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Skip Hire in London

Want to use a skip for your house or business within London? When using the Quotatis service it is possible to do a comparison of up to four skip hire prices to get the best offer available for the hiring of a skip to get rid of waste.

When carrying out domestic or commercial construction and renovations there's sure to be a lot of mess to clear up afterwards. From bricks and stone, to wood beams and guttering, this unwanted waste materials will have to be professionally removed.

And this is where affordable skip hire comes in. Skips can be found in a variety of sizes depending on your requirements and helps you take away the debris without hassle.

Once full, the skip hire company will collect and get rid of the waste. The same skip is often returned, or else you could have more than one at your disposal.

In the event that you're looking to hire a skip for either your property or business, ensure that you use our totally free and no obligation service to get the very best deal available in London.

Average Skip hire cost in London

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

Skip hire installation cost in London 2024

Labour cost £64
Waste removal £256

Skip hire searches in February 2024

Skip hire Projects in London in January 2024

262,017

Requests for quotations in London in January 2024

5,400

Requests for Skip hire quotations in London in January 2024. -18% change from December 2023.

6,600

Requests for Skip hire quotations in London County in January 2024. -19% change from December 2023.

We noted 262,017 requests for house quotes in London. Of these quote requests the number of skip hire quotes in London was 5,400. Quotatis would have been able to match these consumers with as many as four suitable contractors who were available for work in London during that time. Ask for a free property survey from trustworthy companies within London.

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

Skip hire searches in cities and towns near London January 2024

5,400

Requests for quotations in London in January 2024

London

England's capital city is now recuperating from a successful Olympic Games and this big multi-million pounds venture, coupled with countless property programmes, has modernised the city post-war. Despite this, there are still lots of buildings offering an insight to the past and Tudor, Georgian and Victorian characteristics line the roads. With a contrast of the outdated and the new, there are numerous projects householders carry out, from energy efficiency updates to property extensions.

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Skip hire pros in London

Waste Management Systems Ltd t/a HIPPO

54 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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Dennis B., SO18
4

Waste | Skip Hire in Southampton

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AnyJunk

284 review(s)
Based: in London, SW15 1AX

Get rid of your Bulky Waste in a few clicks - We cover the whole of Britain, we will check prices in your area. You choose the waste disposal solution and size best for you. (Man in a Van or Skip) and order it direct from us. You’ll get text ale...

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Beata B., CH64
5

Waste | Skip Hire in Neston

No problems at all, good customer service - only recommend!

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 London

21 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SE6

Enquiry from: Kani P

Start Date: Immediate

A small skip is required

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15 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - W3

Enquiry from: Barbara W

Start Date: Immediate

2 yard skip for a hire period of around 2 weeks

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15 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - N15

Enquiry from: Simon J

Start Date: Immediate

I need to hire a lockable 6 yard skip for some hardcore disposal

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08 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - E6

Enquiry from: David G

Start Date: Immediate

A need a price on your smallest skip available

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06 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - E6

Enquiry from: Rashmikant P

Start Date: Immediate

A customer has an enquiry regarding a permit for a skip on a public road from the Simple Skip website. Please call to discuss their booking.

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05 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - E14

Enquiry from: Irinel C

Start Date: Immediate

In line with our requirements on the above project we will require the 40 Yards skip and probably each week it will require to be collected and placed another one, therefore I would appreciate if you ...

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01 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - N12

Enquiry from: Giovanni T

Start Date: Immediate

I need to dispose of around 11 cubic meters of wood, from a wood deck I've demolished

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01 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - NW5

Enquiry from: Darryl B

Start Date: Immediate

Please could you tell me how much it costs to hire a roll on / off skip for general waste removal in camden for 1-2 weeks Thanks,

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01 Feb

Waste | Skip Hire

London - N6

Enquiry from: Zena W

Start Date: Immediate

A 3 yard skip to remove around 30 bags of plaster from a small internal wall removal

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31 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SE6

Enquiry from: M

Start Date: Immediate

Hi, Could you please tell me if we need to get a licence to put a skip in front of our house? We live on a close and it seems to be a private road. Many thanks

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30 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SE10

Enquiry from: Dominic F

Start Date: Immediate

8 yard skip hire. This is off the road and on private land. would need for a week or less.

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30 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SE6

Enquiry from: Tommo C

Start Date: Immediate

Price quote for 8 yard skip on own drive to remove mixed general waste no hard core

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30 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SE17

Enquiry from: Kelly R

Start Date: Immediate

We need a 16yrd skip for some rubbish removal at a primary school, items we will be throwing away are a piano, tables, and filing cabinets.

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30 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - NW3

Enquiry from: Nuno B

Start Date: Immediate

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40 yard ski roro. dispose .old school tables. escp business school 527 finchley rd *** are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: extra large skip location: on d...

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29 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - N21

Enquiry from: Peter P

Start Date: Immediate

hi prices for 18 yard and 20 yard skip please are you the property owner: owner of the property what size skip do you require: extra large skip location: on driveway how long do you require the skip f...

