Skip Hire Colchester

Established nearly 20 years ago, we at Waste Transport Services have a broad selection of skip hire in Colchester suitable for a wide range of purposes. Whether you need domestic skip hire, commercial skip hire for your building project, or a roll on/off skip to use on your ongoing construction project. We operate the collections and deliveries of an extensive range of skips nationwide and with our large selection of skip sizes and types, we can meet your waste removal requirements. So, if you’ve been looking for skip hire in Colchester then, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.

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    What size skip do I need?

    We provide quality, reliable skip hire in Colchester that is suitable for a broad range of uses, from garden clearance and home renovations to contractors on building sites in the public sector. Here’s our skip size guide to help you decide which one you may need…

    Suitable for smaller waste disposal

    Skip TypeHeightLengthWidth
    2 Yard Mini Skip0.76m / 2′ 6″1.2m / 4′0.91m / 3′
    4 Yard Mini Skip0.97m / 3′ 2″1.83m / 6′1.29m / 4′ 3″
    6 Small Builders Skip 1.22m / 4′2.6m / 8′ 7″1.52m / 5′

    Suitable for larger waste disposal

    Skip TypeHeightLengthWidth
    8 Yard Builders Skip
    1.22m / 4′3.66m / 12′
    1.68m / 5′ 6″
    10 Yard Maxi Skip1.5m / 4′ 11″3.74m / 12′ 3″1.78m / 5′ 10″
    12 Yard Maxi Skip 1.68m / 5′ 6″3.7m / 12′ 2″1.78m / 5′ 10″

    We also provide roll-on/roll-off skip hire in Colchester for larger-scale demolition or clearance projects from 15 cubic yards, up to 40 cubic yards – if you’re not sure which skip hire in Colchester you need, contact us for advice. We also offer reliable skip hire in Colchester for both domestic and commercial users at affordable prices and can also supply a wide range of waste-transporting vehicles, from grab loaders and tipper lorries to excavators.

    GIVE US A CALL: 08712 884733

    If you’ve been looking for reliable, professional skip hire in Colchester, then you’ve found the company you’ve been looking for with Waste Transport Services, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!

    GIVE US A CALL: 08712884733

    What can I put in a skip?

    Our skip hire in Colchester can accommodate a variety of waste disposal including brick, concrete, hardcore, household waste, wood, metals and spoil.

    What can’t I put in a skip?

    Our skip hire in Colchester isn’t suitable for electrical appliances, liquid waste, tyres, paint cans, clinical/medical waste, fluorescent tubes, batteries, plasterboard (max 10% of load) hazardous/toxic material gas cylinders or asbestos. We have dedicated sealed asbestos waste skips if required.

    How much waste should I put in the skip?

    Skips should not be filled above the sides of the skips – overloaded skips are dangerous as waste material may fall out and can make lifting and transporting the skip impossible.

    Is it safe to burn waste in the skip?

    No, fires in skips are highly dangerous and illegal. Furthermore, the repair or replacement of a skip could cost the hirer up to £2000 if the skip is damaged or misused.

    Who is responsible for the skip when it is on-site?

    When you use our skip hire in Colchester, you will be responsible for the skip and all skips sited on private property are sited at the hirer’s own risk. The hirer is also responsible for providing lights and cones to make the skips safe and visible.

    How long can I keep a skip on my drive?

    Our skip hire in Colchester is available for as long as you need it, but the typical period is between one and 14 days.

    Do I need a road license?

    If the skip you hire from us is to be used on private property you won’t require a license. However, if the skip will be positioned on a road, you will require a road license.

    How do I get a road licence for a skip?

    You will need to apply to your local authority for a road license. We can apply for the permit on your behalf if required.

    How long does it take to get a skip permit?

    Permit applications can take anything up to 7 working days to be processed by the relevant authority.

    How much does a road permit for a skip cost?

    A road permit for a skip costs £110 for up to and including 28 days. Licence renewals for a further 28 days cost £110.

    What are roll-on/roll-off skips?

    Our roll-on/roll-off skip hire in Colchester is large waste containers suitable for the disposal of high volumes of waste and are frequently utilised on construction sites.

    What are skip hire in Colchester prices?

    The cost of our skip hire in Colchester will vary depending on the size of the skip and the location, therefore we recommend getting in touch with us for a quote. We offer among the cheapest skip hire in Colchester and all of our services are underpinned by competitive pricing.

    Why Choose Us

    18 Years of Experience

    18 Years of Experience
    We have 18 years of experience and are highly rated for skips in Romford that are available for commercial and domestic clients at incredibly cheap prices.

    Serve All Sectors

    Serve All Sectors
    We work with private individuals and commercial clients including small building firms, large construction companies and public sector and utility organisations.

    Wide Range of Services

    Wide Range of Services
    We offer a broad range of waste management services including asbestos removal, waste collection and disposal, waste treatment, plant and transport hire and more!
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