SKIP SIZES UK
We are offering all skip sizes across the UK. All the skip sizes have different dimensions, shapes and usage. We have updated complete guide to choose the best and suitable skip at lowest price. Hurry Up! Get £20 discount instantly on all skip sizes.
SKIP SIZES GUIDE
For deciding the best skip size, first take a look at your waste produced. One thing needs to be sure that not all the stuff is thrown in the skip. Chemically hazardous or electrically dangerous materials need not be thrown in the skip container. E.g asbestos needs special treatment before its disposal. For its disposal, other means are used which can be known by the council. Old furniture or timber like stuff is recycled. Once the waste amount is determined it's very easy to choose the skip size.
Mini skips are the smallest skips that can easily carry from one to another place. Mini Skips comes in two different sizes in the UK, 2 yard skip & 3 yard skip. It’s very famous for domestic use because mini skips can place homes or any small place and mini skips are very cheap. Mini skips can hold a small amount of trash.
Midi skips are also very popular in the UK, as showing by its name midi skips is middle-sized skips. Midi skips are between the smallest and largest skips. Midi skips come in two sizes, 4 yard skip & 5 yard skip. Midi skips are more substantial as compare to mini skips that is why midi skips can hold a moderate amount of trash.
Builder skips are very popular among builders in the UK. Builders Skip come in two sizes, 6 yard skip & 8 yard skip. Builder Skips can be used for both projects like commercial projects and domestic projects that is why these skips called builder skips. Builder skips are larger as compare to midi skip that is why builder skips can hold a large amount of trash.
SKIP SIZE & WEIGHT CAPACITY
2 yard skip
When you have a small garden cleanup in winters this skip hire is very useful. Space is not an issue as they can easily fit into your property. No council skip license is required for it. Skip Hire has many uses for domestic projects and commercial projects. For plasterboard disposal, this is a very useful secondary skip. 2 yard skip is a Mini Skip that can hold approximately 20-30 black bin bags and the dimensions of 2 cubic yard skip is 5 ft Length x 4 ft Weight x 3 ft Height (1.52m x 1.22m x 0.91m).
3 yard skip
For small amount of waste, 3 yard skip is suitable. For example for garden clean-up and For the washroom and kitchen re-fittings, these skips are very famous. They easily fit in your space so you don’t need a council license for it. It has also many commercial as well as domestic uses. 3 Yard skip is a Mini skip that can hold approximately 30-40 black bin bags and the dimensions of 3 cubic yard skip is 6 ft length x 4 ft width x 3 ft height (1.82m x 1.22m x 0.91m).
4 yard skip
For domestic projects 4 yard skip is very suitable. For washroom and kitchen fittings along with the garden cleanups, this is a very popular choice. Their size is very reasonable and takes all the waste generated during any DIY job. 4 Yard skip is a Midi skip that can hold approximately 40-50 black bin bags and the dimensions of 4 cubic yard skip is 7 ft length x 5 ft width x 4 ft height (2.13m x 1.52m x 0.91m).
6 yard skip
Among the builders the 6 yard skip is very popular and 6 cubic yard skip is best choice for construction projects. For garden clean-ups and larger houses, this skip is also preferred. 6 Yard skip is a Builder Skip that can hold approximately 60-70 black bin bags and the dimensions of 6 cubic yard skip is 10 ft length x 5 ft width x 4 ft height (2.29m x 1.52m x 1.07m).
8 yard skip
Builders prefer 8 yard skip for small to medium-sized projects. For washroom and kitchen renovations this is preferred. One can also do the garden clean-ups using it. 8 Yard skip is a Builder Skip that can hold approximately 80-90 black bin bags and the dimensions of 8 cubic yard skip is 12 ft length x 6 ft width x 4.5 ft height (3.66m x 1.83m x 1.37m).
10 yard skip
10 yard skip used for different type of projects. It includes small house jobs like washroom fittings to even building site jobs. Shop fittings and company cleanups are also done with this skip hire. 10 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 100-110 black bin bags and the dimensions of 10 cubic yard skip is 12 ft length x 6 ft width x 6 ft height (3.66m x 1.83m x 1.83m).
12 yard skip
As a maxi skip, 12 yard skip is one the most popular skip. 12 yard skip is suitable for both types of projects like domestic projects and industrial projects. For larger projects like bulky construction waste, this skip size is of great use. 12 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 120-130 black bin bags and the dimensions of 12 cubic yard skip is 13 ft length x 6 ft width x 6.5 ft heigth (3.96m x 1.83m x 1.98m).
14 yard skip
For bulky waste 14 yard skip is the best choice. One can complete its different needs by using this skip. It can be your domestic work or commercial waste clean-ups. For industrial waste, this is also a very useful yard skip size. 14 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 140-150 black bin bags and the dimensions of 14 cubic yard skip is 13 ft length x 6.5 ft width x 6.5 ft height (3.96m x 1.98m x 1.98m).
16 yard skip
For large house clean-ups, renovation, fittings of shop and construction work are easily done through this skip hire. This is very famous among builders. 16 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 170-180 black bin bags and the dimensions of 16 cubic yard skip is 13.5 ft length x 6 ft width x 6.5 ft height (4.11m x 1.83m x 1.98m).
18 yard skip
18 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 190-200 black bin bags and the dimensions of 18 cubic yard skip is 13.5 ft length x 6.5 ft width x 7 ft heigth (4.11m x 1.98m x 2.13m).
20 yard skip
When a regular size skip Is not good for your requirement you can choose a big roll-on-roll-off skip (RORO) for your purpose. As these skips are considerably bigger in sizes and are excellent For a larger and bulkier job. 20 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 220-230 black bin bags and the dimensions of 20 cubic yard skip is 20 ft length x 8 ft width x 4 ft heigt. (6.10m x 2.44m x 1.07m).
25 yard skip
For construction work, this is a very popular choice and has enough space for disposing of a large amount of waste. Building waste which includes metal, timber, and rubber are easily disposed of with it. 25 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 270-280 black bin bags and the dimensions of 25 cubic yard skip is 20 ft length x 8 ft width x 5 ft height (6.10m x 2.44m x 1.52m).
30 yard skip
If you have a large amount of considerable waste like garden renovation or bulky waste then it is a must choice. 30 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 300-310 black bin bags and the dimensions of 30 cubic yard skip is 20 ft Length x 8 ft Width x 6.5 ft Height (6.10m x 2.44m x 1.98m).
40 yard skip
It is the biggest roll-on-roll-off (RoRo) skips if you have a huge amount of waste to be thrown away. You can use these skips for both commercial and domestic purposes. For mixed waste removals like timber, wood or metal it is a very good choice. For heavy waste and garden waste, it is a perfect choice. 40 Yard skip is a Maxi Skip that can hold approximately 440-450 black bin bags and the dimensions of 40 cubic yard skip is 20 ft Length x 8 ft Width x 8.5 ft Height (6.10m x 2.44m x 1.07m).