Skip hire, recycling, scrap metal, commercial waste services in Leicester

Waste Management
Ulverscroft Road
t: 0116 262 0065

Skip hire in Leicester.


A.E. Burgess & Sons provide the best skip hire in Leicester and Leicestershire for domestic, commercial and industrial clients, servicing the areas around Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Hinckley, Coalville, Market Harborough and Loughborough.

4yd³ skips

4cu yard midi skip

8yd³ skips

8yd large skip

14yd³ skips

14 yard maxi skip

20yd³ roll-on roll-off

20yard RoRo container

40yd³ roll-on roll-off

40 yard RORO container
Where can I place my skip?

We will always try our best to place your skip in the most convenient location for you.

A skip can be placed:

  • within the boundary of your property
  • on a private driveway or garden,

Alternatively we can place the skip on the road, but you’ll need to get a permit from the local council (which we can arrange for you).

What can't I put in my skip?
  • Asbestos
  • Tyres
  • Batteries
  • Fridges/freezers
  • Gas bottles
  • TV’s/Monitors
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Chemicals
  • Hazardous Waste

Please see our Hazardous Waste section for details on how to dispose of these items.

Which skip size do I need?

Remember: 1 yard³ = 10 bin bags or 2 wheelie bins

4 Yard³ Midi Skip.

4cu yard midi skip
  • Ideal for kitchen and bathroom refits.
  • Approx 30-40 bin bags of waste.
  • Capacity:3m³
  • Length: 6′ (1.83m)
  • Width: 4’3″ (1.29m)

8 Yar Large ('Builders') Skip. 

8yd large skip
  • Our largest skip available for heavy waste.
  • Heavy waste
  • Approx 60-80 bin bags.
  • Capacity: 6m³
  • Length: 12' / 3.66m
  • Width: 5'6" / 1.68m

14 Yar Maxi Skip.

14 yard maxi skip
  • Ideal for large house clearances, large shop fitter jobs, or large amounts of light construction waste such as wood, metal or plastics.
  • Open/Closed.
  • Light waste only
  • Approx 120-140 bin bags.
  • Capacity: 11m³
  • Length: 14.4′ / 4.4m
  • Width: 5’6” / 1.7m

 20 Yar Roll-on Roll-off Container. 

20yard RoRo container
  • Ideal for trade use, very large shop fitter jobs or large amounts of heavy construction waste.
  • Heavy waste
  • Capacity: 15.3m³
  • Length: 20' / 6.1m
  • Width: 7'9” / 2.4m

40 Yar Roll-on Roll-off Container. 

40 yard RORO container
  • Usually for trade use, the largest of our containers to handle the biggest clearance jobs.
  • Light waste or a mixture of both
  • Capacity: 30.6m³
  • Length: 20′ / 6.1m
  • Width: 7'9” / 2.4m

Hire your skip online

"Wait & Load" service

We can save you ££’s on Local Authority permits.

Tonnes recycled every year

Contact us:

Mon-Fri: 0600 - 1700
Sat: 0700 - 1200
t: 0116 262 0065


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A.E. Burgess & Sons Ltd.