How Big Is A 8 Tonne Skip?

The 8 Tonne skip is the most size of popular in the UK. It lends itself perfectly to a wide range of commercial, industrial or domestic waste management scenarios. It is perfect for bulky waste, as well as relatively heavy waste like builder’s rubble, soil and concrete. An 8 tonne skip is perfect for use when clearing out a house or during a major piece of renovation.

How Big Is A 8 Tonne Skip?

An 8 Tonne skip can accommodate approximately 60 to 80 bin bags full of waste, depending of course on the type of waste you need to dispose of. Expect your 8 Tonne skip to have a volume around 6.1 cubic metres, with a height of 1.22m, length of 3.66m and width 1.68m.

Prohibited Items You Cannot Put In Our Skips

Although a skip is great for getting rid of most waste types, there are some items that are not allowed to be placed in our skips, such as:

  • Tyres
  • Paint
  • Hazardous waste
  • Gas cylinders
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Electrical items
  • Chemicals
  • Asbestos

Council Permit for Hiring an 8 Tonne Skip

A skip hire permit will only usually be required for a skip that is to be placed on council-owned land, such as the road or grass verge. They will cost you between £15 to £60 (it depends on your council). If the skip is going to be put on privately owned land, a permit is not required.

Martlands Skip Hire

The prices of skips are affected by both their size and other factors such as their location and whether permits are required. So, it’s best to call us and ask for a quote to be sure. For over a hundred years, Martlands family-run skip hire group has been providing people with everything they want when it comes to garden maintenance recycling, skip hire and rubbish disposal. Call us today on a regional number below:-

Skip Hire Ormskirk 01704 779345
Skip Hire Bamber Bridge  01772 364 399
Skip Hire Southport 01704 779345
Skip Hire Skelmersdale 01695 769123
Skip Hire Leyland 01772 364399
Skip Hire Chorley 01257 752399



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