10 Yard Skip

The 10-yard Skip is a popular choice when you have large amounts of waste to clear. Some consider it in the same category as maxi skips These skips are suitable for domestic or commercial tasks.


What Can be Put in a 10-yard Skip?

10-yard skips come under the same rules as any skip in regards to what materials can be placed in them. Examples include:

  • Garden waste
  • Wood
  • General waste
  • Domestic waste 
  • Household waste


What Cannot be put in a 10-Yard Skip?

These skips cannot be filled with any hazardous materials. Prohibited items include:

  • Chemicals
  • Asbestos
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Electrical items
  • Batteries 
  • Tyres
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Heavy Waste: Bricks, Rubble, Soil


How Big is a 10-yard Skip?

A 10 cubic yard skip is a large skip. The dimensions are:

Load Size: 10 cubic yards

Length: 3.65m

Width: 1.83m

Height: 1.83m


How Much Can you Fit in a 10-yard Skip?

10-yard skips holds 10 cubic yards of rubbish. It can hold 100 black bin bags full of waste. It has a large volume so can hold a considerable amount of materials.


Can a 10-yard Skip be put on a Road?

You cannot put a 10-yard skip on a public road, the largest skip allowed on a public road with a permit is an 8-yard skip. 10-yard skips must be placed on privately owned land.


What is the Hire Period of a 10-yard Skip?

Our skip hire period is 2-weeks as standard. If your hiring needs exceed this time frame you can pay for extra weeks.


How Much does 10-yard Skip Hire Cost?

10-yard skip hire prices can vary starting any where from £350 up to over £450. Price is dependent on where you are located. In general if you are located in the south of the UK skips will be more expensive compared to the north. For example a skip in Essex will be more expensive than a skip in Scunthorpe


What Jobs Can a 10-yard Skip be Used for?

A 10-yard skip can be used for a variety of tasks due their large size. Being extremely versatile compared to smaller skip sizes.

 Suitable jobs include:

  • Commercial projects
  • Larger home improvement projects
  • Large DIY projects
  • Considerable amounts of domestic rubbish
  • Light weight bulky materials, like shop fittings
  • Industrial waste


Restrictions of a 10-yard Skips

10-yard skips cannot be used for heavy materials like hardcore, rubble and soil. This is due to the weight restrictions of the skip lorries. Another restriction already mentioned is 10-yard skips cannot be placed on the road.


Pros of a 10-yard Skip

  • Cost effective, as you can dispose of large amounts of materials
  • You will not be limited by space due to skip size
  • Great for DIY enthusiasts for home improvements



Cons of  a 10 Yard Skip

  • Cannot be used for heavy materials such as soil, hardcore or aggregate
  • A big skip which can take up lots of space on site
  • Cannot be placed on the road as will not obtain a road permit.
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