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Skip Hire in Edinburgh

Do you need a skip and want to price compare to get the best deal available for you within Edinburgh? Then you've come to the right place and can easily compare and contrast prices from up to 4 skip hire companies within Edinburgh.

Skips are frequently needed for removing waste for both household and commercial reasons. Any type of renovation or construction will leave mess, whether or not it's bricks, wood beams old furniture. This is when a skip hire is useful as the waste materials shall be taken away with absolutely no inconvenience.

With regards to hiring a skip there are several sizes to select from based on your requirements. When the skip has been filled you are able to get in touch with the company to have the waste taken away and then have the skip returned if needed.

If you want a skip, whether it's for a household or commercial reason, then make certain to look at around 4 quotes from vetted and trustworthy companies in the area.

Average Skip hire cost in Edinburgh

The average cost of Skip hire is £320. Costs alter based upon the materials and the firm chosen. The upper price range can be as high as £368.

Average price per Skip hire job in 2024

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£184

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£280

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£366

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Prices based on actual Skip hire costs for Edinburgh, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Skip hire installation cost in Edinburgh 2024

Labour cost £64
Waste removal £256

Skip hire searches in February 2024

Skip hire Projects in Edinburgh in January 2024

15,625

Requests for quotations in Edinburgh in January 2024

170

Requests for Skip hire quotations in Edinburgh in January 2024. 0% change from December 2023.

220

Requests for Skip hire quotations in Midlothian in January 2024. 0% change from December 2023.

We noted 15,625 requests for house quotes in Edinburgh. Of these quotation requests the amount of skip hire quotes within Edinburgh was 170. Quotatis would have been in a position to match these customers with up to four suitable installers who were available for work in Edinburgh during those times. Ask for a free property survey from reputable companies within Edinburgh.

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines

Skip hire searches in cities and towns near Edinburgh January 2024

170

Requests for quotations in Edinburgh in January 2024

16

Requests for quotations in Tranent in January 2024

14

Requests for quotations in Haddington in January 2024

10

Requests for quotations in Roslin in January 2024

10

Requests for quotations in North Berwick in January 2024

Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland is the 2nd largest city in the country and it is located in the southeast possessing a population of 495,360. Presently there are 4,500 listed properties and forty Conservation Areas in the city, spanning from Middle ages and Georgian time periods, being sure Edinburgh stays a well established tourist attraction. Preserving houses is vital to retaining value, so receive your cost-free house improvement quotations from vetted fitters.

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Skip hire pros in Edinburgh

Waste Management Systems Ltd t/a HIPPO

53 review(s)
Based: in Portsmouth, PO6 3EN

HIPPO’s mission is to be the UK’s leading rubbish clearance provider, delivering outstanding service, relied on and trusted by customers to put the environment at the forefront of what we do.

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IAN P., GL7
3

Waste | Skip Hire in Cirencester, Fairford, Lechlade

I rang companies to find my best quotation.

Simple Skip

226 review(s)
Based: in Norwich, NR10 3JU

Why Use Us Need a skip but don’t want to ring around or pay too much? Use our simple service to get the size and type of skip you need, when and where you need it. We’ll find you a range of prices so you can compare them and get the best deal....

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Fiona R., CW1
5

Waste | Skip Hire in Crewe

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Similar Customer Enquiries for Skip hire in Edinburgh

15 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH11

Enquiry from: Anne G

Start Date: Immediate

household waste clearance. old broken furniture, kids old toys, bedding duvets pillows are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on drivewa...

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05 Dec

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH13

Enquiry from: Jane F

Start Date: Immediate

a mini skip for bed base and black bags are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: small skip location: on driveway how long do you require the skip for: 1 day p...

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24 Nov

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH11

Enquiry from: James E

Start Date: Immediate

price for 16 yard and 8 yard skips please. clearing out house are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: large skip location: on road how long do you require the ...

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06 Nov

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH17

Enquiry from: Lorraine M

Start Date: Immediate

an 8 yard skip for garden and building general rubbish pre house sale. are you the property owner: relative of owner what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on driveway how long do you re...

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14 Oct

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH11

Enquiry from: Thomas G

Start Date: Immediate

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Demolish a large garden shed & its contents. I’m only at the getting the best quote stage for ***rd skip to be placed in the drive. I’m hard of hearing & for both or records prefer any correspon...

