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YPH offers a full range of skips for domestic and commercial customers supported by a prompt professional service

We offer a full range of skips from 2yd to 14yd, with indicative sizes, typical applications and weight capacities as follows:

2-yard mini-skip - ideal for small domestic, garden and DIY jobs
L x W x H: 6' x 4' x 3' Weight: 2 tonnes

4-yard midi-skip - suitable for home, DIY jobs where more capacity is required and ideal for builders doing small building jobs. L x W x H: 8' x 5'6" x 3'6" Weight: 4 tonnes

6-yard builder's skip - including enclosed and lockable. This is the standard skip used by builders and for larger DIY jobs. L x W x H: 10' x 5'6" x 3'6" Weight: 8 tonnes

8-yard skip - including enclosed and lockable. Suitable for building sites and large domestic requirements. L x W x H: 12' x 6' x 4' Weight: 10 tonnes

10-yard, 12-yard and 14-yard open - ideal for large light bulky wastes such as from shop-fitting factories and commercial premises. L x W x H: 14' x 7' x 5'6" Weight: 10 tonnes

If you are unsure of the size of skip you need please call the office and we will be happy to advise. If you are reading these details outside of our normal office hours, (Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm) please complete the form below and you will be contacted when the office re-opens with confirmation of a price and delivery date for your skip requirements.

Most skips are standard open ones, but we do also offer non-standard closed and lockable skips in certain sizes as indicated above. Skip ends can also open to allow loading with a wheelbarrow or dumper.

If skips are to be placed on private property (ie off the highway) then these can be ordered and despatched promptly.
Please ensure that the location chosen is suitable for the weight of the full skip and the lorry legs when it comes to be picked up, and please note that you should instruct the office and/or driver where to put the skip when delivered. You should not subsequently move the skip, as proximity to a wall for example may make it difficult or impossible to lift up.

If you wish to place the skip on a highway then a licence for the skip is required, which normally takes about a week to obtain from the local authority and for which there is an administration charge. The skip must also be equipped with lights and cones, which we will provide free of charge.

Please note that skips should only be filled to the level of the top edge, waste should not be burned in the skip and the following items should not be placed in a skip as doing so would breach environmental law:

  • Electronic equipment (TVs, computers etc)
  • Gas bottles, fire extinguishers and other pressurised containers
  • Batteries
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Liquid wastes including oils, paints & chemicals

Should you wish us to collect any of the above items, we offer a full hazardous waste service. Please contact the office in the first instance. Failure to comply with the above may result in additional charges or items not being collected.

Payment for your skip can be made by debit or credit card over the phone, or by cheque or cash on delivery. For regular customers we are happy to open an account (subject to status)

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