Skip Hire Frequently Asked Questions | Avon Material Supplies

Skips FAQs

Common skip hire questions

Below is a list of some of the questions our skip hire team are often asked. If you can’t see the question or answer you’re looking for, please do get in touch on 01202 579579.

We have 4, 6, 8 and 12 yard skips available to hire. A 4 yard skip holds approximately 40 full bin bags of waste, a 6 yard skip holds 60 bin bags, an 8 yard skip holds 80 and a 12 yard skip holds approximately 120 bin bags.

We hire 4, 6, 8 and 12 yard skips in all BH postcodes. Areas we regularly deliver skips to include:

  • Poole
  • Bournemouth
  • Wimborne
  • Ferndown
  • Ringwood
  • Christchurch

Our smaller and more common sized skips such as 4, 6 and 8 yard skips are charged using an ‘all in rate’. Whereas our larger 12 yard skips and roro containers are priced using a tonnage and haulage rate.

For skip hire prices and advice, please call our friendly team on 01202 57979.

Yes we can provide enclosed skips that can be locked.

Our standard skip hire period is 2 weeks.

We offer skips for mixed waste, plasterboard, asbestos, garden waste, construction waste, inert waste and wood waste. Learn more about our skip waste types.

There are certain waste types that we do not allow in our standard mixed waste skips. These include: hazardous waste, asbestos, batteries, WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), fluorescent bulbs, chemicals, paint, tyres, medical waste, compressed gas cylinders, and plasterboard. If you need more information, please give us a call on 01202 579579.

Need more advice on hiring a skip?

Our friendly, experienced team would be happy to help you. Whether you have a question that needs answering or would like to place a skip order, please call us on 01202 579579.

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Delivery Zone 1

  • BH1 – Bournemouth Town Centre, Springbourne, East Cliff, Boscombe
  • BH2 – Bournemouth Centre, West Cliff
  • BH3 – Talbot Woods, Winton
  • BH4 – Westbourne, Branksome Woods
  • BH5 – Boscombe, Pokesdown
  • BH7 – Littledown, Iford
  • BH8 – Malmesbury Park, Queens Park, Strouden Park, Townsend, Holdenhurst, Throop
  • BH9 – Winton, Moordown, Throop, Muscliff
  • BH10 – Kinson, Northbourne, Redhill, Ensbury Park, Wallisdown
  • BH11 – Kinson, Bear Cross, West Howe, Wallisdown
  • BH12 – Branksome, Alderney, Upper Parkstone, Wallisdown, Newtown
  • BH13 – Canford Cliffs, Sandbanks, Branksome Park
  • BH14 – Lower Parkstone, Lilliput, Penn Hill
  • BH15 – Poole Town Centre, Hamworthy, Oakdale
  • BH16 – Upton, Turlin Moor, Lytchett Minster, Lytchett Matravers
  • BH17 – Canford Heath, Creekmoor
  • BH18 – Broadstone
  • BH21 – South only
  • BH22 – Ferndown, West Moors, West Parley

Delivery Zone 2

  • BH6 – Southbourne, Tuckton, Wick
  • BH20 – Wareham, Wool, Bere Regis
  • BH21 – North Only – please contact us for further details
  • BH23 – Christchurch, Mudeford, Highcliffe
  • BH24 – Ringwood, St Leonards, Ashley Heath
  • BH31 – Verwood, Three Legged Cross