Guide to choosing the right Skip size:

Builder skip, 6 cubic yard skip


6 cubic yarda.
4.6 cubic meters

Also known as:

  • Small builders skip
  • Builders skip
  • Mini skip

Recommended for

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



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

Max weight: 2 tonnes


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8 cubic yards
6.1 cubic meters

Also known as:

  • Standard builders skip
  • Midi skip

Recommended for

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



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

Max weight: 2 tonnes


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12 cubic yards
9.2 cubic meters

Also known as:

  • Maxi skip

Recommended for

Full home and garden clearances or commercial clearances and shop refits.



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

Max weight: 2 tonnes


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Service Overview

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

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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