftly, conveniently and without needing to break your budget! All of the waste collected will be transferred to nearby and fully licenced waste recycling facilities, where it will be separated and recycled.

What are the benefits of using a skip?

A skip is a superb choice for all kinds of waste disposal requirements. You may be clearing out your shed, rearranging the attic space, giving the garden an overhaul or simply wishing to reclaim space in your house. Hiring a skip lets you dispose of this waste quickly and conveniently without having to go through several visits to your local recycling facility.

If you are looking for a low-cost skip hire service in Morpeth, we are here to help you. We offer skip hire for jobs large and small, and we’re experienced in hiring to both domestic and trade customers.

We are able to deliver a skip to your home or business premises throughout Morpeth, in addition to the adjoining towns and villages. Which means you can depend on our reliable skip hire service to meet your requirements wherever you are located.

Our objective is to make sure that getting a skip through our website is hassle-free and dependable. We have a straightforward online booking process enabling clients to choose from a large variety of skip sizes, and we can often schedule delivery to you the following working day if required.

If you’re unsure where to begin when hiring a skip, the guide below aims to answer all the questions you may have. Whether it is determining which skip is best suited for your requirements, the length of time you may hire it for, or what you are able put in it, let’s get you in the know before you place your order.

Morpeth Skip Hire FAQs

What is the procedure for hiring a skip in Morpeth?

This is the easy part. First, pick the skip size you wish to hire. Tell us if the skip is going to be going on your own property (a driveway, for example) or on public property (like the street). Next, pick the day you would like the skip to be delivered. Check your order and make payment with our safe and secure online payment platform. Order complete! We will deliver your chosen skip to Morpeth on the date you have selected.

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

We will ask you to confirm when you need your skip to be delivered during the online order process, and we’ll ensure that it’s with you on the date that you’ve asked for. The vast majority of our deliveries are made between Monday and Saturday.

When you complete your order prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we can normally have the skip delivered to you the following day.

Although we cannot promise what time we will arrive, we endeavour to provide a morning or afternoon delivery slot to manage your day more conveniently.

All we request is that you ensure the delivery driver can access your required delivery spot, as failed deliveries can result in a charge for a wasted trip.

What waste can I put in my skip?

You can use your skip to discard lots of different waste materials. We are used to picking up and handling lots of materials generated from building jobs, garden projects and property clearances. Some examples of permitted waste types include things like:

  • Furniture
  • Hedge cuttings
  • Soil
  • Stone
  • Bathroom sinks
  • Kitchen cabinets and units

Most materials are permitted, and so whether you want to throw out metals, plastic materials, wood or clothing, we can usually take your waste away.

The quantity and waste types you discard in the skip can vary according to the size skip you have chosen. All skips have a weight limit for safety. So to be able to get rid of garden soil and gravel, for example, the biggest size you would be permitted to use is the 8 yard builders skip.

Are there any items that I can’t throw in the skip?

There are several materials which you will not be able to dump in the skip. The reason behind this is that some items incorporate hazardous components that may cause damage to the environment. They can also be damaging to human health, and so they must be discarded separately under UK law.

Some of the items which are restricted include:

  • Paint cans
  • Solvents Fridges
  • Gas canisters
  • PC screens
  • Batteries
  • Tyres
  • Chemical substances
  • Asbestos
  • Plasterboard

Am I allowed to get rid of electronic items in my skip?

Due to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013, electrical goods must be kept separate from general rubbish to be recycled, reused or disposed of safely and securely. This includes all electrical items such as cookers, monitors, kettles, tablets and even hair straighteners.

What size is the mini skip?

If you have a small amount of waste to throw out, the mini skip could be the perfect choice. What size is referred to as a mini skip differs from company to company, depending on what sizes they have.

The most common size for a mini skip is 2 cubic yards. However, some firms opt to have a 3 yard container as their smallest option. The price depends on the actual size you hire, rather than the term “mini skip”.

Mini skips are perfect for household jobs like modest DIY projects and garage clean ups. If you want it put on your driveway and need room to park your car, the mini skip’s small footprint makes them the best choice.

How long am I allowed to hire a skip for?

Normally, you can have a skip for a maximum of 14 days. Which means you don’t need to hurry through your project. Once you have completed your project or the skip is loaded before the 14-day mark, we will be glad to come and get the skip earlier. Just give us a call or get in touch online, and we will be out to collect it as soon as possible.

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

When you are having a skip delivered to your home, it is usually best to be at home at the time the skip is delivered. You can then be sure the skip lorry has total access and that the skip is located exactly where you want it. This also is applicable when you have a skip delivered to company premises, especially when gates limit access.