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26 Sep

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH16

Enquiry from: Caroline R

Start Date: Immediate

6 yard Skip for general household waste

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11 Aug

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH10

Enquiry from: Simon M

Start Date: Immediate

6 yard skip for old slates

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06 Aug

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH4

Enquiry from: Michael J

Start Date: Immediate

We are having to rip out most of our garden

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29 Jul

Waste | Skip Hire

Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green - EH14

Enquiry from: Violet Y

Start Date: Immediate

Yard 6 and put on public driveway

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17 Jun

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH13

Enquiry from: Faye M

Start Date: Immediate

Small skip for mainly old bricks

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01 Jun

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH17

Enquiry from: Amanda H

Start Date: Immediate

garden waste, soil and house clearance are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on driveway how long do you require the skip for: less tha...

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09 May

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH15

Enquiry from: James Y

Start Date: Immediate

Small to midi skip to dispose of garden lawn approximately 17 m2

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06 May

Waste | Skip Hire

Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green - EH14

Enquiry from: Louise M

Start Date: Immediate

8 yard skip for garden shed removal and other general rubbish are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: large skip location: on driveway how long do you require ...

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07 Apr

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH7

Enquiry from: Norma W

Start Date: Immediate

small skip for toys and general rubbish are you the property owner: tenant (with permission) what size skip do you require: small skip location: on driveway how long do you require the skip for: 2-3 d...

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27 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH5

Enquiry from: Elspeth F

Start Date: Immediate

old wooden floor boards from kitchen are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on road how long do you require the skip for: less than 1 we...

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12 Dec

Waste | Skip Hire

Balerno, Currie, Edinburgh, Juniper Green - EH14

Enquiry from: Deborah C

Start Date: Immediate

Quote for as skip 4 and 6 yards

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27 Sep

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH17

Enquiry from: Roger W

Start Date: Immediate

8 yd skip. Garage conversion. How long can I keep the skip?

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15 Sep

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH7

Enquiry from: Jackie L

Start Date: Immediate

a small skip for a bricks for part of a wall knocked down drop off need for about an hour are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: small skip location: other ho...

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12 Sep

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH8

Enquiry from: Mark M

Start Date: Immediate

16yard skip for house hold waste are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: large how long do you require the skip for: 2-3 days skip location: on driveway pleas...

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11 Sep

Waste | Skip Hire

Edinburgh - EH8

Enquiry from: Kathleen M

Start Date: Immediate

medium skip for house hold stuff mattress wardrobe are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: large skip location: on road how long do you require the skip for: 2...

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FAQs

Can I put a skip on the road?

Apart from the cost of hiring a skip, the area in which to place the large item is another major concern for individuals looking to hire a skip. So if you’re wondering whether you can place your hired skip on the road, there are four legal requirements that applies and must be complied with for your protection in the situation whereby a third party accident takes place. Deciding to overlook these conditions can lead to a fine or forceful removal of the skip by the local council.

Here are the compulsory legal requirements that must be fully complied with:

• Get A Permit

The local council gives out a permit for skips to be placed on the road. This permit must be acquired and the cost may vary depending on the local council in your area.

• Illuminate The Skip

Since the skip is to be placed on the road, then it’ll only make sense to have it illuminated at night or in low lighting situations for safety of all road users. According to the law, lights must be positioned at each end of the skip to be easily spotted.

• Use Cones

According to the law, a minimum of two (2) cones must be placed on the skip’s approach side for the protection of all road users.

• Comply With The Skip Requirements

You can’t place just any skip you like on the road. By the law, there are certain conditions that must be met by the skip itself before placement. It must be painted with the yellow colour on the sides, have both the owner’s name and phone number clearly written on it and must also possess a BS AU152:1970 complying red and yellow fluorescent reflective marking which is compulsory to be acquired within two (2) working days upon filling.

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What can you put in a skip?

A skip is a very convenient and great means of disposing the unwanted waste and rubbish in your home. When you kick start your home or garden clear out or clean, you’d discover you have a wide range of wastes to get rid of. However before the commencement of such a task, it is essential to understand that there are particular wastes that are not allowed to be put inside a skip for several reasons by the relevant authorities. There are a handful of regulations that determines what goes into a skip and what cannot. And somewhat interestingly, this may differ depending on the skip company you recruit.

