8 yard skips are the largest variety of builders skips that are very useful for larger amounts of waste produced on building sites. An 8 yard builder skip the excellent option for disposing of sizeable amounts building waste.
Skip hire prices are influenced by several factors such as location, skip size and permits. However, the average price for an 8 yard skip is around £350. Ask for a skip hire quote to get a more accurate pricing.
8 Yard Skip Size
Typical 8 yard skips measure 12 feet long x 6 feet wide x 4.5 feet high (3.66m x 1.83m x 1.37m). They are slightly larger than the 6-yard skip, and they can hold approximately 80 black bin bags of waste.
Prohibited Items You Cannot Put In The Skip
You can throw most types waste into a skip except for items listed below. Failing to adhere this policy will lead to extra charges and sometimes legal charges.
- Electrical Equipment
- Gas Cylinders
- Fluorescent Tubes
- Hazardous Materials
Jobs Suitable for 8 Yard Skips
An 8 yard skip is commonly hired by commercial clients to get rid of waste produced by building and construction sites. While domestic clients use 8 yard skips for various waste removal applications such as garden clearance, small home renovation jobs, wall replacement or removal, kitchen refits and large home improvement projects.
Council Permit Required for Hiring an 8 Yard Skip
Securing a council permit for an 8 yard skip ranges from £15 up to £60, depending on the council. This permit is required if the skip is going to be placed on a council owned land or premises. But in case you have a spacious property where you can place the skip, there’s no need for a council permit.
If this size does not meet your requirements you may wish to upgrade to the 10 yard skip.