Skip Size Guide

With so many types and sizes of skips available, from small compact bins to large roll on - roll of containers for bulky waste. Choosing the right skip can be a nightmare - here at NatWaste we try to make life a little simpler for you. Our 'Friendly Skip Guide' shows you the capacities, dimensions and approximate 'black bag' quantity - to give you a better idea of what you can fit in there. We also show the size of each skip in comparison with an average family car.

Mini Skip (2 Yard)

The smallest skip that we have available. Ideal for small amounts of household and garden waste.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 2 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 32" (0.8m) x 73" (1.8m) x 53" (1.3m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 22

 

Midi Skip (4 Yard)

A good size for medium sized projects - ideal for garden waste and household waste.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 4 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 35" (0.9m) x 107" (2.7m) x 66" (1.6m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 45

 

Builders Skip (6 Yard)

Suitable for building waste such as concrete, soil and rubble. Also popular for medium amounts of household waste.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 6 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 47" (1.2m) x 122" (3.1m) x 69" (1.75m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 70

 

Builders Skip (8 Yard)

Our most popular sized skip. A larger skip suitable for rubble, soil or concrete - or larger amounts of household waste.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 8 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 50" (1.2m) x 135" (3.45m) x 69" (1.75m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 80

 

Large Skip (10 Yard)

A popular sized skip for bulkier or lighter waste. Typically used for bigger clearances and larger amounts of waste

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 10 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 63" (1.6m) x 136" (3.4m) x 69" (1.75m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 120

 

12 Yard Skip

Typically used for larger projects - for light or bulkier waste types. 

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 12 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 64" (1.6m) x 142" (3.6m) x 69" (1.75m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 140

 

14 Yard Skip

14 yards³ skips are suitable light bulky waste items such as breeze blocks, bricks or metal items.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 14 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 72" (1.8m) x 162" (4.1m) x 70" (1.75m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 160

 

16 Yard Skip

Suitable for larger projects such as shop fit outs, large amounts of light construction waste such as wood, metal or plastics.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 16 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 77" (2.0m) x 162" (4.2m) x 72" (1.84m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 180

Low Sided RORO (15yrd – 25yrd)

Generally used on larger sites, can take brick, rubble, soil & concrete as well as general waste.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 15 yards³ - 25 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 48" (1.22-1.62m) x 236" (6.07m) x 87" (2.23m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 210

High Sided RORO (30yrd – 40yrd)

Suitable for light weight waste, used in major refurbishments and retail environments.

Specifications

  • Cubic Yards: 30 yards³ - 40 yards³
  • Dimensions (average) H x L x W: 91" (2.39-2.69m) x 236" (6.07m) x 87" (2.23m)
  • Approx. Black Bags Capacity: 230+

Skip and RORO Vehicle Dimensions

All dimensions and weights are approximate and to be used for guidance only. If exact dimensions are required please confirm prior to booking.

 

RORO Vehicle Sizes

Chain Lift Vehicle Sizes

Gross Vehicle Weight

30.05 tonnes

17.30 tonnes

 

(M)

(Ft)

(M)

(Ft)

Vehicle Length

9.14

30’0”

4.27

14’0”

Pick up length required

15.54

51’0”

12.29

40’0”

Travel Height

4.72

15’6”

3.68

12’1”

Operating Height

5.03

16’0”

4.34

14’3”

Vehicle Height

2.50

8’3”

2.50

8’3”

Turning Circle Kerb to Kerb

23.01

75’6”

15.54

51’0”