Wallington Skip Hire

There are numerous reasons why you could find that you need to order a skip. Some people want a skip because they decide to clean up an overgrown garden. Other people could be in the middle of construction work and need to get rid of the soil and bricks left behind. You may be contemplating hiring a skip to dispose of the rubbish which has built up within your attic over the years.

Whatever the reason may be, if you are looking for an affordable skip hire service in Wallington, then your search is over.

We offer a cost-effective and reliable solution to both residential and commercial customers across Wallington. Our skip hire service includes many different sizes to sort out all waste removal needs. When you don’t want a lot of space, the mini skip might be the ideal option for you. Likewise, if you feel that your job could be on the bigger side, you may want to consider our 6 or 8 yard builder’s skips.

Our services are available across the Wallington area, and we work together with both household and business customers. With our simple online booking platform, you can have a skip ordered with just a couple of clicks.

To get started, enter your postcode to check out the range of sizes offered and the price to hire a skip in your area.

Wallington Skip Hire FAQs

What will happen to the waste in my skip once I have finished?

When your skip is full and prepared for collection, it will be taken to a local waste transfer station to be processed. The rubbish will be sorted into the different waste materials, like wood, metals, plastics, etc. This makes sure that the maximum amount of the rubbish as possible can be recycled, which is much better for the environment.

What are the different skip sizes to select from?

We provide a full range of skip capacities to residential and commercial clients throughout the UK. We have a skip to suit all requirements – from the humble 2 cubic yard mini skip to the enormous 40 yard roll-on roll-off container.

Listed below are the different sized skips on offer, with a rough guide to the amount of waste each skip is capable of holding:

  • 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 choice of skips, including measurements and the waste materials they can be used for, have a look at our guide to skip sizes.

How long am I allowed to keep the skip for?

Our regular hire time frame is 14 days from your date of delivery. Having said that, when you book the skip, you can provide a collection date that will work for you. Of course, there is a possibility that you won’t know how long your project will take. So if the skip is finished with sooner than anticipated, contact us, and we will pick it up at the earliest opportunity.

Collections will usually be made within 48 hours. Having said that, it is important to understand that this may not always be possible at busy times. Once collected, your skip will be taken to your local waste transfer facility, where it will be processed and sorted.

Should I be in when the skip is delivered?

No, you do not have to be at home when we deliver your skip. So long as we can gain access to where you need it located, we can take care of everything.

For those who will not be in, simply provide us with any relevant delivery directions when you place the order. For example, you might need the skip to be dropped on a particular area of your driveway. Alternatively, you may want to be sure that the skip doesn’t block use of your garage.

Whatever the case may be, provide the details when ordering, and then we will ensure the directions will be passed on to the delivery driver.

What is classed as a builder’s skip?

The term builders skip can mean two sizes – the 6 cubic yard and 8 cubic yard skip. The term comes from the fact that they are the most typical sizes ordered by builders and tradespeople.

These big containers are fantastic for numerous types of residential and business jobs. They are the biggest size skips which you can use for heavy builders waste such as garden soil, stone and bricks.

Do you use local skip hire companies in Wallington?

To provide a complete skip hire and waste management service throughout the UK, we work with a number of local and nationwide businesses. This allows us to cover all areas of the UK and helps to ensure we can offer customers with the most affordable and reliable skip hire service.

What skip sizes have got a door?

Generally speaking, the majority of skips can be provided with a hinged door, dependant upon size, availability and area. If you want a drop door, please let us know when ordering your skip.

Getting a skip with a drop door is mainly useful when you are choosing a big builder’s skip, since it means that you can wheelbarrow your rubbish into the skip. This isn’t as important for mini skips, as they are lower enough at the ends for you to be able to tip waste over the edge.

How do you order a skip in Wallington?

We have designed our online booking system with speed and simplicity in mind. Step one is to type in your delivery postcode to check out the range of skip sizes we can supply in Wallington. Pick the best size to meet your needs and provide the details of where and when you need your skip delivered. You can then make payment with the secure payment platform, and we’ll send you an email to confirm the order once your order is complete!

