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We are North West Recycling (formerly Brampton Skip Hire), Cumbria’s largest and most sustainable private skip hire and waste management firm, servicing everyone from domestic householders needing a small skip for a DIY project to large housebuilders, business parks and local authorities with flexible and cost-effective trade waste bins and large Roll On Roll Off waste container collections.

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North West Recycling are the leading private skip hire supplier in Cumbria. We operate across the whole of West Cumbria, including Whitehaven, Workington, co*ckermouth, Seascale, Egremont, Millom, Silloth and Wigton, as well as over to Keswick, Carlisle and Penrith.

We have over 2,500 skips and waste containers in stock, including small skips, large skips. enclosed and roll on roll off containers (ROROs),and can meet any skip hire or waste collection requirement in Cumbria.

Be it a small 3 yard skip, a 6 yard skip, 8 yard skip, a 12 yard skip, a 16 yard skip or a 50 yard roll on roll off container, we offer price beating skip hire to all locations including Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Keswick, Wigton and co*ckermouth.

So for simple easy 24/7 local skip hire and waste collection book by clicking the link below. And remember if you apply the code HELLO10 at checkout you’ll save 10% on your first order.

For fast, reliable, and responsible local skip hire near me and you in Penrith and central Cumbria, click below.

For multiple collections and commercial waste enquiries please call our customer services team on 01228 672999.

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Skip Hire FAQs

  • What can’t I put in a skip?

    Below is a list of items that cannot be put in a skip:

    • Asbestos Batteries Clinical
    • Medical Waste Fluorescent Tubes Fridges
    • Freezers Gas Cylinders
    • Empty Aerosols Hazardous
    • Toxic Material
    • Liquids
    • Oil
    • Paint Cans
    • Plasterboard (max 10% of load)
    • Solvents
    • TV’s/Monitors
    • Tyres

    If you have any of these items and need them collected, please contact us and we will be able to assist you in their collection and disposal in the correct manner.

  • What do I do if I have more waste than initially estimated?

    You must call the office on 01228672999 prior to collection and arrange added items for collection.

  • How soon can I expect the waste to be collected after booking the service?

    By using our NEW online booking service, time slots are available to choose from.

    Via the phone, we strive to provide prompt service. The timeline for collection will be discussed and scheduled with you at the time of telephone booking.

  • Can I get a price estimate for my waste removal needs?

    Yes call the team on 01228672999 or visit our website.

    We are always happy to provide you with a price estimate based on your specific requirements. Contact us on 01228672999 with the details of your waste removal project, and we’ll provide you with a customized quote.

  • What payment methods do you accept?

    Online bookings and over the phone payments.

    We accept various payment methods, including credit/debit cards, cash, and other electronic payment options. Our team will provide details during the booking process.

  • What areas do you serve in Cumbria?

    We primarily serve Cumbria and its surrounding areas. Please contact us to inquire about specific service locations.

  • Do I need to be present during the waste collection?

    No – all items must be outside on the day of collection and access must be available.

  • Is North West Recycling a licensed and environmentally responsible service provider?

    Yes, we are fully licensed and committed to environmentally responsible waste management. We follow eco-friendly practices to minimize our environmental impact.

  • Online or over the phone by calling 01228 672999.

    Booking our service is simple. Contact us, and our team will assist you in scheduling a convenient date and time for waste collection.

  • Our service is suitable for various types of general mixed light weight non-hazardous domestic and business waste, including household waste, garden waste, construction debris, and more. We prioritize eco-friendly disposal and recycling methods whenever possible.

  • What are the weight limits for each load size?

    The weight limits for each load size are as follows:
    Mini Load: 100kg
    Small Load: 200kg
    Medium Load: 400kg
    Large Load: 600kg
    (Max load 700 kg – No large amounts of soil – stone – rubble)

  • What load sizes are available for this service?

    We offer a range of load sizes, including Mini Load, Small Load, Medium Load, Large Load, and XX-Large Load, each designed to handle different quantities of waste. Please refer to the product descriptions for load size details. (Max 12 yards light mixed waste).

  • What if I can’t get a skip permit?

    If apermit is not granted we can also offer a wait and load service, where the driver will wait while you load the skip.

  • What areas do North West Recycling cover?

    North West Recycling cover Carlisle, North Cumbria, Northumberland and Dumfries & Galloway for skip hire.

  • What size skip do I need?

    Our guide above lists the various skip sizes you can hire, along with their dimensions and some guidance.

