Skip Size Guide

Our Skip Size Guide has been prepared to help you choose the best skip size for your waste requirements.

brownSkips.com are committed to ensuring that all of our customers receive a professional skip hire service, high recycling rates and value for money, so helping you decide on the right skip size is an essential part of our service.

Scroll down the Size Guide below to see the range of different skip sizes available to hire, the waste suitability for each skip, the types of projects they are best suited to and the approximate weight they can carry.

If you are inexperienced when it comes to ordering skips or if you just need some further guidance in choosing your skip size, then please do not hesitate to call us and a member of our specialist team will be happy to advise you based on your requirements.

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*The images below are for illustration purposes only and exact skip dimensions may vary.

4yd

4 Yard Skips - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length1.85’8″
Width1.224′
Height0.963’1″

Suitable for all general waste ideal for garage / garden waste, useful in areas with limited access

6yd

6 Yard Skip - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length2.68’4″
Width1.524’8″
Height1.224′

Suitable for all general waste, hardcore and inert material, available with low ends for easy access.

8yd

8 Yard Skip - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length3.210’4″
Width1.754’8″
Height1.224′

Suitable for all general waste, hardcore and inert material, available with low ends for easy access.

12yd

12 Yard Skip - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length3.712’1″
Width1.755’6″
Height1.685’4″

Suitable for light, bulky waste only e.g. furniture, wood, card, paper, plastic etc. Especially good for house clearance.

Roll-on/Roll-off Sizes

15yd

15 Yard RORO - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length6.0719’8″
Width2.237’3″
Height1.224′

Generally used on larger sites, can take brick, rubble, soil & concrete as well as general waste. ** First 2 tonnes of waste included in price. Additional waste charged at £115 per tonne for General Waste, £90 per tonne for Plasterboard, £110 per tonne for Wood and £85 per tonne for Garden Waste.

20yd

20 Yard RORO - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length6.0719’8″
Width2.237’3″
Height1.625’3″

Used for general waste and ideal for small shop refurbishments (light waste only). ** First 2 tonnes of waste included in price. Additional waste charged at £115 per tonne for General Waste, £90 per tonne for Plasterboard, £110 per tonne for Wood and £85 per tonne for Garden Waste.

35yd

35 Yard RORO - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length6.0719’8″
Width2.237’3″
Height2.397’7″

Suitable for light weight waste only, used in major refurbishments and factory outlets. ** First 2 tonnes of waste included in price. Additional waste charged at £115 per tonne for General Waste, £90 per tonne for Plasterboard, £110 per tonne for Wood and £85 per tonne for Garden Waste.

40yd

40 Yard RORO - Skip Hire Southampton
MetricImperial
Length6.0719’8″
Width2.237’3″
Height2.698’7″

Suitable for light weight waste only, used in major refurbishments and factory outlets. ** First 2 tonnes of waste included in price. Additional waste charged at £115 per tonne for General Waste, £90 per tonne for Plasterboard, £110 per tonne for Wood and £85 per tonne for Garden Waste.