On the other hand, when this is not feasible, you don’t have to stress. Just tell us when you are placing your order, and then we will take care of the rest.

What is the cost of skip hire in Morpeth?

To find out how much it is going to cost to hire a skip in Morpeth, insert your delivery postcode into the search box above. We will immediately display the skip sizes we provide in your area and how much each size costs to hire. If your skip is going to be on the street or other council-owned property, a skip permit fee will also need to be factored in.

Who will deliver my skip?

A local skip firm will most likely deliver your skip in Morpeth. We work with a network of both regional and nationwide businesses to allow us to provide our service to businesses and households across the whole of the UK. These businesses are comprehensively assessed to make sure they fulfill the high standards we demand with regards to customer service, price and environmental performance.

Can you deliver to other areas in Northumberland?

Sure, we provide a national skip hire and waste management service. We can offer our range of skips to locations across Northumberland, including Morpeth, Rothbury, Ponteland and Bedlington. So no matter where you want a skip to get delivered, we have got it covered.

What will happen to the rubbish in my skip?

After you have finished filling your skip, we will come and collect it. It will be transported to a waste transfer facility either in or local to Morpeth where we will sort the waste into its composite types (timber, plastics, soil, etc.). By separating the rubbish, we can reuse and recycle as much of it as is possible.

What is a roll-on roll-off skip?

The RORO (roll-on roll-off) is a huge container used to get rid of large volumes of waste materials. Generally, these type of containers are used for commercial applications. However, residential clients may also hire them. It is very important consider the space they take up, since they measure between 20 to 40 cubic yards. For this reason, they should only be used for light-weight waste such as paper, timber and cardboard, and are not appropriate for the removal of garden soil and concrete.

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

This depends on where the skip is going to be located. You will only need a permit if it is placed on public property, like a street, pavement or grass verge. You will not need a permit if the skip is on private property, such as a driveway or within your business premises.

Should you need to get a permit, we can arrange this on your behalf as part of the service. Just tell us during the order process, and then we will make the required arrangements with your local council. They will charge a fee for the permit, so if you can have your skip on your own land, you will save a few pounds.

What skip sizes can you deliver?

Skips are available in a wide range of different sizes to suit various waste disposal needs. They are measured by volume, usually in cubic yards. The smallest of which is the 2 cubic yard skip, also known as the mini skip. It will hold approximately 25 bin bags of waste, which is good for small domestic projects.

The next size up is the 4 yard skip, which can be used to hold roughly 35 bin bags of rubbish. This skip is roughly the size of a small car and is sometimes known as a midi skip. The 4 yard is a fantastic choice for garden shed clearances and household refurbishment jobs.

If you have a more substantial rubbish disposal job to deal with, a builder’s skip could be the best option. These come in both 6 and 8 cubic yard sizes. As the label suggests, these represent the most frequent sizes hired by builders for building and demolition waste, including soil and rubble. However they can just as well be hired for domestic rubbish such as broken furniture or kitchen cabinets.

We also supply 10-16 yard containers and commercial 20-40 cubic yard roll-on roll-off containers. For additional information about all the different skip sizes we have available, please click the link below.

Guide to skip sizes

Which skip sizes have got a door?

The vast majority of skip sizes can be provided with a drop door, which makes them easier to load. However, we can’t always guarantee this. If you would like a skip that has a drop-down door, please tell us when making your order, and we can do our very best to accommodate.

A skip which has a drop-down door makes it easier to load rubbish into the skip, particularly with heavy materials, like soil and concrete, which can be pushed in with a wheelbarrow. It also makes it easier to throw in big and bulky items, like pieces of furniture.

What size is a builder’s skip?

As the name suggests, a builders skip means the size of skip most frequently supplied for building and demolition jobs. There are generally two sizes which can be classed as being a builder’s skip – the 6 cubic yard and 8 cubic yard skip. These are both heavy-duty skips which can be used to get rid of large amounts of construction and demolition waste, including earth, concrete and stone.

Even though they are branded a builder’s skip, these can of course be used for a number of other household and business waste disposal tasks.

Is it okay to stack up waste in my skip?

It is very important never to overload your skip, as you run the risk of being asked to take off excessive waste prior to it being collected. Regardless of the size you hire, you are only able to fill them to a level load. This is a safety condition, as moving an overloaded container is hazardous, as waste could fall and result in personal injury or damage to others.

To avoid this problem, please be sure to hire a size suited to your waste removal requirements. If your skip is full but you have some more waste to get rid of, we are happy to arrange an exchange.

Other areas covered include Rothbury, Ponteland, Bedlington, Haltwhistle, Prudhoe, Corbridge, Berwick-upon-Tweed and Blyth.

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