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Need help with skip sizes? take a look below, Our handy skip size guide will help you to choose the right skip size for your specific requirements.

GUIDE TO SKIP SIZES

Our skip size guide below, provides skip pictures, dimensions, approximate number of rubble / waste bags and wheelbarrows to fill the skip.

Take a look now at our extensive size guide below and see just how easy it is to make that all-important decision.

Please note skip sizes are subject to small variations from region to region. If you need a skip with a drop end door, be sure to note this on our booking form. Not all suppliers provide drop end skips. If they do, they normally start from a 3 yard and go up to a 6 yard with a door.

Skips On The Road

As a general rule if you need to place a skip on the public highway, i.e the road or verge. the biggest the council will allow in the road would and 8 yard to 10 yard depending on the council.

Waste Types and Skip Sizes

When choosing the right skip size for you, consider the waste type you are filling the skip with before you place your order. If you are wanting to fill the skip with heavy material such as soil (mud) / rubble (hardcore /bricks) the largest skip size for this type of waste would be a 6 yard / 8 yard builders skip. Larger skip sizes would make the skips to heavy to lift and could damage driveways.

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x 20 bags
x 9 wheelbarrows

2 Yard Mini Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 2 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 0.76m (2'6") x 1.2m (4') x 0.91m (3')
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 20 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: 9 Wheelbarrows

x 25 bags
x 15 wheelbarrows

3 Yard Mini Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 3 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.07m (3") x 2.31m (5'5') x 1.37m (3'6')
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 25 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: 15 Wheelbarrows

x 30 bags
x 18 wheelbarrows

4 Yard Mini Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 4 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 0.97m (3'2") x 1.83m (6') x 1.29m (4'3)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 30 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: 18 Wheelbarrows

x 50 bags
x 27 wheelbarrows

6 Yard Small Builder Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 6 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.22m (4") x 2.6m (8’6') x 1.52m (5')
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 50 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: 27 Wheelbarrows

x 60 bags
x 36 wheelbarrows

8 Yard Large Builder Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 8 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.22m (4") x 3.66m (12') x 1.68m (5'6)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 60 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: 36 Wheelbarrows

x 80 bags

10 Yard Maxi Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 10 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.5m (4'11") x 3.74m (12'3) x 1.78m (5'10)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 80 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: N/A Wheelbarrows

x 100 bags

12 Yard Maxi Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 12 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.68m (5'6") x 3.7m (12'2) x 1.78m (5'10)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 100 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: N/A Wheelbarrows

x 120 bags

14 Yard Maxi Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 14 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.8m (5'11") x 4.1m (13'5) x 1.75m (5'9)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 120 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: N/A Wheelbarrows

x 140 bags

16 Yard Maxi Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 16 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 2m (6'7") x 4.3m (14'1) x 1.75m (5'9)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 140 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: N/A Wheelbarrows

x 220 bags

20 Cubic Yard Roll On / Off Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 20 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 1.62m (6'7") x 6.07m (19'11) x 2.23m (7'4)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 220 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: N/A Wheelbarrows

x 440 bags

40 Cubic Yard Roll On / Off Skip

Specifications

  • Capacity: 40 Yards
  • Dimensions (H x L x W): 2.69m (8'2") x 6.07m (19'11) x 2.23 (7'4)
  • Approx Black Bag Capacity: 440 Bags
  • Approx Wheelbarrow Capacity: N/A Wheelbarrows