The main use for the 2-3 yard mini skip is for small jobs in your home. If you feel as though you will not be throwing away too much waste, or you are redecorating a small room, then the 2 yard mini skip may be the perfect solution for you. This type of skip is also good to use alongside a larger skip to load specific materials such as metal or plasterboard.
Price range – From £60 upwards
Capacity – Minimum 25 black bins bags
The 4-5 yard midi skip is a slightly bigger version of the 3-4 yard mini skip and holds slightly more waste. IF you are redecorating a slightly larger room and you are not sure the mini skip will hold enough then upgrade to the 4-5 yard midi skip.
Price range – Prices start from £85 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 45-50 bins bags
A 6 yard skip is the more common choice for medium to larger house renovations or house & garden clearances. The 6 yard skip is the most preferred choice of skip for home owners who have plans to develop their property to make more room.
Price range – Prices start from £105 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 60-65 bins bags
The 8 yard skip is also a popular choice for home owners and also smaller construction yards who are having a little work done to their property. An 8 yard skip has multiple uses and is also a more popular choice of skip alongside the 6 yard skip.
Price range – Prices start from £150 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 75-80+ bins bags
A 10 yard skip is probably too big for most home projects, unless you own a big home, then you tend to find these skips more for commercial and construction uses, where buildings are much bigger and renovations use more materials and there is more waste.
Price range – Prices start from £175 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 95-100+ bins bags
The 12 yard skip is a more preferred choice when it comes to construction projects due to their high capacity for waste materials such as metal, plasterboard, timber and much more. You will see this size skip on quite a lot of construction yards.
Price range – Prices start from £200 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 120+ bins bags
A 14 yard skip is also a common skip size for commercial and construction projects and can hold a high capacity of waste materials from any renovation projects that you have planned.
Price range – Prices start from £220 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 140+ bins bags
The 16 yard skip is ideal for the more larger commercial and construction projects due to their excellent value and capacity. These types of skips hold quite a lot of different waste materials and provide exceptional space.
Price range – Prices start from £230 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 165+ bins bags
One of the bigger skips before the roll-on roll-off skip sizes is the 18 yard skip. It has considerable space to hold quite a lot of waste materials and is an affordable solution for most commercial and construction projects.
Price range – Prices start from £270 upwards
Capacity – Approximately 190+ bins bags
Skip Size Comparison Chart
Here at Cheap Skips it’s very important to help you choose the perfect skip for your needs via our unique service. It is also important to us that your experience is quick, easy and simple.
Have a look at our detailed skip size guide and you’ll see just how easy and simple it is to make your decision.
Keep in mind that skip size may vary in different location.
|2 Yard Mini||1.5 M||2 Yrds||0.76M||2’6″||1.2M||4′||0.91 M||3′|
|3 Yard Midi||2.3 M||3 Yrds||1.07M||3″||2.31M||5.5″||1.37M||3.6″|
|4 Yard Midi||3 M||4 Yrds||0.97M||3’2″||1.83M||6′||1.29M||4’3″|
|6 Yard Small Builder||4.6 M||6 Yrds||1.22M||4′||2.6M||8’6″||1.52M||5′|
|8 Yard Large Builder||6 M||8 Yrds||1.22M||4′||3.66M||12′||1.68M||5’6″|
|10 Yard Maxi Skip||8.85 M||10 Yrds||1.5M||4’11||3.74M||12’3″||1.78M||5’10″|
|12 Yard Maxi Skip||9.2 M||12 Yrds||1.68M||5’6″||3.7M||12’2″||1.78M||5’10″|
|14 Yard Maxi Skip||10.7 M||14 Yrds||1.8M||5’11″||4.1M||13’5″||1.75M||5’9″|
|16 Yard Maxi Skip||12.23 M||16 Yrds||2M||6’7″||4.3M||14’1″||1.75M||5’9″|
|20 Cubic Yard Rollon/off (RORO)||15.3 M||20 Yrds||1.62M||6’7″||6.07M||19’11″||2.23M||7’4″|
|40 Cubic Yard Rollon/off (RORO)||30.58 M||40 Yrds||2.69M||8’2″||6.07M||19’11″||2.23M||7′ 4″|