8 Yard Skip

8 Yard Skip Hire. This is the most popular size in the UK and is used for medium scale jobs such as house renovation or building projects, construction sites with bulky and heavy waste. Ideal for Trade, Industrial and Commercial Waste Applications with ongoing exchanges managed.

Our 8 Yard skip hire bins are extremely popular for people who wish to get rid of clutter from their homes or for larger renovation projects.

With a variety of applications in both the industrial and domestic sector, these are our most hired out skips. They can easily accommodate 40-60 bin bags and up to fillings of 14 standard sized wheelie bins. Get in touch with us to find out what you can and cannot place in the bin.


Use the guide below to help you decide which size skip is best for your requirements.

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Quick Guide

Skip Size Suitable for Aprox. number of bin bags
2 yard Heavy 20
4 yard Heavy 30
5 yard Heavy 35
6 yard Heavy 40
8 yard Heavy 60
10 yard Light general 80
12 yard Light general 100
14 yard Light general 120
16 yard Light general 160


The 8 yard skip can be used for commercial, domestic or industrial use.

It holds around 75-85 bin bags and is the same height as an adult flamingo.

It is the largest size of skip which can be filled with heavy waste such as builder’s rubble, soil or concrete.

This skip can also be used for bulky waste, as well as heavy waste. All Waste is treated with responsibility and managed by licensed carriers. Where possible we seek to divert waste from landfill.

Available with an enclosed roof.

Delivery & Removal

Our skips are nationwide and can usually be delivered within 24 hours.

The skips need to be situated where it is easy for our vehicles to drop off and collect.

This is a core hire item. Available for next day delivery subject to terms, availability and delivery location.

Prohibited Items

Avoid Additional Charges

The following items are not permitted to be put into skips and require separate arrangements to be made for disposal of: Asbestos, Batteries, Biological Waste, Computer Monitors, Corrosive Liquid, Diesel, Electrical Equipment (WEEE), Explosives, Fire Extinguishers, Fluorescent Tubes, Fridge , Freezers, Gas Cylinders/ Aerosols, Hazardous or Harmful Materials, Laboratory Waste, Food Waste, Lightbulbs, Liquids, Mattresses, Medical Waste, Oils, Paint and Paint Tins, Pesticides, Petrol, Plasterboard, Solvents, Televisions or Monitors, Tyres and Toxic Materials. Contact our team for details.

Failure to disclose such contents will result in additional charges.

Do not put these items in a skip

Objects and contents that are not welcome in a skip


Technical Information

Width Height Length Size
6 ft 4 ft 10.5 ft 6.12m³

(Please note, these dimensions are an approximate guide only and can differ depending on supplier)


Safety information

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  • Fires should never be started in a skip.
  • Please do not attempt to move a skip from the position it was dropped off at.
  • Please ensure the position of the skip is clear from any obstruction.
  • Skips over 8 yards must not contain heavy waste like soil or rubble.
  • The following cannot be put into a skip: food waste, computer monitors, televisions, full paint cans, aerosols, gas canisters, tyres, fridges or freezers, plasterboard or asbestos.
  • Skips must not be overloaded; waste must not exceed the top of the walls of the skip, particularly if the waste contained is rubble.
Things to consider

Things to consider

  • If you are unsure of what size to go for, it is generally a better idea to go for the larger size as it is very dangerous to overload a skip and you will always find extra waste to go into it!
  • If you are placing your skip on the road, you may need a permit to do so. Contact your local council for more information.
  • Our team of dedicated specialists can arrange any amount of skips from our vast range of suppliers. Whether it is for a construction site or a small domestic project, we have the solution for you.

Why don’t we display prices?

We don’t show prices on the website as we prefer to quote on an individual basis to make sure your quote is fully tailored to your complete hire needs.

For tools and equipment secured from third parties prices change often so just call us on 0844 288 7265 for availability and to get the best rates on the day!

Whether you are looking for a single skip or a complete site hire, we can find the right deal for you and the best prices for your area.