With the presence of an array of skip hire companies in the market today, there are several that can allow almost all types of wastes in the skip. However, some of the most common wastes that can be placed inside a skip includes the following:

• Broken furniture pieces

• Plastics ( because they can be easily recycled)

• Solidified paints

• Furnishings and non electrical fittingd

• Uncontaminated soil

• Cardboard and plastic packaging items

• Metal

• Branches and leaves

• Bricks, wood and rubble

It is advisable to ask your skip hire company what you can put in the skip and what you’re not allowed to put in the skip before moving forward. The guidelines can vary from a company to the other and as a result, there is the need to conduct a proper consultation with a skip hire company to help erase or confirm the fears you might have about your unwanted waste or rubbish. This is to ensure the company selected perfectly matches your proper waste disposal needs. When you’re able to select a reliable skip hire company, all your unwanted waste disposal worries would be completely obliterated. Click here to learn more about skips.

What size skip do I need?

With your finger probably hovering round the ‘order now’ button, one thing often comes to mind, what size of skip do you actually need? Being fully aware that there’s a huge array of skips sizes and hiring the appropriate size can make a whole world of difference when it comes to cost, efforts must be made to ensure you determine the right skip size before clicking on that ‘order now’ button.

To give you a better idea of skip sizes and the type of project that they are best suited to, we have decided to provide this simple breakdown that’ll make your decision process a breeze - quick and easy.

• 4 Yard Skips ( 3 cubic metres )

The 4 yard skip is best suited to small domestic projects like home or garden clean or clear outs, bathroom or kitchen refurbishments and the likes, due to its relatively small size. It has a capacity to carry about 30 bin bags at a go.

• 6 Yard Skips ( 6.5 cubic metres)

Do you want a skip for domestic purposes or for small commercial projects?if yes, then you should definitely give the 6 yard skip a shot. It has a capacity to hold up to 60 bin bags.

• 8 Yard Skips ( 6 cubic metres)

This skip size is best suited to large domestic tasks or light commercial projects. It has a capacity to hold up to 60 to 80 bags effortlessly.

• 10 Yard Skips ( 7.65 cubic metres)

With a skip size this big, both large residential and commercial projects can be handled with relative ease. Not only does it have the capacity to hold up to 80 to 100 bin bags, but also comes with an enclosed lid option, if you need an extra security for your property.

• 12 Yard Skips ( 9.18 cubic metres)

This skip size is best suited to both large residential projects and building sites. It has a capacity to hold up to 100 to 120 bin bags, and just like the 10 yard skips, it comes with an enclosed lid option for an extra security.

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Can you put glass in a skip?

This is a question that’s very common amongst individuals looking for the best way to get rid of glass and reasonably so. Glass is a very dangerous and hazardous item which requires sensible precautionary measures to your waste disposal activities. If you are looking to dispose a whole glass, you should first consider giving it away to a friend or family who might be able to put it to good use. However if you are still concerned whether you can put glass in a skip, the answer is yes. And in fact, it’s probably the best glass disposal option that’s currently available, as it goes a long way to ensure user’s safety in the broken glassware pieces handling process.

Upon successful completion of your building’s construction or renovation, there’s a high chance a lot of broken glasses would be scattered everywhere and in need of immediate disposal efforts. The longer you ignore the glasses lying around, the higher the possibility of the glasses harming you or the construction workers. As a result, it is vital to make sure that the construction or project site is clean and free of any glass-posed hazards. Hiring a skip is your best bet to get rid of these harmful and unwanted wastes from your environment.

Wheelies are often considered to remove glasses especially from construction sites. However, due to the bulkiness and sharpness of glasses, it is crucial to incorporate heavy disposal equipment that are good enough to cut through the rubbish on the site. In addition, it’s not advisable to dump your broken glass in recycling bins, as it poses great threat to the waste disposal team collecting the recyclables. If you’d ever need to put your glass in a skip, ensure to insert them in boxes or wrap them up with paper before removal to enhance user’s protection. Click here to learn more about skips.

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