Skip Hire Workington | Mini Skip Hire Cumbria

If you’re looking for a low cost, reliable and hassle-free skip hire service in West Cumbria, then look no further than Derwent Recycling Services!

As one of the Cumbria’s leading providers of skip hire services, we can help you dispose of waste materials from any type of project, ranging from home clearances and DIY, through to more extensive commercial construction projects.

Derwent Recycling Services Ltd offers a wide range of skips for both domestic and commercial customers, with a prompt and reliable service. Skips are available in a range of sizes depending on what kind of waste you are trying to remove.


Our selection of skips are available for delivery across West Cumbria, including towns such Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Cockermouth, Egremont, Keswick and all surrounding areas. So if you are based within West Cumbria, we have the ideal skip hire solution for you.

Whatever the job, big or small, we can provide a skip that suits your needs. From a 2 yard skip to a 40 yard skip we supply them all

Skip Hire FAQs

In our FAQs section you can find answers to the most common questions asked by our customers.

Here is a summary of the waste types:

  • Mixed domestic: General household waste, including furniture, carpets and mattresses.
  • Mixed building: General domestic, building or commercial waste including light goods.
  • Garden: Outdoor waste, including soil and clay.
  • Light goods: Mixed domestic or commercial waste, including cardboard, plastic, paper, wood and glass.
  • Heavy goods: Mixed domestic or commercial waste, including brick, concrete and hardcore

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
  • Solvents
  • TV’s/Monitors
  • Tyres

Please be advised that any non-permitted waste found in the skip could be subject to a surcharge and the Environment Agency may also be informed which could lead to prosecution. If in any doubt please contact us.

Standard hire period is three weeks and upon booking you will be asked for an approximate timescale.

Our selection of skips are available for delivery across West Cumbria, including towns such Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Cockermouth, Egremont, Keswick and all surrounding areas. So if you are based within West Cumbria, we have the ideal skip hire solution for you.

To check whether we can deliver our skips in your area, please call us on 01900 873789

Skips should only be filled level with the sides and not heaped above this as they need to be netted safely, dangerous or overloaded skips will not be collected until rectified.

If a service is requested or the skip is off hired it is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure the skip is fully accessible at all times for collection/service.

Any overfilled skips, delays or wasted journeys where we are unable to deliver/collect/service the skip due to access issues or obstruction will be assessed and charged for accordingly.

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

You do not need a permit for a skip if it is placed on your own private property such as your garden or drive. However, a permit is required from your Local Authority if it is to be placed on a public road.

We can organise the permit on the customer’s behalf. Please note that there is a charge for the permit by the Council and there is a period of notice required for the skip to be sited on a public highway. The period of notice for Cumbria is 3 days.

We require 9.5 foot wide access to ensure safe access to where you need the skip delivered and placed.

If there are any potential access issues, then please do let us know your concerns and we will work with you to establish the most suitable solution.

Skip Hire pricing will be dependent upon skip size, location and intended waste – our friendly customer service team will be happy to give you a quote over the phone. Please contact us: 01900 873789.

You can also pay over the phone. All major debit and credit cards are accepted. Payment for skip hire is taken in advance; this includes the cost of the skip hire, delivery and collection. Any additional payments – such as permits, equipment or even charges – will be taken separately.

Then please contact us today by telephone: 01900 873789, or complete our online enquiry form, so we can help.

Skip Hire FAQs

In our FAQs section you can find answers to the most common questions asked by our customers.

Here is a summary of the waste types:

  • Mixed domestic: General household waste, including furniture, carpets and mattresses.
  • Mixed building: General domestic, building or commercial waste including light goods.
  • Garden: Outdoor waste, including soil and clay.
  • Light goods: Mixed domestic or commercial waste, including cardboard, plastic, paper, wood and glass.
  • Heavy goods: Mixed domestic or commercial waste, including brick, concrete and hardcore

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
  • Solvents
  • TV’s/Monitors
  • Tyres

Please be advised that any non-permitted waste found in the skip could be subject to a surcharge and the Environment Agency may also be informed which could lead to prosecution. If in any doubt please contact us.

Standard hire period is three weeks and upon booking you will be asked for an approximate timescale.

Our selection of skips are available for delivery across West Cumbria, including towns such Workington, Whitehaven, Maryport, Cockermouth, Egremont, Keswick and all surrounding areas. So if you are based within West Cumbria, we have the ideal skip hire solution for you.

