09 Sep 2021
How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Colson Skip?

Utilising Skip hire is the optimal way for clearing unwanted waste, and with Colson Transport, one of the most cost-efficient methods to rid of unwanted rubbish. But how much does it cost to hire a skip?


There are a number of components that influence the cost of a skip, and while we ensure competitive pricing, there are factors that come into that dictate the overall cost of hiring a skip.


The most common aspects that may impact the cost of your hire include the size of the skip required, the hire duration and whether or not you require a permit for street parking.

Skip Sizes & Their Costs

The largest playing factor is dictating the cost of skip hire in undoubtedly the size in which you seek to hire.

With various businesses and households requiring skips for different reasons, the industry has adjusted the standard practice of providing a ‘one size fits all’ type of skip and instead, began offering various sizes.

These various skip sizes meet the needs of those of simply disposing rubbish from house clearances to larger operations, such as construction sites and the waste created within them.

Regardless of your skip hire requirements, Colson Transport offers a wide range of measurements, making our options highly versatile for practical use and easy parking/collection.

Take note: The price references throughout this article may be subject to change. To receive the latest price points for our skip hire service, view our skip size guide or contact our team. The following prices also include VAT, delivery, pick up & permit costs and function as sample prices. 


2 Yard Skip Prices

Our smallest option for skip hire is presented in the form of a 2-yard skip, perfect for domestic jobs that may not produce too much waste. Our 2-yard skips can often be hired as a second skip for specific waste that may need disposing of in a different fashion, such as construction waste.



  • Holds up to 25-35 black bin bags of rubbish
  • Ideal for domestic use
  • Length 1.2m
  • Width 1m
  • Height 0.9m


4 Yard Skip Prices

Similar to a 2-yard skip, a 4-yard skip is often used for an affordable solution to slightly bigger house clearance projects, or to ensure enough space. With the additional space, garden clearance waste can be safely disposed of without the extra hassle, as well as the removal of furnishings.


  • Holds 35+ black bin bags of rubbish
  • Ideal for domestic use
  • Length 1.8m
  • Width 1.2m
  • Height 0.9m


8 Yard Skip Prices

One of the most common types of skip, as well as the most popular, 8-yard skips are a highly versatile option for first-time hirers or experts. Due to the versatility of an 8-yard skip, they are often used for both commercial and domestic operations or projects.



  • Holds up to 70 black bin bags of rubbish
  • Ideal for commercial and domestic use – one of the most widely used
  • Length 3.6m
  • Width 1.8m
  • Height 1.2m


12 Yard Skip Prices

Commonly used for commercial projects, where a larger amount of waste will begin to amount. These larger skips can be used for a combination of different materials, including rubble, garden waste and building clearance rubbish.



  • Holds up to 110 black bin bags of rubbish
  • Ideal for commercial and domestic use – especially useful for clearing light bulky waste items
  • Length 3.7m
  • Width 1.8m
  • Height 1.8m


14 Yard Skip Prices

The 14 yard skip is a popular choice for both private and commercial clients due to their affordable price and large waste capacity. The length and width of these skips usually favours larger working sites or parking spaces.



  • Holds up to 125+ black bin bags of rubbish
  • Ideal for private and commercial clients with larger projects
  • Length 3.96m
  • Width 1.98m
  • Height 1.98m


Skip Hire, Delivery & Collection

Hiring a skip has become a simplified process, offering the full package of waste removal with flexible hire periods, delivery and collection. At Colson Transport, we handle the entire process to ensure a stress free waste removal experience.


We recycle more than 95% of the waste that we collect, making us extremely efficient and environmentally friendly. Utilising our skip hire service ensures that your operations or day to day business continue in the greenest manner.


To enquire about skip hire, contact us today.