Frequently asked questions about Domestic and Commercial Skip Hire

1. Do I need to have a permit to hire a skip?

When hiring a skip to be placed on a public footpath or road, you will require a permit. However, Woodstone Skip Hire a wait & go service, which will mean you do not require a permit. So, the need for a permit is fully dependent on the type of skip hire service you use.

2. What items can’t go into my skip?

For safety and legal reasons, there are certain hazardous items that cannot be disposed of by our skips. These hazardous items can potentially cause risk to human health, so must be dealt with by specialists. These hazardous items include; Asbestos, clinical waste items, electrical items, gas bottles and cylinders, tyres, home & car batteries, solvents and plasterboard.

3. How much does skip hire cost?

The prices of our skip hire vary dependent on the size required and the duration of the hire period. For more information on our prices simply contact a member of our team who will be happy to help.

4. What size skips can I hire from Woodstone Skip Hire?

At Woodstone Skip Hire, here in Bath, we have a comprehensive range of skips available for hire, varying in purpose and size. Our skips come in the following sizes; 4 cubic yards, 6 cubic yards, 8 cubic yards, 10 cubic yards, 12 cubic yards, 20 cubic yards, and a range of styles. Visit our skip sizes page for more information on these.

5. How much can I fill my skip?

It is strongly advised by our team that you do not fill your skip past the top line. In some cases, if a skip is loaded too much, it can cause risk to people’s health. If a skip is filled too much, we may refuse to collect it until it is lowered to a safer level.

6. What do I do when my skip is ready for collection?

When you are ready for your skip to be collected and emptied, simply give us a call on 01761 472839 and we will arrange an appropriate collection time for you.

7. How many days a week do you deliver skips?

At Woodstone Skip Hire, we proudly offer a 6-day a week delivery service for our customers in Bath and surrounding areas. This is because we understand that our customers are busy and need to fit this service into their schedules.

8. Which sort of skip do I need?

The size and type of skip that you require will depend on the size of the job and required use for that skip. For example, a large renovation job on a house or garden will require a larger skip; like a maxi-skip. For more information on choosing the correct type of skip for your needs, visit our skip sizes page. Alternatively, give a member of our team a call and they will be happy to advise you on the best option for you.