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Skip Sizes

Our skip size guide allows you to measure which skip suits your project best.

As a rule of thumb, smaller house and garden clearances will require up to a 5 yard skip.

If you are still unsure of which skip to hire, please give our team a call on 0330 1130 700 and we will be only too glad to help.

Please note that our measurements below are approximate as skip shapes can vary.

2 Yard Skip

The Mini Skip is ideal for small domestic projects or garden waste. Its Size is equivalent to 20–30 standard bin bags.

Capacity: 2yd3

Dimensions: 5ft (1.52m) long x 4ft (1.22m) wide x 3ft (0.91m) high

Known As: Mini Skip

Ideal For: Small domestic projects or green / garden waste.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 20-30

Dropdoor?: No

3 Yard Skip

The 3 yard skip is often hired for small / medium domestic projects or garden waste. Its size is Equivalent to 30-35 standard bin bags.

Dimensions: 6ft x 4ft x 3ft

Known As: Mini Skip

Ideal For: Small renovation projects such as home refurbs or garden stonework.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 35 – 45

Dropdoor?: No

4 Yard Skip

The 4 yard skip is often hired for small / medium domestic projects or garden waste. Its size is Equivalent to 35-40 standard bin bags.

Dimensions: 7ft x 5ft x 3ft

Known As: Midi Skip

Ideal For: Small renovation projects such as home refurbs or garden stonework.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 35-40

Dropdoor?: No

6 Yard Skip

The 6 yard “builders” skip is often hired for slightly bulkier inert waste such as soil, concrete or other builders waste, as well as larger loads from domestic projects or garden waste. Its size is equivalent to 50-60 standard bin bags.

Capacity: 6Yd3

Dimensions: 10ft x 5ft x 4ft

Known As: Small Builders / Maxi Skip

Ideal For: Slightly larger amounts of inert waste such as soil, concrete, bricks or other builders waste, as well as larger loads from domestic projects or garden waste.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 50-60

Dropdoor?: No

7 Yard Skip

The 7 Yard skip sits between the traditional 6 and 8 Yard builder skip and is often hired for bulky waste and larger loads from large domestic projects. Its size is equivalent to 56-70 standard bin bags. The 8 Yard skip is our most popular for bulky waste.

Capacity: 7Yd3

Dimensions: 9.2ft (2.8m) x 5ft (1.6m) x 4ft (1.2m)

Known As: Builders Skip

Ideal For: Slightly larger amounts of inert waste such as soil, concrete, bricks or other builders waste, as well as larger loads from domestic projects or garden waste.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 56-70

Dropdoor?: No

8 Yard Skip

The 8 Yard “Builders” skip is often hired for bulky waste and larger loads from large domestic projects. Its size is equivalent to 70-80 standard bin bags. The 8 Yard skip is our most popular for bulky waste.

Capacity: 8yd3

Dimensions: 12ft (3.66m) x 6ft (1.83m) x 4.5ft (1.37m)

Known As: Builders Skip

Ideal For: Disposing of bulky waste and larger loads from large domestic projects.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 70-80

Dropdoor?: No

10 Yard Skip

The 10 Yard skip represents great value if you’re looking to dispose of many large and bulky items. This size of skip is often hired for larger household clearances or large construction projects.

Capacity: 200

Dimensions: 12ft x 6ft x 6ft

Known As: Large Skip

Ideal For: Bulkier items and has more than enough space for larger home refurb projects.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 80-100

Dropdoor?: No

12 Yard Skip

The 12 Yard skip represents great value if you’re looking to dispose of many large and bulky items. This size of skip is often hired for larger household clearances or large construction projects.

Capacity: 400L

Dimensions: 13ft (3.96m) x 6ft (1.83m) x 6.5ft (1.98m)

Known As: Maxi Skip

Ideal For: Disposing of large and bulky items from household clearances or for removing large quantities of smaller lightweight items.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 100-120

Dropdoor?: No

14 Yard Skip

The 14 Yard skip represents great value if you’re looking to dispose of many large and bulky items. This size of skip is often hired for larger household clearances or large construction projects.

Dimensions: 13ft x 6.5ft x 6.5ft

Known As: Large skip

Ideal For: Larger clearance jobs where substantial bulky waste will be thrown.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 150-175

Dropdoor?: No

16 Yard Skip

The 16 Yard skip represents great value if you’re looking to dispose of many large and bulky items. This size of skip is often hired for larger household clearances or large construction projects.

Dimensions: 13.5ft (4.11m) x 6ft (1.83m) x 6.5ft (1.98m)

Ideal For: Disposing of large and bulky items from household clearances or for removing large quantities of smaller lightweight items.

Bin Bag Limit (approx): 160-180

Dropdoor?: No

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