  • Where can I have my skip dropped?

    Skips can be dropped on a private property such as your garden or drive, or on the road outside your house.

  • What can I do if I have no space to have a skip dropped?

    North West Recycling offer a wait and load service, where the driver will wait while you load the skip.

  • Do I need Council permission to place a skip on the road?

    Yes. A permit is required from the council. There is a small charge for the skip to be placed on the road. We would be happy to arrange a skip permit for you.

  • What width do skip vehicles need to get on to my drive?

    Skip vehicle sizes can vary a little but generally 2.75 metres or 9 feet will accommodate the width of the delivering vehicle. If your drive cannot accommodate this or there are other access issues then contact us and we will suggest an alternative. Please note that skips (especially when full) can be heavy and any damage potentially incurred is at your own risk.

  • What if my skip is overloaded?

    Skips need to be level loaded – any oversized items may be removed to make safe the load. All of our skips are sheeted before removal. Overloaded skips cannot be safely or legally removed. Additional charges may be incurred for over-filled skips.

  • How long can I keep a skip for?

    Customers are able to keep our skips for up to 14 days, or 2 months if a trade account is opened. If you do not call for a removal/exchange by the end of this period, an additional fee of £1 + VAT (skips) or £3 + VAT (ROROs) per extra day will apply.

  • How do I book deliveries/exchanges/collection, and pay for a skip?

    Call us on 01228 672999 to arrange deliveries, collections and exchanges of skips. We can take credit/debit card payments over the telephone.

  • How much notice do I need to give?

    We prefer 24 hours’ notice. However, if you call us early we can offer same day service for Carlisle CA1, CA2 and CA3 areas. For people who have a tight schedule, we will do out utmost to work around your requirements.

  • What happens to my waste?

    Skips are taken back to our state of the art fully licensed Waste Materials Recycling Facility where we divert 100% of waste from landfill. Where possible, any residual waste processed and sent to waste from energy as an SRF (solid recovered fuel) product. Hazardous waste is disposed of at compliant hazardous waste disposal sites.

  • Do North West Recycling offer Trade Accounts?

    Yes, please contact our sales team on 01228 672999 for more information.

  • North West Recycling’s Man & Van Service is a reliable and eco-friendly waste removal solution that caters to various waste disposal needs, from small to XX-large loads. We offer different load sizes to accommodate your specific requirements.

Skip Hire West Cumbria. North West Recycling are the leading private skip hire supplier in Cumbria. We operate across the whole of West Cumbria, including Whitehaven, Workington, co*ckermouth, Seascale, Egremont, Millom, Silloth and Wigton, as well as over to Keswick, Carlisle and Penrith.

We have over 2,500 skips and waste containers in stock, including small skips, large skips. enclosed and roll on roll off containers (ROROs),and can meet any skip hire or waste collection requirement in Cumbria.

Be it a small 3 yard skip, a 6 yard skip, 8 yard skip, a 12 yard skip, a 16 yard skip or a 50 yard roll on roll off container, we offer price beating skip hire to all locations including Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Keswick, Wigton and co*ckermouth.

So for simple easy 24/7 local skip hire and waste collection book by clicking the link below. And remember if you apply the code HELLO10 at checkout you’ll save 10% on your first order. BOOK HERE

As a family business, excellent service is a point of personal pride. We have more than 25 vehicles operating from our Carlisle depot, with over 2,500 skips for hire in a range of sizes starting from our smallest 3 yard mini skips through toour largest 50 yard Roll On Roll Off skips.

In addition, for every skip hire delivery and exchange we make a donation of £1 to nominated local charities, through our charity support programme.

So for fast, efficient and affordable local hire near me in Carlisle, Brampton, co*ckermouth, Egremont, Keswick, Penrith, Maryport, Wigton, Whitehaven, Workington, Annan, Castle Douglas, Dumfries, Gretna, Lockerbie, Hexham, Corbridge, Haltwhistle, Haydon Bridge and the surrounding areas of Cumbria give North West Recycling a ring today!

Skip Hire West Cumbria - Book on-line today (2024)

FAQs

How much is an 8 cubic yard skip? ›

The average price (including VAT) to hire a 6 yard skip is £250 – £300 and for an 8 yard skip it is £270 – £330. Each year we survey 500 or so skip hire companies from all over the UK. These are not only the skip operators in our own network.