What size is a mini skip?

If you have a small quantity of rubbish to get rid of, a mini skip may be the best choice. What size is referred to as a mini skip is different from business to business, depending on what sizes they offer.

2 cubic yards is considered the most popular size for the mini skip. However, some firms choose to provide a 3 cubic yard skip for their smallest option. The cost is dependent on the actual size you order, rather than the phrase “mini skip”.

Mini skips are good for household jobs including modest DIY projects and garden shed clean ups. If you need it put on your driveway and require space to park your car, the mini skip’s small footprint makes them the best choice.

What sizes do roll-on roll-off containers come in?

A RORO (roll-on roll-off) is a substantial container used to dispose of significant amounts of waste materials. In the majority of cases, these type of skips are hired for commercial applications. However, household clients may also order them. You should look at the area they take up, since they measure between 20 – 40 cubic yards. Due to this, they can only be used for lightweight materials like paper, wood and cardboard, and are not suitable for the disposal of garden soil and concrete.

Do you deliver to other areas in Greater London?

As well as delivering our range of skips to Wallington, we can also deliver to other towns and villages across Greater London. With the help of our network of regional and national waste management and recycling companies, we offer a truly nationwide service. So whether you require a skip delivering to a house or business premises in Wallington, North West London or Wimbledon, we have got it covered.

What types of waste am I able to dispose of in a skip?

You can throw a variety of rubbish into your skip. This can include timber, tile, metal or rubble from a house clearance. Plant and bush cuttings, dirt and rock from garden tasks are permitted also. Dated cabinets from your kitchen and old bathroom fixtures may also be thrown in a skip.

However, there are things that you can’t put in a skip due to the potential environmental or health risk they might trigger.

You can not throw in your freezer, television or car tyres. Chemical waste, asbestos or paint is also prohibited in the skip. All of these items incorporate hazardous materials in one type or another. They should 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 us for further information. Alternatively, if you are a domestic customer, you may be able to take this type of waste to your local council run recycling facility.

Is it okay to fill my skip above level load mark?

Please don’t overfill your skip as this will make it unsafe to transport, and you may be asked to remove any materials above the level load mark. This means that you cannot make use of sheets of wood, doors or any other object, since this will increase the size of the skip. We have a legal duty to make sure that containers are not overfilled or overweight before transporting them.

Please make sure you hire the correct size of skip for your requirements and get in contact if you are uncertain which size you require. We will be glad to help.

Can I get rid of electronic items in my skip?

No, you can not throw old or unwanted electrical waste items in a skip. This includes such things as laptops or computers, microwaves, tumble dryers, freezers and tv sets. These items can’t be discarded in your skip because they can contain hazardous materials and components.

Under the 2003 WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations, old electronic items cannot go to landfill and must be reused or recycled.

What is the cost of hiring a skip in Wallington?

To discover how much it will cost to hire a skip in Wallington, type in your postcode into the search box above. We will immediately display the skip sizes we offer in your location and how much each one will cost you to hire. If the skip is going to be on the highway or other council-owned property, a skip permit cost will also have to be factored in.

How quick can you deliver a skip to Wallington?

If you place an order prior to 3pm Monday to Friday, we can normally have your skip delivered the next day. In some instances, we will even offer a same day delivery service. Availability and delivery dates are confirmed when going through the online order process.

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

In the majority of cases, your skip can be delivered onto your driveway, the highway, path or grass verge and deliveries can be made to your home or workplace. If you would like the skip to be positioned on land outside of your business or residence, you will need to secure permission from your local council in Wallington, which is known as a permit. If required, we would be happy to arrange this on your behalf, therefore it’s one less issue to think about. The council will charge a fee for the license, and you should be aware before ordering that obtaining the permit can often take up to 2 working days.

Other areas covered include North West London, Wimbledon, Waltham Forest, Hillingdon, Richmond Upon Thames, Wandsworth, Welling and New Addington.

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