Skip Sizes And prices

What size of skip do I need?

Here at Modern Skips we offer a wide range off skips from 2 cubic yards to 12 cubic yards skips. Not sure what size skip you need you can look at our guide below to help you chose the right size skip you will need. Our 4 cubic yards skips and 6 cubic yard skips come with drop end doors.Please call 01708860190 for a quote or email or contact us online   Please note all skip sizes are approximate as different skip manufacturers vary

2 yard mini skip

Small garden or house waste or small room project. Holds approximately 2 Tonnes which is equivalent to 20 bin bags or 6.5 wheelie bins

4ft Long x 3ft Wide x 2.6ft High

Price: £

4 yard skip

4 Yard Skip 
Small kitchen / bathroom. Holds approximately 4 Tonnes which is equivalent to 40 bin bags or 13  Wheelie Bins

6ft Long x 4.3ft Wide x 3.2ft High approx

Price: £

6 yard builders skip

Most popular skip used in building trade. Holds approximately 6 Tonnes which is equivalent to 60 bin bags or 19 Wheelie Bins

8.6ft Long x 5ft Wide x 4ft High approx

Price: £


8 yard skip

Bigger house projects – loft conversions etc. Holds approximately 8 Tonnes which is equivalent to 80 bin bags or 25 wheelie bins

12ft Long x 5.6ft Wide x 4ft High approx

Price: £

10 yard skip house cleance

Large clearence light rubbish only. Holds approximately 10 Tonnes which is equivalent to 100 bin bags or 32 Wheelie Bins

12.3ft Long x 5.10ft Wide x 4.11ft High approx

Price: £

12 yard skip commercial use

Large clearance, light bulky waste, e.g. office and house clearances. Holds approximately 12 Tonnes/14 Tonnes

12.2ft Long x 5.10ft Wide x 5.6ft High approx

Price: £

Vehicle size

Our skip lorry vehicle size 

Length: 6.8 meters             

Width: 2.9 meters           

Height: 3.6 meters (cab)

What can and can’t go into your skip?

The following waste is acceptable in our skips and will be processed at our Waste Transfer station
  • Bricks
  • Rubble
  • Wood
  • Metal
  • Hard Core
  • Furniture
  • Furnishings
  • Fittings (non-electrical)
  • Plastic
  • Packaging (including cardboard, plastics, polystyrene
  • Soil (not contaminated with asbestos or oil)
  • Solidified paint
  • Computer Towers
  • Computer Screens
  • Microwaves
The following waste materials must not be placed into our skips and cannot be accepted for disposal
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Household Batteries
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Liquids (Hydraulic Oil, Engine Oil, Cooking Oil)
  • Clinical Waste (Medical Waste of any kind)
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders/Bottles (Full or Empty)
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Solvents (Such as Paint & Glue)
  • Other Chemicals (Processing Fluids, Bleach, Detergent)
  • Domestic waste such as food and food packaging
  • Mattresses

If your unsure or have some special requirements please contact us on

Tel: 01708860190


Or Online Here