Skip hires have proved to be very useful and helpful in environments where there is a lot of waste generated. They ensure that the waste collected is managed, organized and treated efficiently, and does not do any damage or harm to the environment.

The 40-yard skip hire is the largest size that is available in skip hires. To name the category, it is a Roll on Roll off skip hire. Many builders use this skip hire for their construction projects and it is also used by industrialists to collect waste generated from their factories.


40 Yard Skip Hire Size

The 40-yard skip hire measures 20 feet in length, 8 feet in width and 8.5 feet in height. Its capacity is enough that it can collect about 440-450 garbage disposal bags easily. Considering its size, they can be only found in huge under construction projects or commercial centres that are yet to be made.

40 Yard Skip Hire Price

The 40-yard skip’s price starts from £400 and can go up till £500. It must be remembered that these prices are only estimates and they can be higher. The difference between prices is because of the difference in transport costs of relative companies.

40 Yard Skip Hire Permit

Most customers who come to rent a 40-yard skip hire do require a permit because it is very difficult to find space for such a large container on their property. They mostly have to keep it on the road because of which they require a permit.

40 Yard Skip Hire Hiring Period

The normal time for which skip hires are available is for a week or two at the maximum. However, the time lengths can be altered depending on whether you can find a good deal with the company or not.

40 Yard Skip Hire Acceptable And Non Acceptable Waste

You can dump construction waste such as soil, rubble, debris, non electrical fittings and also any kind of old furniture that is unwanted. However, you are strictly prohibited from dumping chemical waste or medical waste because they have a high chance of containing hazardous or inflammable substances.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a 40-yard skip hire cost to hire?

The 40-yard skip hire prices fluctuates around the £400-500 price range.

How much waste can a 40-yard skip hold?

It can easily hold around 440-450  garbage disposal bags at a time.

What are the dimensions of a 40-Yard skip?

The dimensions are 20 feet in length, 8 feet in width and 8.5 feet in height.

What can I put into the 40-yard skip hire?

You can put ceramics, tiles, wooden and metal fittings, cardboard and also furniture such as mattresses and sofa sets.

What types of jobs are 40-yard skips useful for?

40-yard skips are useful for being on construction sites to gather waste that is generated. It can also be found at a factory to collect industrial waste. Some residential buildings also use it to collect all apartments’ waste into a single container.

Will I need a skip hire permit?

Permits are needed if you do not have the space to keep it on your own property. If you have the space you are not required to have a skip hire permit.

Prohibited items you cannot put in the skip hire?

You cannot put any form of medical or chemical waste in the skip hire. You also have to be careful to dump any kind of inflammable waste.

What can’t I put in the skip hire?

You cannot put any form of syringes, tired, asbestos, plasterboard, fuels, solvents and paint.

Do hire days include weekends?

Saturdays and Sundays are included in hire days.

How do you charge for a 40-yard skip?

The skip hire is charged on the basis of the size and the time length for which it is required. Other things include the location where the skip needs to be delivered or if you need a permit or not.

How do I acquire a permit?

You can acquire a permit through the company or you can also apply for it yourself.

How full can I fill the skip?

You are not allowed to overfill the skip but you can definitely use it to its full capacity.

How long can I keep the skip for?

You can keep the skip for the time assigned to you by the company which is usually 7-14 days.

How do I arrange for the skip to be emptied?

You have to call the company and inform them that you are done using the skip hire. They will be there at your place in 24 hours’ time.