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Helpful Guide to Hiring a Skip

The information below should answer most of your questions.If there is anything you're unsure of please call us on 01344 721988

How do I know what size skip I will need?

Please visit our skip hire page or call us for advice.

Where can the skip be left?

We will leave your skip in the most convenient location for you to use. Normally this will be your driveway or garden, however, if you require the skip to reside on a public highway you will need a permit from your local authority. We can obtain a permit  for you. Please let us know at time of booking if you require one.

How much does a permit cost?

This varies depending on your local authority. Most authorities only issue licences to skip companies, here are details of local authorities: *Information correct at time of publication – subject to change

Slough Borough Council

The Slough Streetworks team only issue permits to skip hire companies who are registered with Slough Borough Council. They do this to make sure that the company has the correct insurance and complies with their guidelines and safety regulations. Skip permits are issued for 14 days, renewals can be requested for 7 days.

West Berkshire Council

£36.00 for the licence and the first week plus a subsequent weekly charge of £45.00 per week thereafter for the duration of the licence

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

Licences can only be granted to a skip company that is registered with the council. To be accepted for registration, the company is required to supply copies of a Public Liability Insurance Certificate for a minimum of £5million; a Waste Carrier's Licence Certificate issued by the Environment Agency and a Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence issued by the Vehicle and Operator Service Agency

Buckinghamshire County Council

£50 for 28 days, £25 renewal. A cancellation fee of £25 is payable.

Do you offer a waste disposal service for builders and contractors?

Yes we do as we are a licensed and Registered Waste Carrier company.

How much can I put in the skip?

You must not load the skip to a level higher than the top.

Is there anything I cannot put into a skip?

Asbestos, batteries, tyres, fridges and freezers are not allowed to be loaded onto the skip.

How long can I hire the skip for?

The skip hire price is not dependant on the length of time you hire the skip. However, if you require the skip for more than 2 weeks  please inform us at time of booking.

How can I pay for my skip?

You can pay by credit or debit card by calling us on 01344 721988 or alternatively you can pay cash on delivery of skip.


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