Skip Sizes and Information

Dimensions, size comparisons, photos and videos for 2 – 20 Yard Skips

Here’s a list of all the chain lifted skips and the different sizes we have available for hire. We have 2 Yard up to 20 yard skips ready for any application, domestic or commercial

If you need help, our friendly team are always on hand to guide you through ordering the most appropriate skip size.

Tel: 0117 986 5275

You can also visit our Skip FAQs page – And if you have any questions that aren’t on the list, then please call us so we can add it for future customers!

2 Yard Skip Overview

Our 2 yard skips are the smallest size of skip that we carry, and are ideal for smaller clear-out jobs, spring cleaning your house or for getting rid of your garden waste. Their compact size means that we are very often able to place it off road on the smallest of driveways. Go to our 2 Yard Skip page for more information.

4 Yard Skip Overview

4 yard skip compared to a van and car The low level makes the 4 Yard Skip very easy to load and they can be squeezed into tiny places to help with the loading distance.
For more information go to the dedicated 4 Yard Skip page.

6 Yard Skip Overview

6 yard skip comparison against car and van The 6 Yard builders skip is probably the most popular skip alongside the 8 Yard Large Builders Skip. It can be filled with Soil & Stone or Hardcore, and you will get a reduced rate if that’s all that is going in there. For more information go to our dedicated page for the 6 Yard Skip.

8 Yard Skip Overview

The Larger Builders Skip gives you that little bit more space above the 6 yard to add in those extra bulky items from your house, office or garden clearout. We offer Soil & Stone and Hardcore discounts on an 8 Yard Skip. Click here for more information about the 8 Yard Skip

10 Yard Skip Overview

10 cubic yard skip compared to a van Our 10 yard Skips are great if you have large amounts of waste to clear. They are still extremely versatile for an array of domestic and commercial projects. They provide enough space for larger home improvements as well as building and commercial jobs.

12 Yard Skip Overview

The 12 yard skip is one of the most popular larger skips available. They are regularly used by commercial clients for large projects that include bulky items and general construction waste.

16 Yard Skip Overview

Our 16 yard skips are fantastic if you have a substantial amount of waste to clear. These large skips are popular on industrial and commercial sites, such as shop fittings and construction sites, where light and bulky waste is produced. They can also be used by domestic clients for large jobs, such as a complete house renovation.

20 Yard Skip Overview

Our 20 Yard Skips are the newest addition to our library of skips. It really is reserved for those job where you have extra large bulky items that need removing. We’ve found them to be popular with large site clearances, renovations and clearing out large commercial premises.

Comparison of Skip Sizes and Capacities (metric and imperial)

ⓘ Skip sizes are all approximate, find out why >>.

Skip size Capacity yd3 Capacity m3 Height ft (m) Length ft (m) Width ft (m) Max Weight Capacity T
2 Yard Skip 2 1.5 3ft (0.9m) 4ft (1.2m) 3.5ft (1m) 2 Tonnes
4 Yard Skip 4 3 3ft (0.9m) 6ft (1.8m) 4.5ft (1.4m) 4 Tonnes
6 Yard Skip 6 4.6 4ft (1.2m) 8ft6 (2.6m) 5ft (1.5m) 6 Tonnes
8 Yard Skip 8 6.1 4.5ft (1.4m) 11ft (3.4m) 6ft (1.8m) 8 Tonnes
10 Yard Skip 10 7.6 5ft (1.5m) 12ft (3.66m) 6ft (1.8m) 8 Tonnes
12 Yard Skip 12 9.2 5.5ft (1.7m) 13ft (4m) 6ft (1.8m) 8 Tonnes
16 Yard Skip 16 12.2 6ft (1.8m) 14ft (4m) 6ft (1.8m) 8 Tonnes
20 Yard Skip 20 15.3 6ft5 (2m) 14.8ft (4.3m) 7ft10 (2.4m) 8 Tonnes