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5 July 2016 |

Skip Prices and Sizes Blog

Do You Struggle To Know What Size Skip To Order?

See our current skip hire prices below which are cost effective. Many people find it difficult to decide what size they need, this will help you visualise what you need to order when you are emptying your cellar, attic, replacing your kitchen or bathroom or just spring cleaning. Moving house is stressful enough and you don’t want to box things up, move it to your new house and then throw it away.

Comparing Skip Sizes

8 yard skip with car silhouette
A maxi, known as a builder’s skip which is 8 cubic yard (6.1m3). £235.98 (locally, including Vat). This is almost the same size as a car. It is suitable for general household waste. They can have drop doors.

4 yard skip with car
A midi skip is 4 cubic yard (3m3) suitable for general household waste. £165.56 (locally, including Vat). This is roughly half the size of a car. It holds around 65 black bin bags.

2 yard skip with car
A mini skip is 2 cubic yard (1.5m3) suitable for household waste. £108.67 (locally, including Vat). This holds around 30 black bin bags.

Visit our skip sizes page to see the full range of skip sizes available to hire online.

Wheeldon’s are based in Bury, but provide skip hire services in the following areas:


For more information on #waste types or #recycling see our website, there is a link below, click on our logo. We recycle over 90% of your waste, “we recycled for you”.

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