Skip Sizes

Welcome to our skip size guide, here you can get a good understanding of what size skip will suit your needs.  Below we have list the approximate, dimensions, number of black bags and wheelbarrows it would take to fill that particular size skip.  If you need any further advice please give us a call on 01268 510500.

For advice on what you can and cannot put in our skips have a look at FAQ page

If you need waste transfer facilities you can contact our Southend yard for further details http://www.skips4u.com

2 Yard Mini Skip

These are ideal for small projects, such as tidying your garden or clearing a shed out.

  • Length 1.2m / 4ft
  • Width 0.91m / 3ft
  • Height 0.76m / 2ft 6in
  • Capacity 1.5m3 / 2 yards3
  • Bin Bags 20
  • Wheelbarrows 9

3 Yard Midi Skip

This size is the first of our midi skip range, these are suitable for small refurbishment jobs and spring cleans.

  • Length 1.65m / 5ft 5in
  • Width 1.07m / 3ft 6in
  • Height 0.91m / 3ft
  • Capacity 2.3m3 / 3 yards3
  • Bin Bags 25
  • Wheelbarrows 15

4 Yard Midi Skip

The biggest of our midi skips these are ideal for bathroom refits and other medium projects.

  • Length 1.83m / 6ft
  • Width 1.3m / 4ft 3in
  • Height 0.97m / 3ft 2in
  • Capacity 3m3 / 4 yards3
  • Bin Bags 30
  • Wheelbarrows 18

6 Yard Builder Skip

The first of our builders skips, these are suitable for all general building work and house moving. This is the largest of our skips with a drop end.

  • Length 2.6m / 8ft 6in
  • Width 1.52m / 5ft
  • Height 1.22m / 4ft
  • Capacity 4.6m3 / 6 yards3
  • Bin Bags 50
  • Wheelbarrows 27

8 Yard Builder Skip

The larger builders skips suitable for soil and hardcore removal. Note that our 8 yard skips do not have drop end doors.

  • Length 3.66m / 12ft
  • Width 1.68m / 5ft 6in
  • Height 1.22m / 4ft
  • Capacity 6m3 / 8 yards3
  • Bin Bags 60
  • Wheelbarrows 36

10, 12, 14 & 16 Yard Maxi Skips

These skips are for large bulky items only, you cannot put soil or hardcore into these. These skips are ideal for house clearances.

12 Yard Skip Dimensions:

  • Length 3.7m / 12ft 2in
  • Width 1.78m / 5ft 10in
  • Height 1.68m / 5ft 6in
  • Capacity 9.2m3 / 12 yards3
  • Bin Bags 100
  • Wheelbarrows 54

20 Yard & 40 Yard Roll on /off

These skips are for commercial projects, please call us for current hire prices and availability.

Items Currently Recycled:

Wood, Rigid Plastic, Cardboard, Metal, Textiles, Hardcore, Soil, UPVC Window & Doors, UPVC Drain Pipes & Guttering

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