8 Yard Skip
8 Yard Large Skip
Size & Dimensions:

166cm (5.4ft) Width
130cm (4.3ft) Height
340cm (11.2ft) Length

Usually Hired For:

Large domestic projects and commercial use.

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Hire a 8 yard skip

The large 8 yard skip is the most popular skip choice for hire. These skips are great for domestic or general commercial projects like home renovations due to the volume of waste they can hold.

The 8 yard skip can usually hold around 60 to 80 bin bags of waste and rubbish.

Note – These dimensions are for guideline purposes only and can vary.

If you have non-eligible skip items for removal, check out our Rubbish removal service.

Key Points

  •  The 8 yard skip is the most popular choice due to load capacity.
  •  Suitable for most domestic and commercial projects.
  •  Largest skip for inert waste such as soil and concrete.

Not the right skip size for you? Then check out our 4 yard skip6 yard skip and 12 yard skip. Any further questions, please visit our FAQ page or contact us and we will answer your enquiry as soon as possible.

8 yard plasterboard only skips are based on a weight of 3 tonnes, allowances will be made for skips coming in slightly above this weight. However, customers with any skips, that weigh a considerable amount more will be contacted for payment. 

What cannot go in our Skips?

Our skips are used for non-hazardous waste, listed below are a number of common waste streams that are not accepted in your skip.

Please note: Turf is accepted in your skip, however please inform us of this in your order notes.

  • Plasterboard (Permitted in the Plasterboard Only Skip Hire or Skip Bag option)
  • Tyres*
  • Fluorescent Tubes*
  • Gas Bottles & Cylinders
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Mattresses*
  • Clinical Waste
  • Other Hazardous Waste (Paint Tins, Oils, Petrol, Diesel, Aerosols & Mastic Tubes)
  • Fridges, Freezers & Other Electrical Waste (Microwaves & TVs)*
  • Food or Food Contaminated Packaging
  • More than 1 Roll of Carpet
  • Upholstered seating that may contain POPs.

Most suppliers will accept soft furnishings however due to a change in legislation in 2023 on how upholstered seating can be disposed of the following items may not always be accepted in our mixed waste skips: sofas, sofa beds, armchairs, kitchen and dining room chairs, stools and foot stools, home office chairs, futons, bean bags, floor and sofa cushions. Please let us know upon ordering to see if we can accommodate the removal of these items.

*Waste types accepted by our Rubbish removal service.