10 yard skip hire is a popular choice for both residential and commercial projects. With its moderate size, it offers a convenient solution for disposing of moderate amounts of waste. This skip size is commonly used for smaller renovation or construction projects, such as bathroom or kitchen refurbishments, garden landscaping, or house clearances. It can accommodate a considerable amount of waste, including general household rubbish, green waste, small furniture items, and construction debris. It is important to note that certain types of waste, such as hazardous materials or electrical appliances, may have specific disposal requirements and may not be suitable for a 10-yard skip. When hiring, it is crucial to ensure that it is placed in a suitable location that allows easy access for loading and collection.


The dimensions of a typical 10-yard skips are as follows:

  • Length: Approximately 12 feet or 3.66 meters.
  • Width: Approximately 6 feet or 1.83 meters.
  • Height: Approximately 4.5 feet or 1.37 meters.

These measurements may vary slightly depending on the specific skip provider, but they provide a general idea of the size of a 10-yard skips. It’s important to consider these dimensions when determining if the skip will fit in your desired location and if it will accommodate the volume of waste you need to dispose of.


It can vary depending on several factors, including location, duration of hire, and the specific skip hire company. It’s best to contact us for accurate and up-to-date pricing information. However, to give you a general idea, the average cost for hiring a 10-yard skip in the UK ranges from £200 to £400, excluding any additional fees or permits that may be required. The price typically includes delivery, collection, and disposal of the waste. It’s worth noting that prices may be higher in busy urban areas or during peak periods. Additionally, some companies may offer discounted rates for longer hire durations or repeat customers. It’s recommended to compare prices from multiple providers and inquire about any additional charges or terms and conditions before finalizing the booking.

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Choosing a 10-yard skip for your waste disposal needs comes with several benefits:

  1. Adequate Capacity: It offers a generous capacity, allowing you to dispose of a significant amount of waste. It can accommodate various types of waste, including general household rubbish, garden waste, construction debris, and small furniture items.

  2. Versatility: It is a versatile option that suits a range of projects, from small renovations to garden clearances. It provides enough space to handle moderate-sized projects without being overly large or cumbersome.

  3. Cost-Effective: It can be a cost-effective waste management solution. It allows you to dispose of a substantial volume of waste in a single container, minimizing the need for multiple trips to disposal sites or frequent waste collections.

  4. Time-Saving: By having a 10-yard skip on-site, you can conveniently dispose of waste as you work. This saves you time and effort in transporting waste to a separate disposal location, allowing you to focus on your project more efficiently.

  5. Environmental Responsibility: It promotes environmentally responsible waste disposal. Reputable skip hire companies prioritize proper waste management, ensuring that waste is disposed of legally and ethically, with efforts made to recycle and minimize environmental impact.

  6. Convenient Delivery and Collection: Skip hire companies typically handle the delivery and collection of the skip, making the process convenient for you. They will coordinate the drop-off and pick-up times according to your requirements, providing a hassle-free waste management solution.


Acceptable Waste for a 10-yard skip:

  1. General Household Waste: This includes everyday household rubbish, such as packaging materials, non-hazardous plastics, textiles, and small furniture items.

  2. Garden Waste: Grass cuttings, leaves, branches, and other organic garden waste can be placed in a 10-yard skip. However, it’s important to note that some skip hire companies may have specific guidelines for garden waste disposal, so it’s best to check with them.

  3. Construction and Demolition Waste: Materials like bricks, concrete, tiles, wood, plasterboard, and metal can typically be disposed of in a 10-yard skip. However, there may be restrictions on the amount of heavy materials like concrete due to weight limits.

  4. Inert Waste: This includes clean soil, stones, rubble, and sand.

Non-Acceptable Waste for a 10-yard skip:

  1. Hazardous Waste: Items such as asbestos, chemicals, solvents, paints, oils, gas canisters, and batteries should not be placed in a 10-yard skip. These materials require specialized disposal methods due to their potential harm to the environment and human health.

  2. Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE): TVs, refrigerators, computers, and other electrical or electronic equipment should not be disposed of in a 10-yard skip. These items often contain hazardous components and should be recycled separately.

  3. Medical Waste: Items such as syringes, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment should be disposed of through appropriate medical waste disposal channels and not placed in a skip.

  4. Liquids: Liquids, including paint or chemical containers, oils, and fuels, should not be disposed of in a skip. They can pose environmental hazards and require specialized disposal methods.


The hiring process for a 10-yard skip typically involves the following steps:

  1. Request Quotes: Contact us to request quotes for a 10-yard skip hire. Provide us details about the location, duration, and type of waste you plan to dispose of. Compare the quotes and consider any additional services or terms offered by each company.

  2. Make a Booking: Once you’ve selected a skip hire company, confirm your booking. Provide us with the necessary details, including the delivery address, desired delivery and collection dates, and any special instructions or requirements.

  3. Arrange Delivery and Placement: Coordinate the delivery of the skip with us. Ensure that there is a suitable and accessible location for the skip to be placed. If the skip needs to be placed on public property, such as a street, check if any permits are required and obtain them in advance.

  4. Fill the Skip: Once the skip is delivered, you can start filling it with the approved waste materials. Ensure that you do not overfill the skip beyond its capacity, as this can create safety hazards and result in additional charges.

  5. Collection and Disposal: When your hire period is over or the skip is full, contact us to arrange the collection. We will schedule a pick-up date and come to collect the skip. We will handle the proper disposal of the waste, including recycling or appropriate disposal methods.