Skip size guide
The first step when hiring a skip is choosing which skip size you need. From small skips for household waste to RORO containers for professional construction, our guide will help you hire the right skip for the job.
Mick George Skips provides an unmatched range of skip sizes and availability, for any waste disposal job.
Skips sizes are traditionally referred to in cubic yards e.g. "4 yards", "16 yards" etc. but don't worry, we list metric measurements too.
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4 cubic yard Midi Skip
The 4yd Midi Skip is ideal for Kitchen and Bathroom refits.
|Metric||3.04 m3||0.972 m||1.83 m||1.29 m|
Approx 30-40 bin bags of waste.
6 cubic yard Small Builder Skip
The 6yd Small Builder Skip is good for bulky waste.
|Metric||4.6 m3||1.22 m||2.6 m||1.52 m|
Approx 50-60 bin bags.
8 cubic yard Large Builder Skip
The 8yd Large Builder Skip is the largest skip available for Heavy Waste.
|Metric||6 m3||1.22 m||3.66 m||1.68 m|
Approx 60-80 bin bags.
12 cubic yard Maxi Skip
The 12yd Maxi Skip is ideal for large house clearances.
|Metric||9.2 m3||1.68 m||3.7 m||1.78 m|
Approx 100-120 bin bags.
16 cubic yard Maxi Skip
The 16yd Maxi Skip is ideal for large house clearances, large shop fitter jobs, large amounts of light construction waste such as wood, metal or plastics
|Metric||12.2 m3||2 m||4.2 m||1.84 m|
Approx 120-140 bin bags.
20yd Cubic Yard Roll On Roll Off Container
Usually for trade use, the 20yd RORO container is ideal for very large shop fitter jobs, large amounts of light construction waste
|Metric||15.3 m3||1.3 m||6.1 m||2.4 m|
40yd Cubic Yard Roll On Roll Off Container
Usually for trade use, the largest of our containers can handle the biggest clearance jobs.
|Metric||30.6 m3||2.51 m||6.1 m||2.4 m|
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