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29 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SE20

Enquiry from: Ru S

Start Date: Immediate

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a skip for us to clear the garden. a small rabbit hutch and some garden items such as a mini swing (dismantled) are you the property owner: tenant (with permission) what size skip do you require: medi...

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29 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SW9

Enquiry from: Kay N

Start Date: Immediate

require a 4/5 yard skip for a house clearance are you the property owner: relative of owner what size skip do you require: medium skip location: on road how long do you require the skip for: 2-3 days ...

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28 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SW20

Enquiry from: George J

Start Date: Immediate

A shal skip 2 yards long for one day only

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27 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SW14

Enquiry from: Helen B

Start Date: Immediate

A small skip for one day - 23rd Feb

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27 Jan

Waste | Skip Hire

London - SW4

Enquiry from: Mark V

Start Date: Immediate

I need a 6 yard skip for a gutting of a bathroom

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FAQs

How big is a 4 yard skip?

Generally, 4-yard skips are basically designed for small clean or clear out projects or residential use. If you want to carry out a small renovation task or to clear out your home, you simply can not ignore the disposal of your unwanted waste. You’ll save yourself some time, money and potential accidents by hiring a 4-yard skip that will do the job effectively. We are all aware how time consuming it is making several trips to the local waste disposal centre.

When talking about the size of a 4-yard skip, it runs beyond its capacity. Skips of small sizes can be easily accommodated in not too large spaces which can be in the garden or driveway which saves you the stress and money of having to acquire skip hire permits.

If you’d like to know the the size of a 4 yard skip in metres, we’ve got you fully covered for both imperial and metric! The answer is provided below:

Imperial - Width 4’3, Height 3’2

Metric - Width 1.29m, Height 0.972m

It is, however, important to take note that when hiring a skip the measurement might be a bit tricky. The ‘4 yard’ term implies the capacity of the skip and not the length. The actual length of a 4 yard skip is only 6 feet or 2 yards. As a result, before you hire a skip, there’s the need to be clear as to the measurement you’re looking for. Otherwise, you might end up hiring the wrong skip and having to get another. Not good for your pocket, right? Well, that’s why we’ve provided this answer to help you in the best possible way! Click here to learn more about skips.

How much does a skip cost?

This is definitely one of the questions that first comes to mind when considering to acquire a skip for either residential or commercial waste disposal purposes. The cost of a skip is dependent on so many factors but the most significant determinants would be the volume of the waste and type/size of the skip you require.

Once you are able to identify the most suitable skip size for the volume of waste or rubbish for disposal at your premises, estimating the cost would be a lot easier. Here, we’ll give you an insight into skip sizes and the amount of waste each skip type can hold at a go.

Skip Types

• Mini Skip

This is also referred to as a 4 yard skip which is the smallest and has the capacity to hold within a range of 40 and 45 average sized waste bags. It normally costs between £90 to £130 for a week’s hire.

• Medium Skip

The 8 yard skip is the most common and has the capacity to hold within a range of 80 to 90 average sized waste bags. It normally costs between £200 to £250 for a week’s hire.

• Large Skip

The 12 yard skip is the largest and has the capacity to hold within a range of 125 to 135 average sized waste bags. It normally costs between £250 to £340 for a week’s hire outside London. However, it can be a little bit more expensive in the capital - about £350 to £390 for the same amount of time.

It must, however, be taken into account that the cost of a skip also depends on other factors such as your location, the skip hire company, the volume of waste and lots more. Click here to learn more about skip prices.

Can you put paint in a skip?

There are a wide range of household rubbish and wastes you can put in a skip. But unfortunately though, paint cans and leftover paints isn’t one. Furthermore, not only is a liquid paint restricted from skips and landfills, but they are also banned by the council. Frustratingly, because it’s hazardous to the environment and blockages it can create in the pipe, pouring paint right down the drain is never an option as well. So what then is the best way to get rid of your leftover paint? Surprisingly, you have quite a number of options which we’ll share with you.

• Is the paint unused and unopen? For unopened paints, you can simply return them back to the seller either for an exchange or for a refund. Obviously, this will require a receipt and if unavailable, then you might want to consider the other options below.

• Is it just little paint leftover? Since it has been specifically banned from skips and it’s just a small amount of paint, you can get a bit creative with the disposal method. Simply get a cardboard or other papers, paint it with the remaining paint and dry it out. Once dried, you can then dispose the cardboard or paper alongside other permitted wastes in the skip.

• Is it a large amount of paint? For large amounts, you can contact some of your friends or family who might need it to get the paints off your hands. If you are unable to dispose any or all, there are online platforms like Freegle or Freecycle where there are people willing and ready to get leftover paints in large quantities.

• Is it unusable? If positive, then the giveaway option is completely neutralized. The best bet here is to leave your paint out to dry if it has gone past its usable days, then take it to a household waste recycling centre.

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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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