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Skip Sizes

Did you know that choosing the wrong skip size could be a waste of both time and money? We hire a range of skip sizes to meet your individual needs. If you are unsure of what size skip you need, then take a look at the table below which can help you decide or contact a member of the team who will be happy to assist.

We provide professional skip rental services to commercial and domestic customers throughout South Wales, including Cardiff, Caerphilly, Newport, Pontypridd, Porth, Radyr, Ystrad Mynach and Risca. in the Cardiff and Newport area for many years. For advice and an instant quote call us now on 029 2050 1137

What size skip will I need?

From renovation projects to garden clearance, whatever project you have in mind, we have the perfect skip size to meet your needs. Sizes include Midi, Maxi, Enclosed, Builders Skips and more. Take a look at our useful guide below to help you choose the right size for your needs.

Mini Skips

This skip size is perfect for anyone carrying out small home improvement jobs or who has a garden to clear. The skips can take approximately two cubic yards (approx. 1.53 cubic metres) and are small enough to fit on the average driveway, saving the cost of an on-road permit. Approximate sizes:

Mini Skip
Midi Skip

Midi Skips

The ideal size for those larger household renovation jobs or garden landscaping work where the Mini Skip would be just too small. Midi Skips can hold twice as much rubbish as the mini, approximately four cubic yards (approx. 3.06 cubic metres) and will also fit on most driveways or gardens. Approximate sizes:


Easy Fill Skips

If you’re dealing with heavier items, you might need something easier to fill than a traditional skip. Our easy fill skips have convenient doors which help with moving heavy items at ground level. We have a variety of sizes.

Easy Fill Skip
Enclosed Skip

Enclosed Skips

Enclosed skips are perfect if you need to lock your skip to prevent people adding to or removing items that need recycling as the lid can be closed and secured. Variety of sizes available.

Builders Skips

Now we’re getting serious. These skips will hold approximately eight cubic yards (approx. 6.12 cubic metres) of the toughest rubbish. If you need this size of skip, then Caerphilly Skips’ experienced staff will also take care of the necessary on-road permits on your behalf. Approximate sizes:



Builders Skip
Builders Skip

Maxi Skips

This is the Big Daddy of the skip world weighing in at approximately twelve to sixteen cubic yards (approx. 9.17 to 12.23 cubic metres). For really serious house and garden renovations or when you have a lot of bulky waste items, the Maxi Skip will take care of its disposal. You can also rely on Caerphilly Skips to sort out the on-road permits for you. Approximate sizes:


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