Skip Sizes Guide

Skips come in a range of sizes. Choosing the right size and type of skip for your requirements can save you time and money. Our helpful skip sizes guide will ensure that you choose the right skip for your requirements.

2 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: Small skips are useful when you have a small amount of waste, such as a garden clear up. They can easily fit on your property and you will not require a council skip license. They are suitable for domestic and some commercial uses. This is a popular skip size chice as a secondary skip.

  • Dimensions: 5ft (1.52m) Long x 4ft (1.22m) Wide x 3ft (0.91m) High
  • Size: Approximately 25 Black Bin Bags

 

3 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: Small skips are useful when you only have a small amount of waste, such as a garden clear up. Those skips are very popular for kitchen and bathroom refitting. They can easily fit on your property and you will not require a council skip license. 

  • Dimensions: 6ft (1.82m) Long x 4ft (1.22m) Wide x 3ft (0.91m) High
  • Size: Approximately 35 Black Bin Bags

 

4 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: Medium skips are very popular choice for the domestic use. They are suitable for kitchen and bathroom refits, as well as garden clear ups. They are a convenient size, and can normally take all of the waste for any small to medium DIY jobs. 

  • Dimensions: 7ft (2.13m) Long x 5ft (1.52m) Wide x 3ft (0.91m) High
  • Size: Approximately 45 Black Bin Bags

 

5 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: Medium skips are very popular choice for the domestic use. They are suitable for kitchen and bathroom refits, as well as garden clear ups. 

  • Dimensions: 7.5ft (2.29m) Long x 5ft (1.52m) Wide x 3.5ft (1.07m) High
  • Size: Approximately 55 Black Bin Bag

 

 

6 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: This is a popular choice for builders, who require a larger sized skip for their building and construction waste and is a popular choice for large house and garden clear ups.

  • Dimensions: 10ft (2.29m) Long x 5ft (1.52m) Wide x 4ft (1.07m) High
  • Size: Approximately 65 Black Bin Bags

 

8 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: Commonly used by builders on small to medium sized jobs. This size skip is ideal for kitchen and bathroom renovations, as well a garden clean ups. 

  • Dimensions: 12ft (3.66m) Long x 6ft (1.83m) Wide x 4.5ft (1.37m) High
  • Size: Approximately 80 Black Bin Bags

 

10 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: Useful for a number of purposes, from home renovations to garden clean ups, and even building sites can  benefit from a 10 yard skip.

  • Dimensions: 12ft (3.66m) Long x 6ft (1.83m) Wide x 6ft (1.83m) High
  • Size: Approximately 100 Black Bin Bags

 

 

12 Yard Skip Hire

Uses: One of the most popular big skips available. A 12 yard skip is perfect for industrial and commercial uses. It is great for larger projects, including bulky items and construction materials. 

  • Dimensions: 13ft (3.96m) Long x 6ft (1.83m) Wide x 6.5ft (1.98m) High
  • Size: Approximately 120 Black Bin Bags