Guide to choosing the right Skip size:

super mini skip

Super Mini

4 cubic yards | 3.05m3
Equivalent to 35 black bin bags

Also known as:

  • Small builders skip
  • Mini skip

Recommended for:

Small volume renovation projects as well as removing waste from gardens, lofts and basements. Ideal for small building works where space is limited.



0.9 (H) 1.8 (L) 1.3 (W)

Max weight:

1 tonne

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, garden 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

Ready to Book?

Choose your skip

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


Local Skip Hire to Suit Every Need

At Skoup, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to get rid of the rubbish you need to. Our local skip hire service is available at a large number of locations throughout the UK, and is dedicated to making sure that you have the skip you need, when you need it, at an affordable price. When you are done with your skip, we pick it up at a time that is convenient for you.  

Within the collection of skips our local specialists can help you with, we have four prominent sizes. Those are known as our Super Mini, Mini, Midi, and Maxi skips, going from 4 cubic yards all the way up to 12 cubic yards. All of our skips are able to hold up to 2 tonnes of weight, making them fantastic tools to have whenever you have waste you need to get rid of.

Reliable and Efficient Local Skip Hire

There are a large number of benefits to hiring a skip from Skoup. Our local skip hire service is based around being as efficient as possible. We want to help you save money on your waste collection, and it is for this reason that we ensure that our skips remain affordable. 

As well as providing a reliable service, that will pick up and drop off a skip at a time that suits you, we also aim to deal with your waste in a way that is responsible. At Skoup we will always aim to recycle as much waste as possible, and that which cannot be recycled will be disposed of in a sensible way. Below you are able to compare all the skips available through our local skip hire service.  

What Can Go in a Super Mini, Mini, Midi, or Maxi Skip?

Our skips are designed to be as versatile as possible, and the majority of our skips can be used to get rid of a large amount of material. The table below explores what can generally go in our skips, and what may require a different service to dispose of the waste.

Can I Skip It?

Hiring a skip is a fantastic way to get rid of all kinds of bulky furniture or raw materials. You can use one of our skips to get rid of:

You can more about what can go in a skip here.

If the item that you want to get rid of is not included in the above, then you may want to consider our Bag It or Van It service instead. 

Cannot Skip It

There are certain items we are not able to accept through our Skip It service. That being said, we are able to accept certain items below through our Van It service.

  • Aerosols
  • Solvents
  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals
  • Clinical Waste
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Liquids
  • Soil or compost
  • Tyres*
  • WEEE*
  • Mattress*
  • Lithium ion batteries
  • Plasterboard
*Accepted through our Van It service.

Do You Know What Skip You Want?

If you know what skip you want, you can arrange your local skip hire today by calling us on 03300 535 535 or by ordering a skip online by clicking on the button below.  

Order your skip online today!