To check whether we can deliver our skips in your area, please call us on 01900 873789

Skips should only be filled level with the sides and not heaped above this as they need to be netted safely, dangerous or overloaded skips will not be collected until rectified.

If a service is requested or the skip is off hired it is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure the skip is fully accessible at all times for collection/service.

Any overfilled skips, delays or wasted journeys where we are unable to deliver/collect/service the skip due to access issues or obstruction will be assessed and charged for accordingly.

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

You do not need a permit for a skip if it is placed on your own private property such as your garden or drive. However, a permit is required from your Local Authority if it is to be placed on a public road.

We can organise the permit on the customer’s behalf. Please note that there is a charge for the permit by the Council and there is a period of notice required for the skip to be sited on a public highway. The period of notice for Cumbria is 3 days.

We require 9.5 foot wide access to ensure safe access to where you need the skip delivered and placed.

If there are any potential access issues, then please do let us know your concerns and we will work with you to establish the most suitable solution.

Skip Hire pricing will be dependent upon skip size, location and intended waste – our friendly customer service team will be happy to give you a quote over the phone. Please contact us: 01900 873789.

You can also pay over the phone. All major debit and credit cards are accepted. Payment for skip hire is taken in advance; this includes the cost of the skip hire, delivery and collection. Any additional payments – such as permits, equipment or even charges – will be taken separately.

Then please contact us today by telephone: 01900 873789, or complete our online enquiry form, so we can help.

Skip Sizes - Domestic & Commercial

Our skip size guide allows you to decide which skip suits your project best

Whatever the job, big or small, we can provide a skip that suits your needs. From the smallest 2 yard mini skip to the largest 40 yard skip we supply them all.

If you are still unsure which skip size you need, please give our team a call on 01900 873789 and we will happy to help.

SkipsDescriptionSize & Capacity

Mini Skips

(Small Skips)

The Mini Skip is small, very convenient and is ideal for household waste, garden waste or low volume waste projects. The Mini Skips are also used for small amounts of commercial waste.

Mini Skips are perfect for that spring clean or small redecoration project.

  • Suitable for low volume waste projects
  • Small & Convenient
  • On road permits arranged
  • Delivered & collected anywhere in Cumbria
  • Prompt & reliable service
2 cubic yards

Approx:
25 - 35
Black Bags

Midi Skips

(Medium Skips)

The Midi Skip are a good size to handle a full refurbishment of any room in a house, including kitchen and bathroom refits.

  • Domestic or Business
  • Small & Convenient
  • On road permits arranged
  • Delivered & collected anywhere in Cumbria
  • Prompt & reliable service
4 or 6 cubic yards

Approx:
35 - 45
Black Bags
Builders Skips


The Builders Skip is ideal for home refurbishments, garden landscaping or large volume waste projects.

Builders Skips are very economic and the most versatile skip as they hold a deep volume and have the ability to accommodate mixed general waste and heavy inert materials.

  • Suitable for medium volume waste
  • On road permits arranged
  • Delivered & collected anywhere in Cumbria
  • Prompt & reliable service
8 cubic yards

Approx:
65 - 85
Black Bags
Large Skips (Roll on/off)

Roll On/Off skips are ideal for construction projects that generate large volumes of bulk waste.

If you have an off-road location and large volumes of waste to dispose of, then a large roll on/off container will meet your needs.

Our Roll on/off containers range in size from 15 cubic yards to 40 cubic yards. We can also supply bespoke lockable and rear opening containers to meet all your waste requirements.

  • Suitable for large volume and very bulky items
  • Off-road location required - Please note that due to the size of these containers it is not always possible to get council permits to place these on public roads.
  • Delivered & collected anywhere in Cumbria
  • Prompt & reliable service
15 to 40 cubic yards

Approx:
110-440
Black Bags

Skip Hire Services Near You - Skip Hire Services offered throughout West Cumbria

Derwent Recycling Services Ltd are able to offer Skip Hire Services across West Cumbria, including towns such:

  • Workington Skip Hire

  • Whitehaven Skip Hire

  • Cockermouth Skip Hire

  • Maryport Skip Hire

  • Egremont Skip Hire

  • Workington Skip Hire

  • Cleator Moor Skip Hire

  • Seascale Skip Hire

  • Wigton Skip Hire

  • Keswick Skip Hire

  • Silloth Skip Hire

  • Aspatria Skip Hire

For your FREE, no-obligation Cumbria Skip Hire quote call us today on 01900 873789...

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