12 Yard Skip

This skip is a great choice when there are large amounts of waste. Perfect for customers with lots of unwanted rubbish. 

What Can be Put in a 12-yard Skip?

Skips can be filled with a large variety of waste materials.

Examples include:


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


What Cannot be put in a 12-Yard Skip?

You cannot dispose of any hazardous materials. Prohibited items include:

  • Chemicals
  • Asbestos
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Electrical items
  • Batteries 
  • Tyres
  • Upholstered furniture


How Big is a 12-yard Skip?

A 12 cubic yard skip is a large skip size. The dimensions are:

Load Size: 12 cubic yards

Length: 3.96m

Width: 2.13m

Height: 1.83m


How Much Can you Fit in a 12-yard Skip?

12-yard skips can hold 120 black bin bags full of waste. It has a large volume so can hold a considerable amount of materials.


Can a 12-yard Skip be put on a Road?

You cannot put a 12-yard skip on a public road, the largest size skip allowed on a public road with a permit is an 8-yard. This size skip must be placed on privately owned land.


What is the Hire Period of a 12-yard Skip?

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


How Much does 12-yard Skip Hire Cost?

12-yard hire prices can vary starting any where from £400 up to over £550. 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 12-yard Skip be Used for?

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

Suitable jobs include:

  • Residential and commercial projects
  • Larger house clearances
  • Large projects
  • Considerable amounts of domestic rubbish
  • Light weight bulky items, like shop fittings
  • Office clear-outs


Restrictions of 12-yard Skips

Worthy to note a 12-yard skip 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 it cannot be placed on the road.


Pros of 12 Yard Skip Hire

  • Cost effective, as it can handle large amount of materials
  • You will not be limited by space due to skip size
  • Great for construction projects or big building projects.
  • Suitable for disposing of bulky waste and commercial waste.


Cons of 12 Yard Skip Hire

  • Not suitable for materials such as: soil, hardcore, concrete or any hazardous waste.
  • Has a large capacity so will take up a lot of space on site.
  • Not the biggest skip size
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