How big is a 6 yard skip near me? ›

Skip Sizes and Prices
CapacityLength
Cu MtrsFt
6 yard skip4.68'6"
8 yard skip6.112'
10 yard skip (builders)7.612'3"
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What size skips can you get? ›

Chart 1.1 Skip Hire Dimensions
Skip SizeLengthWidth
4 Yard (3.05m3)1.8m1.22m
6 Yard (4.58m3)2.6m1.52
8 Yard (6.11m3)3.66m1.68m
12 Yard (9.17m3)3.7m1.78m

How long does it take to collect a skip? ›

Answer. It usually takes between 1 to 5 working days to collect your skip from when your collection request is placed with us. This can include prebooked collection dates too although we do try our utmost to collect on the pre-booked date.

What can't you put in a skip? ›

You cannot put hazardous or harmful items into a skip. These include but are not limited to TVs, computer monitors, asbestos, tyres, fluorescent tubes, fridges, paint and paint tins (unless empty), plasterboard, batteries, medical waste, gas cylinders, liquids, solvents, oil, petrol, diesel and explosives.

What does a 10 yard skip look like? ›

The 10 yard skip holds 10 cubic yards of waste. The 10 yarder is taller at around 1.5 meters high, 1.8m wide and 3.8 meters long.

What will fit in a 4 yard skip? ›

A 4-yard skip typically holds 30-40 bin bags or the equivalent of 2.5 car boot fulls in a standard estate car.

How many bags can you fit in a 6 yard skip? ›

6 yard skips can hold between 55 to 60 large black bins bags of waste, or roughly 19 wheelie bins' worth. 8 yard skips can hold between 70 to 80 large black bin bags of waste, or roughly 25 wheelie bins' worth.

What does a 6 yard skip look like? ›

The 6-yards skip size

The height of a 6-yard skip is 1.2 metres, the length 2.6 metres and 1.5 metres wide. 6-yard skips are a very popular choice for residential waste as their capacity is ideally suited to bathroom and kitchen refurbishments as well as waste from garden and garage clearouts.

Can you put mattresses in a skip? ›

Standard mattresses can be placed in skips, but particular types, like memory foam mattresses, require different handling due to their material composition. It's essential to check with your skip hire provider about the kinds of mattresses they accept.

Can you put black bags in a skip? ›

Now that we know the various types of waste you can put in a skip, the most commonly asked question after this is “what about black bin bags?” The answer to this is simple. Yes, you can put black bin bags into a skip, as long as they are not filled with hazardous waste.

What size skip do I need for a sofa? ›

A mini skip is large enough to hold a sofa or single bed, and will fit in a standard driveway, and occupies half a car park space. It can hold the equivalent of 25-35 bin bags.

How long can I keep a hired skip? ›

Technically, you are supposed to remove your skip within 7 days of the completed works. However you will find that for most skip hire firms you will be provided with a 14 day caveat. This of course is still pretty tight, but does mean that technically you have 2 weeks to get rid of the rubbish.

Is it worth getting a skip? ›

If you've allowed ample time for your skip hire, there are no additional fees, and skip hire is much more convenient than a DIY option. The DIY route isn't necessarily free of charge, either. Hauling waste to the recycling centre will cost you time and petrol. If you have lots of waste, it'll take multiple trips.

How to protect a driveway from a skip? ›

One effective method to prevent damage is by using scaffolding planks or large pieces of wood. These create a protective layer between the skip and your driveway, distributing the weight and reducing pressure points.

How many feet is an 8 cubic yard skip? ›

8 Yard Skip

12ft Length x 6ft Width x 4.5ft Height. Holds about 75 – 85 black bags. Our 8 yard skip is our most popular enclosed skip for building projects. It is ideal for very large garden landscaping projects as well as full property clearance projects for large houses.

Is an 8 yard skip big enough? ›

The eight cubic yard skip is our most popular skip to hire. Perfect for larger home projects such as large garden clearances. This skip can hold between 60-80 bin bags of waste. The 8-yard skip can be utilised for clearing out larger bulkier items such as furniture so would also be great for house clearances.

How many wheelbarrows fill an 8 yard skip? ›

8-yard skip

Ideal for large building projects, large garden clearances, or large bulky materials. Approx 60 -80 Bin Bags or 36 wheelbarrows.

Can you put soil in a 8 yard skip? ›

As long as the skip size is 8 yards or under, you can fill your skip with soil so that it is at a level load. This means that the soil is not over the brim of the skip or pilled up high.

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