Skip Hire | Stornoway | Isle of Lewis

Stornoway Skip Hire believes you shouldn't need to be an expert in skips to hire one, so we do all the hard work for you. Sit back, relax and call us for free and friendly advice. If you really want to know more about skip hire then take a quick look at our frequently asked questions below.

What size skips do you have for hire?

Please see our Skip Sizes Page

What materials can't I put in my skip?

The following items are considered hazardous waste:

  • asbestos
  • paint
  • tyres
  • gas bottles
  • fridges
  • freezers
  • TVs
  • fluorescent tubes
  • light bulbs
  • vehicle batteries

If you are disposing of any of the above, please give us a call, so we can tell you about our asbestos disposal and hazardous waste services and make special arrangements.

I need to put my skip on a public road. How do I get permission?

You'll need a skip permit from CNES. This can be arranged by us on your behalf. If you are planning on hiring the skip for more than two weeks we may need to submit another application for you.
How do I hire a skip?

Simply call us today for a free no-obligation quote. We will be pleased to offer help and advice on hiring your skip, skip permit applications and choosing the best size skip for the job.

Our standard hire duration is up to 10 days, but you can have it collected sooner providing you give us 48 hours notice. Please contact us if you require the skip for longer and need another skip permit.

What happens to my waste after my skip is collected?

The skip will be taken to your recycling depot where the skip is emptied and sorted by trained waste management staff.

How do I arrange for my skip to be collected?

If you did not specify a collection date when ordering, please contact us with at least 48 hours notice of when you want your skip to be collected.

What are the charges?

The price of skip hire can vary depending on the size of the skip, your location and the type of waste you are disposing of.



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