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

Waste Management
Ulverscroft Road
t: 0116 262 0065

Skip hire in Leicester.


We 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.

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
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.

View our standard skip hire terms and conditions

Tonnes recycled every year


Our current recycle rate

"Wait & Load" service

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

Contact us:

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

A.E. Burgess & Sons Ltd.