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Ward Bros. (Plant Hire) Ltd

Skip Hire and Waste Management Specialists across County Durham

Phone Number: 0191 378 0476

Cheap Skip Hire in Durham

Are you looking for cheap skip hire in Durham? Our mini skips can are delivered to your site for domestic or commercial waste.

Cheap Skip Hire in Durham

Domestic or commercial waste collection

Do need a reliable skip hire company for domestic or commercial waste collection? A skip hire company needs to be reliable, as any delays in delivering or collecting a skip could lead to costly problems in the project. 

Call 0191 378 0476 for same day skip hire near you.

Our service

Ward Bros. (Plant Hire) Ltd are proud of our reputation in providing fast and prompt service at competitive prices, including being one of the leading skip suppliers in the County Durham area.

We have many happy customers, which is why you should choose our company for the skip hire Durham service.

  • Chester-le-Street
  • Bishop Auckland
  • Washington
  • Stanley
  • Consett
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Durham

Call 0191 378 0476 today or complete the contact form below to send an enquiry about our cheap skip hire in Durham.


In addition to our central location in Durham, we have six other depots located across the county. From Washington, Consett to Newton Aycliffe, you can count on us to provide a reliable hire service.

We are well-established specialists in the area, offering our service to domestic, builders and trade customers.

Skip Sizes

The sizes of our skips will be measured in cubic yards; one cubic yard measures at (91cm x 91cm x 91cm).

Our skip sizes range from the compact three cubic yards to a generous 40 cubic yards, which is our largest skip, known as 'Roll on Roll off Skip.'

If you are unsure which size of skip you require, speak with a member of our experienced team, and we will listen to your requirements and select the right skip for you, so you don't have to pay for more than you need. We want to ensure we deliver a hire service that is as simple as possible for people, at low and affordable prices. 

Find out more about our skip sizes here.

Mini skips 

Mini Skips are small and light and can easily fit on on a driveway. They ideal for garden waste and any light renovation waste, these mini skips can hold the equivalent of 25 bin bags. If you have restrictions on where you can place your skip, or you only have a small amount of waste, these are the perfect hire option.

Follow the link to learn more about our mini skips here.

Domestic skips 

Domestic skips are smaller can be used for clearing out your property for reasons such as preparing for a house move, converting your loft or decluttering your home or garage.

You could also use these types of skips for many DIY projects. You can dispose of materials such as plastic or wood, concrete, as well as any garden waste.

Follow the link to learn more about our domestic skips here.

Commercial skips 

Commercial skips are much larger and are mainly used for building projects, clearing out old stock, shop refits, or replacing old office furniture.

These skips make a useful addition to your project if when needed for short or long lengths of time, due to deadlines or specific timing schedules.

Follow the link to learn more about our commercial skips here.

Call 0191 378 0476 today or complete the contact form below to send an enquiry about our cheap skip hire in Durham.


What Size Of Skip Should I Hire? 

The size of skip you need will depend on what project you are doing, and how much waste will be developed. If you need some advice regarding what size skip you need, please give us a call, and we'll be happy to help you.

Mini Skips

2 - 3 Yard

Mini Skips 2 - 3 Yard

If you are looking for the cheapest skip hire option, then you need this size skip. The price for hiring this size skip usually starts at around £60. They are commonly, and mostly, used for smaller garden work and smaller home makeovers and projects. 

Midi Skips

4 - 5 Yard

Midi Skips 4 - 5 Yard

In easier terms, this is a medium-sized skip so that it can be used for larger garden work and house projects. They are a little more expensive, being £85, but still affordable. An added benefit for these size skips is that you can actually fit them on your property, without needing a road permit.

Builder Skips

6 - 8 Yard

Builder Skips 6 - 8 Yard

Builder skips are widely use by builders doing projects such as property renovation and garden re-landscaping. This skip can also handle the heavier materials and waste developed from construction work. It is just over £100 to hire one of these skips.

Maxi Skips

10 - 18 Yard

Maxi Skips 10 - 18 Yard

These are larger skips that are used for commercial projects that develop a high volume of waste that can be heavier and than usual. These skips cost around £170 to hire and are very popular within the construction industry.

RORO Skips

20 - 40 Yard

RORO Skips 20 - 40 Yard

Roll On Roll Off skips are the largest skips that you can hire, costing around £200 and over. They can be used for any size of waste disposal and construction work and can carry heavy items. 

Lockable Skips 

Varying Sizes

Cheap Lockable Skips Varying Sizes

Lockable skips come in a wide variety of sizes, and they can be locked when not in use so no one can steal any of your waste, or gain access to it without permission. These are mainly used in cities where there are more people.

Call 0191 378 0476 for same day skip hire near you.


Recycling of waste

If you regularly require to skip hire in the Durham area, we offer a competitive quote for our trade and industrial customers.

This cost-effective solution is one of the most environmentally friendly ways to dispose of your waste. We are proud to recycle over 90% of your waste.  Our waste collection services are flexible and cost-effective. By understanding your needs, we can recommend the best hire solution for you and your business. 

Our onsite recycling facilities are capable of handling wastes of all quantity and variety. We have experience in collecting waste from companies of all natures, and as the project progresses, we know that the level of waste will vary.

You can count on our experience to provide the most bespoke and efficient service for you.

Waste management/Waste disposal services

Over the years we have worked closely with our customers. Our waste management, waste disposal and clearance services are well-established in the local area. With our seven depots across the county, we are proud to be County Durham's local skip hire supplier.

Why hire a skip?

Having vast amounts of waste scattered around your house, and not enough bin space is an ongoing problem. For this reason, skip hire is extremely useful. Having construction done in your house

  • Having construction done in your house
  • Delivered to a place of your choosing
  • Range in size and specification
  • Filled up and collected
  • Affordable
  • Incredibly simple
  • Regularly used for commercial and domestic customers
  • Convenient

Rules and Regulations

You shouldn't put anything in a skip that could cause a hazard or cause harm. These items include:

  • TVs and computer monitors
  • Paint or paint tins
  • Any liquids or solvents, including oil, petrol and diesel
  • Asbestos
  • Tyres
  • Fluorescent tubes, gas cylinders and explosives
  • Fridges
  • Plasterboard
  • Batteries
  • Medical waste

Prohibited Items

There are many items that should not be placed in a skip under any circumstances. Here are a few of the prohibited items:

  • Paint
  • Chemicals
  • Medical Waste
  • Tyres
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Liquids & Solvents
  • Petrol
  • Explosives
  • TV and Computer Screens

What is the Price of a Skip?

Contact us today to find out the price of a skip delivered to your site or get a quote, book delivery and arrange a time, or discuss details on our services, on sizes (mini, midi and maxi), or your choice of a skip.

It is best to book as much in advance as possible to ensure you'll be able to have a skip for your required date; enter your postcode, and we'll search for our closest skip hire to you. Our smaller skips such as mini to maxi skips are compact enough to fit on a standard domestic driveway.


Skip Hire Permits 

If your skip is small enough to fit on your driveway, then you don't need a permit to have the skip. However, if the skip is larger and needs to be placed either on the road or an area of land that is owned by the council, then you will need a permit. 

If you need your skip on the road, an appropriate road permit is required. You can read and search the details about this online. You'll need to enter your postcode to verify your location. This hire is simply just an extra cost which you pay to the local council. You can do this before or after you book.

Contact us

Contact us if you need our team to help you with the online application, and we can offer the best possible guidance, but please be aware that it can take up to 5 days to process, so don't forget to factor that into your project planning.

Call 0191 378 0476 today or complete the contact form below to send an enquiry about our cheap skip hire in Durham.

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