Guide to choosing the right Skip size:

Skip Size Mini


6 cubic yards|4.6 m3
Equivalent to 50 black bags

Also known as:

  • Small builders skip
  • Builders skip

Recommended for:

General home or office renovations, as well as large volumes of rubbish from lofts, basements, gardens and garages.


4.6 m3

1.2 (H) 2.6 (L) 1.5 (W)

Max weight:

2 tonnes

Skip Size Midi


Best value
8cubic yards|6.1 m3
Equivalent to 70 black bags

Also known as:

  • Standard builders skip

Recommended for:

Commonly used for large home or commercial clearances as well as bathroom or kitchen renovation projects.


6.1 m3

1.2 (H) 3.7 (L) 1.7(H)

Max weight:

2 tonnes

Skip Size Maxi


12 cubic yards|9.2 m3
Equivalent to 100 black bags

Also known as:

  • Large builders skip

Recommended for:

Full home and garden clearances or commercial clearances and shop refits. NOT recommended for heavy building/ construction wastes or soils. 


9.2 m3

1.7 (H) 3.7 (L) 1.8 (W)

Max weight:

2 tonnes

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Choose your skip

For more information on choosing the right skip size, use our FAQs or Service Overview page.

Skip It FAQs

Can I Skip It?

Booking a skip is the quickest way to get rid of:

  • Bulky furniture
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Dry Mixed Recycling (DMR)
  • Green waste

Read more about what can go in a skip here.

Cannot Skip It

Our Skip It service does not accept the following items:

  • Aerosols
  • Solvents
  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals
  • Clinical Waste
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Liquids
  • Soil or compost
  • Tyres
  • WEEE
  • Mattress
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Plasterboard
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